English Subject Leader – British Curriculum Secondary School

Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Apply by:
27 March 2024

About us

Al Khor International School is a 4 to 18, co-educational and non-selective international school. Owned by QatarEnergy-LNG, the world’s largest producer of liquefied natural gas, AKIS caters for the children of the company’s employees. We are one of the largest international schools in the Middle East with approximately 4,000 students across our British and CBSE curriculum schools. The school has exceptional facilities and is located in Al Khor Community, 40 minutes north of Qatar’s capital city Doha.

The opportunity

We are seeking a talented and dynamic subject leader of Secondary English for August 2024. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with prior leadership experience. S/he will have the ability to promote the personal development of students and ensure a high standard of learning and achievement. This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly and welcoming community in one of the leading international schools in the region.

Skills and qualities

  • Commitment to student well-being and learning
  • Degree and teaching certificate
  • Experience in a British or international school
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • High-level of cultural awareness and sensitivity

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the upper secondary school English team in matters relating to curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment, and quality assurance
  • Manage the daily operations of the department
  • Manage and support the performance and professional development of the English team
  • Monitor and track student progress, and ensure high-levels of student achievement
  • Lead the department in support of annual school improvement plans

What we offer

  • Enthusiastic and motivated students
  • Engaged and supportive school community
  • Exciting leisure and recreational activities in a friendly, diverse, and hospitable country with a rich cultural heritage.

 Our excellent compensation package includes: 

  • A competitive tax-free salary
  • Access to excellent community clubs, including restaurants, swimming pools, gymnasiums, and other sporting facilities. For more details please click on the following link http://www.akcommunity.org/   
  • Free education provided at AKIS for up to 4 children                                   
  • High-quality professional learning and development
  • Generous housing allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • Furniture allowance
  • Baggage allowance
  • Annual flight allowances for employee and eligible dependents
  • Medical cover
  • End of service benefits

Recruitment requirements

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to submit fully attested degree and teaching certificates, transcripts and a police certificate.

Please note that due to government regulations we can only consider applicants who are below 50 years of age.

How to apply

Please click on this link and apply for the relevant AKIS job posting.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date

27 March 2024

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