5824 - Upper Elementary Teachers - Qatar - Grade 4-5 - Sept 2020

Doha, Qatar
Jan 23, 2020
Grade Level
Elementary School
About the Role

We, at GEMS American Academy Qatar, are looking for Upper Elementary Teachers (Grades 4-5) to join our team for the start of the 2020 academic year. GEMS teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students. The Elementary School curriculum at AAQ fosters the concept that learning is enjoyable and rewarding. A continuous progress approach is used in reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies allows students to develop at their own rate within a framework of high expectations. In addition to the core subjects, students have classes in physical education, music, art, Arabic language for native and non-native speakers, Islamic studies for Muslims, library and information technology.

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification such as PGCE, PGDE or BEd or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of solid and demonstrable experience teaching Lower Elementary students within an American curriculum school
  • The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning
  • Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career

About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, school tuition fee concessions, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School

GEMS American Academy Qatar (GAAQ) is a Pre-K to Grade 12 School with over 1070 students from 60 nationalities. We offer an enriched American curriculum with an international perspective based on U.S. National Common Core Standards. We ensure that students are provided with exceptional learning experiences that lead to a consistently high level of achievement. Our school is a purpose built state-of-the-art center of inspirational learning that enables students to make decisions independently and solve problems effectively. Our leadership team is comprised of the Head of School, Upper and Lower School Principals, Assistant Principals and Grade Level/Department Leaders. Collectively with students, parents and teachers they develop the strategies that will be used to achieve our school's mission and vision. Next year GAAQ will enter its seventh year in operation. While still a relatively young school, we already have a well-established reputation, and have one of the highest parent satisfaction rates in our network.

About Application Process

If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph

Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.