SECONDARY ENGLISH TEACHER
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor (NAISAK), Qatar
About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 81 schools located across 32 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 74,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.
About the school
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor (NAISAK) is a 3-18 through school with 1000+ pupils currently on roll. Secondary is 4-form entry at Key Stage 3, and 3-form entry in KS4 upwards, with approximately 420 students aged 11-18. Our school resides in the town of Al Khor, 35 minutes north of Doha (the capital of Qatar). We educate both local and expat students through a bespoke Secondary curriculum which draws on both the English National curriculum and the Qatar Ministry of Education curriculum.
The school is focused on supporting students towards enhanced English language acquisition, excellent academic outcomes and outstanding learning experiences through STEAM, Performing Arts, extra-curricular activities, residential trips and international awards for wider achievement.
The school prides itself on fostering student wellbeing, personalisation of learning and a strong sense of multiculturalism and global citizenship.
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people, and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success.
Global academic results
The 2021-2022 school year was one of the strongest ever in terms of Nord Anglia Education’s academic results. For the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, our students achieved a 35.1 global point average, far exceeding the global average of 31.9. A third of students eared a perfect score of 45. In the A-levels, our students achieved 60.5% of grades at A*-A, along with 77.3% at A*-B. The group’s latest IGCSE student cohort, consisting of 2,351 students across 41 Nord Anglia schools, achieving an outstanding set of results, with 52.8% of grades at 9 – 7 for the year and 90.8% at 9 – 4.
About the role
Join our dynamic international education environment, where you will deliver a fit-for-purpose curriculum, built on the UK National Curriculum and preparing students for external examinations at IGSCE/AS-A levels. You will challenge your students to be ambitious learners and seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance the student experience and outcomes. You will understand the diverse international language environment within our school community to create effective curriculum programmes and schemes of work necessary to not only teach English subject content, but also continue to support English language development for student across all areas of the curriculum.
Your educational philosophy will equip you to meet the needs of all learners and be able to teach students with a range of prior achievement, knowledge, and skills. You will contribute to good practice by demonstrating a collegiate approach to departmental development and sharing strategies with colleagues.
You can create a learning culture in your classroom where students are supported, challenged, and inspired to be the best they can be – students in your classes will believe there are no limits to what can be achieved. Receptive to feedback and ready to embrace change, you will be keen to share best practice with colleagues and peers.
As a strong ambassador for the school, you will be able to develop new ways to engage students and parents across both our school (NAISAK), and the wider Nord Anglia Education, communities. Your strong motivation and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement, and personal investment within the classroom.
You will have the following:
- university degree in your specialist subject
- teaching qualification
- considerable teaching experience and knowledge of the curriculum
You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for Qatar, including possession of a Bachelor’s degree and a teaching qualification from a face-to-face (non-online) course.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of over 15,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas, and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills but can also develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.
Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
§ A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
§ An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge, and collaboration
§ A culture which is fair and consultative
§ Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
The closing date for application is 30th March 2023. The school reserves the right to appoint earlier if a suitable candidate is found.
Start date: 1st August 2023
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender, or culture.
All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.
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