Vacancy Details

5829 - Upper School Math Teacher - Qatar - Sept 2020

Location: Qatar - Doha
Closing Date 30-Sep-2020
About the Role

We are looking for qualified and experienced Upper School Math Teachers who are excited to join our world class school and are driven to provide education at an exceptional level.  Our teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students.  

At AAQ our balanced educational program places a strong emphasis on academics while incorporating the arts, athletics, community service and a wide range of learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom.  Our curriculum is deepened through child-centered learning and our teachers strive to foster the development of each student’s unique talents and abilities.  We firmly believe that education is about overall student development and, as an international school community, we promote growth through learning, global citizenship, the pursuit of excellence and leadership through innovation.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A certified professional teaching qualification at degree level, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent specializing in Math, Physics, Statistics or Engineering
  • A minimum of 2 years of solid and demonstrable experience teaching Math, ideally within an American Curriculum Upper School  
  • The experience, personality and educational philosophy to drive further, the education agenda at this flagship GEMS school with an international student body
  • 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.