Start date - August 2022

DESS is the premier not-for-profit school in Doha with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. DESS was rated as Outstanding by PENTA International in May 2017 and was the QBBF’s ‘Organisation of the Year 2017’. The school is sponsored by the British Embassy and a proud member of IAPS, COBIS, and BSME. We are a dynamic Primary school with a clear direction, having learning at the heart of our mission. Our children represent 31 nations and together generate a culture of success and enjoyment. Learning is led by an excellent group of adults who work in teams to achieve the highest standards academically, as well as providing a very happy working environment.

We are seeking: An Arabic Teacher

  • Candidates with UK or equivalent recognised teaching qualifications or a Degree in the Arabic language who are thoughtful practitioners and enjoy being part of a team
  • Candidates who are fluent in the Arabic Language and have at least 1 year of full-time teaching experience in classical “Fusha” Arabic
  • Candidates who, ideally, have experience of working within an English Speaking Primary/Prep School
  • Candidates with good literacy skills and be able to write plans in Arabic for Native-speaking children.
  • Candidates who can implement resources and assessments specified by the Ministry of Education and track progress

We are offering:

  • Generous tax-free salaries
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Small classes
  • Excellent facilities

Please apply using the online application form at with the subject reference

by 1 pm, the 29th May 2022.

Please note that all applicants will need to provide an ICPC certificate/ police clearance a certified copy of their original Education Certificate/s duly notarised and attested by a notary public in their country of the issue along with a transcript of their university degree and a letter from the university stating that you attended in person. These documents must then be stamped by the Qatari Embassy in the country of issue and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These documents are required by the Qatari Labour Department when applying for a work visa. (Advice can be provided by the school regarding how these can be obtained).

We reserve the right to close a position once we have received sufficient applications to form a shortlist. Early application is therefore encouraged.

Interviews will be held via Google Meets in May/June 2022.

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