Arabic Teacher required to teach Arabic and Islamic Studies to native pupils - Must hold a degree in Arabic language

DESS is the premier not-for-profit Preparatory 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 is a proud member of IAPS, COBIS, and BSME. We are a dynamic Prep school with a clear direction, having learning at the heart of our mission. Our children represent 31 nations (90% British) 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 a lively, dynamic Teacher to join our Arabic team of hardworking and motivated professionals.

Suitable candidates will have a degree in Arabic and Islamic teaching, be exemplary practitioners and enjoy working as part of a team. Candidates must promote high standards and expectations and be committed to contributing to the further development of the school.

We are offering:

  • A generous tax free salary
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Small classes & excellent facilities
  • Fully furnished, air conditioned accommodation for sponsored staff
  • Free Utilities
  • On site swimming pool and sports facilities
  • Annual return airfares to the UK for sponsored staff
  • Private Health Insurance
  • The chance to work in one of the sunniest and most rapidly developing cities in the world!

Please apply using the online application at - by the 25th of November 2023 at 1.00 pm

Please note that successful applicants will need to provide an ICPC/Police Clearance certificate, a certified copy of their original Education Certificate/s duly notarised and attested by a notary public in their country of issue and a transcript of their university degree and a letter from the university stating you attended in person. These must be stamped by the Qatar Embassy in the country of issue and by the MOFA in Qatar. Copies of Birth and Marriage certificates. 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).

Interviews will be held in November 2023 and shortlisted candidates will be observed teaching (Interviews can also be arranged in Doha for those already living locally or via video call).

We invite you to visit our school website at to find out more about us. We look forward to receiving your application.

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

“DESS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and ICPC/Police Clearance certificates will be required. “

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