About the job
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 2022 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.
This is a fantastic opportunity for new teachers to gain valuable international exposure, and for more experienced teachers to advance their career with a global leading company and world class International School, located in Qatar.
Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand into more and more countries.
The successful applicant will have the following:
- A certified teaching qualification at degree level, such as PGCE, PGDE or BEd or equivalent
- At least 2 years of solid and demonstrable experience teaching Upper 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
If you are excited by this opportunity and are keen to apply please ensure to mention in your cover letter if you will be traveling with a teaching partner and what subject/year groups they are qualified to teach.
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.