Qatar Academy Doha

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Qatar Academy Doha

As the largest school in the QF family with over 1800 students, Qatar Academy Doha (QAD) is organized into Primary, Middle and High School divisions, with an Early Education Center for children as young as 6 months of age. QAD, an IB World School, is authorized for the PYP, MYP and DP. Half of QAD graduates leave with an IB Diploma and all graduate with a CIS/ NEASC accredited high school diploma giving them access to the elite universities and colleges in North America, Europe, Qatar and elsewhere. English is the language of instruction in all disciplines and subjects except Arabic, Islamic Studies and Qatar History which are taught in Arabic. Over 80% of QAD students are Qatari and a large majority are English Language Learners. Boys and girls are taught in mixed classes for the PYP and the DP, and separately for the MYP (Grades 6 - 10). QAD is an inclusive school that serves a wide variety of learning needs and abilities.

School Details

  • Year founded 1996
  • Public or private Private
  • Profit or not for profit Not for Profit
  • Governing body Qatar Foundation Pre University Office
  • Campus size (hectares) 0.00
  • Day or boarding Day
  • Segregation type Co-educational
  • Religious affiliation None
  • Accreditation Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • Accreditation IB PYP
  • Accreditation IB MYP
  • Accreditation IB DP

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Education Information

  • Curriculum IB DP
  • Curriculum IB MYP
  • Curriculum IB PYP
  • Instructional language English
  • Alternate instruction language
  • Start grade Nursery
  • End grade 12

Tuition Fees

  • Lower fee amount (USD) 11000.0
  • Upper fee amount (USD) 19800.0

Teacher Information

  • Teacher numbers 206
  • Local teacher % 6
  • Expatriate teacher % 93
  • Number of nationalities 34

Student Information

  • Total student numbers 1800
  • Nursery infant students 174
  • K or Pre-K students 328
  • Elementary students 561
  • Middle school students 334
  • Senior school students 422
  • Grade school students 0
  • Local student % 70
  • Expatriate student % 30
  • Nationalities represented 38

Teaching Information

  • Teaching days/year 180
  • Contracts begin August
  • We require teaching certification or licenses. Yes
  • We offer 1 year contracts. No
  • We hire intern teachers. Yes
  • We assist with pet relocation. No

Job Types and Salaries

Visa Requirements

  • Visa requirement Years experience
  • Description Two or more years of teaching experience
  • Visa requirement Minimum qualification level
  • Description - Elementary Teacher: Bachelors Degree in Education / Teaching - Secondary Teacher: Bachelors Degree in Subject Speciality - All Teachers: A teaching certification from an accredited agency - Highest qualification must be attested by a notary from the country of issue and by the Qatari Embassy
  • Visa requirement Other
  • Description - A marriage certificate - Birth Certificate (for children) - A clear criminal record check that is attested by a notary from the country of issue and by the Qatari Embassy. - A clear medical history for HIV, Hepatitis B and C, and Tuberculosis

School Benefits

  • Benefit type Number of contract days
  • Description 180 days of instruction in a school year, plus Professional Development Days and required min days before the start and after the end of the school year.
  • Benefit type Starting salary range
  • Description Basic salary plus transportation allowance between US$ 45,400 and 58,412 (QAR 165,708 and 213,204) Stipends provided for additional responsibilities such as Head of Department.
  • Benefit type Taxes
  • Description There are no taxes in the State of Qatar
  • Benefit type Savings potential
  • Description Saving potential is high in Qatar
  • Benefit type Accommodation
  • Description Fully furnished accommodation provided in a housing compound managed by QF Housing Team according to international standards.
  • Benefit type Flights/Transport
  • Description Annual Airfare - economy class tickets in connection with annual leave for you and eligible dependents, to the nearest international airport in your home country, and one-way economy class ticket at the start and end of contract.
  • Benefit type Utilities
  • Description Electricity, water, and garbage services are paid by Qatar Foundation.
  • Benefit type Furniture
  • Description Accommodation is fully furnished.
  • Benefit type Moving allowance
  • Description You will be eligible for a fixed amount for luggage assistance in connection with your first travel to Qatar; this is derived from the market rate to ship 200 Kgs for singles and 400 Kgs for families of unaccompanied air luggage to Qatar from your point of origin.
  • Benefit type Dependent opportunities
  • Description Education assistance for up to 4 children from the age of 3-18 or until completion of high school.
  • Benefit type Medical
  • Description Staff is provided with worldwide medical coverage in addition to access to state provided medical coverage.
  • Benefit type Dental
  • Description Dental plan is provided.
  • Benefit type Disability
  • Description According to QLM Insurance policy
  • Benefit type Other
  • Description PD opportunities within our in house Education Development Institute, which offers IB authorized courses, as well as other professional learning sessions.