Qatar Foundation Schools



Qatar Foundation Schools

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, non-profit organization that serves the people of Qatar by supporting and operating programs in three core mission areas: education, science and research, and community development. The Foundation strives to nurture the future leaders of Qatar. By example and by sharing its experience, the Foundation also contributes to human development nationally, regionally, and internationally. In all of its activities, the Foundation promotes a culture of excellence in Qatar and furthers its role in supporting an innovative and open society that aspires to develop sustainable human capacity, social, and economic prosperity for a knowledge-based economy.

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Head of QFS Planning & Operations

PUE Central Office
"Applications can be made by sending a completed Safer Recruitment Form as attached with a covering letter directly to AlDana AlRumaihi @ahalromaihi@qf.org.qa." and Triza G. D'Souza @gtdsouza@qf.org.qa

This is a unique position to oversee planning and operations for the Qatar Foundations group of schools. The role will involve:

 Develop plans of long-range goals and objectives for the school system and provide opportunities for staff and community to engage in long-range planning.
 Develop and implement operational plans and processes to accomplish strategic goals set by PUE and coordinate and oversee the work of all schools both from an academic and business perspective.
 Report periodically on all school operations. Evaluate the school programs academically, advise PUE management on school needs, and make recommendations to PUE for meeting those needs.
 Ensure that all schools are provided with the necessary administrative support functions in a cost-efficient way. Identify opportunities for sharing of new support functions and to increase overall efficiency where relevant.
 Consolidate individual reports from schools to report aggregated key KPI’s (academic and financial) to PUE.
 Develop plans in light of the business scenarios to determine potential business impact.
 To design and develop various business models, financial models, economic models which will provide the PUE management sufficient information that will aid in the business planning and decision making.
 Provide a financial projection that shows the financial resource implication for each developed scenario and to develop criteria for evaluating different scenarios.
 Recommend to PUE management an annual budget that is realistic in terms of the schools’ resources and which reflects priorities of PUE and regularly report on budget usage.
 Offer professional advice to PUE on items requiring organization-level action, with appropriate recommendations based on thorough study and analysis.
 Regularly observe the program in schools and work in collaboration with learning & Innovation, Strategic Initiatives and other relevant departments for ongoing development of the program.
 Inform the community about schools’ matters through reports and other informational materials and participate in appropriate community organizations and functions to obtain support for the attainment of schools’ goals.
 Solicit, give attention to, and respond to problems and opinions of community groups and individuals and inform the community about schools’ matters through reports and other informational materials.
 Performs such other duties and responsibilities as shall be assigned to him, from time to time, by the Line Manager.

Starting: 1 Nov 2021
Apply By: 14 Jul 2021
Closes In: 19 days

Manager of QF schools Policy & Risk (K-12)

PUE Central Office
"Applications can be made by sending a completed Safer Recruitment Form as attached with a covering letter directly to AlDana AlRumaihi @ahalromaihi@qf.org.qa. and Triza G. D'Souza @gtdsouza@qf.org.qa."

This is a unique position to lead the Policy and Risks management for the Qatar Foundations group of K-12 schools. The role will involve:

⮚ Leads the formulation, development, implementation, and revision of core PUE Division policies, utilizing original policy research and analysis, review of QF Policies in line with national and international regulations.
⮚ To have a structured approach and gather a collection of data and information to eventually build policies that resolve the issues in-line with other international and regional pre-university educational institutions.
⮚ Work closely with QF schools and divisions to understand their business strategies and priorities while suggesting how a new or amended policy can add value to them.
⮚ Plans, initiates, leads, manages, and oversees major PUE Policy studies and analysis. Reviews and develops major PUE Policy study proposals, and prepare PUE policy recommendations.
⮚ Writes policy briefs, summaries and makes oral statements to communicate the results of PUE Policy studies. Leads and oversees the communication of PUE policies for all PUE, its Schools and Centers.
⮚ Work closely with QF schools and divisions to understand their business strategies and priorities while suggesting how a new or amended policy can add value to truly become a strategic business fraternity for them.
⮚ Ensure that all process and practices for the required recourses are undertaken in an ethical and professional manner.
⮚ Advise the PUE leadership team on the need for new and/or revised policies and make policy recommendations based on data and inputs from the school level.
⮚ Provides guidance in the planning, development, and implementation of critical special projects associated with the maintenance and enhancement of PUE’s policies.
⮚ Establishes template formats, logical structures for communication and coordinates, integrates, and manages policy information appearing on the different communication channels.
⮚ Facilitate discussions/input from school administrators regarding all major policies.
⮚ Provides guidance and assistance to the internal and external communities, as appropriate, in the understanding and interpretation of PUE policies.
⮚ Collaborate with school leaders, consultants, and lead reviewer to ensure that risk protocols are in place and followed.
⮚ Communicate with QF Risk, HSSE, Communications and other Task Force members regarding Risk management within the schools.
⮚ Establish internal office procedure for Risk response.
⮚ Lead continued development and amendments to CIS Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate accreditation process for QF Schools.
⮚ Serve as focal point for QF Schools accreditation process (MSA, NEASC, IB, CIS).
⮚ Support QF Schools throughout accreditation process.

Starting: 8 Aug 2021
Apply By: 14 Jul 2021
Closes In: 19 days

Islamic Studies Teacher

Qatar Academy Doha
Islamic Studies Teacher
Seeking passionate, enthusiastic Islamic Studies teacher to join our collaborative and vibrant teaching team from G6 to Grade 11 for the 2021-22 school year.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated qualified Secondary School Islamic Studies Teacher. (Being Qualified to teach Arabic Language would be an advantage)

The successful candidate for this position will be willing to be part of a hard-working, collaborative team, who value kindness, and caring, and the well-being of others. They will build strong collaborative relationships and demonstrate respect and integrity, in an enjoyable working environment.
Teachers will:
• Work in partnership with parents in providing a quality education experience for all the children
• Coordinate with the grade level team and specialists, plans and delivers a program of study designed to teach the curricular standards, benchmarks and outcomes, while meeting the individual needs, interests and abilities of the student, for the enhancement of student learning.
• Conducting interesting, well-planned and well-paced classes, using a variety of instructional techniques, differentiation, strategies, and media appropriate to the lesson and the needs and capabilities of the students; Advising students on ways to improve and maintain performance.
• Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons according to PRE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION and regulatory safeguarding requirements including but not limited to the provisions of the PRE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION Child Protection Policy
He /She would also be a part of the largest school in the QF family with over 1860 students, Qatar Academy Doha (QAD) is organized into Primary and Senior School divisions, with an Early Education Center for children as young as 14 months of age.

The school’s approach to education is through trans-disciplinary inquiry. We would be delighted to talk with educators who understand how to build language skills across the curriculum, integrate technology to enhance learning and are able to effectively differentiate for a range of learners.
There is an expectation that you are a lifelong learner and you are willing to be innovative to help our school continuously improve.


Attributes & Experience:
Required
• Bachelor’s degree in education-related field or relevant subject matter, graduating at a high level.
• Minimum 3 years teaching experience teaching in relevant grade level or the relevant subject matter.
• Ability to teach Islamic studies
• International Baccalaureate DP/MYP experience preferred.
• A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE or equivalent (PGCE must be accompanied by a subject relevant Bachelor’s Degree)
• Teaching Certification / Bachelor’s Degree (must be a face to face qualification - online qualifications are not recognised by Qatar);
• Enthusiastic practitioners who are excited by growth and innovation
• Committed to the wider school life and co-curricular programme
• Willing to lead initiatives and put ideas into action
• Demonstrated evidence of successful collaboration
• Student-Growth Mindset
• Understanding that all teachers are teachers of language and different learning needs
Desirable
• Qualified to teach Arabic Language
Application Procedure:
• Complete applications should be addressed to the Secondary School Principal, Mr. Steven D. Thompson at sdthompson@qf.org.qa
• Please indicate clearly in your application which post you are applying for on your covering letter along with a CV & Safer recruitment form.
• The covering letter should have a statement of education philosophy, including an explanation of why you believe you are the right person for the position.
• We shall be interviewing suitable candidates as we receive applications and reserve the right to appoint before the closing date should a candidate be found.
• All appointments are subject to the submission of the completion of a Safer Schools Recruitment form, attested qualification certificates and satisfactory completion of background checks, including police/DBS clearance, as appropriate.
• Qatar Foundation Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and the vulnerable, and expects all who apply to share in this commitment. Offers of interview and employment will be subject to an enhanced background and criminal record check. All employees, volunteers, and visitors in QF schools are subject to the provisions of the QF Schools Child Protection Policy.
Salary and Benefits
• Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Benefits include a tax-free salary, housing, health, life and long-term disability insurance, annual home leave, shipping allowance, gratuity and tuition benefits for Pre-K – Grade 12 school-age dependents.
• Candidates wishing to learn more about Qatar Academy can visit our website at https://qataracademy.edu.qa/

Starting: 1 Aug 2021
Apply By: 30 Jun 2021
Closes In: 5 days
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