Qatar Academy Sidra

Qatar Academy Sidra

Qatar Academy (QA) Sidra, as part of the Qatar Foundation Pre-University Education, is a non-profit, co-educational international school that offers a broad-based, international educational programme. QA Sidra was established in 2012 and is a fully authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programme school. We are licensed by the Qatari Ministry of Education and fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

QA Sidra is located in Education City with full access to all of the Qatar Foundation's world-class facilities. We have over 600 students, 30% Qatari students and 37+ different nationalities. Our new 'open makerspace' campus will be opening in 2021 at which point the school will begin to grow to its full capacity of 1800 students.

At Qatar Academy Sidra, we create endless opportunities so that our students are empowered with “roots to grow and wings to fly”.

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2012
Public
Profit
Qatar Foundation Pre-University
0.00
Day
Profit
None
Ministry of Education (Qatar)
Council of International Schools (CIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
IB PYP
IB MYP
IB DP

Contact Information
Gate 15 Education City, Qatar Foundation, Al Rayyan Al Jadeed St, Ar-Rayyan,
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Al-Rayyan
Doha
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34077
+97444542322

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Education Information
IB DP
IB MYP
IB PYP
English
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
11000.0
19800.0

Teacher Information
114
10
90
27

Student Information
605
10
90
27
128
112
0
30
70
40
Teaching Information
180
August
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No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries
Teacher
42500.00
52515.00

Visa Requirements
Years Experience
Two or more years of teaching experience
Minimum Qualification Level
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
Other
A marriage certificate and 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
Number of Contract Days
180 student contact days + additional days for orientation and professional learning
Starting Salary Range
Salaries for teachers ranged between $42,500 US for a teacher with B.Ed and two years experience to $52,515 for a teacher with a Master’s degree and 15 years experience.
Taxes
Tax-free
Savings Potential
Dependent on lifestyle and extent of travel, however, there are potential savings; e.g.
- Single teacher = up to $25,000
- Couple (Both teaching) with 2 children = up to $40,000
Accommodation
Fully furnished housing provided
Retirement
End of Service Benefits: One month's basic salary for each completed year of service based upon final monthly basic salary.
Flights/Transport
Economy class tickets in connection with annual leave to the nearest international airport in your home country, and one way Economy class ticket at the start and end of the contract.

Transport Allowance paid with the monthly salary.
Utilities
Utilities paid (electric, water, gas)
Moving Allowance
Contribution to pre-employment expenses incurred by the candidate such as medical examination, police clearance, authentication of documents etc

Shipping allowance (400kg for families, 200kg for single staff)
Dependent Opportunities
The Foundation will provide Education assistance for four eligible dependent children between the age levels prescribed for Pre 3 up to and including Grade 12 as per Pre University Education policy.
- Coverage – 13 academic years for children who have not reached their 18th birthday; OR completed high school (whichever is later).
- Eligibility – children who are living with their family in Qatar and of 3-18 years of age or in senior year of high school studying a formally recognized curriculum approved by the Ministry of Education
Medical
Full medical and dental coverage
Other
Life Insurance