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As the largest school in the QF family with over 1880  students, Qatar Academy Doha (QAD) is organized into Primary 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.

Life in Doha

  • The State of Qatar is a beautiful and modern country situated in the Arabian Gulf. It is centrally located, making it quick and easy to travel the world. Qatar is a rapidly growing country and is in the Forbes list of the world richest countries.  It is highly invested in technology, sports, research and education.
  • Qatar plays host to the World Cup in 2022.
  • Qatar has a moderate desert climate with hot summers and mild winters. Temperature ranges from as high as 45 °C (113 °F) during summer peak to as low as 14 °C (58 °F) during winter.
  • For more information about life in Doha, please visit:

    www.qatartourism.gov.qa    www.youtube.com/watch?v=sICf7twMEtw



Benefits for International Hires


  • 185 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.
  • Basic salary plus transportation allowance between US$ 45,400 and 58,412  per year (QAR 165,708 and 213,204) Stipends provided for additional responsibilities such as Head of Department.
  • There are no taxes in the State of Qatar
  • Fully furnished accommodation provided in a housing compound managed by QF Housing Team according to international standards.
  • 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.
  • Electricity, water, and garbage services are paid by Qatar Foundation.
  • 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.
  • Education assistance for up to 4 children from the age of 3-18 or until completion of high school.
  • Staff is provided with worldwide medical coverage in addition to access to state provided medical coverage.
  • Dental plan is provided.
  • QLM Insurance
  • PD opportunities within our in house Education Development Institute, which offers IB authorized courses, as well as other professional learning sessions.



  • At least two years of teaching experience is required, preferably in an accredited primary, elementary or secondary school.
  • Elementary Teacher: Bachelors Degree in Education / Teaching
  • Secondary Teacher: Bachelors Degree in Subject Specialty
  • 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
  • A marriage certificate (for couples )
  • 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

Career Opportunities



We thank you for your interest in working at Qatar Academy Doha. We are proud of our school and what the educational program offers the students.

To begin a new application, choose a job from the available listings below:


  • Faculty Positions:

    • PYP English Homeroom Teacher (Upper & Lower Primary)
    • PYP Music Teacher
    • PYP Learning Support Teacher
    • MYP English Teacher
    • MYP Design Teacher
    • MYP Arabic Teacher (Lead)
    • DP Design Technology


    Non Faculty Positions:

    • School Secretary ( Primary School - Bilingual): Please email your CV’s to jshiju@qf.org.qa

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