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Deputy Head of Primary

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for applications: 12 November 2020

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with campuses located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate tens of thousands of students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school. We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers, staff and communities, and we inspire every child who attends an NAE school to achieve more than they ever imagined possible.

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.

Founded in 1972 in the United Kingdom, the name Nord Anglia reflects the company’s beginnings in the north of England. NAE initially offered learning services such as English-as-a-foreign-language classes and grew during the 1980s by opening full-scale nurseries and kindergartens. In 1992, NAE opened its first international school, the British School of Warsaw. In the 2000s, the company began a strategic focus on premium international schools, with rapid growth in Asia, the Americas, China and across Europe and the Middle East. A truly international organisation, NAE now operates premium international schools worldwide. In July 2019, the company relocated its headquarters from Hong Kong to London, enabling even stronger growth in the future.

 

The School

Compass International School Doha – a Nord Anglia School

Compass International School Doha opened in 2006 and has grown to four campuses in the capital city Doha, of the State of Qatar. The school provides premium education for expatriate and local families looking for a British style, international curriculum. Compass International School Doha caters for students aged from 3 to 18 in specialist Early Years, Primary and Secondary schools, with IGCSE, AS, A Level and IB Diploma programmes in Years 11, 12 and 13 respectively.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy; to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 69 schools gives us a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance success. We create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.

 

About the role

The vacancy is for our new, state of the art Themaid campus. The Deputy Head will offer leadership, inspiration and guidance to staff, students and parents in the Primary School.  The successful candidate will promote high expectations for our students, creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved, ensuring that our mission and core values are at the heart of all that we do.

 

About you

You will bring quality teaching and leadership experience and have the ability to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment. Committed and creative, you can reflect on your own experience to seek out and implement new ideas and innovative practices to raise achievement. Knowledge of the EYFS and NC for England and Wales 2014 is essential. You will be a fitting ambassador for the school, keen to collaborate and share your expertise. An effective communicator and storyteller who can communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. All candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and qualified teacher status or equivalent and meet visa-related requirements for Qatar.

 

Benefits

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 10,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivaled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the benefits of:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture which is fair and consultative
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

 

Selection Process

The closing date for application is 12 November 2020.

The first stage and final interviews will be conducted virtually or by telephone.

 

Start Date: We are seeking an outstanding individual to lead and a December start date is very much a preference.  If you are unable to begin the role at this time, but are deemed to be the right person for the role, then we will consider a later start in the academic year.

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world-class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.

Themaid Campus

PO Box 22463
Building 16, Street 1457, Zone 51
Al ThemaidDohaQatar

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Gharaffa Campus

PO Box 22463
Building: 55; 670 Al Abareeq Street; Zone: 51
Gharrafa DohaQatar

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Madinat Khalifa Campus

PO Box 22463
Building: 34; 926 Al Baihaqi Street; Zone:32
Madinat KhalifaDohaQatar

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Rayyan Campus

PO Box 22463
856 Wadi Al Ghusn Street; Building 14, Zone: 53
RayyanDohaQatar

Gharaffa General Enquiries +974 4034 9666

Madinat Khalifa General Enquiries +974 4034 9888

Rayyan General Enquiries +974 4034 9777

Themaid General Enquiries +974 4034 6800

Madinat Khalifa Admissions +974 4034 9821

Gharaffa Admissions +974 4034 9601

Rayyan Admissions +974 4034 9702

Themaid Campus Admissions +974 4034 6801