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Secondary Art Teacher

Date:  29 Jun 2024

Doha, QA

Job ID:  1421
School:  Compass International School Doha
Company:  Nord Anglia Education

Compass International School Doha is a well established school set across 3 campuses in the capital city of the State of Qatar. The school has provided premium education for expat and local families since 2006. All campuses offer a British international curriculum via the International Primary Curriculum. Our two 3 through schools offer the English National Curriculum, culminating in IGCSEs, AS and A levels as well as the prestigious IBDP in Years 12 and 13. A warm, friendly school with the students at the heart of everything we do, we are proud of our outstanding teachers and community feel.


To learn more about our school, please visit our website



Job Purpose


Be accountable for raising student achievement in your classes.

Support high standards of teaching and learning in Art.

Take an active part in the development of the Art department and the school as a whole.

Engage in extra-curricular activities as required ensuring a high level of participation in a wide range of activities.

To exhibit dedication to bringing to life the mission, vision, and values of Compass International School Doha.

To display a comprehensive understanding of the curriculum, facilitate effective teaching and assessment, take ownership of professional growth, and ensure that students reach their full potential


Job Responsibilities


Learning and Teaching

  • To be an exemplary teacher, clearly demonstrating effective planning, teaching and organisation, and high standards of achievement and behaviour in Art lessons.
  • To be responsible for the development and on-going review of the school’s Art curriculum and related schemes of work.
  • To follow the school’s assessment, recording and reporting procedures.
  • To follow the cultural expectations of Qatar and promote national identity.
  • Be willing to share good practice within and beyond the Art department.
  • Promote cultural entitlement through the provision of a broad range of enrichment activities during and after the school day.
  • Use the student tracking and monitoring processes to advance children’s learning and enhance professional practice in line with the school’s aspirations and priorities.
  • To take personal responsibility for professional development.
  • To communicate effectively the school's narrative, being an ambassador for our school at all times.


More details about the role and requirements can be found in the accompanying job description.


JD - Secondary Art Teacher


Personal Specifications


Bachelor of Arts or Degree plus PGCE/QTS Essential
Further Degree (e.g. MA) Desirable
Teaching Qualifications Essential
Teaching within an International School Desirable
Experience of the UK National Curriculum Essential
Proven track record and two years teaching experience Desirable
Knowledge of the relevant aspects of the UK National Curriculum Essential
Experience in teaching Art programmes at GCSE level or equivalent Essential
Experience of teaching Art at post-16 Essential
Excellent oral and written communication skills Essential
Ability to engage children and enable them to perform highly Essential
Integrate technology into the classroom experience to enhance and extend the learning of students Essential


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils where we embrace all race, abilities, religions, genders, and cultures.

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 your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

We welcome applications from suitable qualified persons from all diverse backgrounds

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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