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Elementary Classroom Teacher

Vision International School


Job Details

Role Start Date

1 August 2024

Applications Close

31 May 2024

Min. Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Min. Experience

2 Years

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Job Purpose

The Elementary Classroom Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

- Bachelor’s Degree or higher
- Valid teaching certificate
- At least two years of successful teaching experience

Preferred Skills

- Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
- Works as part of a team
- Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
- Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve goals

Responsibilities include the following:
- Planning and Preparation
- Design, prepare, and deliver standards-based instructional activities and assignments that facilitate active learning experiences
- Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
- Create, administer, and analyze data from formative and summative assessments of student understanding
- Create a full year of curriculum maps using a backward design approach to organize and pace instruction

Managing the Classroom
- Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
- Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school

- Teach students to use the 6 + 1 Traits of Writing assessment model, and use this model to assess student writing
- Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
- Use school-adopted instructional resources, practices, and assessments as directed by the principal
- Use relevant technology to support instruction
- Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
- Provide appropriate feedback on student work
- Modify instruction based on assessment data

Professional Responsibilities
- Use the PowerSchool gradebook to maintain and share accurate, current, and complete records of student grades
- Supervise at least one extracurricular activity each semester, e.g., sporting activities, clubs, student organizations, academic competitions, etc.
- Communicate regularly with students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
- Participate in department meetings, staff meetings, and parent meetings
- Collaborate with colleagues on curriculum development and instructional planning
- Keep up to date with developments in subject areas, teaching resources, and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
- Provide support to students having academic or social problems
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the principal

If you meet these qualifications and share our values as an educator, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Vision International School.

Number of Contract Days

190 days total

180 days instruction

Starting Salary Range



No local income tax

Savings Potential

40 - 75% of yearly salary


Fully-furnished school apartment buildings located 3km from the school. School bus provides transportation between home, school, and shopping.
Most flats are two or more bedrooms.


Round trip each year for faculty member and one dependent to home of record.


All paid by the school


New or gently used, modern furniture (from Ikea)

Moving Allowance

Shipping allowance = $1,500 for singles, $2,500 for couples.

Settling-in allowance = $1,000 for singles and $1,500 for couples upon arrival in Qatar

Dependent Opportunities

Tuition exemption for 1 child per teacher


Local coverage in Qatar is excellent and almost free once residency is attained.
Optional - Full coverage worldwide for Expat teachers (50% paid employee/50% paid school)
School pays 50% of premium, teacher pays 50%


Included in optional coverage above


Paid according to Qatari law

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