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International School of London, Qatar



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At ISL Qatar, we believe in more than just education; we believe in nurturing a community of like-minded individuals who share our core values of Belonging, Integrity, Grit, and Kindness. Our school isn’t just a place to teach; it’s a place to thrive.

ISL Qatar is renowned for its innovative approach to learning, and takes pride in its sense of community and the professional opportunities we provide for our staff. Our special corner of the Middle East is famous for its commitment to, and investment in, education, its diverse cultural opportunities and is renowned for its safe, high quality of lifestyle. It is a great place for individuals, families and colleagues to grow, enjoy life and work, and have fun together!

Benefits of working at ISL Qatar:
Excellence in Education: We provide a world-class education, challenging both our students and educators to excel in an environment that fosters growth.

Diverse Community: Our diverse student body and staff create a dynamic and culturally rich learning environment that’s second to none.

Supportive Leadership: Our leadership team is dedicated to empowering our teachers and staff, ensuring your success.

Lifelong Learning: We promote continuous professional development, so you can continue to grow as an educator.

Beautiful Location: Qatar offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity, with stunning landscapes, cultural richness, and a high quality of life.

Belonging: Our core values of belonging, integrity, grit, and kindness underpin everything we do, creating a sense of family and purpose in our school.

Join us in shaping the future of education at ISL Qatar. Be part of a close-knit community where you’ll be inspired, motivated, and cherished.

Your teaching journey starts here.

Number of Contract Days

The school calendar varies from year to year but the target number of teaching days is 180 per academic year. In addition to this, members of staff may be required for formal commitments at other times when official school events take place or suitable professional learning or training opportunities arise. Professional learning opportunities occur throughout the year. At such times, all full-time members of staff are expected to attend.

Starting Salary Range

Please refer to the salary scale found under the School's magazine, Voices: the


The salary is paid tax-free.

Savings Potential

All accommodation is provided rent-free, a utility allowance provided, and medical insurance covered. Your savings potential then really depends upon the lifestyle you choose to live, how many times a week you eat out etc. Estimated savings between 30% to 50% of your salary.


We provide good quality accommodation according to the allowances below:
Single status: 1-2 bedroom apartment
Married/Married with one child: 2-3 bedroom apartment
Married with two or more children: 3-4 bedroom villa
We always try to place staff in accommodation close to the school in our three main accommodation areas: Amsa compound, Al Kheesa apartments, and Umm Salaal compound.


Each member of staff relocating to Qatar will be entitled to a single economy flight for the staff member and dependants from the point of domicile, agreed at the start of employment.

After completing one full year, the member of staff and dependents are entitled to an annual return economy fare to the point of domicile. This can be booked by the school, matching with preferences expressed by the appointed member of staff where reasonable, or can be paid in the form of an annual allowance, according to the best fare available at the appropriate time.


We provide a utilities allowance to cover electricity and water (not paid where this is
included in rent).
Single Employees: QR 2000 per year
Married employees without children (per couple): QR 4000 per year
Married Employees with children (per couple): QR 4500 per year


Accommodation is provided furnished, including all white goods and TV.

Moving Allowance

Each new member of staff relocating to Qatar will be entitled to a freight allowance, at the
beginning and end of the contract equivalent to:
Single Employees: up to QR 2500
Married Employees without children (per couple): up to QR 4000
Married Employees with children (per couple): up to QR 6000
The allowance is paid upon submission of receipts from a freight/airline company.

Dependent Opportunities

Education Assistance:
1 child per hire - 100% tuition fee


Provided by the school.


Not covered.


Medical insurance does not cover disability allowance. Life insurance is the responsibility of the individual member of staff.


In any year, a Teacher may request up to three working days of essential business, interview or personal leave on full pay. Interview leave is granted if proper notice is given. Business, interview or personal leave may not be taken at the beginning or end of term and should be requested two weeks in advance and is subject to approval by the Head of School.

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