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Qatar Academy Al Khor



IB DP, IB MYP, IB PYP, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS)


International, IB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP, No curricula required

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Qatar Academy Al Khor was founded in 2008. It is situated in the coastal city of Al Khor, approximately 50 kilometers north of the capital city of Doha. The school serves students from the age of 3 to 18 (EEC-grade 12) meeting the educational needs of the rapidly growing community of Al Khor. Our student population is predominantly comprised of students from the local and regional communities. However, the QAK teaching staff are drawn from diverse backgrounds and multiple nationalities to facilitate our international approach. Students are placed in mixed-gender classrooms in Primary (EEC-grade 5), in gender segregated classrooms in Middle Years (grades 6-10) and mixed gender classrooms again for the Diploma Program (grades 11-12). QAK is a full IB World School, offering three IB programs (PYP, MYP, and DP).

Number of Contract Days

The school year starts in August and ends early June.
180 contact days.

Starting Salary Range

Salaries for teachers ranged between $45,000 US for a teacher with B.Ed and two years experience to $58000 for a teacher with a Master’s degree and 15 years experience.


No Taxes

Savings Potential

Dependent on lifestyle and extent of travel, however, there are potential savings; e.g.
- Single teacher = up to $20,000
- Couple (Both teaching) with 2 children = up to $35,000


Accommodation is provided by the school


Economy class tickets in connection with annual leave to the nearest international airport in your home country, and one way Economy class ticket at the start and end of the contract.
Transport Allowance paid with the monthly salary.


Utilities paid (electric, water, gas)


The housing is fully furnished

Moving Allowance


Dependent Opportunities

The Foundation will provide Education assistance for three eligible dependent children between the age levels prescribed for Pre 3 up to and including Grade 12 as per Pre University Education policy at QF schools. for children enrolled in other Qatari schools, compensation is offered as per QF policy.
Coverage – 13 academic years for children who have not reached their 18th birthday; OR completed high school (whichever is later).
Eligibility – children who are living with their family in Qatar and of 3-18 years of age or in senior year of high school studying a formally recognized curriculum approved by the Ministry of Education






Life Insurance


End of Service Benefits: One month's basic salary for each completed year of service based upon final monthly basic salary.

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