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Swiss International School in Qatar



IB DP, IB MYP, IB PYP, Ministry of Education (Qatar), Qatar National School Accreditation (QNSA)



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Swiss International School opened its doors in 2017 with an initial enrollment of 300 students from PK to grade 8. As Qatar's fastest growing school, SISQ now enrolls 800 students and offers a full IBDP program. We are slated for further growth and expect to reach an enrollment of 1,400 over the next few years.

SISQ is an IB continuum school offering first rate educational services to the expatriate and local communities in Doha. Our ethos is deeply rooted in the values of the IB: global citizenship, open-mindedness and the desire to create a better world. SISQ prides itself on its international community and staff, and while our language of instruction is English, we grant a special place to Arabic and French. We also offer German for native and non-native speakers.

At SISQ we believe that our diversity is our biggest strength. We are a dynamic and innovative, research-based school that is forward-looking and trying to prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow's world. The SISQ vision is to be a student-centered and teacher-focused school, where teachers actively shape the educational program. As the experts in the classroom, teachers design the school's professional development program empowering each staff member to reach their full potential.

We invite you to help shape the future of SISQ and become a member of an amazing staff that is committed to providing the best possible educational services in a supportive and caring environment.

Number of Contract Days

Approximately 180 instructional
+ 6 for returning teachers
+10 for new teachers

Starting Salary Range

136,000 to 184,800 QAR per annum
Allowances as appropriate
271,200 top of basic scale


Not applicable

Savings Potential

Moderate to High


Housing allowances provided. During the first three months, optional temporary housing is offered in a serviced hotel apartment.


Overseas hire annual flight including for sponsored dependants.

Moving Allowance

Yes - depends upon family size.

Dependent Opportunities

Two children per full-time teacher receive free tuition. Teaching spouse opportunity to work in the school. Non-teaching spouse may have opportunities to work in the school in a learning-assistant or administration position.


Comprehensive medical insurance; global emergency + Qatar + home country medical provided.


Yes, included in medical cover; up to QAR 5,000 riyals per annum


Optical cover up-to QAR 1,000 per annum / Psychological Support up-to QAR 10,000 / Maternity Coverage / Chiropractic cover up to 10 sessions / no waiting period.

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