Elementary School Physical Education Teacher - American School of Doha - Qatar

Position Summary:   

The role of the teacher is to support the mission of the American School of Doha.  In order to foster positive, active global citizens, teachers are committed to the intellectual and personal development of students, inspiring and empowering students to be positive, active global citizens.

An ASD teacher shall render services as a teacher at ASD, under the supervision of the Divisional Principal and/or the Department Head.  The teacher shall accept all responsibilities for curricular and extra-curricular activities, attend faculty meetings, and conduct himself/herself in a manner that will reflect favorably on ASD.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Accept all responsibilities for curricular and extra-curricular activities
  2. Model and participate in learning that is aligned with the school’s strategic plan and yearly goals
  3. Available for all scheduled assignments during the regular teaching day and at such other times as designated by the Divisional Principal or his/her designee
  4. Organize and carry out teaching assignments in a professional and effective manner
  5. Sponsor a minimum of twenty (20) sessions of curricular and extra-curricular-after-school activities
  6. Attend all scheduled faculty and departmental meetings and meetings of parent groups during and after the regular teaching day
  7. Seek opportunities for professional development to enhance content knowledge and teaching practices
  8. Engage students in a variety of learning tasks
  9. Take assigned turns serving as sponsor, chaperone or both for any SCHOOL-sponsored activities requiring supervision during or after the regular teaching day
  10. Accept responsibility for other reasonable duties as may be assigned by the Divisional Principal or his/her designee
  11. Participate in the use of student feedback as part of the ASD evaluation and professional growth process
  12. Maintain accurate records of student performance to report grades at the end of the reporting period
Posted: January 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Doha , Qatar
August 2018
2 years
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
Gr. 3, Gr. 4, Gr. 5
USD 3550 - 4300

Job Benefits

  • Furnished accommodation
  • Utilities covered by school
  • Shipping allowance
  • Settling in allowance
  • Authentication allowance
  • Annual Ticket
  • Tuition fee waiver for up to 3 dependents

Qualifications & Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
3 Years

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to prepare and plan effectively
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Proficient in the use of technology in teaching for the classroom and distance learning
  • Experienced in communicating with a diverse student population both inside and outside the classroom
  • Committed to continuous professional learning and growth


  • Postgraduate degree in subject area preferred; training in a second discipline highly regarded
  • Computer literate for Mac and/or PC
  • Proficient in the English Language (reading/writing/speaking/listening)
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Demonstrated excellent level of organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and safeguard confidential information
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Teaching certification required. Additionally, the following academic training is preferred:
    • Elementary School - A teaching degree with a breadth of knowledge across all subject areas and either early childhood or elementary education certification and/or appropriate levels of experience
    • Middle School – Secondary or middle level certification and appropriate levels of experience
    • High School - A major with breadth and depth in subject to be taught, and secondary certification or appropriate levels of experience
  • Prior working experience in an educational environment
  • Experience in similar international and/or regional environment an advantage