BC Program Head - K-12 School (Relocation to Doha, Qatar)

Location: British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 03-03-2017
Desert Recruiting Services is pleased to be working with a top tier international school in Doha, Qatar.  
This school offers an excellent working environment and utilizes the British Columbia teaching curriculum.  Start date for this position is August 2018.  

  • $7500 CAD per month Tax Free
  • 6% End of Service bonus
  • Transportation allowance 
  • Private Accommodation with swimming pool and gym
  • Return airfare
  • Vacation package including return airfare
  • Visa processing
  • Medical insurance 
  • Family benefits provided, including child tuition (children up to 18 years of age) 

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree from an accredited university
  • Fluent English speaker and excellent communicator  
  • Valid British Columbia professional teaching license. Similar licenses from other Canadian provinces will be considered if applicant is willing to pursue BC certification. 
  • Strong teaching (planning, delivery, assessment) and teacher academic supervision experience in one of the Canadian competency-based curricula (K-7/K-12), preferably in the province of British Columbia. Applicants who have not held formal teacher academic supervision roles but have assumed similar responsibilities on project bases will be considered.
  • Experience with ESL learners is a strong plus. 
  • ​Due to visa requirements we can only accept candidates up to 60 years old 
This role supports the school Principal by assuming the following responsibilities:
  • Ensures implementation of the British Columbia curriculum using school-selected programs.
  • Guides, supports and supervises BC Program teachers in areas of class management, planning for instruction, delivery of differentiated instruction and use of assessment to maximize student growth potential towards the BC curriculum.
  • Supports BC Program teachers in planning and supervising grade appropriate student activities.
  • Guides the BC teachers in the use of learning resources available at the school.
  • Facilitates engaging teachers in resourcing decisions to ensure school is responsive to their needs.
  • Plans and contributes to the delivery of professional development events to address the needs of teachers new to the school and returning teachers with a focus on the objectives identified in the school growth plans.
  • Plans and supervises the implementation of programs that serve differentiated learning needs of students in critical areas.
  • Conducts analyses of student assessment to aid school decision-making in the immediate term and for future growth planning.
  • Contributes to better parent engagement in student learning by participating in awareness events organized by the school and helping teachers identify opportunities to help parents support student learning at home.
  • Contributes to healthy teacher morale within the BC team by helping teachers positively view the challenges of the profession and working in an international setting with a different culture and by constructively and proactively communicating teacher concerns to the school Principal to help address these concerns.
  • Contributes to the school culture of collaboration and teamwork by working collaboratively with members of the school Administration Team.
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