Qatar Academy International Baccalaureate

General Employment Information

Qatar Academy is a fully accredited IB World School. QA also holds accreditations from the U.S. based New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Council of International Schools (CIS).


Teacher Requirements:

A) All candidates must have a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution. All teachers being considered for specific positions should have the breadth and depth in the subject area for which they are being hired. Transcripts are to be reviewed for courses consistent with the grade level in which they will be teaching. Preference will be given to those with advanced degrees.

B) Teaching certification is required.

C) At least two years of teaching experience is required, preferably in an accredited primary, elementary or secondary school.

The above is dependent on the type of school or the position:
  1. IB experience is preferred.
  2. TESOL experience and/or an advanced training certificate is preferable.
  3. Special Education certification.

Benefits for International Hires

  • Furnished housing
  • International and local medical care
  • Life insurance and disability insurance
  • Annual return flight from home of record
  • All tuition fees paid for dependents (up to three) who meet the admission standards and attend Qatar Academy
  • Shipping allowance
  • All utilities paid (except long distance and mobile telephone calls)
  • Arrangement of and payment for all visas and resident permits
  • Tax-free salary
  • One month's salary for every full year of service
  • Professional development
  • Access to Qatar Foundation fitness center and pools
  • Currency fixed to the US Dollar

Life at

Qatar Academy

While academic success is at the heart of our mission, Qatar Academy Senior School is equally committed to the education of the whole child.

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About Qatar Academy

Qatar Academy is part of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, a private, chartered, non-profit organization founded in 1996, by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the father Emir.

It is the mission of Qatar Academy to provide internationally accepted, comprehensive, English medium programs plus Arabic and Islamic studies from pre-school through to secondary graduation. Comprising a Primary School and a Senior School, it occupies a magnificent campus in Doha.

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