Friday, November 28, 2008


60,000 U.S. Dollar (USD) per Year
The Academy for Educational Development (AED) is currently looking for English, Math, and Science Content Specialists with experience at the primary, preparatory, and/or secondary school levels to be part of the expanding school reform effort in Qatar.

Funded by the Supreme Education Council of Qatar, AED is serving as a School Support Organization (SSO) to five independent schools in Doha, Qatar. The primary role of the SSO is to ensure that the schools are well managed and that the reform principles are being integrated into the school. AED strives to improve the instructional quality and leadership of the school by interacting with and providing guidance to the school principal and school staff.
Position Summary: The English, Math, and Science Content Specialists provide daily technical assistance in both content and pedagogy to the English, Math, and Science teachers in one school while providing a supportive environment for school change to occur. As a subject expert, the Content Specialists will work closely with the teachers on all major components of curriculum development, standards implementation, and teacher quality through daily mentoring and coaching and ongoing assessment and professional development.
AED is offering competitive salaries and benefits along with housing allowance, transportation allowance, one round-trip Business class ticket to Qatar, relocation and settling in packages. Please note our salaries are based on an annual 12-month calendar basis.
The Content Specialists will work as part of a team which includes an English Specialist, Math Specialist, Science Specialist, School Management Advisor, and a translator.
Requirements: Qualified candidates must have the have the following experience:
- Academic training in a field related to education or English, Math, and/or Science
- Experience with primary, preparatory, and/or secondary levels English, Math, and/or Science
- At least five years teaching experience required
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong team building skills
- Demonstrated excellence in presentation skills and the design and delivery of teacher professional development
- Demonstrated leadership experience in an educational context preferred.
- Ability and interest in relocating to Doha, Qatar on short notice
- Due to the donor contract, only female candidates can be considered.
Interested applicants should send resume with cover letter to email: qatar1@aed.org
Please indicate in your cover letter where you saw this ad. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.