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3-18 | Co-educational | Day | British Curriculum

For June 2020 or as soon as possible.

Oryx International School is a unique project conceptualised by Qatar Airways and Orbital Education creating a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of International schools. The objective of this £70 million project is to satisfy the demand for premium quality British style education for the children of expatriate employees of Qatar Airways in Doha.

The vision and mission of Oryx International School is to provide the employees of the world’s five-star airline and their children access to a five-star education. The new, bespoke, built to specification school provides state-of-the-art facilities and education technology to enrich teaching and learning experiences for its students. The school aspires to foster an ethos of global citizenship, the celebration of cultural diversity and a wide international perspective to equip their students with the building blocks to become potential leaders of the future across the world.

The facilities offered at the school site, combined with its approach to education, which incorporates British style and tradition based upon the English National Curriculum, while retaining the value of local culture and tradition, allows Oryx International School to stand out.

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Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School

Orbital Education focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:

1. Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and students worldwide

2. Enhanced professional development opportunities, through partnerships with specialist learning providers to offer recognised and accredited professional development programmes.

3. Opportunities for both career development and movement within the group, providing opportunity to see the world whilst progressing an attractive and rewarding career.

The Executive Principal of Oryx International School is currently seeking to appoint a Bursar, to commence in June 2020 or as soon as possible. The postholder will be primarily responsible for the management and development of all non-academic related activities at Oryx International School covering Finance, IT and Facilities Management. They will facilitate the delivery of a high quality education through leadership of these support functions, whilst adhering to regulatory, budgetary, quality, and Group standards at all times. They will provide effective leadership to support and secure engagement of all stakeholders in the school, with particular attention to Qatar Airways as a key stakeholder within the framework of the Orbital Education-Qatar Airways Management Agreement. To match the expectations and reputation of Orbital Education and Qatar Airways, the school expects high quality and high standards from its staff.

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The appointed candidate will have an excellent track record of leading and managing multi- disciplinary teams in a large organisation and whilst knowledge of the management of schools is useful, a willingness to learn about this specialist field is more important.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Edward Clark on +44(0)1256 862840 or +44 (0)7718 588616, or email at edward@lsceducation.com. To apply for the post, please visit www.lsceducation.com and submit your up-to-date CV and a letter of application quoting code ORYX. The letter should incorporate how you meet the person specification, why you are applying for the position and what particular attributes and qualities you would bring to the role.

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CLOSING DATE: Friday 24th April 2020

Oryx International School, Doha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its staff and stakeholders to share this commitment. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK), Prohibition Checks where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.

 

Living and working in Qatar

Doha, the peninsula’s capital city of over 2.5 million residents, has a huge International community that choose to live and work there. Doha is preparing to host the Football World Cup in 2022 with new stadiums already completed and others still under construction. Qatar provides an excellent lifestyle, with a combination of cultures mixed with the best of Qatar’s past and present, making the local culture unique. Being in the Middle East, the weather is good all year round with extreme heat in the summer months. If you want to explore Qatar you will find plenty of opportunity to explore the desert, walk along the Corniche, visit museums, shopping malls, beaches, attend sporting events, music festivals, take a boat trip and much more. There are excellent education facilities, transportation and amenities across the city.

Additional information

Salary

Competitive salary and package

Location

Doha, Qatar

Position Type

Bursar

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