Chemistry Teacher


We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated qualified Chemistry Teacher from August 2022.

A truly international school, with pupils from over 60 different nationalities, Sherborne Senior School is one of the highest performing premier independent British senior schools in the Middle East. Dedicated to knowing our pupils as individuals, our holistic approach to education ensures pastoral care has as much emphasis as academic excellence.

In August 2021 Sherborne Senior School relocated to a new, state-of-the-art building, in the Grand Zone adjacent to the Mall of Qatar. Pupils, and staff, now benefit from enhanced facilities, second to none in the Middle East. The move will also enable to school to increasingly expand its academic curriculum from August 2022.

Joining Sherborne Senior School, one of the Sherborne Qatar ‘family of schools’, is a great opportunity for teachers seeking career advancement as there will certainly be opportunities for progression as the school continues to prosper.

Successful applicants will have:


  • A certified teaching qualification, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent (PGCE/PGDE must be accompanied by a subject relevant Bachelor’s Degree).
  • Experience of delivering Biology, Chemistry and Physics in Key Stage 3.
  • Experience of teaching Chemistry at i/GCSE, AS Level and A Level.
  • A high level of written and spoken English.
  • Experience of teaching in British curriculum schools.
  • A proven track record of providing outstanding teaching and learning.
  • Exceptional subject knowledge.
  • Committed to ensuring high standards of teaching and learning.
  • Collaborative and able to work as part of a team.
  • Inter-culturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • A willingness to contribute in a positive manner to all aspects of the school vision, including extra-curricular activities.


  • Ability to teach Biology and/or Physics at i/GCSE.
  • Ability to teach Biology and/or Physics at AS/A Level.
  • Experience of teaching internationally.
  • Child protection trained.
  • First aid trained.

As a teacher at Sherborne Senior School you will:

  • Promote our mission and values.
  • Have the ability to generate excitement about learning.
  • Have a sense of humour.
  • Be emotionally intelligent.

In return we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to teach bright, interesting and hardworking pupils.
  • An excellent working environment.
  • The opportunity to get involved in an extensive enrichment programme.
  • An attractive tax-free salary, with additional benefits.
  • A good work/life balance.
  • Strong links to Sherborne Dorset, one of the oldest and most distinguished independent schools.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff must share this commitment. The post is subject to enhanced DBS checks.


To apply, please complete the TES online application form (Quick Apply) and upload a covering letter explaining why you wish to apply for the post and what skills and qualities you can bring.  Please ensure you read the Candidate Brief  for further details. Please also note that there is potential, for the right candidate, for role to be in combination with a Head of Year or a Head of House position.

Completed applications should be submitted no later than Thursday 24th February 2022.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible and we reserve the right to make an early appointment.  Candidates are encouraged to apply early to secure their role.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Successful applicants will be required to travel to Qatar around 9th  August 2022 for induction training.

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