QATAR UNIVERSITY

Bilingual Leadership Professional Development Specialist - Arabic and English Females only

Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
02 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Ref
IRC15576
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location

Doha, QA      

Department Name

College of Education - National Center for Educator Development      

College/Department Profile            

Qatar University Profile:

Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility. This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.

College Profile:

The College of Education, founded in 1973, is the oldest college at the University of Qatar and remains central to realizing the goals of the Education Reform. Its mission is to prepare and develop educational practitioners and leaders that have the information, skills, and attitudes to support the personal development of every student in Qatari schools and to achieve comprehensive quality in meeting the educational needs and objectives of Qatari society. The top priorities of the College of Education are the excellence of its academic programs and the quality of its research activities.

Duties and Responsibilities :  

The NCED Specialist is defined as one whose primary concern is the improvement of learning opportunities through the provision of instructional leadership. The Specialist has the role of decision-maker, consultant, and specialist in supporting administrators, teachers, and other professional personnel. Responsibilities include supporting curriculum development, leading and supporting instructional improvement, and providing Professional Development. The Specialist serves as a member of a team charged with the responsibility of planning,  implementing, and evaluating an educational program relevant to the needs of the student population and the professional staff in a school.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Conduct needs assessment for teachers, coordinators and school leaders.
  • Update Professional Development  plans based on specific needs of individual school’s Professional Development Plan.
  • Provide day-to-day coaching and mentoring to school leaders.
  • Assist in enriching the learning resources in the school.
  • Work with the academic staff to implement the Supreme Education Council (SEC) Assessment Policy and agreed procedures for summative and formative assessment.
  • Review existing policies/procedures and handbooks and assist in amending them if deemed necessary (in line with Education Institute policies and guidelines)Work closely with the operator/principal designate to review the final Education Plan and a five year School Strategic Plan as deemed necessary.
  • Work closely with the operator/principal and support in the implementation of the SSP within the agreed framework or time scale.
  • Assist in and advise on administrative and faculty recruiting as deemed necessary by the school principal.
  • Guide school administrators on managing personnel and other administrative duties as deemed important.
  • Assist the school in developing a self-review plan. This should be conceptualized and should have tools and mechanisms.

Qualifications            

Doctorate or Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership

Required Documents            

Academic:

  1. Current Curriculum Vitae. 
  2. Cover letter. 
  3. Teaching, research, and service philosophy.
  4. Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
  5. Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where course work was completed. However, if no course work was completed, an copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree). 
  6. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Benefits            

  Academic:

  1. A three-year renewable contract. 
  2. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  3. Tax-free salary.     
  4. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.
  5. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.
  6. Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
  7. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies. 
  8. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies. 
  9. End-of-contract indemnity.

How To Apply            

  1. Returning Applicant: Please login in QU Recruitment Online website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa) to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.
  2. New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa) and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.