Qatar University Jobs: Teaching Assistant

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:

As part of the on-going educational reform project and continuing program expansion, Qatar University is making a substantial investment in education by attracting diverse faculty, and enhancing teaching and research. The Foundation Program under the Deanship of General Studies is committed to developing students’ English language proficiency and mathematics skills to a level that will allow them to succeed in the academic programs of Qatar University. Through innovative, research-based educational practices, the program aims to help students achieve academic readiness by fostering their intellectual curiosity. With more than 7000 students and 187 faculty and staff, the Foundation Program offers a dynamic, innovative and professional work environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Basic Function and Responsibility:

·         Provide one-to-one tutoring and small-group activitiesonline and/or in person.

·         Oversee and encourage the use of the university’slearning resources including printed, audio-visual, and computer-basedequipment, and other learning support methods and materials as they aredeveloped.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:


·         Prepare paper and online support material to beused in support and review sessions.


·         Assist at risk students by informing them oftheir status, monitoring their attendance, and developing their language acquisitionskills.

·         Market Success Zone services to enhance theperformance of students registered in all foundation courses.

·         Chart learners’ second language acquisition intheir English classes to their major coursework whether they are in an Arabicor English stream major by formulating an independent language learning plan.

·         Enhance student success through increasingmotivation and developing their confidence and soft skills.

·         Coach learners in specific areas of need insecond language acquisition, for example, self- monitoring, memorizing newvocabulary, and/or seeking out conversational practice activities.

·         Provide access to physical and online resourcesthat learners can use to develop their second language learning strategies.

·         Update SharePoint and Blackboard on a regularbasis to reflect the services and student visits.

·         Provide workshops online and in-class on soft skillsand language acquisition skills.

·         Participate in organizing and planningextra-curricular student initiatives and events that enhance student successand the acquisition of English skills.

·         Provide online and in-class instruction whenneeded.


·         Communicate with learners about their individualstatus ad progress in second language acquisition so that learners can see theprogress they are making over time.

·         Liaise with the Foundation Program StudentAffairs Section, Student Learning Support Center, Student Placement andProgress committee, and Special Needs Support Center.

·         Counsel students who struggle with their Englishlanguage classes in terms of motivation, participation, and/or expectations.


·         Report on the attendanceand performance of students bi-weekly, monthly or by end of the semester basedon the data required.

·          Evaluatethe efficiency of academic support services through student participation,surveys and focus groups, etc.


  • Master’s degree inTESOL, Applied Linguistics or ELT from a reputably accrediteduniversity/program (Distance and Blended degrees are not accepted. On-campusdegrees are required.)
  • Experience in tutoring at the high school or tertiary level,student support, testing and assessment, instructional technology, andcurriculum and materials development.
  • Ability to adapt to and participate in different culturesand learning environments.
  • Ability to contribute to an innovative and challengingacademic instructional program is an asset.
  • Ability to work independently, and/or in a group settingboth online and on campus.
  • Proficient in Information Communication Technology.
  • Holding professional teacher certification ispreferable (e.g. CELTA, DELTA, Trinity College, etc…)

Required Documents:


  1. Current Curriculum Vitae with Cover letter.
  2. Teaching,research, and service philosophy.
  3. Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
  4. 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).
  5. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.



  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. Air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QU HR 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 get it right?

New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website ( and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.

Job Overall:

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Job Reference ID: IRC22140

Location: Doha,QA

Department Name: English Department – Foundation

Job Category: Academic

End Date of Advertisment: 17th November 2022