Hear from our staff

For me ASD is about community; the school community, the teaching community and the professional learning community.

Aquatics Teacher

With motivated students, a school wide focus on learning and great facilities it’s not surprising our family is still here after ten years.

Physical Education Teacher – Lower Elementary

Benefits at a glance

Faculty at the American School of Doha are amongst the top echelon of education professionals and are dedicated to the intellectual and professional development of our students. As well as providing a rich and stimulating classroom environment the school has in place a very competitive remuneration and benefits package which contributes to attracting and retaining top talent to our school.

All overseas hired faculty receive benefits comprising: 


Faculty are engaged through an initial contract term of two years

Base salary

Minimum starting salary of US$40,800 to maximum starting salary of US$51,600 per annum. Salary is attributed based on years of experience with the maximum entry point designated at step six within the faculty salary schedule. There is no personal income tax in Qatar. Faculty can increment annually through the salary schedule based on performance criteria being satisfied


ASD provides housing in a purpose built, modern residential compound in proximity to the school campus. Accommodation is allocated based on household size comprising:

  • Two or three bedroom apartment or a four bedroom villa.
  • All units come with basic furnishings
  • Electricity and water usage costs are covered by the school

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Dependent Tuition

Faculty are provided with tuition waiver for up to 3 authorized dependents to attend ASD


Faculty are provided with major international medical insurance including dental and vision coverage as well as life and disability insurance


ASD offers a range of retirement options to staff. US citizens can elect to contribute to the school’s 401(k) plan. Alternately, faculty can contribute to a retirement fund where ASD contributes 10% of base salary annually. Employees make a minimum co-contribution of 2%

Annual Airfare and Leave

Annual economy airfare allowance is provided to the home of record for the faculty member and legally authorized dependents. In addition, generous leave entitlements are also available


Contribution toward shipping of personal effects is provided at commencement and conclusion of employment. In addition, a relocation allowance is paid on arrival to ASD.

Car Loan

New faculty can avail an interest-free car loan of US$15,000 per family
American School of Doha   ·   P.O. Box 22090, Doha, qatar   ·   phone: +974-4459-1500   ·   fax: +974-4459-1570   ·   Contact Us
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