Board of Governors Vacancy

Being part of the Board is a rewarding experience. You will work in partnership with the DESS Senior Management Team, contributing to the school's and the pupil’s long-term success. As a Board member you will review policies, propose site improvement plans and advise on the use of resources and educational developments.  You will help to guide and improve the operations of the school by supporting DESS in achieving its vision as an international beacon of excellence in education.

The Board aims to drive high standards throughout the school by promoting and maintaining our ethos and strategic direction, whilst providing sound financial guidance.

Governors are expected to attend a Full Board meeting once or twice a term and participate in Sub-Committee meetings (usually one shorter meeting every term, although additional meetings may be convened if deemed necessary). Time spent in school as a Governor will also be expected for particular events and meetings.

If you have the right skills, energy and commitment required, we would love to hear from you.

Current VacanciesPlease click the respective role for further details.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience to Clerk to the Board of Governors: clerk@dess.org by the 20th of March 2024.

About the roles

Doha English Speaking School Board of Governors

Catherine Martinez

Catherine Martinez

Chairperson of the Board, Parent Governor
Mohammed Abu Shaikha

Mohammed Abu Shaikha

Parent Governor
HE Hassan Al Thawadi

HE Hassan Al Thawadi

Parent Governor
Alexandra Burgess

Alexandra Burgess

Parent Council Representative
Michael Gawith

Michael Gawith

Parent Governor
Tanya Kane

Tanya Kane

Parent Governor
Emily Kelly

Emily Kelly

Non-Parent Governor
Eugene Lim

Eugene Lim

Parent Governor, Chair of Premises, Health and Safety Committee
Kate Ling

Kate Ling

Non-Parent Governor, Chair of HR Committee
Laila Mahran

Laila Mahran

Non-Parent Governor
Ali Rana

Ali Rana

Treasurer, Chair of Finance, Parent Governor
Jennifer Stables

Jennifer Stables

Non-Parent Governor
Simon Whitaker

Simon Whitaker

Parent Governor, Chair of Governance Committee
Katrina Wilson

Katrina Wilson

Non-Parent Governor