The Hamilton International School, located in Mesaimeer, Doha, and part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), has announced the appointment of Rebecca Gough as head of Secondary for the academic year beginning September 2021.
With over 18 years of experience from the UK and Qatar, in senior and middle leadership positions, Rebecca brings a wealth of curricular and pastoral experiences in establishing and developing schools further. Rebecca is currently leading the Middle Years Programme in another international school in Doha and has previously worked as a housemaster of a prestigious school in Al Khor.
Prior to this, she held multiple roles at Abbot Beyne School in Burton upon Trent. Rebecca has a BSc degree in Sports Science, Physical Education and Mathematics with Joint Honours, and received a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from Loughborough University.
Terry Senior, principal at The Hamilton International School, said: “We are delighted to welcome Rebecca to our team. Combining solid expertise in the field of education, the knowledge of child psychology, forward-thinking and excellent managerial skills, Rebecca is a perfect fit both for her position as a head of Secondary and for the creative and friendly spirit of The Hamilton International School."
Commenting on her new role, Rebecca said: “I am thrilled to be joining The Hamilton International School. There is already an incredibly strong culture and foundation to build upon and develop further as the Secondary School continues to grow. My aim is to nurture the strong focus on relationships and pastoral care in the school, while also ensuring we are igniting a passion and love of learning in each student."
In her new role, Rebecca will expand the secondary curriculum at the school by enhancing the curriculum offering, and she will focus on obtaining accreditations from global education organisations like NEASC, which will enable students to successfully obtain acceptances into the universities of their choice.