Teaching Jobs - SEN Special Needs Teachers

Job Description:

Special Needs Teachers required at a school in Kuwait.

Overall the school is in a transformational phase, this new department will service a section of the Kuwaiti student population presently unsupported. It will be a challenge but also an opportunity to design and actuate an outstanding service that will be utilized by parents across Kuwait.

This role will include developing and supporting effective practices for children with SLD, PMLD, CLDD, other challenging behaviour and additional needs. There will be a heavy focus on providing ‘quality first’ teaching, monitoring pupil progress, as well as, introducing and embedding associated paperwork for statutory assessment within this unique department.

The role requires extensive knowledge and insight of the SEND Code of Practice. Define appropriate activities for the students in relation to the curriculum. Assess students who have long or short-term learning difficulties and work with colleagues to identify individual student special needs. Liaise with other professionals, such as social workers, speech therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists. Liaise closely with parents and guardians to enable students to make academic progress and overcome social and emotional barriers to learning. They will also promote the school's ethos, vision, policies and procedures at all times.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Special Needs
  • MA in Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs preferable
  • Must have excellent English Speaking skills
  • Must have excellent classroom management skills and able to deal effectively with student behaviour issues

Required Experience:

• Minimum 2 years teaching experience with Special Needs students

• Is culturally sensitive, dependable, flexible and able to work in a continuously changing environment

Monthly Salary Range:

Competitive TAX FREE salary 725 to 1175 KD depending on experience, and qualifications


Furnished accommodation of 1 or 2 bedroom flat or Housing Allowance can be provided depending on family size

Health Insurance Coverage:

Health Insurance provided for employee only

Annual Air Tickets:

Annual return Air ticket to home country provided for employee only


In addition to official holidays, paid leave is allocated as per school calendar/breaks. Minimum 30 work days per year

Dependant School Fees:

Provided for one dependent attending same school as employee

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Resident Visa Fees will be paid for employees only once in Kuwait. Employee is responsible for fees for dependents

End Of Service Benefit:

For each full year of service, school will pay 1 month Basic Salary per year worked according to Labour Law of the country

Contract Period:

1 year contract – renewable



Paperwork Requirements:

Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements

Start Date:

August 2024

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