Teaching Jobs - Director of School for KG - Grade 12

Job Description:

School Director needed for a small school with KG to grade 12 using the American Curriculum in Kuwait. School has approximately 220 students and they need a strong leader to help increase enrollment, improve curriculum and assist with completing accreditation.

Liaise with the Department Heads and colleagues to ensure creativity, innovation and the use of appropriate new technologies to achieve excellence and nurture human wholeness. Demonstrate the principles and practice of effective teaching and learning. Maintain a consistent and continuous Academic-wide focus on student achievement which reflects the agreed vision and values, using data and benchmarks to monitor progress in all student learning.  Work with all concerned and lead colleagues in implementing strategies which secure high standards of behaviour and attendance and which reflect the School values in their response to the needs of vulnerable individuals. Participate in the monitoring, evaluation and review of classroom practice and promote improvement strategies. Work with all Dept Heads to challenge underperformance at all levels and to implement effective corrective action and follow-up. Manage conflict effectively, seeking positive outcomes. Participate in planning, allocation, support and evaluation of work undertaken by teams and individuals, giving professional leadership and delegating tasks as appropriate. Attend professional development workshops and educational conferences in order to maintain and improve professional competence.

Required Qualifications:

 Bachelor Degree in Education or a Teaching Subject from a recognized University inthe  US, US, UK, CA, AU, NZ

• Master Degree in Education or Leadership


• Must have excellent English communications skills and could pass an IELTS at level 6.5

• Must have excellent management skills and able to deal effectively with student behaviour issues

Required Experience:

• Minimum 5 years teaching experience (Preferably with American Curriculum)

• Minimum 5 years experience as Principal or Director of School or similar Leadership position

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

Monthly Salary Range:

TAX FREE monthly salary range from KD 2,000 - 2,500 ($6595 - $8200 USD) depending on experience and qualifications


Housing Allowance of KD 300 ($990 USD) housing is not expensive in Kuwait

Baggage allowance of KD 50 ($166 USD) granted upon first time of arrival and permanent departure from Kuwait (End of Service)

Health Insurance Coverage:

Health Insurance provided for employee only (medical insurance is not expensive)

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:

School provides 100% tuition fees (for one child) provided they are attending same school as employee

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Fees will be paid for employees only once at destination. Employee is responsible for fees for dependents

End Of Service Benefit:

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

Contract Period:

1-2 year contract - renewable


Kuwait City

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 2022

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