Teaching Jobs - Social StudiesTeacher - Female

Job Description:

Teaching at an accredited established, premier private school in Kuwait where an American curriculum is taught and local values respected. Develop lesson plans and themes in line with curriculum objectives specific for teaching Social Studies subjects at Middle to Secondary grade levels. Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations. Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet the varying needs and interests of students. Facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students and organizing learning resources and the classroom environment. Meeting with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors and administrators to resolve any possible behavioural or academic problems.  

Attend professional development workshops and educational conferences in order to maintain and improve professional competence. Establish and enforce rules for class management and student behaviour. Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.

** Female teachers cannot sponsor their spouse in Kuwait. British spouses can come in and out on Visit Visa, however.

Required Qualifications:

• Must have a Bachelor Degree in Social Studies, Geography or History from a recognized University

• Preferable to have a TEACHING QUALIFICATION FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES: UK, US, CA, AU, NZ, ZA and Scandinavian countries

• Must be Native English speaker or near

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

Required Experience:

• Minimum 1 year teaching experience in Social Studies at Middel-Secondary grade levels

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

Monthly Salary Range:

TAX FREE Monthly salary ranging from 775 KD to 1017 KD based upon credentials and years of experience.

Housing:

Single teachers and teachers with non-teaching spouses are given a one-bedroom furnished apartment in school housing.

Married teaching couples are given a two-bedroom furnished apartment in school housing.

Health Insurance Coverage:

International Health coverage for teacher and up to two dependents

Annual Air Tickets:

Round trip air tickets to home country provided for teacher and up to two dependents.

Leave:

Annual summer vacations, winter and spring breaks, all government and religious holidays, sick leave, bereavement leave, and personal days are paid for, in accordance with Labour Laws, school policy and procedures.

Dependant School Fees:

Tuition discount of 50% for up to three children is offered at our school

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Some initial paperwork and medical reports are necessary for teachers to acquire on their own before traveling to Kuwait, however school does provide for reimbursement. Once landed in Kuwait, school takes over arranging and payment for remaining requirements.

End Of Service Benefit:

Half month’s pay for end of service/indemnity payment according to Labour Law of the country

Contract Period:

1-2 year contract – renewable

Location:

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:

IMMEDIATELY