Middle School English Teacher - Kuwait - August 2019
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MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER NEEDED FOR THRIVING SCHOOL IN KUWAIT - AUGUST 2019.
This is a school that represents a great opportunity for young teachers to gain exposure to all disciplines in an enriching, energized and very well managed learning environment. Any enthusiastic teacher will find this school a very hospitable place of work with many like-minded teachers who all help it to thrive and evolve. Don't miss this opportunity to make a difference.
The school offers a tax-free salary starting from KD705 (~$2,317/3,112 CAD), single occupancy accommodation, annual flights, local medical insurance, paid utility bills and a one year renewable contract.
Tax Rate:Tax Free
Housing:1 bedroom apartment
Benefits:Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Transport to/from school, Tuition - allowance, Utilities paid
Suited To:Climate - warmer, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Suburban, Unmarried partners - not suitable, Urban, Westernized - moderately
Minimum Years Experience:0.0
Curriculum Experience Required:No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:Y
Visa Restriction:Females cannot sponsor spouse or dependents, Candidates over 60 years of age will have difficulty obtaining a work visa and need not apply
Edvectus recruits qualified/certified Primary, Elementary, Secondary, Middle and High School teachers from the following countries;
USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.
Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and teaching qualification such as a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Masters in Education or Bachelors of Education. Our jobs are not teaching English as a Foreign Language, and a TEFL certificate alone is not sufficient teacher training.
This bilingual school located in an affluent area close to the Kuwait towers caters for about 2240 students from 3- 18 years of age. Most of the student population (about 90%) are local Kuwaitis with the remaining 10% coming from other Arab expatriate families. The school offer an American bilingual curriculum although promotes traditional Kuwaiti traditions and heritage. The kindergarten and elementary classes are based in a traditional homeroom setting. Elementary teachers have a teaching schedule of 22 out of 40 periods a week, and secondary 26 out of 40 a week. Class sizes are reasonable and classroom support is available in younger grades.
As well as demonstrating a cultural tolerance, teachers need to accept that the school operates a curriculum that is standardized across the year groups which leaves little margin for independence and creativity. The culture is exam and success orientated.
For more information about the school and location please speak with your Edvectus consultant today, and visit the following link for job details https://www.edvectus.com/JobView/?jobId=9077
Number Of Students:2240
Student Make Up:90% Kuwaiti 10% Arab expats
Kuwait is your prototypical oil-rich state, and provides ex-pats with a gentle transition into the Muslim world. In your free time you can enjoy wandering around mosques, souks and other sandy traces of bygone Bedouin days. Behind the glitzy opulence lies a deep sense of traditional values and warm Arabian hospitality. Kuwait City and the surrounding communities are developing into buzzing metropolises with gleaming high rises, numerous luxury hotels, brand new shopping malls, lots of cafes and restaurants, cinemas and lush parks set along wide avenues. Kuwait is now regarded as a relatively safe destination with plenty to interest the traveler.
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