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Female Secondary Science Teacher

The American Academy for Girls
Salwa, Kuwait
Free 2 bedroom/2 bath single accommodation housing with free utilities, cable, and phone
Free roundtrip airfare to and from country of origin
Start date
2 years
  • Middle School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • Science
  • Teaching Credential/License


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Science.
  • Teaching certification preferred, but not required.
  • Evidence of interpersonal relations skills i.e. dealing with parents, students, and teachers
  • Ability to read & write English with clarity and conviction
  • End of service indemnity: Half a month's salary for each year taught at AAG for the first 5 years of service to be received upon completion of service
  • Relocation allowance: 120 KD, payable upon arrival*
  • Personal days: 3 per academic year (10 KD paid for each day not used at the end of the year)
  • Sick leave: 6 per academic year
  • Contract: Paid over 12 months including school holidays with pay
  • Emergency leave: Handled case by case
  • Bereavement leave: Five days with pay/five days without pay for immediate family members
  • Airline ticket: Provided to and from your point of origin every summer
  • Extra baggage allowance: 65 KD*
  • Housing: Furnished apartment (2 bedrooms) with phone, free utilities, and cable TV  
  • Transportation: Provided to and from school
  • Medical care: Subsidized private (90% paid by Board) health insurance
  • Professional Dev: Provided by the school
  • Dependents: Discounted tuition for dependents


Management Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Depending on the total number of periods a day, each teacher is allowed a 45 minutes prep period a day or 90 minutes prep period when on a 4-blocks-a-day schedule.  The remaining time will be used as instructional teaching time.
  • Develop yearly unit plans and weekly lesson plans. All plans should include outcomes, assessments, resources, vocabulary, and differentiation strategies.  All plans must be available for the Principal upon request and during the teacher’s absence.
  • Maintain pupil records of achievement: anecdotal records, writing samples, homework completion, portfolios, and records of parent meetings.
  • Use assessment results to determine the next steps of growth on a class-wide basis and for individual student growth.

Participate productively in:

  • All team meetings
  • All staff meetings
  • All professional development days, meetings, and/or workshops
  • Curriculum development
  • Instructional in-services
  • Textbook adoption programs
  • Meetings with parents, either initiated by the school or the parent
  • Plan and prepare assignments, experiments, assessments, demonstrations, teaching aids, bulletin boards, homework, etc.
  • Plan, organize, and supervise students at assemblies and other special programs, making a professional contribution to overall school operation.
  • Meet with parents, at teacher, parent, or principal’s request.
  • Attend Parent/Teacher conferences, Open Houses/Orientation, and other such events, and as needed during the year.
  • Maintain consistent, honest, and whenever possible, positive communication with parents throughout the year by responding to or initiating contact through phone calls, emails, meetings, or agenda notes.
  • Work positively and professionally with all students and their families, but in particular, high-risk students, understanding that positive teacher/student/parent relationships are often a determinant of school success.
  • Attend duties on time and take the opportunity to interact positively with students and parents. Show professional behavior at all times. Eating, drinking, or using a mobile during supervision or duty will result in receiving a warning letter.
  • Meet report card expectations and due dates as set by the Principal.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

AAG has been in existence since 1996 providing educational programs to Kuwaiti girls. AAG is a single-gender school for girls that uses an American curriculum that is aligned with Common Core Standards to prepare all students for success in Early Childhood, elementary, middle, and high school levels, university, careers, and community leadership.

Our school has four divisions:

Early Childhood Education (Pre-K, KG-1, & KG-2) Elementary (grades 1 - 4) Middle (grades 5 - 8) High School (grades 9 - 12)

We have 975 total students enrolled in our school. All our core subjects: English, Math, Science, and Social Studies are taught in English as the primary language except for Arabic, Religion, and Koran classes which are taught in Arabic and the curriculum comes from the Ministry of Education. Our school offers an array of opportunities academically including AP courses and extra-curriculum activities such as Athletics, M.U.N., Academic Games, After-school clubs, etc.

In addition, we offer Arabic as a Foreign Language for those students who have permission from the Ministry of Education. AAG consists of a staff that is diverse and dedicated to ensuring our students are successful.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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