Bachelor's degree from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution
The school prefers to hire teachers with advanced degrees and at least two (2) years of full-time teaching experience
Native English Speaker
Valid passport up to 3 years
Official degrees and their transcripts
Valid teaching certificate
An official copy of previous teaching experience letters, clearly stating the length of years of experience
Must be under the age of 60 due to VISA requirement
Must have a clean FBI Report/ Background Check
(Please check the Kuwait Embassy for Work VISA requirements)
Fully Furnished Apartment including utilities and internet services along with a small gym, access to a heated pool, full laundry facilities, etc.
Round Trip Airfare from home to Kuwait
Local and International opportunities for Professional Development
Health Insurance - Worldwide coverage except for emergencies in the United States and Canada
Kuwait Governmental Insurance - up to 12 months Salary
Free Tuition up to two children
End of Service Payment
Continuous Service Bonus
Work permit/Residency costs paid by School and VISA costs
UAS is looking for dynamic and engaging teachers who inspire students to reach their highest potential in a nurturing and caring environment.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
The Universal American School – Kuwait, (UAS), is a non-profit, private, co-educational, college-preparatory day school serving a multi-national student body of approximately 1800 students from nursery to grade 12. The school’s Owner: Mrs. Nora Al Ghanim is supported by an Advisory Board comprised of 7 members who represent various aspects of Kuwait’s Business, Academic, Medical, and Political demographic. UAS is accredited by the Council of International Schools, (CIS), and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, (NEASC).
UAS was founded in 1976 and serves students and staff from nearly 40 nations. The school is divided into an Early Childhood Division, (Nursery – KG2), Elementary Division, (Grade 1 – 4), Middle School (Grade 5-8), and High School (Grade 9-12) with individual educational leaders assigned to each division. The Senior Leadership Team is comprised of the Owner (Director), Vice Director, Superintendent, and Assistant Superintendent.
The School occupies one square city block and has a floor area of 5000 square meters. The school has eight floors in total; two underground, a ground floor, and five floors above. It has 3 swimming pools, 3 band rooms, a 341 seat auditorium/theater and a large gymnasium. This is complimented by a smaller sports room, a playroom for Kindergarten, art rooms, science labs, library, clinic, canteen and multi-purpose hall. Computer labs in all instructional are available for special projects and full wireless internet access throughout the entire school supports our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) instructional capability.
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