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History Teacher

school
The American Academy for Girls
location
Salwa, Kuwait
housing
Free 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment (single accommodations)
airfair
School provides a roundtrip airfare to point of origin every summer
Start date
Ongoing
2 years
3
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • History
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • BA/BS in Education, Early Childhood, or specific subject area preferred.
  • 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 (approximately $397.00) payable upon arriva.
  • Personal days: 3 per academic year (10 KD/ approximately $33.00) 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* (approximately $215.00)
  • 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

 

  • 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 for 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 next steps of growth on a class-wide basis and for individual student’s 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 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.
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, 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 by 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

Licensed teachers can teach in Kuwait's private international schools for the chance to experience life in the Middle East while earning an excellent salary and benefits. Hot and sunny year-round, Kuwait's welcoming residents and beautiful weather make for an incredible experience teaching overseas.

Kuwait City
Arabic, English
4.35 million (140th)
Islam, Christianity
Hot/Humid
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job