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Homeroom Teacher

school
The American Academy for Girls
location
Salwa, Kuwait
housing
Free 2bd/2bath single accommodations
airfair
Roundtrip airfare paid for by our school every summer.
Start date
Ongoing
2 years
3
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 0 year of teaching experience
  • Early Childhood Education or Education
  • Teacher certification preferred, but not required.
  • Some experience preferred, but not required.
  • Fluent English speaker.
  • Female applicants only.
  • 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, cable TV & internet
  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • Develop yearly unit plans and weekly lesson plans. All plans should include outcomes, assessments, resources, vocabulary, and differentiation strategies.  
  • 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 students' growth.
  • Participate productively in all team and staff meetings, professional development days, meetings, and/or workshops.
  • Meetings with parents, either initiated by the school, or by 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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, 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
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