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Middle School Social Studies Teacher

school
The Universal American School Kuwait
location
Kuwait, Kuwait
housing
Fully Furnished Apartment including utilities and internet services along with a small gym, access to a heated pool, full laundry facilities etc
airfair
Round Trip Airfare from home to Kuwait
Start date
Start September 2023
2 years
1
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Social Studies
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • United States (USA), Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Valid passport for 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
  • No-Absence Bonus
  • Yearly Increments 
  • Free Tuition for up to two children
  • End of Service Payment 
  • Continuous Service Bonus
  • Work permit/Residency costs paid by School and VISA costs
  • Settling-in Allowance

The Universal American School, Kuwait (UAS) is a private nonprofit co-educational college-preparatory school serving multinational students from Nursery to Grade 12. UAS opened in September 1975 with approximately 300 students to begin a high-quality tradition in academics, athletics, fine arts, and extracurricular activities. Today there are over 1,600 students from all over the world as we approach our 47th anniversary of excellence in education.

UAS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges NEASC). There is a particularly selective student admissions procedure based on an interview and required entrance examination at all levels.

Approximately 380 staff includes highly qualified teachers and many long-term employees. A large percentage of faculty members have advanced degrees in addition to required teaching certification.

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This is a Direct to School Job

The Universal American School – Kuwait, (UAS), is a non-profit, private, coeducational, 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 composed 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).

The Universal American School, celebrating its 48th year as a non-profit, private co-educational, college-preparatory day school serving an international student body of approximately 1730 Pre-School-12 students. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the school is located on a two-acre site in Hawally, a suburb of Kuwait City.

All teachers are highly qualified and experienced educators. UAS offers an American, student-centered academic program, enhanced with a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) options. Extra-curricular offerings include student government, National Honor Society, Model United Nations, drama, art, computer, and sustainability.  Additionally, a variety of athletics (basketball, swimming, soccer, volleyball, badminton, and track & field), and the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) round out a well-balanced learning community.

Our facility features swimming pools, an indoor gymnasium, a 320-seat auditorium, a well-equipped health clinic, and four high school and two middle school science labs. The school utilizes a wireless technology environment with a well-developed Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program.

UAS graduates attend top universities as global citizens. We invite you to join something truly special. Please visit our website at www.uas.edu.kw for more specifics about our school.

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