Primary / Elementary (Lower) Teacher - Kuwait - August 2024

School - Middle East
USA, USA - Advanced Placement
Primary-Lower (5-7)
Start Date:
12 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
1 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
An established American school in Kuwait seeks an experienced lower elementary teacher for August 2024.

They are seeking creative, positive and energetic educators who will live their values and who will foster student’s excellence.

Due to Kuwait Ministry of Education regulations, you must have:

- A relevant degree in Elementary Education plus a teaching qualification such as US teacher certification, a PGCE, HDE etc.
- Younger than 60 years of age at the start of contract.

This package is not, unfortunately, family friendly, so it is recommended only for teaching couples or single teachers.

The school offers:

- Rewarding teaching experience
- Competitive salary packages
- Staff Professional development
- Family atmosphere

The package includes an excellent salary (KD808-1115 tax free per month), free furnished and non-shared accommodation, medical insurance and annual flight tickets home.
Number Of Students:
Student Make Up:
50% Kuwaiti / 50% other Arab and staff children
Regional Info:
Kuwait is your prototypical oil-rich state, and provides ex-pats with a gentle transition into the Muslim world. In your free time you can enjoy wandering around mosques, souks and other sandy traces of bygone Bedouin days. Behind the glitzy opulence lies a deep sense of traditional values and warm Arabian hospitality. Kuwait City and the surrounding communities are developing into buzzing metropolises with gleaming high rises, numerous luxury hotels, brand new shopping malls, lots of cafes and restaurants, cinemas and lush parks set along wide avenues. Kuwait is now regarded as a relatively safe destination with plenty to interest the traveler,
Tax Rate:
Tax Free
Bonus payment -other, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - allowance
Suited To:
Climate - warmer, Dependent children - Not very suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Suburban, Unmarried partners - not suitable, Women - somewhat restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
Females cannot sponsor spouse or dependents, Younger than 60