11 Sep 2022

Classroom Teacher

Teach Away
Salwa, Kuwait

Contract Length: 2 years

Number of Vacancies: 2

Student Level:

  • High School

Eligible Candidates:

  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate

Requirements:

  • Education Required: Bachelor
  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 0 year of teaching experience
  • Major: History
  • Required Certificates:

    Teaching Credential/License

  • Female applicants only!
  • BA/BS in Education 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

Job Benefits:

  • 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 Kuwait Dinar (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, 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

Job Description:

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.
  • Attend Parent/Teacher conferences, Open Houses/Orientation, and other such events, and as needed during the year.
  • 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. Eating, drinking or using a mobile during supervision or duty will result in receiving a warning letter.
  • Meet report card expectations and due dates as set by the Principal.

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