American United School of Kuwait

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American United School of Kuwait

As the premier Pre-K to Grade 12 private school in Kuwait, American United School (AUS) strives to be “A Better Choice” for the children Kuwaiti nationals and expatriates, alike. Located in Sabah Al Salem, Kuwait, AUS is a purpose-built campus with state of amenities.

Not only is AUS dedicated to providing the best education for our students, but we are also committed to providing top-notch professional development opportunities for its educators. We provide resources, on-going learning opportunities, and support for educators to develop the knowledge and skills needed to improve instruction. This blended support is provided by external partners, school leaders, instructional coaches, grade level chairs, and content team leaders.

In May of 2018, American United School achieved the rare 10-year International Accreditation designation from the Council of International Schools (CIS) and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA-CESS) for the period of May 2018 to May 2028.

  • About the School
  • Working with Us
  • Benefits
  • Vacancies
2013
Public
Profit
United Education Company
1.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
Council of International Schools (CIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS)
Ministry of Education (Kuwait)

Contact Information
Contact Details
+96525530100
+965 25530100
25530106
Campus Address
Sabah Al Salem Block
101 Street
Kuwait
Al Asimah
Kuwait City
Not set
3323-13034

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Education Information
No curricula required
United States of America
English
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
15500.0
25000.0

Teacher Information
180
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17

Student Information
1045
0
154
467
235
42
188
56
43
40
Teaching Information
180
August
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Job Types and Salaries
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Visa Requirements
Maximum Age
59 Years
Minimum Qualification Level
Bachelor degree
School Benefits
Taxes
Competitive tax free salary. No taxes are assessed by Kuwait. Employees are responsible for all tax liability and regulations of their home country.
Accommodation
Furnished accommodations: allocation based upon family size and availability, AUS provides utilities and transportation to and from work. No housing allowance will be allocated to an employee where the spouse or significant other receives accommodations as part of their benefits (in other words if you are living with a spouse and their job provides no cost housing – you will not receive this benefit from AUS). Non-refundable refurbishment fee of 100 KD.
Retirement
Service Indemnity: It is a one-time payment processed at the end of service, equivalent to 15 days of pay for the first 5 years, and one month’s salary for each additional year.
Flights/Transport
Initial mobilization tickets for employee and eligible family member(s).
Moving Allowance
Resettlement Allowance:
• Single = 200 KD
• Employee +1 = 450 KD
• Family (up to 5 including self) = 700 KD
• This allowance is a onetime, payable in Kuwaiti Dinars once on payroll in Kuwait, recoverable (pro-rate) should employee resign before the end of initial contract (2 years)
Dependent Opportunities
Tuition & Fees Waiver: Faculty members are permitted to enroll 2 dependent children, tuition free at AUS, upon meeting enrollment requirements. Third dependent would be at 50%. If AUS cannot accommodate a child due to space or unavailability of classes, then an alternative tuition fee will be paid.
Medical
Comprehensive Medical Insurance (Shared cost may apply in the future). If a female employee is pregnant within the first year of employment with AUS, health insurance is not provided and your contract will not be renewed for the second year.
Other
o Holidays: All locally declared holidays
o Sick Leave: 12 days at 100% pay
o Personal Days: 3 days at 100% pay

Pre-K and Kindergarten Teachers

The Early Years Classroom Teacher embraces the ideals of holistic, whole child development and views the early years as a crucial time for establishing strong foundations for life. The classroom teacher is responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning in a multi-age, early years setting for students ages 4 to 6 years. The classroom teacher strives to nurture each child’s development from a strengths-based perspective. He/She shapes engaging learning environments and experiences that are supportive of and responsive to an emergent approach to playful inquiry and learning. The classroom teacher builds strong relationships with students, families and team.

Must have Bachelor degree in Elementary Education and prior teaching experience at the lower Elementary School level.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

Elementary Teachers Grades 1-5

A dynamic Elementary Classroom Teacher that will plan and prepare units and learning experiences that align with common core standards. An attentive teacher who motivates the AUS learner in a personalized learning environment that is rich in engagement and social interactions. The teacher creates a learning environment where all students have the opportunity to learn to their full potential and is aligned with our mission.

Must have Bachelor degree in Elementary Education and prior teaching experience at the upper and lower Elementary School level.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

Elementary Counselor

We are seeking an Elementary Counselor who will utilize leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs. Implement a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, personal, social, and emotional development for all students. Under the direction of the school Principal, The Elementary Counselor will provide behavioral and educational counseling to individuals and small groups of students, including classroom presentations; assist students in understanding and seeking solutions to social, emotional, or academic problems and issues; serve as a resource pertaining to student behavior management strategies, and other related functions as required. Help students develop social skills and succeed in school. Provide education, prevention and intervention services, which are integrated into all aspects of students’ lives.

Must have a Master's degree in Counseling. Prior experience as an Elementary School Counselor or related experience is required.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

MS/HS French Teacher (6th-12th Grade)

We are looking to employ a qualified French Teacher to provide French to students from different backgrounds and cultures. The French Teacher will be responsible for planning lessons and activities, adopting a creative approach, and encouraging and motivating students to learn. To be a successful French Teacher, you should be able to create an environment that is conducive to learning. Ultimately, an exceptional French Teacher will encourage students to interact with each other to improve their French-speaking skills.

Must have a Bachelor degree in French. Prior teaching experience at the Middle School/High School level.

French native speaker preferred.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

Information Specialist (Librarian) K-12

Great opportunity for an innovative educator to create an invigorating and student-friendly center for learning, and research in a new purpose-built facility. We are looking for the educator that can evaluate and produce information through the active use of a broad range of tools, resources, and information technologies, and (particularly at the K-12 level and also integrate technology into the curriculum, which requires a keen understanding of how new technologies enhance the learning process for students while adhering to rigorous standards). Come join us and assist in developing a world-class (library) and media center.

Bachelor's degree in Library Science, Major in Education. Prior teaching experience at the ES/MS/HS level. All Nationalities considered.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

Secondary School Principal

Secondary School Principal

Reports to: School Director

Total enrollment in the Secondary School (Grades 6-12) is 498 students

The American United School of Kuwait seeks a dynamic and highly organized Principal who is responsible for the administrative and supervision of the Secondary School (Grades 6-12) and provides educational leadership for the students and staff. The Secondary School Principal is also responsible for creating a school culture that promotes the ongoing improvement of teaching and learning for students and staff. Additionally, the Secondary School Principal will promote the success of all staff and students at the Secondary School by facilitating the development, articulation and implementation of a vision of teaching and learning that supports AUS’ mission, vision and guiding principles.

Educational Qualification & Work Experience:
Should hold a Master's degree in Educational Supervision or Educational Administration/ Leadership or related field. Principal’s certification is preferable. Prior international/U.S experience as an administrator at the Secondary School level (Grades 6-12).
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

MS/HS Art Teacher

Are you able to encourage and inspire students to unleash their creativity? AUS is in need of an MS/HS Art teacher that can showcase his/her own work and allow students to do the same. Do you know how to allow students to explore different mediums? Are you well versed in visual and graphic arts? You will be responsible for many of the same duties as a regular education teacher.

Must have a Bachelor degree in Education and Major in Art. Must have prior teaching experience at MS/HS school levels.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

5th Grade Science Teacher

Must have Bachelor degree in Elementary Education and prior teaching experience at the upper Elementary School level.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

Instructional Coach – Math (K-12)

The role of a Math Instructional Coach is to build educator capacity and their understanding of instructional practices as related to Common Core, Math and Data Driven Instruction. The Math Instructional Coach is a learner who models continuous improvement, lifelong learning, and goes above and beyond to ensure student success. The Math Instructional Coach will promote reflection, provide guidance and structure where needed, and focus on strengths, collaboration and common issues of concern. This position is responsible for ensuring high-quality instruction in classrooms through modeling, co-planning, co-teaching and providing feedback to educators. The Math Instructional Coach will demonstrate and model a passion for leadership.

Assists the Teaching and Learning Support Team to foster professional learning communities using data teams, classroom walk-through, peer observation, and action research. Also, assists educators in developing, testing, and implementing research based instructional strategies that will increase student achievement. Use, analyze, and reflect on formative assessment data to improve teaching and learning.

Master degree in Education - emphasis in Mathematics. Teaching Certification in Mathematics is essential. Prior classroom experience at MS/HS school levels to include Algebra I & II, Geometry, Calculus, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus. This position is required to teach at least one course.
Starting: 17 Jun 2021
Apply By: 12 Jun 2021
Closes In: 60 days

Assistant Principal (Elementary School)

We are seeking a dynamic Elementary School Assistant Principal who is responsible for creating a school culture that promotes the ongoing improvement of learning and teaching for students and staff. The Assistant Principal will promote the success of all staff and students at the Elementary School by facilitating the development, articulation and implementation of a vision of teaching and learning that supports AUS’ mission and vision.

Should hold Master’s degree in Educational Supervision or Educational Administration/ Leadership. Principal’s certification is preferable. Prior international/U.S experience as an Administrator at the Elementary School level.
Starting: 12 Aug 2021
Apply By: 10 Jun 2021
Closes In: 58 days