The Universal American School - Kuwait

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The Universal American School - Kuwait

The Universal American School, celebrating its 43rd year as a nonprofit, private co-educational, college-preparatory day school serving an international student body of approximately 1790 PK-12 students. Accredited by The Council of International Schools (CIS) and 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, MUN, drama, art, computer, and sustainability) as well as athletics (basketball, swimming, soccer, volleyball, badminton and track & field).

Our facility features swimming pools, indoor gymnasium, and a 350-seat auditorium, well-equipped health clinic, and four high school and two middle school science labs. The school utilizes wireless technology environment with a growing Bring Your Own Device program.

UAS graduates attend top universities and earn success 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.

  • About the School
  • Working with Us
  • Benefits
  • Vacancies
1976
Private
Not for Profit
Advisory Board
2.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
Advanced Placement (AP)
Council of International Schools (CIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Contact Information
Contact Details
965 1822827
965 2261 5007
The Universal American School - Kuwait
The Universal American School
Kuwait
Hawalli
Kuwait City
Hawalli
17035
The Universal American School - Kuwait
Block 212
Moussa Bin Nassr Street
Kuwait
Hawalli
Hawali
Not set
72451

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Education Information
Advanced Placement
Common Core
United States of America
English
Nursery
12

Tuition Fees
0.0
0.0

Teacher Information
140
25
75
22

Student Information
1760
52
265
535
505
410
0
70
30
30
Teaching Information
180
August
Yes
No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries
Teacher
30100.00
42000.00

Visa Requirements
Maximum Age
Visas cannot be obtained for candidates over the age of 60.
School Benefits
Accommodation
A fully furnished apartment that is a one-minute walk to the UAS campus. Includes internet, a free laundry facility and utilities paid. A workout gym, library, large screen t.v. and a relaxing zone is available in the basement of the single housing building for all housed residents. A large gathering area the venue for many wonderful events planned by the housing committee. The apartment manager is on call 24 hours to assist and keep the grounds safe. A weekly trip to the grocery store is provided. Pets are allowed with proper medical papers. This is a non smoking facility with designated smoking areas.
Flights/Transport
Round trip tickets are provided annually to your home of origin.
Bonus
After 2 years of service -350KD added
After 6 years of service-500 KD added
After 10 years of service-750 KD added
Bonuses are added in September of year 3 at UAS and beyond.
Yearly increments of percents are added after year one, between 2-5, between year 6-10 and after 10 years and more.
Medical
World wide coverage with emergencies covered in Canada and US. Co-pay 10KD with medications and tests fully covered. IF one parent employed at UAS child is covered. The option of insurance coverage of non- teaching spouse at an additional cost to the individual.
Other
1. Professional Development: external up to 200kd annually
inside Kuwait up to 300 KD annually
Registration costs paid for one regional conference. If selected to be a presenter for NESA conference-ticket, hotel and conference registration paid in full.
2. Additional Income: tutoring, coaching a sports team, head of a department, and AP teacher.

High School English

Education Required: Bachelor Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 years of teaching experience Major: English Required Certificates : Teaching Credential/License 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 Native English Speaker Valid passport 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
Starting: 1 Sep 2021
Apply By: 19 Aug 2021
Closes In: 55 days

Middle School Science

Education Required: Bachelor
Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 years of teaching experience
Major: Science
Required Certificates : Teaching Credential/License
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
Native English Speaker
Valid passport 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
Starting: 19 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 36 days

High School Counselor

Counselors must hold at least a Master’s degree in counseling and/or psychology. Counselors must also either hold a valid professional certificate in School Counseling from a recognized governmental authority, or meet the requirements of the school’s accreditation agency.
Native English Speaker
Valid passport 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
Starting: 18 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 36 days

Elementary Teachers Grade 1-4

Education Required: Bachelor
Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 years of teaching experience
Major: Elementary Education
Required Certificates:
Teaching Credential/License
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
Native English Speaker
Valid passport 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
Starting: 18 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 36 days

Middle School Language Arts

Education Required: Bachelor
Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 years of teaching experience
Major: English
Required Certificates : Teaching Credential/License
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
Native English Speaker
Valid passport 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
Starting: 18 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 36 days