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.

Middle School Language Arts

Bachelors Degree
A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
Teaching certificate
Native English speaker
Starting: 20 Aug 2020
Apply By: 15 Jul 2020
Closes In: 42 days

Elementary Teachers Grade 1-4

Bachelors Degree in Education
A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
Teaching certificate
Native English speaker

Responsible for instructing students in an elementary school from grades 1-4. Creates lesson plans that are student-centered, provide feedback to students, instructs students using American Curriculum Standards.
Primary responsibilities
• Collaborate with a team to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
• Create a positive educational climate for students to learn in.
• Participate in ongoing training sessions.
• Maintain grade books.
• Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
• Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
• Create Understanding by Design Unit Plans.
• Utilize various curriculum resources.
• Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
• Establish and communicate clear objectives to students and parents.
• Observe and evaluate student's performance.
Starting: 20 Aug 2020
Apply By: 15 Jun 2020
Closes In: 12 days

Elementary School Interventionist

The Intervention Specialist must have earned at least a Bachelor's Degree and hold specific qualifications in one of the following areas: Special Education, Reading, and English as a Second Language (ESL). They must also hold a valid professional teaching certificate with an appropriate endorsement from a recognized governmental authority. They must have at least two (2) years of professional experience working with students who receive special intervention services
Starting: 20 Aug 2020
Apply By: 15 Jun 2020
Closes In: 12 days