Five Special Needs Teachers Needed in Kuwait
|Number of Positions: 5|
Job Title: Five Special Needs Teachers Needed in Kuwait
Number of Positions: 5
Number of Positions Notes:
Job Start Date: 2013-08-22
August 22nd arrival, training starts August 25th & school starts September 11th.
Contact Person: Wadha Al Ghunaim
Type of Teaching Job:
Age of Students:
Number of Students in Class: 1 to 10
Number of Students in School: up to 100
Number of Local Teachers: 1 to 5
Number of Foreign Teachers: 2 to 5
Volunteer Position: No
Duration of Contract: 2 years
Teaching Hours Per Week: 25 to 30 hours/week
Teaching Hours Notes:
Office Hours Per Week: 6 to 10 hours/week
Office Hours Notes:
Teachers work 5 days per week, from 7 am to 3 pm.
Salary (min): 750
Salary (max): 750
Currency: KWD | Kuwaiti Dinar per month
750 Kuwaiti Dinar equates to about USD 2,717 per month, tax free
Tax Rate: 0
Kuwait does not have income tax
Shared furnished housing is provided. Each teacher has their own bathroom and bedroom.
Paid Vacation: 11 weeks
Special Education degree is absolutely required to be eligible for visa approval.
Required Major or Discipline:
Native English Speaker Requirement: Yes, must be a native English speaker
Teaching Experience: 2 Years Experience Required
Teacher Certification: Teacher Certification Required
TEFL Certification: No TEFL/TESL Required
Couples: Couples or Friends Ok
Gender Preference: No Gender Preference
Preferred Age of Teacher: under 60 years old
This school is a private school that follows an American Curriculum: the High/Scope educational approach. This Curriculum is validated by decades of research. The School is made up of 28 classrooms plus additional rooms for Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy, 2 Sensory Rooms, a Swimming Pool, two Gymnasiums, two Cafeterias for students, and an expansive playground. The school has a qualified international staff trained in the implementation of the High/Scope Curriculum. They provide academic services, therapies (Occupational and Speech), Arabic, Religion, Swimming and Physical Education classes. There are three adults in every classroom: a teacher, a teaching assistant, and a helper. Children are assigned to classrooms based on their age and developmental needs with a maximum of nine children per classroom. Classrooms are separated into specific learning Areas: Toy Area, Computer Area, Art, Music, Writing Area, Reading Areas, etc. The elementary classrooms focus on academics: Science Area, Math Area, and a Language Area. Each area of the classroom is equipped with a variety of educational materials and manipulatives that encourage learning through play.Each classroom follows a Daily Routine Schedule, which helps with the development of each child. The school uses a comprehensive assessment tool, COR (Child Observation Record), which is an ongoing evaluation of each child’s progress. It is designed to focus on the broad cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. The school offers breakfast and lunch for its students. All meals are gluten free/casein free (GF/CF). Bus transportation is also provided by the school.