High School Science (Biology) Teacher - Kuwait - August 2020 (#2033682)

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Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
7th
8th
9th
Start Date
08/16/2020
Deadline
03/31/2020
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Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Early Childcare Provider, Headstart, Preschool Teacher, School Age Day Care, Computers, Elementary Teacher, Success for All, Title I, Elementary, English, Fine Arts, Language Arts, Languages, Math, Music, Reading, Science, Social Science, Special Education, Biology/Life Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Science (General), Space Science.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.

Description

HIGH SCHOOL BIOLOGY TEACHER NEEDED FOR AUGUST 2020 AT A THRIVING SCHOOL IN KUWAIT.

This is a school that represents a great opportunity for young teachers to gain exposure to all disciplines in an enriching, energized and very well managed learning environment. Any enthusiastic teacher will find this school a very hospitable place of work with many like-minded teachers who all help it to thrive and evolve. Don't miss this opportunity to make a difference.

As well as demonstrating a cultural tolerance, teachers need to accept that the school operates a curriculum that is standardized across the year groups which leaves little margin for independence and creativity. The culture is exam and success orientated. The school offers a tax-free salary starting from KD760 (~$2,492/3,300 CAD), single occupancy accommodation, annual flights, local medical insurance, paid utility bills and a one year renewable contract.

Key Benefits Tax Rate:Tax Free Housing:1 bedroom apartment Benefits:Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Transport to/from school, Utilities paid Suited To:Climate - warmer, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Suburban, Urban, Westernized - moderately

Job Requirements Minimum Years Experience:0.0 Curriculum Experience Required:No - flexible Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:Y

Edvectus recruits qualified/certified Primary, Elementary, Secondary, Middle and High School teachers from the following countries; USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and teaching qualification such as a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Masters in Education or Bachelors of Education. Our jobs are not teaching English as a Foreign Language, and a TEFL certificate alone is not sufficient teacher training.

This bilingual school located in an affluent area close to the Kuwait towers caters for about 2240 students from 3- 18 years of age. Most of the student population (about 90%) are local Kuwaitis with the remaining 10% coming from other Arab expatriate families. The school offer an American bilingual curriculum although promotes traditional Kuwaiti traditions and heritage. The kindergarten and elementary classes are based in a traditional homeroom setting. Elementary teachers have a teaching schedule of 22 out of 40 periods a week, and middle school 26 out of 40 a week. Class sizes are reasonable and classroom support is available in younger grades.

For more information about the school and location please speak with your Edvectus consultant today!

Number Of Students:2240 Student Make Up:90% Kuwaiti 10% Arab expats

Regional Info: Kuwait is your prototypical oil-rich state, and provides ex-pats with a gentle transition into the Muslim world. In your free time you can enjoy wandering around mosques, souks and other sandy traces of bygone Bedouin days. Behind the glitzy opulence lies a deep sense of traditional values and warm Arabian hospitality. Kuwait City and the surrounding communities are developing into buzzing metropolises with gleaming high rises, numerous luxury hotels, brand new shopping malls, lots of cafes and restaurants, cinemas and lush parks set along wide avenues. Kuwait is now regarded as a relatively safe destination with plenty to interest the traveler.