Elementary Teacher, Kuwait

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The American Creativity AcademyKuwait
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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

American Creativity Academy (ACA) has contracted CIS to manage applications for this position. We have worked closely with the school to learn what they need and are ready to share our expertise with you. Apply for these positions through CIS so we can represent you, your skills and experience to the school.

The American Creativity Academy (ACA) is a private school in Kuwait that was founded in 1997 as a primary year’s school, which delivers a standards-based American curriculum, pre-K through grade 12, within an environment in which Islamic values are respected and practiced.

School profile

  • 4500+ students, 400+ staff members, including over 175 overseas teachers
  • 99% Kuwaiti student population, all ESL learners
  • Overseas teachers teach core subjects, local native-Arabic speakers teach Arabic and Islam classes
  • ACA is internationally accredited by CIS, IB and MSA
  • School year runs from September – mid June
  • ACA sits on three separate campus locations – two in Hawally and one in neighbouring Salmiya
  • Watch the school video to find out more about why you should join ACA.


General responsibilities

  • Provide direct instruction and supervision to and for students in the school
  • Work to instil skills that will allow children to progress academically within the scope of the curriculum as well as providing strategies that allow children to apply appropriate problem-solving skills to their lives
  • Contracted teacher load is 26 periods per week, averaging two preparation periods per teaching day.



  • For elementary teachers you must have Bachelor's degree in Education
  • Native-level English speakers (or equivalent proficiency).


Working at ACA

  • Initial contract period – 2 years
  • Tax-free salary, no deductions
  • Fully furnished one-bedroom apartment, all utilities included
  • Daily transportation to and from school
  • Medical insurance
  • Yearly round-trip flight home for the summer
  • Settling in allowance, excess baggage allowance
  • In house PD offered and opportunities to attend outside Professional Development Conferences around the world with money provided by ACA
  • Western friendly school calendar (Christmas break)
  • Good opportunity to save money.


More information


Application Procedure:

If you are interested in this position and meet the criteria, apply now via the link below. Please provide a letter of motivation and your CV. The letter of motivation should clearly outline your interest in the position and how you meet the requirements.

Apply to Elementary Teacher role: https://survey.cois.org/s3/Jumpstart-Application?vacancy=Elementary%20Teachers%20

Should you progress to the next stage, you will be invited to continue the application process and will be required to provide copies of the following:

  • University degree/s
  • Certificates/licenses confirming qualification in your field/s of expertis
  • A copy of the biographical page of your Passport
  • Criminal background checks from all countries where you have lived or worked as an adult
  • Contact details for three supervisory referees

This information must be complete when you enter the final stages of an application process.

Application Deadline: Until Filled

School Website: http://aca.edu.kw/

For further information please email educatorrecruitment@cois.org

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Taskforce on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a higher standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

More about The American Creativity Academy
Address: Head Office PO Box: 24989, Safat, 13110, Kuwait. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +965 2267 3333