Teacher of French, Kuwait

Closing date:Expiring soon

Gulf British AcademyKuwait

Date posted:
Start date: 19/08/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Established in 2005, Gulf British Academy is an independent, co-educational, fully accredited school that will be opening brand new premises in August 2020. We will be catering for pupils from Pre-KG to Year 7 and plan to add another Year level each year.

As such, we are seeking a qualified and experienced Teacher of French to join us and our team of Specialist Subject Teachers. In return for your service, we offer an excellent package for overseas, qualified employees that includes:

  • A generous tax-free salary
  • Annual flight allowance to and from your home country
  • Furnished air-conditioned accommodation or housing allowance
  • End-of-service indemnity
  • Discounted tuition fees for employees bringing their children

What you offer

You are fully conversant with Key Stage 1 and 2 curricula, and can teach your subject across Key Stage 3. You are a teacher who can reflect upon and adapt their practice to raise attainment while instilling confidence and independence into our pupils.

Essential requirements:

  • Qualified Teacher Status: A degree qualification in teaching (e.g. PGCE or Bachelor’s in Education) or French graduate equivalent.
  • Expert knowledge of your subject area as evidenced by your experience, passion and CPD in teaching the French language.
  • Recent UK teaching experience or international experience within a British curriculum-based, BSO-accredited school.
  • Fluent in spoken and written French and English.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to inspire and build good relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues.
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or police check.


  • Your degree subject is in French or Modern Languages.
  • Familiarity with initiatives such as Philosophy for Children and Growth Mindset.
  • Comfortable using G Suite for Education (gmail, shared drives, forms, etc).

How to apply

Email your application directly to: hr@gulfbritishacademy.com 

Your email must include your:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter or letter of application
  • Recent photograph
  • Two referees (name, phone number, professional relationship to you)

Applications are considered upon receipt and should arrive no later than Thursday 20 February 2020. We reserve the right to end the job listing and interview candidates at any point during the recruitment process. Therefore early applications are positively encouraged.

Interviews will be conducted by video-conference (Skype), telephone or in person if you are currently in Kuwait.

If you do not hear back from us after 5 working days, you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Further information

Please take the time to read the relevant job description/s and any additional documents below. Visit our website and Tes Career Site to gain a greater insight into our school.

Gulf British Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

More about Gulf British Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 12 years
Address: Saba Street, Block 10, Salmiya, Kuwait. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +965 2225 6777
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