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Employment teaching EFL in Kuwait
Date posted:2004-11-05 | Writer: IPETQ | Email: email@example.com
To teach Young Kuwaiti males as part of an intensive English Program.
MUST BE READY TO ARRIVE IN KUWAIT BY NOVEMBER 25
Saturday to Wednesday 7AM to 3PM - However, Thursday is contractually a part of the working week, and is occasionally used for morning training sessions and meetings (approximately 4 or 5 times annually)
(the Kuwaiti authorities are VERY strict about applicants meeting the following criteria. If you do NOT have ALL of the following, please don't waste your own time by submitting an application.)
Native speaker of English
No Maximum age limit
BA (original degree certificate required)
TEFL Certificate (CELTA, TEFL International, Possibly others)
A minimum of 1 year's experience in teaching English to adults
Reference letters (on company headed notepaper that CLEARLY show you have at least I YEAR'S experience teaching adults)
ABLE TO MANAGE A CLASS OF YOUNG ARAB MALES Diplomatic, professional and culturally aware
Open contract (single status) See below for bringing wife or children
Working directly for Kuwait's leading training provider, an ISO certified company and joint venture between a Kuwaiti and UK training company
CLOSE TO KUWAIT CITY - THIS IS NOT A HARDSHIP POSTING
Package/Salary: Usual Middle East package
Start date: As soon as possible. We can usually process applications within 14 days. MUST BE IN KUWAIT BY NOVEMBER 25TH
How to apply:
1. In the first instance send your resume and letter of application to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Suitable candidates will then be contacted by a member of the HR department for a telephone interview. Here you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have and to also gain further insight into our expectations of you. If both sides are agreeable, an offer of employment will then follow and the company HR department will take over all aspects of bringing the new instructor to Kuwait.
* Within the first 2-4 months instructors will be issued with Kuwaiti residency and are then able to sponsor wives to come and join them. The Company will assist in obtaining dependant visas; however, the instructor is responsible for the dependant's visa costs (150kd one-off payment per person) and flight costs. I should stress that no-one working for our company has ever had a dependant refused entry.
Kuwait is safe and there are thousands of Brits, Americans and Europeans here teaching and working in other sectors, this means the possibilities of a reasonable social life are good. There are plenty of groups, parties, sport centers, beaches, dive sites, shopping centers, restaurants, weekend trips abroad. It's an affluent place and you can save good money.