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The Universal American School – Kuwait

Kuwait

Accreditation

Advanced Placement (AP), Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Curriculum

United States of America, Advanced Placement, Common Core

Instructional Language

English

Total student numbers

1760

Teacher numbers

140

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The Universal American School, celebrating its 45th year as a nonprofit, private co-educational, college-preparatory day school serving an international student body of approximately 1790 PK-12 students. Accredited by The Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the school is located on a two-acre site in Hawally, a suburb of Kuwait City.

All teachers are highly qualified and experienced educators. UAS offers an American, student-centered academic program, enhanced with a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) options. Extra-curricular offerings include student government, National Honor Society, MUN, drama, art, computer, and sustainability) as well as athletics (basketball, swimming, soccer, volleyball, badminton and track & field).

Our facility features swimming pools, indoor gymnasium, and a 350-seat auditorium, well-equipped health clinic, and four high school and two middle school science labs. The school utilizes wireless technology environment with a growing Bring Your Own Device program.

UAS graduates attend top universities and earn success as global citizens. We invite you to join something truly special. Please visit our website at www.uas.edu.kw for more specifics about our school.

Accommodation

A fully furnished apartment that is a one-minute walk to the UAS campus. Includes internet, a free laundry facility and utilities paid. A workout gym, library, large screen t.v. and a relaxing zone is available in the basement of the single housing building for all housed residents. A large gathering area the venue for many wonderful events planned by the housing committee. The apartment manager is on call 24 hours to assist and keep the grounds safe. A weekly trip to the grocery store is provided. Pets are allowed with proper medical papers. This is a non smoking facility with designated smoking areas.

Flights/Transport

Round trip tickets are provided annually to your home of origin.

Medical

World wide coverage with emergencies covered in Canada and US. Co-pay 10KD with medications and tests fully covered. IF one parent employed at UAS child is covered. The option of insurance coverage of non- teaching spouse at an additional cost to the individual.

Other

1. Professional Development: external up to 200kd annually
inside Kuwait up to 300 KD annually
Registration costs paid for one regional conference. If selected to be a presenter for NESA conference-ticket, hotel and conference registration paid in full.
2. Additional Income: tutoring, coaching a sports team, head of a department, and AP teacher.

Bonus

After 2 years of service -350KD added
After 6 years of service-500 KD added
After 10 years of service-750 KD added
Bonuses are added in September of year 3 at UAS and beyond.
Yearly increments of percents are added after year one, between 2-5, between year 6-10 and after 10 years and more.

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