TEFL/TESOL in Kuwait
Kuwait is a small but very cosmopolitan country with workers and expatriates from many different countries living there. There is a thriving EFL market for the right kind of teacher.
Kuwait is not necessarily the most interesting country to teach in when it comes to nightlife, going out, cultural experiences and so on. It does have a couple of museums and sights but it is essentially a city in the desert containing a lot of businesses and workers. Several teachers have mentioned that there is not a great deal to do in their time off – shopping, being the great exception.
Censorship is rife, especially any film or print item related to sex, politics or religion.
Kuwait requires that English is taught at state school although most of the teachers are not
Because the students in these private schools are often working, classes are sometimes held at unsociable hours, either early in the morning or late at night.
Jobs here and at state schools and universities are advertised in local and national newspapers. Qualifications for other schools are a
Typically there will be 6 weeks holiday per year with health benefits, airfare and accommodation provided.
The other major area of teaching are