EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AT BBS

This fact sheet is designed to help you better understand the benefit package offered at BBS. BBS has nearly 300 faculty members drawn from the US, UK, Canada, South Africa, Europe and the Middle East. The school accepts applications throughout the year for any listed vacancies.

SUMMARY OF THE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE (OVERSEAS)

Overseas hired staff are those whose permanent address is outside of the State of Kuwait. These individuals were initially recruited as overseas hires by the school, or another organization before joining BBS.

Salary:

  • All salaries are paid in Kuwaiti Dinars - tax free and transferable. The annual starting salary for teaching faculty ranges from KD 11,060-KD13,050 (US$38,270-US$46,000) depending upon qualifications and experience.
  • The salary scale is linked to qualifications and years of experience.
  • Salary is paid for 12 months beginning September of contract year through August of each academic year.

Housing:

  • Fully furnished, single/occupied, climate controlled apartment. Electricity and water paid by school in addition to local phone line installation in school provided housing – local calls are free.

Airfare:

  • Annual IATA economy class round trip air transportation.

Health Insurance:

  • International Health Insurance is provided.

Tuition fee Discount:

  • Tuition fee discount for all children enrolled at BBS.

Allowances:

  • Baggage allowance of KD 400/US$ 1400 per person is reimbursed against receipts at beginning and end of service.
  • Settling-in allowance of KD 200/US$ 700 is paid upon arrival in Kuwait.

Transportation:

  • School provided bus transportation to work (AM, PM and late bus home on meeting and club days)

Visa Sponsorship:

  • Visa related fees (photos, medical examination, police clearance, visa fee charged by Kuwait Embassy, postage, etc.) is paid by the school in addition to Kuwait residency and Civil ID related fees.

Other Benefits:

  • Employees offering extra periods, co-curricular activities, serving as HOD/team leaders, sports coaches, etc. are adequately compensated.
  • Finder’s Fee – BBS teachers who recommend a professional for employment at the school are eligible to receive KD 100/US$ 350 approx.
  • Sick leave as per Kuwait Labor Law.
  • Up to six days of unused sick leave compensated at the end of each academic year.
  • 15 days indemnity paid at the end of the contract for each year of employment up to five years; increased to one month after completion of five years of service and thereafter. The monthly salary is based upon 26 working days and is paid at the end of service according to Kuwait Labor Law for the Private Sector.
  • Support for professional development opportunities, including Arabic for non-Arabic speakers.
  • Force Majeure action for the evacuation and repatriation of the employee including three months salary.

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SUMMARY OF THE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE (NON-OVERSEAS)

Non-overseas hired staff are those whose permanent address is in the State of Kuwait or have settled in Kuwait before being hired by BBS. These individuals have not been recruited by BBS to come to Kuwait for employment purposes.

Salary:

  • All salaries are paid in Kuwaiti Dinars - tax free and transferable. The annual starting salary for teaching faculty ranges from KD 7,700-KD 8,600 (US$26,650-US$29,770) depending upon qualifications and experience.
  • The salary scale is linked to qualifications and years of experience to reach a maximum of 24 years.
  • Non-overseas teachers teaching English subjects receive additional stipend.
  • Salary is paid for 12 months beginning September of contract year through August of each academic year.

Housing:

  • Housing allowance is provided according to the base salary.

Health Insurance:

  • Private health insurance plan is provided.

Tuition Fee Discount:

  • Tuition fee discount for all children enrolled at BBS.

Visa Sponsorship:

  • Residency visa and Civil ID related fees are paid by the school.

Other Benefits:

  • Employees offering extra periods, co-curricular activities, serving as HOD/team leaders, sports coaches, etc. are adequately compensated.
  • Finder’s Fee – BBS teachers who recommend a professional for employment at the school are eligible to receive KD 100/US$ 350 approx.
  • Sick leave as per Kuwait Labor Law.
  • Up to six days of unused sick leave is compensated at the end of each academic year.
  • 15 days indemnity paid at the end of the contract for each year of employment up to five years; increased to one month after completion of five years of service and thereafter. The monthly salary is based upon 26 working days and is paid at the end of service according to Kuwait Labor Law for the Private Sector.
  • Support for professional development opportunities.