Compensation and Benefits

Overseas Teachers Compensation and Benefits Package



  • Monthly tax free and transferable salary is paid in Kuwaiti Dinars.
  • The salary scale for teaching faculty is defined by qualifications and years of relevant work experience.
  • Salary is paid for the contractual period starting from September till August for each academic year.

Housing and Transportation

  • Independent furnished, climate controlled apartment inclusive of utilities (water, electricity, internet)
  • Shared daily transportation is provided to and from school, given employee resides in company accommodation.

Airfare and Excess baggage allowance

  • Yearly roundtrip airfare to home of record as per the passport.

Public Health Insurance

Tuition Fee Discount For Dependents

  • 100% tuition fee discount for 2 children enrolled at Northwest and 50% for subsequent ones.

Annual Leave

  • Public holidays, winter break, spring break and summer holidays as per school calendar.

End of Service Benefit

  • 15 days indemnity for each year of employment up to five years; increased to one month after completion of five years of service and thereafter and paid as end of service benefit.