Maintain, within its admission policy, such flexibility and breadth of provision, that it is able to receive pupils at any stage in their career and provide them with the highest possible standards of education.
Place emphasis upon the acquisition of knowledge, skills and practical abilities to develop lively, enquiring minds.
Encourage strong links with parents so as to further enhance each pupil's education.
Encourage self discipline, appropriate interpersonal relationships, a reasoned set of attitudes and a respect for cultural and moral values.
Engender an appreciation of the arts through provision of cultural opportunities.
Provide a curriculum which is relevant, balanced and challenging to include:
- an emphasis on communication in all its forms;
- an emphasis on creativity and independent management;
- an international awareness;
- a preparation for our technological society;
- a foundation for university education;
- respect and care for our planet and all living things.
Key milestones in the history of the New English School:
1969 - The School is founded by Mr.Tareq S.Rajab as the first secondary school offering a British Education in Kuwait.
1970 - Expansion of NES to include a Primary Department.
1973 - U.K. Education Secretary Margaret Thatcher visits NES.
1974 - Move to new purpose built premises in Jabriya. School population now 650 students.
1976 - Further expansion of NES, with the construction of Block “D” to house the Chemistry and Physics laboratories and The Mousetrap, a purpose built theatre. The Mousetrap Theatre opens, the first of its kind in Kuwait, providing both NES and the local community with a venue seating 160 people.
1976 - The Mousetrap theatre opens, the first of its kind in Kuwait, providing both NES and the local community with a 150 seat venue.
1981 - Further expansion of NES, with the construction of Block “E” to house the Art Department, Secondary Library, Gymnasium and Computing laboratories. These new laboratories pioneer Computer Studies education in Kuwait. NES becomes a founder member of BSME (British Schools in the Middle East).
1984 - NES students go to the Edinburgh Festival, the first school from the Middle East to do so. NES returns to take part in 1994 and 1996.
1987 - The NES band ventures abroad for the first time, to Amman, Jordan.
1990 - NES premises occupied by the Iraqi Invading Army.
1991 - The French Foreign Legion uses NES as their headquarters, helping 12 staff members clean up after Liberation. NES opens again for the academic year 1991-1992. Baroness Margaret Thatcher visits NES for the second time, this time as Prime Minister.
1993 - KG recreational area renovated. Completion of a block of 48 apartments specifically for the use of staff accommodation.
1994 - NES is the first school in the Gulf region to introduce the Duke of Edinburgh Award (International Award) and participate in the Edinburgh Festival.
1998 - Ahmed Romani, becomes the first NES student to complete the Gold International Award. The Sixth Form suite is completed, including a common room, café, a separate study area and a new careers office.
1999 - Queen Rania of Jordan, NES Alumni, visits the school.
2005 - NES Alumni enrols a 3rd generation KG student for the first time.
2006 - Innovation continues with the integration of ICT within classrooms with interactive whiteboards being installed.
2007 - Complete restructure of the Early Years Department.
2008 - The new NES façade is complete. Internal renovation and upgrade of Science Laboratories, Music Department, Sixth Form Suite and Administrative Offices.
2009 - Introduction of baseline assessment.
2011 - NES achieves accreditation by BSO (British Schools Overseas).
2012 - Introduction of iSAMS – an integrated internet based system to record, track and report on students’ progress, behaviour and welfare.
2015 - Accreditation by BSO.
2016 - NES becomes a Google school with Chromebooks deployed to all students and staff to enhance learning.
2017 - School upgraded new Primary Centre for specialist teaching and learning to be opened by the school Director, Dr. Ziad T. S. Rajab.
The New English School is a well established, oversubscribed, international, co-educational school for students from KG to Year 13. The school is situated in Jabriya, a suburb of Kuwait city. Students take IGCSE, and Cambridge/Edexcel AS and A level examinations. The school has an excellent academic record with a full extra curricular programme offered to students.
We currently have no teaching vacancies. Speculative applications are welcome.
Our contract of employment offer provides a competitive tax-free salary, terminal gratuity, furnished accommodation, local medical insurance and annual return airline ticket.
There are opportunities for training and continued professional development.
The school always seeks to appoint dynamic and enthusiastic teachers.
Candidates with relevant qualifications in their subject area and experience should apply with a letter of application, C.V. and a completed *application form to:
The Director, New English School, Kuwait.
Fax:  25319924