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Class Teacher (KS1/KS2)

Class Teacher (KS1/KS2)

Kellett School (Kowloon Bay Prep and Senior)

Hong Kong

  • Expired
HK$42,228 - HK$73,949 per month
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
4 December 2017

Job overview

Applications are invited from colleagues with a minimum of two years full time teaching experience in a high achieving school who can demonstrate a proven record of outstanding teaching and learning.  

Preparatory classes are mixed ability and rarely exceed 23 pupils. Class teachers, line managed by their Phase Leader, are responsible for their pupils academic and personal progress. Class teachers are responsible for the teaching of Maths, English, Humanities, Science and PHSE. They are the first point of contact for parents. Colleagues provide specialist teaching for Mandarin, French, PE, Music, Library and Art; the class teacher works alongside specialist teachers for ICT and Games. 

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:-

  • An innovative and creative approach to providing  an outstanding education beyond the National Curriculum 
  • The ability to inspire, challenge, support and empower students and colleagues towards excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish good working relationships across the school community 
  • Excellent communication (written and spoken) and presentation skills in English
  • Commitment to a Foundation to Year 13 school philosophy with the highest levels of pastoral care
  • An understanding of the importance of continuing and enhancing the strong links already in place with Preparatory/Senior colleagues to ensure a seamless curriculum and transition from Preparatory to Senior.
  • The ability to respond positively and proactively to the challenges of a rapidly developing school

Recent UK experience and knowledge of UK independent sector schools is desirable but not essential. Applicants will have strong ICT skills and a proven ability to use technology to support learning.

Further information on the position, and online application process, is available through the school web site:

About Kellett School (Kowloon Bay Prep and Senior)

Kellett School, the British International School in Hong Kong, established in 1976, offers an exceptional education comparable to prominent independent schools in the UK. We are proud to be one of Hong Kong’s leading international schools, a reputation built on our global outlook and unwavering aim to nurture a love of learning and confidence for life in every one of our students. 

Throughout Kellett’s more than 40 years of history, the School has been known for its superb education, both in the classroom and beyond. We offer a challenging and stimulating environment where high academic achievement is realised within a broad English curriculum embracing creativity, the arts and sport, all the while taking advantage of our unique position in Hong Kong. The world does not stand still so we continually evolve our educational offering to ensure we are equipping our students with the right mind set to enable them to thrive - today and tomorrow.

Kellett is a through train school with campuses in Pok Fu Lam on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon Bay. The Pok Fu Lam campus is a Preparatory School (for ages 4-11 years old) in Wah Fu at the foot of Mount Kellett and overlooking Kellett Bay, while the Kowloon Bay campus houses a Preparatory and Senior School for students from 4 -18 years old. 

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage and English National Curriculum, which includes GCSEs, IGCSEs and A levels. As our children progress through the school, they are encouraged to learn with growing independence in a challenging and stimulating environment. As a result, our students achieve consistently strong academic results with many going on to study at the world’s leading institutions. 

In conjunction with our rigorous academic programme, our students enjoy access to a rich and varied programme of extra-curricular activities and a wide repertoire of performing arts, sports and volunteer opportunities. 

Kellett School is a Not-For-Profit Association with a parent-led Board of Governors and highly skilled teaching and support staff, all of whom strive to provide an environment that enables our students to develop their own passions, broaden their outlook and achieve their full potential. 

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