Curriculum Coordinator (TLR 2), Hong Kong

Closing date:New this week

Quarry Bay School- ESFHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic Salary ranges from GBP 44470 to GBP 77800 per year.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Quarry Bay School 

Website: http://www.qbs.edu.hk

Quarry Bay School is a four-form entry school with approximately 720 students.

Quarry Bay School is a CIS Accredited and IB World School utilising the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum framework. Teaching and learning at QBS is underpinned by a rigorous and student-centred approach to curriculum, pedagogy and practice.

Quarry Bay School’s recently renovated classroom spaces are bright, welcoming and child-friendly spaces!

Curriculum Coordinator (TLR 2)Quarry Bay School 

Responsibilities

Quarry Bay School is seeking to appoint a Curriculum Coordinator (TLR2) for the start of the school year in August 2018.

As the Curriculum Coordinator (TLR 2) at Quarry Bay School you will:
- Be a leader of learning and teaching at our school.
- Lead and coordinate the innovation, maintenance, review and implementation of the curriculum framework (PYP Coordination).
- Lead our school in further developing, evaluating and adjusting pedagogy, programs and assessment and reporting.
- Assist the leadership and middle leadership team of the school in curriculum and pedagogical matters.
- Work alongside teachers in classrooms to develop practice and enhance learning and teaching.
- Be a valued member of a highly collaborative leadership team.
- Lead Continuous Professional Development.
- Lead the Parents as Partners Program.

You will have responsibility and accountability for leading the delivery of the following key tasks:

Contributing to, participating in and assisting with:
- leadership and management of a whole school approach to curriculum development, implementation, assessment and reporting;
- the coordination, maintenance and review of the school’s curriculum framework;
- the maintenance and monitoring of school based programs;
- the development of a school based vision of curriculum and pedagogy through driving current school priorities ;
- the provision of feedback on the effectiveness of curriculum programs, pedagogy, assessment and reporting;
- the development of school based assessment and reporting frameworks;
- the identification and delivery of professional development needs of the school in relation to curriculum, pedagogy, assessment and reporting; and
- the support of teachers during periods of new and on-going pedagogical endeavours.

Contributing to and assisting with:
- the facilitation of year level planning and associated activities;
- the development of units of inquiry or long/mid/short term planning; and
- enhanced pedagogical delivery in classrooms.

Liaising with:
- other key personnel (e.g., single subject specialists, Head of SEN or Learning Support Teacher) to assist teachers in ensuring the learning needs of all students are addressed in planning;
- Principal, Vice Principals, teachers, education assistants and parents on curriculum issues;
- the community and external personnel to enhance curriculum development; and
- IB about matters related to the PYP.

The Curriculum Coordinator is accountable to the school Principal or delegate. The Curriculum Coordinator is a member of the Leadership and Management Team (LMT) of the school. On occasions, the Curriculum Coordinator might be expected to act as Vice Principal/Principal where necessary.

Requirements

- Bachelor Degree in Education, or
- Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent
- An exemplary teaching background
- Proven experience as a pedagogical leader with a deep understanding of the PYP framework or similar.

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2018

For enquiries, please contact Doris Wong at +852 25664457 or doris.wong@qbs.edu.hk.


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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: 6 Hau Yuen Path, North Point, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2566 4242
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