Early Years Coordinator, Southwest Kowloon

Closing date:New this week

Malvern College Pre-School Hong KongSouthwest Kowloon

Date posted:
Start date: 26 Aug 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The role of the EYFS Team Coordinator / English EYFS Teacher is essentially to assist in the leadership and management of the Pre-School and to work closely with the Principal and Assistant Principal of the Preschool to manage teaching and learning. To provide leadership in outstanding EYFS teaching and learning and supervise the EYFS English teaching staff, along with the Principal. This is a full-time EYFS English teaching role with some release hours for EYFS Coordination.

Major Duties

  • Be part of a core team to design and lead in preparing a challenging, innovative and exciting EYFS curriculum for children entering Pre-Nursery, Kindergarten 1, Kindergarten 2 which will enable them to flourish and achieve their potential 
  • Support assessment and monitoring student progress in  EYFS (especially in K2) and provide clear learning targets in the EYFS curriculum that are mapped to the EYFS learning outcomes so that all learners can see success and improve 
  • Design, prepare and deliver inspiring and challenging EYFS lessons to suit the individual needs of all students 
  • Promote the enjoyment of learning of the Prime and Specific Areas in the EYFS through early childhood strategies  
  • Nurture meaningful relationships with children and their families and provide the individual attention they need 
  • Support in the process of monitoring and evaluation of EYFS curriculum areas in line with agreed school policies and procedures, including evaluation against quality standards and performance criteria. To seek/implement modification and improvement where required 
  • Support in conducting learning walks and provide regular feedback for teachers in a way which recognises good practice and results in tangible impact on student learning 
  • Contribute to the extra-curricular activities programme and participate in school activities (some on evenings and weekends) such as new student enrollment and parent interviews, conference, workshops - any other roles as identified by the leadership team 
  • Manage the EYFS budget 
  • Organize library and EYFS resources 
  • Support leading EYFS staff meetings and support weekly whole school staff meeting

Requirements

  • University teaching degree or PGCE in Early Childhood Education
  • Native level of English
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in Early Years, preferably internationally
  • Leadership experience leading teams or department
  • EYFS programme experience preferred
  • Early Years curriculum development knowledge and assessment
  • Previous international experience highly valued
  • Knowledge/ Experience of Reggio Emilia Approach advantageous


Job location

More about Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 5 years
Address: Units 9-12, Coronation Circle, 1 Yau Cheung Road, Southwest Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 3898 4699
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