Head of German as a Foreign Language, Hong Kong

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German Swiss International SchoolHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The German Swiss International School (GSIS) is one of Hong Kong's leading international schools with 200 faculty and staff providing dual language education to a multinational student body of approximately 1,300 students. We are inviting applications from experienced and qualified candidates for the following position commencing August 2018.

HEAD OF GERMAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
SECONDARY DEPARTMENT (ENGLISH STREAM)

The Head of German as a Foreign Language will be required to teach throughout the English Secondary Department, and to prepare students for the UK I/GCSE and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. Students are also prepared for the Deutsche Sprachdiplom examinations.

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who is dedicated to enabling each child to achieve the highest possible standards. As Head of Subject s/he will provide leadership and coordination to a team of 5 experienced teachers of German as a Foreign Language. S/he will be responsible for delivering and developing the taught German language programme within the English Secondary Department. The Head of German as a Foreign Language is also expected to take a leading role in promoting the use of German throughout the English Stream, including contributing to the planning of our established programme of overseas trips. Experience in an international context is desirable.

GSIS offers an excellent working environment in an international school with strong links to German-speaking countries. We welcome candidates who show a commitment to continuous professional development and are willing to contribute to wider school activities.

Please apply with cover letter, CV and references, via our online recruitment portal (http://mygsis.gsis.edu.hk/careers/jobopenings/), to the Head of Human Resources.

German Swiss International School
Head of Human Resources Tel. +852 2849 6216
11 Guildford Road Fax: +852 2849 6347
The Peak, Hong Kong E-mail: hr@gsis.edu.hk

Further information on the school, its facilities and programmes is available on the school’s website http://mygsis.gsis.edu.hk/.

Applicants not invited for interview after six weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 11 Guildford Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 28496216

The German Swiss International School (GSIS) is one of Hong Kong's leading international schools with 200 faculty and staff providing dual language education to a multinational student body of more than 1300 students.