Learning Support Teacher, Hong Kong

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Quarry Bay School- ESFHong Kong

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
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! 

Learning Support Teacher - Starting Aug 2018


At QBS, we are  proud of our warm and friendly atmosphere where every child is valued.  We offer a supportive environment which is conducive to happy and  successful learning. Staff and children have high expectations of work,  behaviour, good manners and consideration for all in our school  community. Staff work hard to ensure that children progress well and  offer care and support for every child. This ensures that QBS adheres to  our mission and vision statement of ‘Empowering learners to make a  difference.’

We are looking for a Learning Support Teacher to  join our Individual Needs Team (called The Hive) and build upon the high  profile and quality learning support and individual needs provision at  QBS. This role is highly collaborative so we are looking for a  well-qualified, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, practitioner who will be  confident within the primary years and thrive on team work. This is a  non class based role where the successful candidate will develop  differentiated inclusion for target students across all year levels.The  role predominantly involves supporting level of adjustment (LOA) 3/4  students and being responsible for their provision including liaison  with class teacher, parents and external professionals. Sometimes LOA 2  students are also supported in class and during interventions by the  Learning Support Teacher but this is in collaboration and discussion  with Head of SEN. The Learning Support Teacher will work collaboratively  with class teachers and in conjunction with the Head of SEN

The  ability to differentiate the learning experiences for students is highly  important in this role.  Experience of working with external  professionals in order to implement recommendations for students within  the school context would be essential in this role.The Learning Support  Teacher will also be required to work closely with the Head of Special  Educational Needs (SEN).


The Learning Support Teacher must:
• be a champion for inclusion for all;
• an outstanding practitioner in both class and non-class based contexts  with experience in working with students with special needs;
• be highly visible and actively involved in the school;
• be highly independent with resourceful approaches to planning for provision and possess initiative
• demonstrate strong knowledge of the special needs and how to support  learners with these needs in the classroom or through individualised  support (SEN qualifications are desirable but not essential);
• demonstrate excellent classroom management; and
• demonstrate a commitment to developing high standards as well as developing great relationships with the students.
Quarry  Bay School’s recently renovated learning support space is bright,  welcoming and child-friendly! This new space is available for students  working in small groups or on individualised programs.
Classroom teachers with experience in teaching learning support students or students with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 16 Nov 2017 

For enquiries, please contact Doris Wong at doris.wong@qbs.edu.hk

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More about Quarry Bay School- ESF
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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