Mainscale Class Teacher, Hong Kong

Closing date:

Kowloon Junior School - ESFHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic salary including Cash Allowance ranges from GBP 55,600 to GBP 90,200 p.a.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Kowloon Junior School 

Website: Junior School (KJS) is a 5 form entry primary school with 900 students.

Mainscale Class Teacher (Starting Jan 2019)


Kowloon Junior School (KJS) is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced classroom teacher. This position will be a full-time finite contract from January 2019.

KJS is one of the primary schools under the English Schools Foundation (ESF), the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong, and is a very large, well-established five form entry school catering for 900 students from Year 1 to Year 6. It is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and is an IB World School. Teaching and learning at KJS is rich in inquiry and underpinned by a rigorous approach to pedagogy and practice.

At KJS, our staff work in close partnership to realise our School Vision of “Success for Every Child”. Our aim is to help students develop the confidence, self-esteem and motivation necessary to “become lifelong learners who are empowered to take action to make a positive difference in the world”. We are committed to achieving our vision by:

● Being internationally minded.
● Our commitment to developing a community of learners.
● Developing independence and collaboration in pursuit of excellence.
● Valuing mistakes as learning opportunities and recognising endeavor.
● Treating others as we would like to be treated.
● Recognizing, respecting and actively seeking the ideas and opinions of others.
● Encouraging creativity and innovation.
● Having high expectations of ourselves and others.
● Promoting physical, social and emotional well-being across the community.
● Demonstrating our values through responsible action.


The successful candidate will be a talented and accomplished primary teacher with the required knowledge, skills and understanding to work closely with an experienced team of educators, dedicated to catering for the needs of all children in their care. They will have an excellent understanding of the Primary Years Programme. In addition to being an exemplar practitioner and excellent team player, the successful candidate will have a warm personality coupled with strong interpersonal skills.

For interested candidates, please complete an online application form via ESF website ( Please do not send CVs or letters of application directly to the school.

Closing Date: 18 Nov 2018

For enquiries, please contact Astor Gibbons at

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Job location

More about Kowloon Junior School - ESF
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Address: 20 Perth Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2394 0687
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