Mainscale Class Teacher, Hong Kong

Closing date:

International Kindergarten (Wu Kai Sha) - ESFHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic salary including Cash Allowance ranges from GBP 60,700 to GBP 98,800 p.a.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

ESF International Kindergarten (Wu Kai Sha)  

Website: https://www.wksk.edu.hk/

ESF Wu Kai Sha International Kindergarten is located in Ma On Shan and offers inspiring learning experiences to children ages 3-5 years old. Our inquiry based curriculum encourages children to explore relevant concepts and ideas through child-centred play and exploration, real-life experiences and focused learning and teaching activities, allowing them to develop a range of understandings, knowledge and skills in all areas of the curriculum.

ESF International Kindergarten (Wu Kai Sha) is looking for a Mainscale Class Teacher. The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2020, renewable by mutual consent. See ESF Terms and Condition  for further details of the package.

The main role of the classroom teacher is to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which meet students’ individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes. Teachers teach a range of student abilities and classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their programmes. The classroom teacher engages in critical reflection in order to improve their knowledge and skills to better engage students and improve their learning.

Main Accountabilities

Teaching and Assessment:

• Planning lessons and sequences of lessons to meet student’s individual learning needs and to ensure student’s progression.

• Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning and classroom management.

• Use flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high quality lessons in line with the IBO philosophy

• Maintain a well organised and stimulating learning environment

• Use technology to effectively enhance learning

• Using information about prior attainment to set expectations for students.

• Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s achievement in relation to learning outcomes.

• Providing clear and constructive feedback to students and their parents and caregivers.

Wider professional roles:

• Planning and engaging in professional learning activities that support school and systematic priorities.

• Taking responsibility for own professional development and using the outcomes to improve teaching and students’ learning.

• Making an active contribution to the policies and aspirations of the school.

• Ensuring administration of classroom procedures are completed efficiently

• Collaborating with members of the school community to build a team environment that supports students’ learning.

Additional responsibilities may include:

• Assisting with or managing an aspect of daily school management.

• Assisting year level co-ordinators, curriculum co-ordinators, student management co-ordinators, principal and vice principal with the performance of specific functions.

• Assisting with or managing a specialist function such as sport, careers, student welfare, excursions or camps co-ordination.

• Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programmes.

Requirements

• Bachelor Degree in Education (Early Childhood Education), or Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE/PGDE in Early Childhood Education, or equivalent, which qualifies them to teach 3-5 years of age.

• 1-3 years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation

Teaching in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a premier destination for expatriate and local teachers! ESF Teachers enjoy an extremely lucrative salary package and a very high standard of living overall, in an exciting and vibrant world city. The teaching profession is highly respected, student motivation and outcomes are excellent, and all teachers receive considerable support from ESF with settling into Hong Kong, as well as with their professional development. Please feel free to contact us in advance about life in Hong Kong if you feel a conversation on this topic would be helpful.

Closing Date: 20 Oct 2019

For enquiries, please contact Gloria So at +852 24355291 or gloria.so@wksk.edu.hk.

Applications must be submitted online through https://recruit.esf.edu.hk

Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link. 

Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click "Job Listing"

Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click "Apply & Continue".

ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.



More about International Kindergarten (Wu Kai Sha) - ESF
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 5 years
Address: Level 1, Lake Silver Tower, 599 Sai Sha Road, Ma On Shan, Sha Tin, Hong Kong. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +852 2435 5291
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