Primary Literacy & Numeracy Coach/PYP Coordinator, Hong Kong

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Clearwater Bay School - ESFHong Kong

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR2
Contract term: Permanent

Clearwater Bay School is a four form entry school with a capacity for 720 students.

Clearwater Bay School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School serving the Sai Kung, Clearwater Bay and Tseung Kwan O communities in the Eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. Through the IB Primary Years Programme, we offer a world class international primary education to students in years 1-6 that develops students’ creativity, confidence and willingness to achieve their personal best.


TLR 2 Responsibilities:

  • Coach, model, advise and work collaboratively to support teachers in developing consistent, high quality literacy and numeracy teaching practices across the primary team (years 4-6).
  • Lead the collaborative development and implementation of the PYP across the primary team (years 4-6).
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Leadership team to provide pedagogical leadership of the PYP across the school.
  • Lead team/whole school Literacy and Numeracy initiatives as outlined in the School Development Plan.
  • Lead and develop the English and/or Mathematics curriculum areas across the whole school.
  • Lead and engage in professional learning activities that support the PYP and school priorities in English and Mathematics.
  • Liaise between the School, IBO and ESF ensuring that all PYP requirements are met.

Teaching and learning:

  • Plan lessons and sequences of lessons to meet student’s individual learning needs and to ensure student’s progression.
  • Use a range of appropriate strategies for teaching, 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 learning technologies and the digital learning environment to enhance learning


  • Bachelor Degree in Education or Bachelor Degree with Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
  • Expertise in teaching English and Mathematics in years 4-6 of primary school. Knowledge and experience of First Steps, inquiry maths approaches and the IBO Primary Years Program highly regarded.
  • 5+ years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation
  • Prior experience of leading or holding a position of responsibility within a team.
  • High level interpersonal skills and/or coaching skills/experience.

Closing Date: 21 Nov 2017

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More about Clearwater Bay School - ESF
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 10 years
Address: DD229, Lot 235, Clearwater Bay Road, New Territories, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2358 3221
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