Teacher of Chinese, Hong Kong

Closing date:Expiring today

Kennedy School - ESFHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: Aug 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

Kennedy School      Website: http://www.kennedy.edu.hk

Kennedy School provides over 900 places to primary students aged 5 to 11 years.

Teacher of Chinese


Kennedy School is seeking to appoint a Teacher of Chinese starting August 2019. The position will be a full-time two years contract, renewable by mutual consent. 

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

● 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

● Contribute to the school extra-curricular programme / wider school activities within the year

● Assisting in the planning, implementation and review of teaching and learning programmes

● Assisting in the development of curriculum policies and programmes

● Contributing to the Foundation-wide professional development programme


• Bachelor Degree/Full Professional teaching qualification.

• More than 2 years’ teaching experience at international schools is desirable.

• Primary trained.

• Knowledge of English is a prerequisite.

• Genuine interest and experience in teaching children with different cultural background

Closing Date: 18 Mar 2019

For enquiries, please contact Joanna Lim at +852 2855 0711 or jlim@kennedy.edu.hk.

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Job location

More about Kennedy School - ESF
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: 19 Sha Wan Drive, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2855 0711
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