Learning Enhancement Teacher (EAL Specialist), Hong Kong

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Malvern College Hong KongHong Kong

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Start date: 13 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree and teaching qualification
  • English as an Additional Language/ Language Acquisition qualification (eg TESOL)
  • Extensive English as an Additional Language teaching experience
  • Minimum two years teaching experience within a Learning Support/Learning Enhancement team at an International School 
  • Special Educational Needs and Gifted Education training and experience

Role of the Learning Enhancement Teacher

  • Develop and administer assessment tools and use data analysis to develop for pupils where English is an additional language
  • Plan and implement an intense English Language Learning programme for emerging pupils
  • Develop a range of language and literacy inclusion strategies in collaboration with the PYP/MYP teaching team(s) to promote the learning of formal, academic English
  • Enrich inquiry by using flexible grouping and scaffolding techniques to support pupils’ learning
  • Develop and lead an after-school programme for emerging and developing primary and secondary English language learners
  • Form partnerships with EAL families to support the development of language and literacy of their children
  • Collaborate with the MYP English team to plan and implement the MYP English Language Acquisition course
  • Co-teach academic literacy, especially academic writing with the MYP teaching team
  • Case managing and monitoring the progress of individual pupils, setting learning goals and by designing individual learning plans and interventions to boost pupils’ learning

Job location

More about Malvern College Hong Kong
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Fo Chun Road, Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po, Hong Kong
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Malvern College Hong Kong (MCHK) opened its doors to its first pupils in August 2018. This co-educational day school will cater largely for international pupils, reflecting the truly multi-cultural nature of this vibrant city. MCHK opene...