Quarry Bay School Website: http://www.qbs.edu.hk Quarry Bay School is a four-form entry school with approximately 720 students.
Quarry Bay School is a CIS Accredited and IB World School utilising the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum framework. Teaching and learning at QBS is underpinned by a rigorous and student-centred approach to curriculum, pedagogy and practice.
Quarry Bay School’s recently renovated classroom spaces are bright, welcoming and child-friendly spaces!
Learning Support Teacher - Starting Aug 2018
At QBS, we are proud of our warm and friendly atmosphere where every child is valued. We offer a supportive environment which is conducive to happy and successful learning. Staff and children have high expectations of work, behaviour, good manners and consideration for all in our school community. Staff work hard to ensure that children progress well and offer care and support for every child. This ensures that QBS adheres to our mission and vision statement of ‘Empowering learners to make a difference.’
We are looking for a Learning Support Teacher to join our Individual Needs Team (called The Hive) and build upon the high profile and quality learning support and individual needs provision at QBS. This role is highly collaborative so we are looking for a well-qualified, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, practitioner who will be confident within the primary years and thrive on team work. This is a non class based role where the successful candidate will develop differentiated inclusion for target students across all year levels.The role predominantly involves supporting level of adjustment (LOA) 3/4 students and being responsible for their provision including liaison with class teacher, parents and external professionals. Sometimes LOA 2 students are also supported in class and during interventions by the Learning Support Teacher but this is in collaboration and discussion with Head of SEN. The Learning Support Teacher will work collaboratively with class teachers and in conjunction with the Head of SEN
The ability to differentiate the learning experiences for students is highly important in this role. Experience of working with external professionals in order to implement recommendations for students within the school context would be essential in this role.The Learning Support Teacher will also be required to work closely with the Head of Special Educational Needs (SEN).
The Learning Support Teacher must:
• be a champion for inclusion for all;
• an outstanding practitioner in both class and non-class based contexts with experience in working with students with special needs;
• be highly visible and actively involved in the school;
• be highly independent with resourceful approaches to planning for provision and possess initiative
• demonstrate strong knowledge of the special needs and how to support learners with these needs in the classroom or through individualised support (SEN qualifications are desirable but not essential);
• demonstrate excellent classroom management; and
• demonstrate a commitment to developing high standards as well as developing great relationships with the students.
Quarry Bay School’s recently renovated learning support space is bright, welcoming and child-friendly! This new space is available for students working in small groups or on individualised programs.
Classroom teachers with experience in teaching learning support students or students with special needs are encouraged to apply.
Closing Date: 16 Nov 2017
For enquiries, please contact Doris Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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