Mainscale Class Teacher, Hong Kong

Closing date:

Peak SchoolHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic Salary ranges from GBP 44470 to GBP 77800 per year.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Peak School Website: http://www.ps.edu.hk

Peak School is a community oriented two form entry school with a total enrolment of 360 students. We pride ourselves on being a community school which respects and appreciates the contributions of everyone involved. We value the high levels of parent participation and involvement and see this as an integral part of your child’s education. We are an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. 

Mainscale Class Teacher (12-month contract)

Responsibilities

The school is looking for a Main Scale Class Teacher for the 2018/2019 academic year starting August 10, 2018.

As we need a teacher with experience, on this occasion, Beginning Teachers will not be considered for the position.

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.

Classroom teachers assume roles beyond the classroom in endeavouring to maximise students’ learning. These roles include working collaboratively with colleagues and other members of the school community, and communicating with parents and care-givers.

The classroom teacher’s contribution to the school goes beyond the classroom. They participate in the development of the school policies and programmes and assist in the implementation of school priorities. All classroom teachers may be required to undertake other duties in addition to their teaching duties.

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 learning technologies such as the EWB and Moodle to 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.

Requirements

Bachelor Degree in Education, or
Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent
At least 3 years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation

The successful applicant will have:
Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a PYP context
Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in total
Ability and willingness to teach at any year level

Advantage if candidate is willing to:
Support the music program at the school (e.g. Orchestra)
Support additional extra curriculum activities, including but not restricted to sports, performing arts and/or language program

All teachers are expected to contribute to the school extra curricular programme throughout the year.

Please go to http://ps.edu.hk/ for more details about the school and the position.

Closing Date: 20 May 2018

For enquiries, please contact Bill Garnett at +852 28497211 or garnew1@peakschool.net.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: 20 Plunketts Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2849 7211
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