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Mainscale Class Teacher

International Kindergarten (Wu Kai Sha) - ESFHong Kong

ESF Wu Kai Sha International Kindergarten  

Website: https://www.wksk.edu.hk/ 

ESF Wu Kai Sha International Kindergarten is looking for a Mainscale Class Teacher to start in August 2021.

The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2021, renewable by mutual consent. See ESF Terms and Condition  for further details of the package.

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.


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 technology to effectively 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.


Additional responsibilities may include:

• Assisting with or managing an aspect of daily school management.

• Assisting year level co-ordinators, curriculum co-ordinators, student management co-ordinators, principal and vice principal with the performance of specific functions.

• Assisting with or managing a specialist function such as sport, careers, student welfare, excursions or camps co-ordination.

• Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programmes.


Requirements

• Bachelor Degree in Education (Early Childhood Education), or Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE/PGDE in Early Childhood Education, or equivalent, which qualifies them to teach 3-5 years of age.

• 1-3 years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation


Teaching in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a premier destination for expatriate and local teachers! ESF Teachers enjoy an extremely lucrative salary package and a very high standard of living overall, in an exciting and vibrant world city. The teaching profession is highly respected, student motivation and outcomes are excellent, and all teachers receive considerable support from ESF with settling into Hong Kong, as well as with their professional development. Please feel free to contact us in advance about life in Hong Kong if you feel a conversation on this topic would be helpful.


For enquiries, please contact Gloria So at +852 24355291 or  gloria.so@wksk.edu.hk

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date.

By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF. 

ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.


About Us

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest English-medium international school organisation in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.

There are over 18,000 students from 75 different nationalities in ESF kindergartens, primary, secondary and all-through schools. About 70% of our students have parents who are permanent residents of Hong Kong.

ESF is proud of the high academic and wider achievements of our students. In 2020, 22 ESF students achieved the perfect score of 45 points in the IB Diploma examinations; more than 95% go on to leading universities worldwide.

www.esf.edu.hk 

About the Team

At ESF Wu Kai Sha International Kindergarten, our goal is to develop confident, creative and knowledgeable children who respect all others and participate actively in the school community. Our inquiry based

curriculum encourages children to explore relevant concepts and ideas through child-centred play and exploration, real-life experiences and focused learning, enabling them to develop a range of knowledge and skills in all areas of the curriculum.

We have a wonderful team of highly qualified and professional teaching staff who are experienced and knowledgeable about early childhood education. We strive to provide an engaging and enriching environment that stimulates children’s curiosity and supports independent learning. The school has large, bright spaces for learning and play and children spend their time in classrooms, shared areas and in the indoor and outdoor play areas.

https://www.wksk.edu.hk/ 

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