Mainscale Class Teacher - Starting Aug 2019, Hong Kong

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Clearwater Bay School - ESFHong Kong

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Start date: August 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

Mainscale Class Teachers (Starting Aug 2019)


The ESF Kindergarten and Primary schools are looking for a number of Mainscale Class Teachers. The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2019, renewable by mutual consent. 

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. 


• Bachelor Degree in Education, or 

• Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent 

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

* More positions will be available on after mid-December 2018. 

Closing Date: 12 Nov 2018

For enquiries, please contact Karen Ng at +852 37622653 or

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Job location

More about Clearwater Bay School - ESF
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 10 years
Address: DD229, Lot 235, Clearwater Bay Road, New Territories, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2358 3221
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