PYP Coordinator, Hong Kong

Closing date:

Think International SchoolHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: 1 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Think International School (TIS) is an IB World School, authorised to teach the Primary Years Programme since 2013.   We are  a small, family orientated, urban school in the heart of Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, educating students from Preschool to Year 7. 

Our vision is to become a reputable international IB World School in Hong Kong, educating students from Early Years to Year 13 to be academically excellent, socially responsible global citizens who can communicate effectively in both English and Chinese.  We are looking to employ educators who are enthusiastic team players  who show resilience in times of ambiguity and change, and are committed to life long learning.    

Please visit our website to find out more about our growing school   

The PYP Coordinator will have proven inquiry teaching ability and be able to act as a pedagogical leader of the programme in the school. A commitment to collaborative planning is central to the philosophy of the PYP. The PYP Coordinator has a pivotal role in this process and has to ensure that the standards for implementation are understood, and that the programme is planned, taught and assessed collaboratively. 

Together with the other members of the Pedagogical Leadership Team, the PYP Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of the programme. This includes planning and running regular workshops to support the development of the Programme.  As a member of the SLT, the PYP Coordinator contributes to whole-school strategic planning, with particular focus on developing and reviewing the PYP Action Plan.  

Applications are invited from colleagues who have significant experience with the IB Primary Years Programme and/or experience as an effective PYP coordinator. The candidate must be able who can demonstrate a proven record of outstanding teaching and learning within the PYP.

Our package includes:  a competitive salary, housing allowance, flights and medical insurance. 

TIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and criminal background checks. 

A current CV, including recent photograph and two professional references should also be included and emailed together with the letter of application of no more than two A4 sides to  

More about Think International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 12 years
Address: 117 Boundary Street, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +86 2338 3949