Teacher of Chinese, Hong Kong

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International Kindergarten (Tung Chung) - ESFHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic salary including Cash Allowance ranges from GBP 60,700 to GBP 98,800 p.a.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

ESF International Kindergarten (Tung Chung)      

Website: http://www.tck.edu.hk

ESF Tung Chung International Kindergarten offers inspiring learning experiences to children aged 3-5 years old. Our inquiry based curriculum encourages children to explore concepts and ideas through play, allowing them to develop a range of understandings, knowledge and skills in all areas of the curriculum.

ESF International Kindergarten (Tung Chung) is looking for a Teacher of Chinese who thrives in a highly collaborative environment and who can make a positive contribution to our creative and dynamic community. We are looking for a teacher who is committed to professional development and who engages in reflective practices when planning an authentic curriculum. The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2020, renewable by mutual consent. See ESF Terms and Condition  for further details of the package.

Teaching and Assessment:

● Planning for an inquiry based curriculum founded on play

● Using a range of appropriate strategies for learning and teaching and classroom management

● Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s progress

● Planning in response to what children bring to their learning

● Intentionally planing the environment to support and promote learning

● Work collaboratively with colleagues and parent to ensure authentic and meaningful learning experiences are offered to children

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 in the planning, implementation and review of learning and teaching

● Assisting in the development of curriculum policies and programmes

● Contributing to the Foundation-wide professional development programme


• 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.

• More than 2 years’ teaching experience at an international school is desirable.

• Excellent Putonghua and English are required.

• Genuine interest and experience in teaching children with different cultural background

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.

Closing Date: 17 Nov 2019

For enquiries, please contact Catherine Kan at +852 3742 3500 or catherine.kan@tc.esf.org.hk.

Applications must be submitted online through https://recruit.esf.edu.hk

Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link.

Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click "Job Listing"

Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click "Apply & Continue".

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.

More about International Kindergarten (Tung Chung) - ESF
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 5 years
Address: 1/F, Commercial Accommodation, The Visionary, 1 Ying Hong Street, Tung Chung, Lantau, New Territories, Hong Kong. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +852 3742 3500
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