Teacher of MYP Science / DP Biology, Hong Kong

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Discovery CollegeHong 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

Discovery College 

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

Discovery College is a member school of the English Schools Foundation. The College opened in 2008 in new, purpose-built campus in Discovery Bay, Hong Kong in August 2008. The College is now a full Years 1-13 (K-12) school with over 1,350 primary and secondary students offering the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP and Diploma programmes. Our school community is diverse and represents a group of highly motivated staff and students from over 40 home countries.

The College's Vision Statement of Grow. Discover. Dream., recognises the need for students to be independent, critical and creative thinkers, equipped with the skills, attitudes and values to contribute positively in this complex world we live.

Teacher of MYP Science / DP Biology


Discovery College is searching for an experienced educator to fill the position of Teacher – General Science/Biology. The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2018, 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 the curriculum to meet students’ individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes.

Main Accountabilities
• 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
• 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


Minimum Typical Education
• Bachelor Degree in Education, or Bachelor Degree in Science with PGDE (Postgraduate Diploma of Education), or equivalent

Minimum Typical Experience
• 1-3 years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation.
• Ability to teach PE as a second subject an advantage.

Closing Date: 20 Mar 2018

For enquiries, please contact Joyce Kwok at joyce.kwok@dc.edu.hk.

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Job location

More about Discovery College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: 38 Siena Ave, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 3969 1000
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