Visual Arts Teacher (IB PYP), Hong Kong

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Malvern College Hong KongHong Kong

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Start date: Aug 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Main Academic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for a primary class, supporting, nurturing and taking a genuine interest in the holistic development of all children in that class
  • Work closely with the Primary Curriculum Co-ordinator, Head of Year and PYP colleagues to ensure the effective delivery of the PYP programme and to design and implement a relevant, challenging and rigorous curriculum
  • Plan and deliver lessons, ensuring attention is given to appropriate differentiation
  • Contribute to collaborative learning at all levels of school life
  • Create inquiry-based classrooms that develop critical thinking skills, knowledge and a range of skills within an environment based on trust and respect
  • Select relevant resources and digital tools to support and enhance learning
  • Develop appropriate assessment tasks, providing timely and effective feedback that enhances pupil’s learning
  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and colleagues in a professional manner
  • Write formal reports on a termly basis
  • Provide appropriate pastoral support as and when necessary
  • Contribute to the school’s Tutor and House systems as directed by the Deputy Head
  • Attend Parents’ Meetings, Open Mornings and CPD as appropriate
  • Play an active role in the school’s co-curricular programme

Specific Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Design or related areas
  • A recognized teaching qualification for the required age range (e.g. B.Ed., PGCE)
  • Minimum two years’ teaching experience in primary years education
  • Previous experience of teaching the IB PYP is preferred, although outstanding candidates without prior IB experience will be considered
  • Prior IB training is required before taking up post at minimum Category 1 level
  • Familiarity with various teaching resources including, where appropriate, digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
  • Sensitivity to the cultural differences found in Hong Kong and the willingness to develop and maintain a cross cultural approach to work
  • A willingness and commitment to contribute fully to the life of the pu­pils and school beyond the academic day, including active par­ticipation in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes


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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Fo Chun Road, Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po, Hong Kong
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