Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,500 Reception 1 through Grade 12 students from around the world. As a Christian school with an international outlook, HKIS is responsive to the needs of our culturally diverse community of more than 40 nationalities. We are an educational community...

Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,500 Reception 1 through Grade 12 students from around the world. As a Christian school with an international outlook, HKIS is responsive to the needs of our culturally diverse community of more than 40 nationalities. We are an educational community that believes in and lives out our Mission Statement:

Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion,

and our lives to service and global understanding

 

 An American-style education, grounded in the Christian faith,

and respecting the spiritual lives of all

 

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Chinese Studies Teachers for grades R1-12 (age 4-18 years)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Primary / Secondary
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Education / Training > Others
Published On 22/11/2016

The role of the Chinese Studies teacher at HKIS includes planning, classroom instruction, assessment, grading and collaborative work with other Mandarin teachers. It may also include responsibilities of a homeroom (pastoral care) and coaching or other student club. It is understood in carrying out these responsibilities that the teacher supports the school mission which follows: Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion, and our lives to service and global understanding: An American style education grounded in the Christian faith and respecting the spiritual lives of all.

Requirements:

  • Native to near-native “standard” speaking ability;
  • Native to near-native English language ability;
  • Demonstrated proficiency at the minimum 2B level as defined by the national proficiency test (Putonghua Shuiping Kaoshi);
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree; advanced coursework in second language acquisition, pedagogy and/or language education desirable;
  • Three years experience teaching Mandarin as a second language and/or to advanced Mandarin bilinguals;
  • Ability to teach aspects of Chinese culture;
  • Familiar with western approach to teaching and learning;
  • Familiar with an American and/or English-based professional and cultural environment, and able to work within an internationally diverse school community.

 

Interested candidates please forward your updated resume together with a cover letter and references to recruitmentss@hkis.edu.hk
For more information about the job and the School please visit our website: www.hkis.edu.hk
We look forward to hearing from you!