Mainscale Class Teachers (Age 5-8) - Starting Aug 2017

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type
Benefits 5-day week, Dental plan, Education subsidies, General holidays, Gratuity, Housing allowance, Insurance plan, MPF, Maternity leave, Medical plan, Paternity leave, Staff care centre, Staff loan, Statutory holidays, Competitive pay
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Early Child
Education / Training > Teacher - Primary / Secondary
Published On 14/10/2016
All Primary Schools      
The English Schools Foundation currently has nine primary schools, authorised to deliver the International Baccalaureate Organisation's Primary Years Programme (PYP). This encourages children to learn through research, inquiry and problem solving. The curriculum fosters the values of internationalism and mutual understanding. Chinese (Putonghua) is offered in all our primary schools from Years 1 to 6.

Mainscale Class Teachers (Age 5-8) - Starting Aug 2017

Responsibilities

The ESF primary schools are looking for a number of Mainscale Class Teachers. The positions will be a full-time two years renewable contract from August 2017.

The main role of the classroom teacher is to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which meet students’ individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes. Teachers teach a range of student abilities and classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their programmes. The classroom teacher engages in critical reflection in order to improve their knowledge and skills to better engage students and improve their learning.

Main Accountabilities

Teaching and Assessment:

• 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
• Maintain a well organised and stimulating learning environment
• Use learning technologies such as the EWB and the CLC to enhance learning
• Using information about prior attainment to set expectations for students.
• Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s achievement in relation to learning outcomes.
• Providing clear and constructive feedback to students and their parents and caregivers.

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 year level co-ordinators, curriculum co-ordinators, student management co-ordinators, principal and vice principal with the performance of specific functions.
• Assisting with or managing a specialist function such as sport, careers, student welfare, excursions or camps co-ordination.
• Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programmes.

Requirements

• Bachelor Degree in Education, or
• Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent
• 1-3 years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation


* More positions will be available on http://recruit.esf.edu.hk after mid-December 2016.

Closing Date: 07 Nov 2016
For enquiries, please contact Michelle Lee at +852 37622653 or .michelle.lee@esfcentre.edu.hk

Applications must be submitted online through https://recruit.esf.edu.hk
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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" at the bottom of the page.

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