Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong opened in 2018. A primary school, we provide almost 1,000 places for children aged between 3 and 11 years old.Operating within a world-class and purpose built facility, students and teachers enjoy wide access to our swimming pools, sports hall, dance studio,...

Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong opened in 2018. A primary school, we provide almost 1,000 places for children aged between 3 and 11 years old.

Operating within a world-class and purpose built facility, students and teachers enjoy wide access to our swimming pools, sports hall, dance studio, gymnastics centre, auditorium and recital suite. These spaces, among others, have been designed bespoke for primary aged children.

The school enjoys an advantageous setting in Tseung Kwan O - easily accessible by road and MTR, it also benefits from the strongest of partnerships with Shrewsbury School in the UK (www.shrewsbury.org.uk).

English Language Specialist

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Language English
Location
Tseung Kwan O
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, General holidays, Medical plan, MPF
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Primary / Secondary
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Engineering > Others
Published On 11/02/2020

Salary:
This is a local position - salary would be dependent upon experience.

Position Summary:
The English Language Specialist reports to the Individual Needs Coordinator and will typically be expected to engage in a full timetable of activity. They will work across all age phases, have good knowledge of the National Curriculum for England, and support its delivery through a model of sheltered immersion.

The English Language Specialist also plays a key role in the promotion and development of EAL strategies for all. They do this by working closely with mainstream teachers at the planning and delivery stages, and through leading staff training.

Candidate Profile:
The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified (holding at least a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, and an entry-level TESOL qualification) and experienced, preferably within an international school setting
  • Have sufficient up-to-date knowledge of the key issues in Second Language Teacher Education
  • Have sufficient knowledge of/experience of teaching students who use English as an Additional Language within mainstream curriculums
  • Will have either experience of working with English Language Learners or a desire to broaden his/her experience and skills in English as an Additional Language specific teaching and learning strategies
  • Be motivated, enthusiastic, imaginative and innovative
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be aware of and sensitive to the demands of working in a cross-cultural setting
  • Will be a dedicated teacher capable of inspiring students
  • Will have a working knowledge of the National Curriculum for England and an ability and aspiration to attain high standards
  • Will have assessment for learning skills
  • Will have a flexible approach to working within the school curriculum and structures
  • Will have demonstrated an appreciation of the value of the extra-curricular dimension in developing the potential of students
  • Will have a positive approach to professional development, particularly in the areas of EAL and ICT
  • Will be happy to commit to and apply all school policies

 

Child Safeguarding:
Shrewsbury International School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Attend in-house Child Safeguarding programmes;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of all students in the school;
  • Report any concerns they have for the welfare of a student to the Designated Safeguarding Lead;
  • Foster professional relationships with students where personal boundaries are respected and maintained;
  • Seek advice from a Line Manager or the Designated Safeguarding Lead with issues or concerns related to child protection and safeguarding.

 

Requirements:

  • Formal proof of identity with photo ID
  • Satisfactory criminal record checks
  • 2 signed, confidential references before the start of contract
  • Verification of original qualifications and work experience

 

How to Apply:
Applications will only be accepted through the school application portal by {Apply on company website].

 

Further Details:
Full details of the school are available on our website at http://www.shrewsbury.edu.hk.
Any queries should be forwarded to our HR Officer, Ms Momoko Law at:
vacancies@shrewsbury.edu.hk