The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards, since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic...

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards, since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture, combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. ISF’s exceptional IB DP performance has promoted graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 400 employees.

 

We are now seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

Learning Support Teacher – Secondary School (Ref: LST/LST-SEC/20200320_cp)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 4 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Education subsidies, Insurance plan, Medical plan, Transportation allowance
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Primary / Secondary
Education / Training > Teacher - Special Needs
Education / Training > Others
Published On 20/03/2020
ref. LST/LST-SEC/20200320_cp

The successful candidate is expected to provide guidance and support to identified students in areas of inclusion and learning diversity in achieving the best possible learning outcomes. Learning diversity refers to different learning needs of students that require holistic support and enrichment so that every student can thrive and achieve excellence. Detailed responsibilities include:

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Leadership Team to ensure students in Secondary School with special learning needs receive high quality of inclusive education aligning with the IB standards and practices;
  • Coordinate and streamline identification, referral process, conduct informal assessment and communicate with student, parents and teachers to develop strategies to enhance student’s learning;
  • Write Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) for students with learning diversity and convene IEP or case conference to discuss and update the holistic support plan;
  • Deliver direct interventions and meet with students on individual and small group basis; Collaborate with teachers to implement co-teaching, push-in, and/or other learning strategies in class;
  • Regularly evaluate access to learning, students’ learning goals and to monitor the progress of the students;
  • Develop students’ independent learning skills and self-esteems;
  • Work in close collaboration with parents through conducting regular meetings to report on students’ progress and to share information and support strategies
  • Ensure appropriate records are kept on individual students receiving support
  • Plan and engage in professional learning activities that support school and systematic priorities

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Education or related field; Post-graduate training in special education field
  • Minimum 4 years of teaching experience preferably within Secondary School; relevant knowledge and experience teaching students with learning diversity is highly preferred  
  • Sufficient knowledge, expertise and awareness of students’ social, emotional and learning needs
  • Patient and passionate about educating children
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English with good command of Chinese
  • Experience in IB MYP or DP is advantageous

 

The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with the attention to child safeguarding. All applicants to us must be willing to undergo background checks and child protection screening.

 

Free Shuttle Bus will be provided arrival to and departure from The ISF Academy:

Route: North Point > Admiralty Centre > Causeway Bay > Aberdeen > The ISF Academy

Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical, life insurance, professional development & continuing education as well as free shuttle bus service to the right candidate. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by clicking  . 

 

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