At Discovery Mind, we believe that education plays a fundamental role in shaping the next generation of well-rounded, emotionally healthy individuals. We believe in cultivating enduring human values and time-tested life skills. We want to prepare our children to be forward thinkers in an ever changing...

At Discovery Mind, we believe that education plays a fundamental role in shaping the next generation of well-rounded, emotionally healthy individuals. We believe in cultivating enduring human values and time-tested life skills. We want to prepare our children to be forward thinkers in an ever changing and increasing borderless world.

 

Background:

Discovery Mind Primary School is a small, forward thinking, dynamic school on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. We offer education across 2 campuses from 6 years to 11 years, providing a curriculum adapted from the best practices around the world. Our small class sizes (max. 22 students) enable us to focus on individual needs and ensure that all students are given the opportunity to learn in a way that best suits them. Our school campuses are in Tung Chung and Discovery Bay, serving the Lantau Island community and with good transport links to both.

As a school, DMPS will offer:

  • a competitive salary aligned with similar schools in Hong Kong
  • a commitment to regular Professional Development opportunities
  • a responsibility for and support in the wellbeing of all staff
  • a high level of autonomy over timetable, teaching and assessment practice
  • one-year full time employment contracts

Visit our website: www.discoverymind.edu.hk

We are now seeking experienced Mandarin Teachers to join our team.

Mandarin Teacher (Full-time)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Bachelor Degree
Professional Qualification PGDE, B.Ed.
Language Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Discovery Bay, Tung Chung
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, Dental plan, Medical plan, Transportation allowance
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Primary / Secondary
Published On 07/02/2020

Job Purpose

  • To carry out all the expected professional duties of a Mandarin Teacher.
  • To be responsible for delivery of the Mandarin Curriculum to a range of classes throughout the school and to be responsible for the management of the class and safety and welfare of the students.
  • Promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education.
  • To work under the direction of the Mandarin Coordinator and Senior Leadership Team.

 

Main duties

  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students.
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop creative learning opportunities within the classroom and beyond.
  • Have good curriculum knowledge, a passion for education and life-long learning.
  • Be experienced in teaching and learning through diverse educational practices, including inquiry-based learning.
  • Understand the importance of a balance between a child's wellbeing and academic achievement.
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment to further develop students learning.
  • Believe in Positive Behaviour strategies and use them successfully.
  • Fulfil wider school professional responsibilities.

 

Requirements

  • Native Mandarin speaker.
  • Registered Teacher with Hong Kong Education Bureau.
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to the pastoral care and wellbeing of children.
  • Ideally experienced in working in international school settings.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so thorough background checks will be conducted for all successful applicants.

Enquiries may be emailed to  

Applications should be made to by sending a CV and supporting statement to  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. All information will only be used for recruitment related purpose.