Teacher of Mathematics with the possibility of Lead Teacher - South Island School

South Island School

Hong Kong, Hong Kong 

Curriculum / Learning

Teaching Subject: Mathematics

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 3 February 2023

South Island School is looking for a Teacher of Mathematics with the possibility of a Lead Teacher. The successful candidate provides professional leadership in order to ensure high-quality teaching and learning.

<p><b>Job Description </b></p><p><b>Key Responsibilities </b></p><p>South Island School seeks to appoint an outstanding<b> Leading Teacher of Mathematics</b>. Your role will be to assist the Head of Mathematics with the leadership of the department, in collaboration with other colleagues. </p><p>The successful applicant will be a highly skilled teacher, with the ability to motivate, inspire and engage with students in creative and innovative ways, both within and outside the classroom. You will be a skilled manager and leader, as you work with the Mathematics team towards our overall goal of ensuring excellent educational outcomes for all of our students. Like all staff, you will also be a tutor within our Pastoral Learning Curriculum (PLC), and will be expected to contribute effectively to our Values in Action and Making a Difference extra-curricular programmes. </p><p>Previous experience of IBMYP, (I)GCSE and IBDP/IBCP would be a definite advantage. The position will be a full-time renewable contract for an initial two year period from August2023. The role carries an additional TLR 4 allowance, as per the <a href="https://eoix.fa.ap1.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/2132/?utm_medium&#61;jobshare" rel="nofollow">ESF Terms and Conditions</a>. </p><p>Please also note that if you apply for this role, we will also automatically consider you for any future Teacher of Mathematics vacancies that may arise subsequently. </p><p><b>The Role </b></p><p>Leading Teachers of Mathematics at SIS are expected to be committed and flexible. They are expected to collaborate closely with the Head of Department in connection with the following regular duties: </p><ul><li>Ensuring the effective everyday running of the Mathematics Department; </li><li>Leading aspects of the Mathematics Department strategically, to develop and sustain high standards and a culture of collaboration and learning; </li><li>Line-managing colleagues within the department as may be required, to facilitate high achievement and efficiency across all facets of the team; </li><li>Representing the Mathematics Department as required within the Academic Leadership Team (ALT), attending meetings and effecting action points as required – and ensuring an appropriate cascade of information to the Department as a whole during weekly planning and meeting time; </li><li>Maintaining a learning climate that is inclusive and safe, yet challenging and innovative, ensuring appropriate differentiation to meet the needs of students with all learning profiles; </li><li>Leading and managing the development of learning and teaching strategies within the Mathematics Department, ensuring department staff develop innovative and effective pedagogical expertise; </li><li>Ensuring that resources are managed effectively within the Department, in compliance with school-wide and foundation-wide requirements relating to budgets, procurement processes and facilities management; </li><li>Ensuring appropriate assessment practices across the Mathematics Department, to support student progress and attainment; </li><li>Ensuring regular celebration of achievements within the Mathematics Department, in liaison with the communications team; </li><li>Working as a tutor for a group of students, within the Pastoral Learning Curriculum </li><li>Engaging actively with the Values in Action and Making a Difference extra-curricular programmes. </li></ul><p><b>Requirements </b></p><ul><li>A relevant degree and postgraduate qualification, including internationally recognised teaching qualifications; </li><li>A strong commitment to taking an inclusive approach to meet the needs of all students; </li><li>The ability to lead and inspire others and to manage a team effectively, showing excellent leadership, management and administrative skills; </li><li>The ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with teachers and other relevant professionals, parents and students; </li><li>An understanding of current developments in teaching; </li><li>Experience of a range of assessment strategies for identifying students’ needs and supporting learning; </li><li>A commitment to pastoral care within the school; </li><li>A commitment to developing students’ skills through extra-curricular opportunities. </li></ul><p>For more information about South Island School, please click <a href="https://www.sis.edu.hk/for-new-staff/" rel="nofollow">HERE</a>. </p><p><b>Further Information </b></p><p>Further information can be found in the following locations: </p><p>South Island School website: <a href="https://www.sis.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">https://www.sis.edu.hk</a> </p><p>English Schools Foundation website: <a href="https://www.esf.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">https://www.esf.edu.hk/</a> </p><p>Please email the Principal’s PA, <b>Ms Cecilia Lo</b>, if you have any questions: <a href="http://celo&#64;sis.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">celo&#64;sis.edu.hk</a> </p><p>Thank you again for your interest in this role. </p><p><b>Closing Date:</b> 3 February 2023 </p><p><b>To apply, please click <a href="https://eoix.fa.ap1.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/2132/?utm_medium&#61;jobshare" rel="nofollow">here</a>. </b></p><p>Please note that we reserve the right to interview and make an appointment before the advertised closing date for the role, therefore an early application is recommended. </p><p>Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date. </p><p>By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF. </p><p>ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer </p><p>The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. ESF will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, colour, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. </p><p>Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF&#39;s Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request. </p><p>Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. </p><p><b>About Us </b></p><p>The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest English-medium international school organisation in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds. </p><p>There are over 18,000 students from 75 different nationalities in ESF kindergartens, primary, secondary and all-through schools. About 70% of our students have parents who are permanent residents of Hong Kong. </p><p>ESF is proud of the high academic and wider achievements of our students. In 2020, 22 ESF students achieved the perfect score of 45 points in the IB Diploma examinations; more than 95% go on to leading universities worldwide. </p><p><a href="http://www.esf.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">www.esf.edu.hk</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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