Mainscale Class Teacher - Beacon Hill School

Beacon Hill School

Kowloon, Hong Kong 

Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 24 February 2023

Beacon Hill School is looking for a Mainscale Class Teacher to join the community this August 2023. Successful candidate strategically plans lessons to meet each student’s individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes.

<p>Beacon Hill School has a Mainscale Teaching position starting August 2023. We are looking for someone who is passionate and experienced in providing quality learning experiences for students of all ages. This person will have had successful teaching experiences across the year levels ideally in an IB PYP setting. The position will be a full-time two years contract, renewable by mutual consent. See <b><a href="" rel="nofollow">ESF Terms and Condition</a></b> for further details of the package.<br /></p><p>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. </p><p><b><u>Main Accountabilities </u></b></p><p><b>Teaching and Assessment: </b></p><ul><li>Knowing students&#39; identity, interests, strengths and stretches to foster a strong sense of belonging, high engagement, increased independence and success for all </li><li>Removing barriers for students so they can all access quality learning and teaching experiences </li><li>Ensuring students are active learners and that learning encourages agency, voice and reflection </li><li>Designing learning experiences to meet student’s individual learning needs and to ensure student’s progression </li><li>Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning and classroom management suitable to the age and stage of the learners </li><li>Using flexible groupings and an inquiry stance to deliver high quality learning engagements in line with the IBO PYP philosophy </li><li>Maintaining a well organised and child-centred learning environment </li><li>Using a range of technology to effectively enhance teaching and learning </li><li>Using information about prior progress and achievement to set expectations for students </li><li>Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s achievement in relation to learning outcomes </li><li>Providing clear and constructive feedback to students and their parents and caregivers </li></ul><p><b>Wider professional roles: </b></p><ul><li>Planning and engaging in professional learning activities that support school and systematic priorities </li><li>Taking responsibility for own professional development and using the outcomes to improve teaching and students’ learning </li><li>Making an active contribution to the policies and aspirations of the school </li><li>Ensuring administration of classroom procedures are completed efficiently </li><li>Collaborating with members of the school community to build a team environment that supports students’ learning </li></ul><p><b>Additional responsibilities may include: </b></p><ul><li>Assisting with or managing an aspect of daily school management </li><li>Assisting the leadership and middle management team with the performance of specific functions </li><li>Being actively involved in extra-curricular activities. </li></ul><p><b><u>Requirements </u></b></p><ul><li>Experience in teaching students at a variety of age levels </li><li>Bachelor Degree in Education, or </li><li>Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent </li><li>Relevant teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation </li></ul><p><b>Teaching in Hong Kong </b></p><p>Hong Kong is a premier destination for expatriate and local teachers! ESF Teachers enjoy an extremely lucrative salary package and a very high standard of living overall, in an exciting and vibrant world city. The teaching profession is highly respected, student motivation and outcomes are excellent, and all teachers receive considerable support from ESF with settling into Hong Kong, as well as with their professional development. Please feel free to contact us in advance about life in Hong Kong if you feel a conversation on this topic would be helpful.</p><p><b>Closing Date: </b>24 February 2023</p><p><b>To apply, please click <a href=";jobshare" rel="nofollow">here</a>. </b></p><p> </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="" rel="nofollow"></a></p><p><b>About the Team </b></p><p>At ESF Beacon Hill School, we have a team of professional staff providing an all-round education of the very highest quality academically, creatively and socially, ensuring that each child has the opportunity to reach their potential. Students come to us from many countries and this international mix adds a great deal to the atmosphere and the richness of the school experience. An active Parent Teacher Association and School Council support our school ensuring the school achieves its aims. </p><p>We are an inclusive school home to 21 students with more moderate individual needs. These students are catered for within our mainstream classes with additional learning support teachers and educational assistants. We offer a range of programmes depending on the needs of the students, such as a Perceptual Motor Programme, Social Thinking, Friends for Life, B2 - Social/Emotional tracking system, Fine Motor and individualised sensory programmes. Our SEN provision is world leading. </p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow"></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>
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