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Main Scale Year 3 Class Teacher (11 Aug 2017 to 29 Jun 2018)

Responsibilities

Beacon Hill School is seeking to appoint a main scale class teacher for Year 3. This position will be a 10 months contract from 11th August 2017 to 29th June 2018.

This position will involve
– Implementing and delivering an appropriately broad, balanced, differentiated and relevant curriculum for students within the framework of the IB Primary Years Programme.
– Ensuring a high quality learning experience for all students using a variety of teaching methods appropriate to students’ learning styles and the curriculum.
– Assessing, recording and reporting on progress, development and attainment of students including the setting of appropriately challenging targets.
– Meeting the needs of all students through differentiated teaching and learning.
– Setting high expectations for student behaviour and maintaining a good standard through focused teaching, developing positive relationships and implementing the positive behaviour policy.
– Providing a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment.
– Promoting the social, emotional and intellectual development of the students.
– Being committed to the development of good relationships throughout the school, the Foundation and other schools.
– Reviewing and developing own professional practice including evaluating own teaching to improve effectiveness.
– Attending training to improve skills and knowledge and contributing to staff development activities.
– Carrying out any other duties that may reasonably be regarded as within the nature, responsibilities and grade of this post.

Please refer to the Beacon Hill School website for further details and job descriptions.

Anticipated interview : Tuesday 6th June, 2017

Requirements

Bachelor Degree in Education, or
Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGSE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent;
More than two years’ primary teaching experience.

Applicants must hold the permanent HKID or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

Closing Date: 31 May 2017

Educational Assistant

Role Summary

To actively support all students with a balanced school curriculum
To join and work cohesively within a highly motivated and professional group of teachers
Linking and communicating effectively with support staff

Main Accountabilities

Support for Learning and Teaching

  1. Assist in the educational and social development of pupils
  2. Assist in the implementation and planning of Individual Education Programmes for students and the monitoring of students’ academic progress
  3. Support students in mainstream classes including all academic subjects and all aspects of PE including swimming and field sports.
  4. Assist students to access the curriculum safely.  Matters relating to health and safety ultimately remain the teachers’ responsibility.
  5. Assist in the maintaining of student records
  6. Support students with emotional / behavioural problems and help develop their social skills / behaviours, including the implementation of behaviour modification programmes when required.
  7. Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom, including supporting access to camps, educational visits and whole school activities, to enable students to fully participate in activities
  8. Monitor students’ responses to learning tasks through a range of assessment activities, providing feedback to teachers

Administrative Duties

  1. Prepare and present displays of students’ work: teachers will make professional decisions in determining what material is displayed.
  2. Support teachers in photocopying and other tasks in order to support Learning and Teaching
  3. Undertake other duties from time to time as the teachers require including: Collecting  money; Copy typing and Inputting student data; Producing class lists; Record keeping, Filing; Collating material; Stocktaking; Cataloguing, preparing, issuing and maintaining equipment and materials.

Standards and Quality Assurance

  1. Support the aims and ethos of the School and Department by behaviours which display concern for the student as a whole person, tact, discretion, confidentiality and the willingness to work as a member of a team.
  2. Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
  3. Work collaboratively with teachers.
  4. Attend team and staff meetings as requested
  5. Undertake professional duties that may be reasonably assigned by the Manager or School Principal.
  6. Recognise and respond effectively to equal opportunities issues as they arise, following relevant policies and procedures

Minimum typical education / experience

A least 2 years GCSE (pass A-C) or equivalent in Maths and English
At least Level 2 of the English national qualifications framework
Relevant experiences in schools is preferred but not essential

Applications must be submitted online through http://recruit.esf.edu.hk/joblist.asp

Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link.
Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click “Job Listing”
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click “Apply & Continue” at the bottom of the page.
Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.
ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF’s Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon request.
There are currently no vacancies at Beacon Hill School.


Please refer to the ESF Recruitment website for information regarding recruitment and the application process.

Standards at BHS are high. The curriculum offered is aligned to the philosophy of the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate Organisation and involves an inquiry-based, investigative style of teaching and learning.

The teaching staff are well qualified, experienced and work closely with colleagues in the other ESF schools. Staff-pupil relationships are excellent and are based on a strong sense of mutual respect.

Central to the life of the school, is the positive community spirit and the strong partnerships with parents.

We encourage applications from teachers with a commitment and desire to work with children with Special Educational Needs and with good IT skills.