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Malvern College Hong Kong

Chinese Teacher (Language Acquisition - IB PYP)

Important dates

Closing date of applications
27 December 2018
Start date
12 August 2019

Job details

Subject
Chinese / Primary
Role
Teacher / Teacher
Level
Ages 4-11 / Primary and
Ages 4-11 / Primary
Curriculum
IB PYP / IB PYP
Positions available
1
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Full Time

Requirements

2 or more years experience

As our school moves towards our second year of opening we are looking to appoint experienced and dynamic teachers who will join our growing PYP and MYP teams and play an active part in all aspects of school life at Malvern.

Main Academic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for a primary class, supporting, nurturing and taking a genuine interest in the holistic development of all children in that class
  • Work closely with the Primary Curriculum Co-ordinator, Head of Year and PYP colleagues to ensure the effective delivery of the PYP programme and to design and implement a relevant, challenging and rigorous curriculum
  • Plan and deliver lessons, ensuring attention is given to appropriate differentiation
  • Contribute to collaborative learning at all levels of school life
  • Create inquiry-based classrooms that develop critical thinking skills, knowledge and a range of skills within an environment based on trust and respect
  • Select relevant resources and digital tools to support and enhance learning
  • Develop appropriate assessment tasks, providing timely and effective feedback that enhances pupil’s learning
  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and colleagues in a professional manner
  • Write formal reports on a termly basis
  • Provide appropriate pastoral support as and when necessary
  • Contribute to the school’s Tutor and House systems as directed by the Deputy Head
  • Attend Parents’ Meetings, Open Mornings and CPD as appropriate
  • Play an active role in the school’s co-curricular programme

Specific Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese
  • A recognized teaching qualification for the required age range (e.g. B.Ed., PGCE)
  • Minimum two years’ teaching experience in primary years education
  • Previous experience of teaching the IB PYP is preferred, although outstanding candidates without prior IB experience will be considered
  • Prior IB training is required before taking up post at minimum Category 1 level
  • Familiarity with various teaching resources including, where appropriate, digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
  • Sensitivity to the cultural differences found in Hong Kong and the willingness to develop and maintain a cross cultural approach to work
  • A willingness and commitment to contribute fully to the life of the pu­pils and school beyond the academic day, including active par­ticipation in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes

Application Process

All applications for current vacancies listed below should be submitted online.  Applicants are required to complete an online profile and supporting statement and upload a CV.  

Applicants must provide details of three referees, of which one must be their most recent employer.  If shortlisted, we will contact referees prior to interview.  

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview by Skype or in person, depending on the nature of the position and the applicant's location.  The decision to appoint rests with the management of the individual school as the employer.  Malvern College Hong Kong reserves the right to appoint an outstanding candidate at any stage during the process.

Malvern College Hong Kong exists to provide a quality all round education for pupils and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate pre-employment checks.

For any enquiries regarding teaching vacancies in Malvern College Hong Kong please email hr@malverncollege.org.hk.

 

Basic Requirements for All Teaching Positions

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a relevant subject area
  • A recognized teaching qualification for the required age range (e.g. B.Ed., PGCE, M.Ed)
  • Minimum two years’ teaching experience in mainstream school setting

Language Requirements

  • General teaching positoins:  Native level of English
  • Chinese teaching positions:  Native level of Putonghua

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