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Location:
Hong Kong, International
Job type:
Contract
Date Posted:
16 May 2019
reference number:
BBBH23432

Head of Maths
Start Date: August 2019
Location: Hong Kong
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: IB
Experience: 3+ years
Salary: from HK$33,130 to HK$53,043 per month
Sponsorship: Single or Married Teachers

School overview: This international school in Hong Kong was founded in 1991 as East Asia's first Jewish Day School and grew to become a successful 3 campus international school, catering for students from 1 to 18 years old. They are an IB World School offering the Diploma and Middle Years Program and are now a candidate school for the Primary Years Program. The school is fully accredited by the United States Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is a member of the East Asia Regional Conference of Overseas Schools (EARCOS). The high school section was established in 2009 and already boasts top university admissions, primarily in the US and the UK, evidencing their commitment to educational excellence.

Location Overview: East meets West in the dazzling city of Hong Kong where Chinese roots are mixed with a British colonial influence. Ride the funicular to the top of Victoria Peak where you will be afforded dizzying views over Hong Kong's towering skyline, comprised of over 1,200 skyscrapers. The modernist glass towers are neatly framed by natural beauty with over 70% of Hong Kong covered in mountains and sprawling country parks. A mouth-watering array of food awaits you at every turn, and you can shop until you drop at the city's wealth of glitzy shopping malls, vintage dens, side-street boutiques and markets, with no sales tax anywhere in sight.

Role and Requirements: As a Teacher/Head of Department you will be an informed, reflective practitioner who uses inquiry based strategies to create positive learning environments which motivate and challenge all learners in their class to become self-regulated, life-long learners and leaders. The successful candidate will be a proactive and efficient teacher with leadership role to head the Mathematics Department.

* At least 3 years of practical teaching experience with prior management experience.
* Experience teaching to the IB Curriculum is ideal, but not essential.
* Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs is an advantage
* Passionate, natural educator who is patient, inclusive and creative
* Flexible and adaptable with excellent organisational and time-management skills
* Self-motivated and enthusiastic with high standards and expectations

Package:

* Salary from HK$33,130 to HK$53,043 per month
* Housing allowance of HK$10,000 with hotel accommodation upon arrival
* Additional Benefits for Senior Roles
* Flights home
* Medical Insurance
* The school contributes towards Employee Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF), a 5% of monthly salary on the first 3 years of service, 7.5% on the 4th year, and 10% on the 5th year and thereafter
* Hong Kong salaries tax and any other personal tax is the employees' responsibility.