Teacher of MYP Individuals & Societies / DP Business Management - Discovery College

Discovery College (see more jobs from this school)

Discovery Bay, OSS


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Business Studies

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 23 January 2022


Discovery College is looking for a Teacher of MYP Individuals & Societies / DP Business Management - Discovery College to join the community this August. Successful candidate strategically plans lessons to meet each student’s individual learning needs to achieve specific student outcomes.

<p><b>Job Description </b></p><p><b>Job Summary </b></p><p>The main role of the classroom teacher is to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of the curriculum to 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 curriculum. 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>Main Accountabilities </b></p><p><b>Teaching and Assessment </b></p><ul><li>Planning lessons and sequences of lessons 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 </li><li>Using flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high quality lessons in line with the IBO philosophy </li><li>Maintain a well organised and stimulating learning environment </li><li>Using learning technologies to enhance learning </li><li>Using information about prior attainment 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><li>Wider professional roles </li><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>Collaborating with members of the school community to build a team environment that supports students’ learning </li><li>Ensuring administration of classroom procedures is completed efficiently </li><li>Additional responsibilities may include </li><li>Managing a year level of subject area </li><li>Assisting with or managing an aspect of daily school management </li><li>Assisting year level co-ordinators, curriculum co-ordinators, student management co-ordinators, principal and vice principal with the performance of specific functions </li><li>Assisting with or managing a specialist function such as sport, careers, student welfare, excursions or camps co-ordination </li><li>Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programmes </li><li>Developing a school transition programme and facilitating the associated orientation programme </li><li>Managing and supervising a team of teachers in the planning, implementation and review of teaching and learning programmes </li><li>Leading the development of curriculum policies and programmes </li><li>Contributing to Foundation-wide professional development programme </li><li>Additionally, the successful candidate will also be expected to have a significant impact on the College’s extra-curricular programme, and one opportunity to do this is in relation to sports. A wide range of sports are played at the College, both competitively and for leisure, including badminton, basketball, cross-country, cricket, football, golf, netball, rugby, swimming and volleyball. Further details of the Cobra Sports programme can be found on the <a href="https://www.discovery.edu.hk/school-life/cobra-sports/" rel="nofollow">College’s sport website</a></li></ul><p><b>Minimum Typical Education </b></p><ul><li>Bachelor Degree in Education, or Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent </li></ul><p><b>Minimum Typical Experience </b></p><ul><li>An understanding of the IB and the key underpinnings of the curriculum frameworks is essential </li></ul><p><b>Note: </b></p><p><b>Two Years Finite Contract </b></p><ul><li>Contribute to the school extra curricular programme throughout the year </li><li>Participate in key school and PTA events on identified evenings and weekends </li><li>Contribute to the Education outside the Classroom Programme, including by leading residential excursions in urban or rural locations, in Hong Kong or overseas, as required </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.discovery.edu.hk/contact-us/job-vacancies/" rel="nofollow">Click here for more details about the role</a> </p><p>For enquiries, please contact Joyce Kwok at <a href="http://joyce.kwok&#64;dc.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">joyce.kwok&#64;dc.edu.hk</a>.</p><p><b>To apply, please click <a href="https://eoix.fa.ap1.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/1207/?utm_medium&#61;jobshare" rel="nofollow">HERE</a>. </b></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>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><b>About the Team </b></p><p>Grow. Discover. Dream. This vision statement, created by the College community when the school was founded in 2007, recognizes Discovery College’s belief that students should be independent, critical and creative thinkers equipped with the skills, attitudes and values to contribute positively in this complex world in which we live. </p><p>The College strongly supports all subject areas with a robust academic curriculum, including the performing and creative arts, design and ICT. Technology is embedded across the curriculum, supported by a number of digital literacy staff and a 1:1 laptop programme from Year 6 onwards. </p><p>The College’s facilities are second to none, with an award-winning design that incorporates an exceptional performing arts centre, gymnasium spaces, 25m rooftop heated swimming pool, library, science labs and design technology rooms. </p><p><a href="http://www.discovery.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">www.discovery.edu.hk</a> </p><p><br /></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><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>