PYP Coordinator (TLR 2) (Non-class based) - Sha Tin Junior School

Sha Tin Junior School

New Territories, HONG_KONG 


Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 5 June 2022

Sha Tin Junior School is looking for a PYP Coordinator (TLR 2) to join the community this January 2023. The successful candidate collaborates with the leadership team in executing the school's curricular improvement plans.

<p><b>Job Description </b></p><p>Sha Tin Junior School is seeking to appoint a PYP Coordinator commencing from January 2023. The position will be on a full-time contract from January 2023 to August 2024, renewable by mutual consent. See <a href="" rel="nofollow">ESF Terms and Conditions</a> for further details of the package. </p><p><b>TLR 2 - Curriculum (PYP) Coordinator: </b></p><ul><li>To lead the Primary Years Programme (PYP) throughout the school and the associated transitions </li><li>To actively lead and monitor curriculum development across the school </li><li>To support collaboration across the school, and support planning and professional learning </li><li>To support the moderation of the curriculum </li><li>Enable professional learning through collaboration and self-evaluation </li><li>To coach and mentor colleagues </li><li>To participate in SJS and other ESF validated self-evaluation (VSE) processes </li><li>To take an active lead in the IBO evaluation process </li><li>To help support recommendations for and organisation of professional learning </li></ul><p><b>Specific Coordination Roles </b></p><ul><li>Understanding of the IB/PYP and inquiry-based learning </li><li>Understand the needs of young students </li><li>Coordinate, lead and develop the IB curriculum </li><li>Review the IB evaluation processes </li><li>Support the development of specific IB Programme Development Plans </li><li>Support the strategic direction of the school as directed by the Principal </li><li>Lead whole school professional learning opportunities </li><li>Contribute to the School Development Plan </li></ul><p><b>Requirements: </b></p><ul><li>Bachelor Degree in Education, or </li><li>Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent </li><li>Evidence of further professional study eg. Masters in Education </li><li>Recent IB/PYP and middle leadership experience is essential </li><li>Achievement of and adherence to professional standards </li></ul><p><b>Closing Date:</b> 5 June 2022 </p><p><b>To apply, please click <a href=";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>The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity. ESF will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, 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 local laws or regulations. </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>ESF Sha Tin Junior School’s vision – “Learning for Life” – is underpinned by four core values. In order to aspire towards a life of learning, we encourage our students to focus on: </p><ul><li>Wellbeing </li><li>Inclusivity </li><li>Flexible minds </li><li>Making a difference </li></ul><p>We offer a balanced programme ensuring learners have the opportunity to develop academically, mentally, socially and physically. Our programme is guided by the philosophy of Positive Education and is inquiry based in outlook. Individual needs are catered for through an inclusive approach, implementing a range of teaching and learning approaches. </p><p>All stakeholders are encouraged to develop resilience, use a growth mindset and a “can do” attitude. We empower learners to take meaningful action and realise the impact each and every one of us can have in reaching the 2030 Global Goals. </p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow"> </a></p>
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