Teacher of Drama – All Secondary Schools (Expressions of Interest)

English Schools Foundation (see more jobs from this school)

Hong Kong, Hong Kong 

Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Drama

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 July 2023

ESF is now inviting candidates to register their interest for the following position in advance of our annual recruitment campaign. If you are eager to learn more about any similar opportunities in one of our schools, we recommend that you apply to be kept up to date with the latest openings!

<p><b>Job Description</b></p><p>ESF is now inviting candidates to register their interest for the following position in advance of our annual recruitment campaign. If you are eager to learn more about any similar opportunities in one of our schools, we recommend that you apply to be kept up to date with the latest openings!</p><p><br /></p><p><b>Main Accountabilities:</b></p><div>The successful candidate may be expected to teach a range of courses including MYP Drama, IGCSE Drama and upper school IBDP and BTEC Theatre subjects. </div><div><br /></div><div>The philosophy of the department revolves around creative and collaborative working practices, and a commitment to continual professional development. We pride ourselves on our ability to achieve fantastic exam results whilst also promoting skill and character development. </div><div><br /></div><div>The school and all teachers should be committed to making the most of these resources in the teaching of their subjects. Online learning, blended learning, and flipped learning styles are also promoted throughout the school and teachers are expected to promote these practices.</div><div><br /></div><div><br /></div><div><b>Requirements</b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><ul><li>A relevant degree and postgraduate teaching qualification.</li><li>At least two years experience in teaching Drama and/or English.</li><li>A familiarity with IB MYP curriculum design processes and teaching methodologies.</li><li>The desire to embrace faculty-wide professional development models.</li><li>The ability to realise the potential of students of all learning needs.</li><li>A proven ability to integrate flipped, blended and other pedagogies into teaching &amp; learning.</li><li>A commitment to the extra-curricular life of the school.</li><li>A commitment to pastoral care within the school.</li></ul><div><br /></div><p><b>Our Secondary Schools:</b></p><p><u>Kowloon:<br /></u></p><p><a href="https://www.kgv.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">King George V School</a></p><p><u>New Territories:</u></p><p><a href="https://shatincollege.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">Sha Tin College</a></p><p><a href="https://www.rchk.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">Renaissance College</a></p><p><u>Island:</u></p><p><a href="https://island.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">Island School</a></p><p><a href="https://www.sis.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">South Island School </a></p><p><a href="https://www.wis.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">West Island School </a></p><p><u>Outlying Islands:</u></p><p><a href="https://www.discovery.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">Discovery College</a></p><p><br /></p><p><i>Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date.</i></p><p><i>By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF. </i></p><p><i>ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer</i></p><p><i>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.</i></p><p><i>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.</i></p><p><i>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.</i><br /></p><p><br /></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><br /></p><p><a href="www.esf.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">www.esf.edu.hk</a></p><p><br /></p><p><b>About the Team</b></p><p>The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is a modern, well-managed educational organisation, committed to offering an international education to students drawn from over 70 countries. We are proud to be at the forefront of the educational hub in Hong Kong. We actively take advantage of the opportunities that Hong Kong offers as Asia’s world city and the principal gate-way to China.</p><p>The curriculum, leading to the International Baccalaureate, is adapted to Hong Kong, and the Asia Pacific region. ESF’s 1,100 teachers are highly qualified bringing with them experience from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, the UK and many other international school systems. All schools offer a broad range of out-of-school activities in Hong Kong and overseas.</p><p>ESF has over 18,000 students. Our culture is one of joy in learning and pride in achievement. The great majority of our students study for the IB Diploma and gain entry to universities all over the world. ESF has a long-standing commitment to children with individual needs and is the principal provider for English-speaking children with special educational needs in Hong Kong. For further details about ESF, please visit our website at <a href="http://www.esf.edu.hk/" rel="nofollow">http://www.esf.edu.hk/</a>.</p>