PYP Coordinator, TLR2 (Starting Jan 2023)

Clearwater Bay School

New Territories, Hong Kong 


Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 5 October 2022

Clearwater Bay School is looking for a PYP coordinator/ TLR2 to join the community this January 2023. Successful candidate collaborates with the leadership team in executing the school's curricular improvement plans.

<p><b>Job Description </b></p><p>An exciting opportunity has arisen at Clearwater Bay School (CWBS) for a skilled and enthusiastic PYP Coordinator to join our Leadership Team from January 2023, or later by negotiation. </p><p>Clearwater Bay School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School serving the Sai Kung, Clearwater Bay and Tseung Kwan O communities in the Eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. Through the IB Primary Years Programme, we offer a world class international primary education to 720 students in years 1-6 that develops students’ creativity, confidence and willingness to achieve their personal best. </p><p><b>The Role </b></p><p>The PYP coordinator will have proven teaching ability and be able to act as a pedagogical leader of the programme in the school. A commitment to collaborative planning is central to the philosophy of the PYP, and the coordinator has a pivotal role in this process, taking responsibility for ensuring that pedagogical aspects are discussed, information is disseminated and the programme is planned, taught and assessed collaboratively. Together with other members of the school’s leadership team, the PYP coordinator is involved in the whole-school implementation and organisation of the programme. The PYP coordinator will collaborate with senior leaders, middle leaders and all members of the teaching team in whole-school planning, as well as professional learning. This is a non-class based role. </p><p>For more details, see the ESF PYP Coordinator job description, linked <a href=";sharing" rel="nofollow">here</a>. </p><p><b>Requirements </b></p><ul><li>Bachelor Degree in Education or Bachelor Degree with Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) </li><li>Expertise in teaching across the primary range </li><li>5&#43; years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation </li><li>Prior experience of leading or holding a position of responsibility within a team </li><li>High level interpersonal skills and/or coaching skills/experience </li><li>Knowledge and experience of the IB Primary Years Programme highly regarded </li></ul><p>The successful candidate will be employed on either a two years or a two terms plus one year contract, renewable by mutual agreement. The contract duration will depend on the start date. The contract will also include a teaching and learning responsibility allowance (TLR2). </p><p><b>Closing Date: </b>5 October 2022</p><p> </p><p><b>To apply, please click<a href=";jobshare" rel="nofollow"> here</a>. </b></p><p><b>Teaching in Hong Kong </b></p><p>Hong Kong is a premier destination for expatriate and local teachers! ESF Teachers enjoy an extremely lucrative salary package and a very high standard of living overall, in an exciting and vibrant world city. The teaching profession is highly respected, student motivation and outcomes are excellent, and all teachers receive considerable support from ESF with settling into Hong Kong, as well as with their professional development. Please feel free to contact us in advance about life in Hong Kong if you feel a conversation on this topic would be helpful </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="" rel="nofollow"></a> </p><p><b>About the Team </b></p><p>ESF Clearwater Bay School values create a safe, welcoming learning environment that fosters care, respect and intercultural understanding. We support and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of students and families who come from more than 35 different nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Our core values of ‘Do your best’ ‘Respect’ and ‘Make a difference’ are the foundation of school life. </p><p>Through the IB Primary Years Programme, we offer an engaging, challenging inquiry programme that develops students’ creativity, confidence and belief in their ability to achieve their personal best. High standards of academic achievement combined with a strong emphasis on the arts, physical education and wellbeing provides students with a comprehensive, well rounded curriculum. Specialist Chinese, physical education, ICT, music and library programmes are also taught. </p><p>An extensive co-curricular programme provides opportunities for students to participate in a range of arts, sports and special interest activities. </p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow"></a></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>