Teacher of Mathematics, Island School

Island School (see more jobs from this school)

New Territories, Hong Kong 


Middle School Teacher

Teaching Subject: Mathematics

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 7 October 2022


Island School is looking for a Teacher of Mathematics to join the community this January 2023. Successful candidate strategically plans and delivers lessons that develop students' theoretical and applied mathematical skills.

<p><b>Job Description</b></p><p>We are looking for a teacher of mathematics to teach across the age and ability range including MYP, iGCSE and potentially the IB diploma, to start in January 2023 at our brand new and contemporary 8-storey campus back at Borrett Road. </p><p>Island School is a highly successful IB school located in the heart of Hong Kong. 1200 students aged 11 to 18 study an innovative and exciting curriculum combining our self-designed courses, the MYP, IGCSE, IBCP, IBDP and BTEC programs. </p><p>The Mathematics faculty enjoys a positive and collaborative working environment with excellent examination results. The main role of the mathematics teacher is to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which 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 programmes. These range from MYP in Year 7 and 8, iGCSE in years 9 to 11 and the IB diploma in years 12 and 13. 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>We operate a 1 to 1 laptop program throughout 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.</p><p><b>The successful candidate should have:</b></p><ul><li>A relevant degree and postgraduate teaching qualification</li><li>At least two years experience in teaching Mathematics </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><p>Job Description of a main scale teacher is available <a href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Q4xEHkEIg_qV55QFPp_cDBxRQ235N9nYP_oi_nxuVyg/edit" rel="nofollow">HERE</a>. Please visit <a href="https://island.edu.hk/working-with-us/" rel="nofollow">Our Website</a> to learn more about the Island School.</p><p><br /></p><p><b>Teaching in Hong Kong</b></p><p>We offer a very attractive salary and benefits package to ensure that ESF recruits and retains the highest calibre teachers. Our teachers need well-developed information and communication technology skills and will be expected to play a full role in pastoral work as well as to be totally committed to supporting the extra-curricular activities offered by their school.</p><p>Terms and conditions of an ESF primary / secondary teacher for the 2021-22 school year are <a href="https://www.esf.edu.hk/terms-and-conditions/" rel="nofollow">here</a>.</p><p>For enquiries, please contact Hilary Hu at &#43;852 2524 7135 or school&#64;online.island.edu.hk<br /></p><p><b>To Apply, click <a href="https://eoix.fa.ap1.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/1835/?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. 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="www.esf.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">www.esf.edu.hk</a></p><p><b>About the Team</b></p><p>At Island School we do something different. Our focus is on igniting a passion for learning in every student. Teaching students facts and figures is no longer enough for them to succeed once they enter higher education and the workforce. We encourage students to problem solve, question and think creatively with new concepts and ideas. Students are encouraged to become resourceful, adaptable and confident learners.</p><p>Our academic record is excellent with students going on to many of the foremost universities and colleges in the world. You will find details of the curriculum and qualifications on offer on our website. In the senior years students can choose to study IB Diploma, IB Careers and BTEC courses. Island School prepares students for these qualifications with a broad-based middle school curriculum including IGCSEs and a wide range of exciting options in our unique Futures curriculum. Our aim is to help students develop a passion for learning in a range of areas, whether it be law or robotics and coding or music production.</p><p><a href="http://island.edu.hk" rel="nofollow">http://island.edu.hk</a></p>