secondary music teacher - jan 2023 - hong kong

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location
hong kong,
job category
international teaching
job type
contract
reference number
BBBH29763
contact
the far east team - teachanywhere, teachanywhere
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job description

Secondary Music Teacher (7-12)
Hong Kong

Start Date:
January 2023
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: Australian NSW / IB
Experience: 3+ years

The School

Located in Kowloon Tong, this is a non-profit, co- educational day school for students from Reception (4 years of age) to Year 12. Founded in 1995 to fulfil the growing demand for a premier Australian educational institution in Hong Kong, the School today welcomes more than 1,100 students from over 25 different nationalities. Operating on an Australian school year (late January to mid-December), this is the only school in Hong Kong to utilise the Australian curriculum. Primary students study the Australian national curriculum and Years 7-10 students study the NSW Stage 4 and 5 curriculum, with school based examinations and assessments at the end of Year 10. The school offers senior Secondary students (Year 11 and Year 12) the option to undertake either the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP), creating a seamless transition to all universities in Australia and around the world.

The Wellbeing program complements the school's rigorous academic focus while enabling students to develop personality and character, celebrate excellence, develop confidence, and maintain genuine and meaningful friendships. This is a warm, friendly, happy, caring school. Students love coming to school and staff are very committed, dedicated professionals of the very highest calibre. All staff truly believe in the wellbeing of students and parents are highly engaged and supportive of the school, which is a close knit community representing globally-minded families living in Hong Kong.

Living and Working in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island itself, with its world-famous skyline, is the canter of this archipelago set in the South China Sea, just off the mainland. Ancient and modern attractions are crammed into Hong Kong Island - Hong Kong Disneyland contrasts with museums displaying the fabulous artefacts of Imperial China, Buddhist temples, vast colonial buildings, and traditional markets. The city is famed for its seafood, Cantonese, and international cuisine, and its amazing shopping opportunities. Soaring Victoria Peak is still a favourite spot for its magnificent views across the iconic harbour to Kowloon.

School Requirements

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The Secondary teacher will teach Music according to the NSW curriculum and/or the International Baccalaureate Diploma curriculum, as required. They will work in collaboration with staff teams to ensure optimum student learning.

  • Qualified practising teacher with high-level qualifications in the subject area(s).
  • Teach the NSW curriculum and/or the International Baccalaureate Diploma curriculum, as required.
  • Ability to plan and deliver programs which are inclusive of second language learners. A willingness to support EAL students by requiring recognised qualifications is required.
  • Ability to teach students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Highly developed ICT skills and an ability to use technology as an integral part of teaching and learning.
  • Understanding of, and expertise in, delivery of an outcomes-based curriculum.
  • Effective communication skills with a wide range of groups and individuals - including colleagues, parents, students and members of the wider community.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of small and large teams.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Behaves ethically, reflects positivity, demonstrates a growth mindset and contributes to the school's ethos and community life

Salary and Benefits Package

  • Salary for teachers ranges from HK$542,000 to HK$939,000
  • Those taking on positions of leadership are eligible for an additional monetary allowance and/or allocated time release, depending on the responsibilities being undertaken
  • Reimbursement is offered for relocation costs up to HK$25,000 (single person), HK$30,000
  • (couple),HK$40,000(family). This reimbursement may be used to cover airfares, shipment of unaccompanied baggage and costs for purchasing household items for setting up residence in Hong Kong.
  • A gratuity sum equivalent to 21% of the gross salary is paid at the end of each fixed-term contract, ranging from HK$113,000 to HK$197,000
  • Tuition fees will be discounted according to the following schedule: 65% for the first child, 75% for the second and subsequent children
  • Medical Insurance provided by the school
  • 2 year contract

skills

121 teaching experience

qualification

BA Hons (QTS),BEd,BSc Hons (QTS)

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