year 7 eal class teacher - aug 2017 - hong kong

hong kong,
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International Teaching
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the far east team, teachanywhere
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Year 7 EAL Class Teacher

Start Date: Aug 2017

Location: Hong Kong

Region: Far East and South East Asia

Curriculum: UK

Experience: 2+ years post qualification experience;

Salary: Excellent, up to £35K per annum based on experience plus benefits

Sponsorship: Single teachers, teaching couples (if there is more than one post), married teachers with or without dependents

Contract: 2 years renewable

School Ethos/Vision: This excellent schools group with campuses in various parts of China and Hong Kong and founded in 1932! The schools are committed to educate the whole person from infancy through secondary education. They strive to unite the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices, the growth of the individual and the inquiring mind as well as develop a sense of personal responsibility and social welfare of all. With excellent facilities across all campuses, these schools employ a bilingual philosophy, exemplified by engaging a co teaching approach in the KG and Primary schools with a Chinese and western teacher team teaching. Students come from over 45 nationalities and are educated by teachers from 14 countries under an international curriculum that creates truly global minded graduates.

Location Overview: 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.

Requirements: You should be a qualified teacher with a minimum of two years post qualifying experience. This role is best suited to an Upper Primary class teacher with strong EAL teaching experience. You will be working with very capable students with little or no english in Year 7 (11 - 12 year olds). You will be co teaching with a Chinese teacher as per the schools "East meets West philosophy". UK or IB curriculum experience is highly desirable. You should have an inquiry based approach to your teaching and an ability to work well within a variety of cultures. You need to be adaptable and flexible and have a positive approach to life!

Package: Salary up to £35,000 minimum per annum depending on qualifications and experience (plus responsibility stipend); flights, housing allowance, medical cover, annual PD budget and Tuition for up to 2 dependents.

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