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Teacher, High School English

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Designing and implement effective and creative teaching techniques to engage students
VFD9L1
Hong Kong Adventist Academy
Sai Kung, Hong Kong
12-24 Months
On site

Responsibilities

  • Teach content and skills in English language, literature, and composition, as well as in reading, to secondary students, utilizing the course of study adopted by EDB and Griggs standards, and other appropriate learning activities as guidelines in teaching individual course content.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Participate as a contributing member of the English department.
  • Keep appropriate records and prepare progress reports as assigned.
  • Communicate with parents through a variety of means, including conferences, to discuss student progress and behavior, if needed.
  • Provide learning experiences designed to meet individual needs through individual and/or group instruction.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in and out of the classroom by providing a safe and secure environment.
  • Follow the school behavior management policies (PBIS).
  • Use pedagogically appropriate technology tools in the teaching and learning process.
  • Develop a unified language arts program in which students are provided the opportunity to experience language as oral and written discourse by which the user shapes experience.
  • Align student assessment with instructional goals, appropriate to the needs of the student.
  • Provide learning experiences that develop student competence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Participate in school improvement activities as provided in the school’s strategic plan.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or higher in English with a teaching certificate
  • Qualified teaching status
  • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience in the high school
  • Demonstrable evidence of creating/innovating/adapting high school curricula to engage children
  • Experience with designing and implementing effective and creative inquiry-based units of study.
  • Experience in managing classrooms with diverse students and different learning abilities (including students with special needs)
  • English(Fluent) 

Attire

Acceptable Dress: Professional wear.

Unacceptable Dress: Men and women - no jeans. Women - no tight-fitting nor revealing clothes (transparent top, low cleavage). No mini skirts that are above knee-level.

Accommodations

Lodging in the form of a dormitory room will be provided. The dorm size is about 40 square feet with 3 to 4 beds in each room. Appliances like microwave are shared.

Included

  • Visa
  • Travel to and from location
  • Local Travel
  • Insurance 
  • Accommodations
  • Utilities
  • Food/ Meals
  • Monthly Living Allowance -  HKD 18000   

Not Included

Medical/Inoculations

Restrictions

Only Single volunteers due to accommodations (Lodging is in Girls and Boys Dormitories)

Compensation

Monthly Living Allowance -  HKD 18000 

Additional

  • Destination City: Hong Kong
  • Airport: Hong Kong International Airport
  • Required Inoculations - 3 doses of covid-19 vaccine
  • Police Clearance Required
  • Child Protection Clearance Required 

Skills needed:

  • Strong organizational and time management abilities to meet competing deadlines
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  •  A team player with the ability to take initiative
  • Understanding of and experience in classroom technology, educational applications and familiarity with learning management systems.
  •  Ability to multitask.