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6 Hau Yuen Path, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong

Tel: 2566 4242
Fax: 2887 9849
E-mail: recruitment@qbs.edu.hk
Doris Wong (Finance/HR Officer) Tel: 2566 4457

Principal: Ms. Mina Dunstan.

Quarry Bay School (QBS) is a 4 form entry Primary School within the English Schools Foundation (ESF) in Hong Kong. QBS follows the IB PYP Curriculum providing an outstanding education to 720 students representing a diverse range of nationalities.

Standards and expectations at QBS are high. The curriculum offered is aligned to the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme philosophy and framework. This involves an inquiry-based, investigative style of teaching and learning alongside a balanced delivery of core skills in literacy and numeracy.
The teaching staff are well qualified, experienced and work closely with colleagues within QBS and across other ESF schools. Staff-pupil relationships are excellent and are based on a strong sense of mutual respect.
Central to the life of the school, is a positive community spirit and the strong partnerships with parents. Parents are viewed as partners in school life at QBS.

Current positions, if we have any, will be listed below.

FULL TIME MAINSCALE TEACHER

Quarry Bay School is seeking to appoint a full-time mainscale teacher for the start of the school year in August 2018. The position will be a full-time two years renewable contract from August 2018.
The main role of the classroom 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. The classroom teacher engages in critical reflection in order to improve their knowledge and skills to better engage students and improve their learning.

Main Accountabilities
Teaching and Assessment:
• Planning lessons and sequences of lessons to meet student’s individual learning needs and to ensure student’s progression.
• Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning and classroom management.
• Use flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high quality lessons in line with the IBO philosophy
• Maintain a well organised and stimulating learning environment
• Use technology to effectively enhance learning
• Using information about prior attainment to set expectations for students.
• Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s achievement in relation to learning outcomes.
• Providing clear and constructive feedback to students and their parents and caregivers.

Wider professional roles:
• Planning and engaging in professional learning activities that support school and systematic priorities.
• Taking responsibility for own professional development and using the outcomes to improve teaching and students’ learning.
• Making an active contribution to the policies and aspirations of the school.
• Ensuring administration of classroom procedures are completed efficiently
• Collaborating with members of the school community to build a team environment that supports students’ learning.

Additional responsibilities may include:
• Assisting with or managing an aspect of daily school management.
• Assisting year level co-ordinators, curriculum co-ordinators, student management co-ordinators, principal and vice principal with the performance of specific functions.
• Assisting with or managing a specialist function such as sport, careers, student welfare, excursions or camps co-ordination.
• Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programmes.

Requirements:
• Bachelor Degree in Education, or
• Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent
• 1-3 years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation

FULL TIME MAINSCALE TEACHER (MANDARIN)

Quarry Bay School is seeking to appoint a full-time mainscale teacher (Mandarin) for the start of the school year in August 2018. The position will be a two year finite contract.
At Quarry Bay School it is expected that a teacher of Mandarin demonstrates the attributes of a general classroom teacher. These attributes include the capacity to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation, teaching and assessment 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. The teacher engages in critical reflection in order to improve their knowledge and skills to better engage students and improve their learning.
Mainscale teachers (Mandarin) assume roles beyond the classroom in endeavouring to maximise students’ learning. These roles include working collaboratively with colleagues and other members of the school community, and communicating with parents and care-givers.
The mainscale teacher (Mandarin) contributes to the school goes beyond the classroom. They participate in the development of the school policies and programmes and assist in the implementation of school priorities. All teachers may be required to undertake other duties in addition to their teaching duties.

Requirements:
Mainscale teachers with primary classroom teaching experience and the capacity to speak Mandarin are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate for this post must have:
Bachelor Degree in Education, or
Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent
1-3 years’ teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation
In addition to these requirements, the successful candidate for this post will ideally have:
• Experience with the PYP curriculum framework or similar.
• A commitment to effective teamwork.
• Excellent communication skills with students, staff and parents.
• Evidence of continuous professional development.
• Evidence of capability in using ICT in teaching.
• Genuine care about children and be concerned about the development of the whole person.
• Experience working with students with special educational needs

Caretaker

Quarry Bay School is looking to appoint a Caretaker for January, or as soon as possible. The Caretaker is an important and highly valued member of the Quarry Bay School community, and is a visible role in the school. The Caretaker deals with students, parents, staff and visitors daily. The Caretaker is a team leadership position, leading the school’s amah team (7 people). The Caretaker also works alongside the amahs, for example in preparing for events, or when there are staff shortages, to carry out various duties including cleaning. The Caretaker lives on site in the school’s quarters (this is an essential requirement of the role). The caretaker quarters are provided as part of the benefits of the position, and in addition to the monthly salary and other benefits.

The Caretaker must be able to:
• Be flexible and solutions oriented
• Communicate well with all people (Both English and Chinese desirable)
• Plan in advance (e.g., be proactive to make early preparation for events)
• Be prepared to be involved in physical works, such as: cleaning, moving furniture, simple maintenance tasks
• Be a quick learner, good listener and observer
• Build a strong and collaborative team
• Give clear work instructions to team members and lead the team well
• Be fair to team members
• Maintain the high standards of campus cleanliness and tidiness
• Hardworking, take responsibility and initiative with a ‘can do’ attitude
• Be punctual, professional and diligent
• Be patient, pleasant and polite
• Work some overtime at nights and on weekends
• Monitor the school premises and take appropriate actions to ensure safety and security

School or relevant working experience preferred.

Other duties of the Caretaker include:
• Supervise and assist the day-to-day operations of a team of site staff to keep the school environment clean and safe
• Safety checks, timely reporting of school facilities and safety and security-related
• Be able to use simple working tools
• Monitor facilities for maintenance
• Arrangement of facilities for school activities
• Set up and break down venues (such as meeting rooms or hall) for school events such as assemblies, meetings, concerts and fairs
• Assist amahs to prepare and serve tea and coffee to visitors and cleaning up as required
• Maintain adequate level of supplies for refreshment services
• Assist in gardening work
• Enjoy working in a school environment

鰂魚涌小學有意聘請校工主管一名,入職時間於2018年 1月。該職位是學校社區一個很重要和重視的成員,每天接觸不同學生、 家長、 員工和訪客,管理共7 人的校工團隊,有需要时,參與履行各項職責包括清潔,並且必須住在學校提供的宿舍 。

主要職位要求:

• 靈活處理及能解決工作上的問題
• 能以英語和廣東話溝通
• 積極主動,在工作上提前做準備
• 參與履行各項職責包括清潔及搬傢俱等
• 在學習上容易掌握,是一位良好的傾聽者和觀察者
• 能建立一個積極和協作的團隊
• 帶領校工團隊,能給予成員明確的工作要求
• 對下屬公平公正
• 保持校園一個高標準的整潔度
• 勤奮及有責任感
• 準時、性格開朗、有禮貌
• 有可能需要於晚上和周末工作
• 監察學校情況,有需要時採取相應安全和保安措施

其他要求:
• 監督及協助一組清潔工 / 雜工的日常運作以保持學校環境整潔及安全
• 進行安全檢查,適時報告與學校設施安全及保安有關的情況
• 能夠使用簡單的維修工作工具
• 協助跟進校內設施維修
• 負責校內常規活動的場地和設施安排
• 當學校有活動時需要做設置和拆除工作
• 當有訪客時協助清潔工/雜工準備和服務茶和咖啡和清理(如有需要)
• 保持足夠清潔用品和供應茶點服務
• 協助園藝工作
• 喜歡在學校環境工作

Curriculum Coordinator (TLR 2)

Responsibilities

Quarry Bay School is seeking to appoint a Curriculum Coordinator (TLR2) for the start of the school year in August 2018.

As the Curriculum Coordinator (TLR 2) at Quarry Bay School you will:
– Be a leader of learning and teaching at our school.
– Lead and coordinate the innovation, maintenance, review and implementation of the curriculum framework (PYP Coordination).
– Lead our school in further developing, evaluating and adjusting pedagogy, programs and assessment and reporting.
– Assist the leadership and middle leadership team of the school in curriculum and pedagogical matters.
– Work alongside teachers in classrooms to develop practice and enhance learning and teaching.
– Be a valued member of a highly collaborative leadership team.
– Lead Continuous Professional Development.
– Lead the Parents as Partners Program.

You will have responsibility and accountability for leading the delivery of the following key tasks:

Contributing to, participating in and assisting with:
– leadership and management of a whole school approach to curriculum development, implementation, assessment and reporting;
– the coordination, maintenance and review of the school’s curriculum framework;
– the maintenance and monitoring of school based programs;
– the development of a school based vision of curriculum and pedagogy through driving current school priorities ;
– the provision of feedback on the effectiveness of curriculum programs, pedagogy, assessment and reporting;
– the development of school based assessment and reporting frameworks;
– the identification and delivery of professional development needs of the school in relation to curriculum, pedagogy, assessment and reporting; and
– the support of teachers during periods of new and on-going pedagogical endeavours.

Contributing to and assisting with:
– the facilitation of year level planning and associated activities;
– the development of units of inquiry or long/mid/short term planning; and
– enhanced pedagogical delivery in classrooms.

Liaising with:
– other key personnel (e.g., single subject specialists, Head of SEN or Learning Support Teacher) to assist teachers in ensuring the learning needs of all students are addressed in planning;
– Principal, Vice Principals, teachers, education assistants and parents on curriculum issues;
– the community and external personnel to enhance curriculum development; and
– IB about matters related to the PYP.

The Curriculum Coordinator is accountable to the school Principal or delegate. The Curriculum Coordinator is a member of the Leadership and Management Team (LMT) of the school. On occasions, the Curriculum Coordinator might be expected to act as Vice Principal/Principal where necessary.

Requirements

– Bachelor Degree in Education, or
– Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent
– An exemplary teaching background
– Proven experience as a pedagogical leader with a deep understanding of the PYP framework or similar.

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2018

For enquiries, please contact Doris Wong at +852 25664457 or doris.wong@qbs.edu.hk.

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