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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. Sue Yee.

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.

Expressive Arts (Music, Drama, Dance) and Visual Arts Teacher (August 2022 – August 2023)

Quarry Bay School values the Arts as a key areas of focus in the school and we seek to appoint an Expressive Arts with Visual Arts Teacher to support PYP Expressive Arts programme from August 2022. This is a temporary position. The Expressive Arts and Visual Arts Teacher will teach aspects of music, dance, drama, and visual arts to classes and also support the teaching of individuals and groups. The Expressive Arts and Visual Arts Teacher will work collaboratively with the Lead Teacher of Expressive Arts to raise the profile of the arts across QBS. They will contribute to a dynamic, consistent and school wide approach to the arts through the IB Primary Years Programme.

The Expressive Arts and Visual Arts Teacher will further be expected to:

● Work closely with the Lead Teacher of Expressive Arts and colleagues to deliver the Expressive Arts and Visual Arts programs across the school (Y1-Y6).
● Support Arts performances within the school and across the ESF Foundation
● Support the school’s assembly programme
● Support the extra-curricular programme linked to Arts
● Support the Lead Teacher of Expressive Arts by working with teachers to ensure the Arts have authentic links across the PYP programme of inquiry

The position is full time and would work under the leadership of the Lead Teacher of Expressive Arts.

Requirements

The Teacher must be able to demonstrate the following essential criteria. He or she must:

● Hold qualified primary teacher status
● Be student-focused and set high expectations in Arts and deliver outcomes
● Have relevant teaching experience
● Have evidence of the ability to successfully work as part of a team
● Evidence of the ability to use technology to support and enhance learning and teaching
● Have sound knowledge and understanding of assessment including the ability to analyse data to support student attainment
● Have a knowledge and understanding of Individual Needs issues: including SEN, EAL and G&T
● Have a positive and optimistic outlook and warm personality

It would also be an advantage to any prospective candidate if they were able to demonstrate some or all of the following desirable criteria:

● Experience in teaching the Arts across the primary phase
● Evidence of further professional study
● The ability to play piano to a high standard
● Experience within an IB PYP curriculum framework
● Experience of teaching across the primary phase
● Teaching experience in both home country and overseas

Teachers with primary classroom teaching experience and the capacity to teach music, drama and dance are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must apply online. Please go to the ESF website

https://eoix.fa.ap1.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/requisitions?utm_medium=jobshare

to apply for the position and for details.

For enquiries, please contact Sue Yee at +852 2566 4242 or sue.yee@qbs.edu.hk.

Closing Date: 22 May 2022

Learning Support Teacher (Temp)

Quarry Bay School is seeking to appoint a full-time Learning Support Teacher from August 2022 to June 2023.  The position will be a temporary contract only.

This role is highly collaborative so we are looking for a well-qualified, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, practitioner who will be confident within the primary years and thrive on team work. This is a non- class based role where the successful candidate will develop differentiated inclusion for target students across all year levels. The role predominantly involves supporting level of adjustment (LOA) 3/4 students and being responsible for their provision including liaison with class teacher, parents and external professionals. Sometimes LOA 2 students are also supported in class and during interventions by the Learning Support Teacher but this is in collaboration and discussion with Head of SEN. The Learning Support Teacher will work collaboratively with class teachers and in conjunction with the Head of SEN

The ability to differentiate the learning experiences for students is highly important in this role.  Experience of working with external professionals in order to implement recommendations for students within the school context would be essential in this role. The Learning Support Teacher will also be required to work closely with the Head of Special Educational Needs (SEN).

The Learning Support Teacher must:

  • be a champion for inclusion for all;
  • an outstanding practitioner in both class and non-class based contexts with experience in working with students with special needs;
  • be highly visible and actively involved in the school;
  • be highly independent with resourceful approaches to planning for provision and possess initiative
  • demonstrate strong knowledge of the special needs and how to support learners with these needs in the classroom or through individualised support (SEN qualifications are desirable but not essential);
  • demonstrate excellent classroom management; and
  • demonstrate a commitment to developing high standards as well as developing great relationships with the students.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Education, or
  • Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent
  • Teaching qualification
  • Relevant teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation

Classroom teachers with experience in teaching learning support students or students with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 5 June 2022

For enquiries, please contact Sue Yee at +852 25664242 or sue.yee@qbs.edu.hk


Please visit the ESF “Career” page for applications and for more ESF vacancies.


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