The Korean International School (KIS) is an international school in Hong Kong that offers a through-train British curriculum, English medium education from Reception to 6th Form. KIS is an active member of the Cambridge International Curriculum Programme which provides us with teaching materials and support for all levels.
We are currently recruiting Full Time Teachers for Primary/Secondary for August 2020. All new Full Time teaching staff will be offered a ONE-year contract unless indicated; other conditions apply.
Lead teacher position for Spring board programme
(Special Educational Needs Teacher )
We are currently seeking a Special Educational Needs (SEN) teacher, who has previous experience of working in an educational setting incorporating teenagers with mild to moderate learning needs.
A recognized degree or equivalent in secondary education.
Further qualifications in the area of SEN desirable.
A minimum of two years post-qualification SEN teaching experience with secondary-aged students is desirable.
Excellent communication skills.
Fluent English, written and spoken.
Excellent observation and assessment skills.
Be able to work under pressure and be part of a team.
Teacher for S.E.N.C.O/learning support
Our school, a highly progressive school with a progressive and friendly school environment. We are seeking a SENCO to join our team and develop strategy and implementation of a new unit that will make our school a truly open and inclusive school. Our school prides itself on striving for high attainment within a caring environment where all strengths and talents are realized.
We are an ambitious school with good facilities with a great track record of training and developing our staff. The successful candidate will have the role of teaching students and providing advice and support to staff and parents. Furthermore, they will identify and adopt effective teaching approaches and learning activities to ensure that as a school we meet the needs of students with special educational needs. The roles and responsibilities will be to support effective practice for pupils with a range of additional learning needs and make sure those needs are met.
If you’re passionate and have a desire to make a real difference, we would be interested in hearing from you. This position is a great opportunity to gain new skills and work within a supportive and driven faculty, as well as those who are keen to gain their SENCO qualification.
The ideal candidate must have the following:
Must be able to start in September 2020
Have strong understanding of what SENCO MEANS
Have ambition and a passion for learning
Be able to deliver outstanding classroom practice
Have high expectations of all learners
Be able to work collaboratively with others
We seek to appoint staff who are committed to working as part of a team, and who are ready willing and able to share their expertise.
Our students are motivated, enthusiastic and keen to learn.
They deserve the very best that we can offer. Our experienced and committed staff give generously of their time, patience and humour, contributing to the success of our school at every level.
The ideal candidate will have to assist with:
STEM training and support with STEM resources
providing technical support for teachers and students when needed
maintain school digital signage boards
data entry for school database system
setup and maintain school audio-visual system for school events
installing new software and upgrading/updating existing applications
running diagnostics / reports / print student and staff ID cards
maintain and develop multimedia content for the school's website
troubleshooting hardware devices and peripherals (e.g. scanners, printers, external drives)
maintaining the school's network, ensuring internet systems are safe and offer full child protection support on devices
liaising with vendors on maintenance or licensing deals and purchasing of IT equipment
Skills and experience
knowledge of operating systems, networking, hardware and software commonly used in schools
good problem-solving skills
good organisational skills
the ability to explain problems and solutions clearly to non-technical users
the ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines
a patient and methodical approach
the ability to work alone or as part of a team
an awareness of privacy, security, health and safety
Degree in Computer related subject or equivalent applicable work experience of 2-3 years preferred. Technology related certifications from Microsoft/Google/Cisco will have an added advantage.
All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be kept strictly confidential.
The Korean International School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender/gender identity, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, or religious affiliations when making staffing decisions.
Personal data provided by job applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only and strictly in accordance with Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Please note that, as part of our commitment to safeguarding children, KIS conducts background checks on all successful candidates.
KIS reserves the right to fill a position prior to a closing date if the right candidate is found.
Beware of a fraudulent email circulating offering employment at international schools. KIS does not require any candidate to send the school money or bank details as part of the recruitment process.
Professional development opportunities offered by KIS include for new staff
In-school, regional and international Cambridge and AQA teacher development workshops.
Regional and international education.
The opportunity to participate and contribute to professional learning within the wider International school’s community.
Internally offered short courses.
Curriculum development network.
Wide central professional development events.
Working together with a mentoring management process.