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English Teacher & Academic Coach

job title: English Teacher & Academic Coach
contract type: Part-time
location: Wanchai
sector:
start date: ASAP
ref: #A644
job published: about 2 months ago

job description

A pioneering education organization is looking for an English Teacher & Academic Coach for Lower Primary Level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach courses including some of the following: Creative Writing, Essay Writing, Reading, Public Speaking and Debate, Book Clubs, Latin, US/UK Boarding School preparation
  • Conduct one-on-one academic coaching with students 
  • Manage individual student portfolios and perform ongoing student assessments
  • Advise students on community service projects, internships, and other individual pursuits
  • Communicate effectively with parents with occasional consultations
  • Collaborate in curriculum development, course and unit planning
  • Introduce courses and services to prospective students, parents and community partners

Key Requirements:

  • At least two years of experience teaching Kindergarten to Grade 6 students (Kindergarten/elementary school)
  • Bachelor’s degree and native fluency in English
  • Some Kindergarten teaching experience a plus
  • Passionate about teaching and mentoring children and young people
  • Demonstrated academic excellence and exemplary critical and creative thinking skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and service experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive; keen to take the initiative to develop curriculum and build our community

Great-to-Have’s

  • Previous experience teaching at an IB or international school
  • Experience teaching IB PYP and MYP courses
  • Experience in the creative arts or innovative scientific work
  • Interest in curriculum design, educational research, educational technology, pedagogy, and cognitive psychology
  • Ability to connect with children and their parents
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Willingness to learn and continue with professional development