Learning Support Teacher (Primary School) at a Christian International School in Hong Kong

April 3, 2024

Job Description

Christian Alliance International School (CAIS) invites outstanding and passionate Christian educators to join our team in raising the next generation of students to influence society for the good of people and to the glory of God.

The successful applicant will have curriculum expertise and strong pedagogical practice to achieve outstanding learning outcomes for our students within an authentic Christian environment.

Learning Support Teacher (Primary School)

(Reference Number: T_2024_LS_TES)

 

Responsibilities:

·        Work closely with classroom teachers and administration in identification of learning needs, appropriate program design, and service delivery.

·        Guidance to classroom teachers on appropriate instructional strategies, behavior management, data collection, observation, and feedback

·        Direct special education instruction provided within the classroom through collaborative co-teaching

·        Direct support for individual students through adaptations or modifications to curriculum and assessment

·        Individualized or small group instruction to address academic or behavioral needs of students either within the classroom or outside for specific skill development

·        Direct intensive specialized instruction utilizing specialized strategies, techniques, and, when necessary, an alternative curriculum for individuals or small groups

·        Specific skill training in remediating academic, social, emotional and behavioural skill deficits

Qualifications and Experience 

·        Bachelor’s degree in education, or Bachelor Degree in relevant major subject(s) with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent teaching credential with at least 10 weeks’ practicum required; Master’s degree in special education preferred

·        Previous experience as a special education or learning support teacher or teaching assistant preferred

·        5 or more years of classroom teaching experience preferred

·        High level of English proficiency in spoken and written English required

·        Knowledge of current trends in educational research and development pertaining to special education; Proven expertise in facilitating student-centered learning and assessment through inquiry, differentiated instruction and application of technology in teaching and learning

 

Effective Date of Employment

The starting date for this appointment is mid-August 2024. Initial contract is normally 2 years in duration. Renewable 2-year contracts are offered subject to mutual agreement.

 

Application Details

Please refer to the detailed Employment process (Teaching positions) on the School’s website. Applications including a cover letter, resume, completed Teacher Application Form, Christian Faith Questionnaire should be submitted to recruit@caisbv.edu.hk.

Please quote the reference number of the post in your application.

We thank applicants for their interest in the position. Review of applications is on on-going basis until the position is filled and the School reserves the right not to fill the posts advertised. Applicants not contacted within 12 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful.

All personal data submitted will be used for recruitment purposes only and all related information will be kept for up to 24 months.