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Quarry Bay School      Website:
Quarry Bay School is a four-form entry school with approximately 720 students.

Quarry Bay School is a CIS Accredited and IB World School utilising the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum framework. Teaching and learning at QBS is underpinned by a rigorous and student-centred approach to curriculum, pedagogy and practice.

Quarry Bay School’s recently renovated classroom spaces are bright, welcoming and child-friendly spaces!

Teacher of Chinese


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.


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

Closing Date: 21 Jan 2018
For enquiries, please contact Doris Wong at

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