|Renaissance College opened for students in August 2006 and is providing an all-through education for 2,100 students aged 5 to 18 years. With advanced design and facilities, Renaissance College is testament to ESF’s continuing contribution to the future of quality education in Hong Kong, featuring first-class amenities such as a dedicated sports centre with sports hall and swimming pool, cafeteria, library and performance arts centre; and high-level infrastructure for Information and Communication Technology. We have a fully developed 1:1 Apple laptop programme for over 1100 students and further 500 school owned Apple laptops and desktops. We also have a growing iPad programme.|
The school is seeking a Primary Music Educational Assistant who will start working in August 2018.
Support for Learning and Teaching
• Support Y6 students, who are engaged in the band programme, to access the resources available to be able to learn at their level
• Supervise groups of Y6 students who have specific goals to achieve regarding their instruments or within a performance piece
• Demonstrate and model a growth mindset to students and encourage those who are overcoming challenges
• Support students in recognising barriers to learning and celebrating successes
• Assist in documenting student progress and maintaining student records
• Support students in the preparation of and participation in performances, both within the class time and during lunch/evenings/weekends
• Support the primary music teachers in teaching classes, groups, or individuals as directed by the teachers
• Assist students to access the curriculum safely
• Support students with emotional / behavioural problems and help develop their social skills / behaviours, including the implementation of behaviour modification programmes when required
• Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom, including supporting access to camps, educational visits and whole school activities, to enable students to fully participate in activities
• Assist students with personal care needs e.g. toileting, changing clothes
• Any other administrative or student-related tasks as directed by music or performing arts staff if time allows
• Prepare and present displays of students' work: teachers will make professional decisions in determining what material is displayed
• Support teachers in photocopying and other tasks in order to support learning and teaching
• Undertake other duties from time to time as the teachers / office managers require including: Collecting money; Copy typing and Inputting student data; producing class lists; record keeping, filing; collating material; stocktaking; cataloguing, preparing, issuing and maintaining equipment and materials and ordering supplies and equipment
Standards and Quality Assurance
• Support the aims and ethos of the school and music department through behaviours which display concern for the student as a whole person, tact, discretion, confidentiality and the willingness to work as a member of a team
• Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
• Work collaboratively with teachers
The Primary Music Educational Assistant (EA) will be passionate about music education. He/she will play an instrument (piano would an advantage, as would a band instrument) and have knowledge of music theory.
He/she will model the attributes of the IB Learner Profile, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills, acting with integrity and being strong role models for students and the community. The Primary Music EA will demonstrate compassion for learners well- being and development and will support them in overcoming challenges.
As a large number of resources are utilised through technology, the Primary Music EA must be confident using technology and have the ability to problem solve and create.
He/she will be an active member of the RCHK community and will make connections with peers within and beyond the primary music team.
The EA will report directly to the primary music teachers, who, in turn, report to the Music Coordinator and Vice Principal/PYP Coordinator.
Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.
Applications must be submitted online through https://recruit.esf.edu.hk
Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link.
Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click "Job Listing"
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click "Apply & Continue".
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