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Island School Sha Tin Wai
Area 5A, Pok Hong Estate, Shatin, New Territories (Near Shatin Wai MTR station)
School Number: (852) 2524 7135 | Fax: (852) 2840 1673

Island School Tai Wai
Sun Chui Estate, Shatin, New Territories (Near Tai Wai MTR station)
School Number: (852) 2524 7135 | Fax: (852) 2167 6356

Secondary School with 1,200 students.

Teacher of Psychology


A full-time teacher of Psychology & Humanities is required to join a successful and continually expanding department within the Individuals & Societies Faculty. In the 2019/2020 academic year the department will have approximately 92 students spread across Years 12 and 13. We teach Psychology as part of the I.B. Diploma, taking Social and Dysfunctional Psychology as our options. However, the successful applicant will be free to adjust the curriculum as is appropriate in consultation with the Head of Department. The position will be a full-time two years renewable contract starting August 2019

The position will involve teaching IBDP Psychology to both Years 12 and 13 and work in collaboration with the Head of Department to develop the subject. As such the post holder will be responsible for planning lessons, developing schemes of work, and aligning their work with the subject, faculty, and school development plans. The position may also involve teaching other related faculty subjects and courses such as MYP Integrated Humanities, MYP Interdisciplinary Units, Lifeskills/Explorations, and may also involve being a pastoral form tutor as part of the school house system.

The department comprises two members of staff and enjoys a very positive working environment and excellent examination results. The ethos is one of teamwork, mutual support, flexibility and continuous improvement. The department is well equipped with a wide range of up to date resources.


The successful candidate should have:

- a degree in psychology and a postgraduate teaching qualification
- a commitment to inclusion of all students from across the ability range
- the ability to teach the subject to I.B. Diploma
- Enthusiasm to teach at least two other humanities subjects including an integrated humanities program in Ye- ar 7 & 8
- a drive and enthusiasm for the subject
- a conscientious teamplayer with the ability to adapt to new situations and work flexibly
- an awareness of current educational developments in psychology education
- a commitment to pastoral care within the school
a commitment to extracurricular activities.

Closing Date: 30 Jan 2019
For enquiries, please contact Betty Tsu at

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