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Beacon Hill School      Website:
Beacon Hill School (BHS) is a three-form entry school with approximately 540 students. BHS is an accredited IB World School utilising the Primary Years Programme (PYP) curriculum framework. Teaching and learning at BHS is underpinned by a rigorous and student-centred approach to curriculum, pedagogy and practice.

Beacon Hill School has supportive, dedicated and committed teachers who collaborate with each other and the parent community to ensure every child is supported and challenged to be the best they can be.

Mainscale Teacher (Re-advertisement - Previous Applicants Need Not Apply)

Beacon Hill School is now seeking to appoint an excellent classroom teacher with a minimum 2 years experience to work in our inclusive school setting.The position will be a full-time two years contract, renewable by mutual consent. See ESF Terms and Condition for further details of the package. If you are a motivated, enthusiastic teacher who wants to make a difference to young people’s lives - please apply. We would like to hear from you.

Main Accountabilities - Teaching and Learning:
● Planning lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students' individual learning needs and to ensure progression.
● Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning and classroom management.
● Use flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high quality lessons in line with the IBO and school philosophy.
● Maintaining a well organised and stimulating learning environment.
● Collaborate with SEN staff to cater for and support students with additional learning needs.
● Using technology to effectively enhance learning.
● Using information about prior attainment to set expectations for students.
● Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student achievement in relation to learning outcomes.

Wider professional roles:
● Plan and engage in professional learning activities that support school and systemic (ESF) priorities.
● Taking responsibility for own professional development to improve teaching and students’ learning.
● Make an active contribution to the policies and aspirations of the school.
● Ensuring administration of classroom procedures are completed efficiently.

Additional responsibilities may include:
● Assisting with or managing an aspect of daily school management.
● Assist the Principal and/or Vice Principal with the performance of specific functions.
● Contribute to the school’s extra-curricular program


● Bachelor degree in Education or Bachelor degree in any subjects with PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) or equivalent.
● Teaching experience within an inclusive teaching environment.
● An understanding of the IB and the key underpinnings of the curriculum framework (PYP) is highly desirable.
● Relevant qualifications, knowledge and experience teaching students with special education learning needs.

Teaching in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a premier destination for expatriate and local teachers! ESF Teachers enjoy an extremely lucrative salary package and a very high standard of living overall, in an exciting and vibrant world city. The teaching profession is highly respected, student motivation and outcomes are excellent, and all teachers receive considerable support from ESF with settling into Hong Kong, as well as with their professional development. Please feel free to contact us in advance about life in Hong Kong if you feel a conversation on this topic would be helpful.

This is a Re-advertisement -Previous Applicants Need Not Apply.

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2020
For enquiries, please contact Brenda Cook at

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