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Job Openings - Teaching Staff

Job Openings - Support Staff

West Island School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect our staff, volunteers and visitors to protect young people from harm through their values, words and actions. Specifically, to accord the rights endorsed in the United Nations Rights of the Child.

West Island is a dynamic and multi-cultural work place. Our 100 strong teaching staff hail from across the globe and are committed and passionate about learning and student development. We welcome teachers from every nationality and culture to join our international community school to inspire students to become successful global citizens. In addition the 65 support staff who aid the day to day work of the school are also multinational and work in a supportive and community minded atmosphere.

West Island School has an annual recruitment process which can start as early as October for teaching staff with the main recruitment window in January  Vacant positions will be advertised on this page and also on the ESF website. To apply for any post candidates must apply online through the ESF intranet. All candidates for teaching positions are required to have a teaching degree.

On occasion posts may be advertised outside of the main recruitment round and candidates should visit this and the ESF site to read of these openings.

Support staff positions may be advertised at any time during the year.

As part of the employee recruitment process, we undertake screening checks including employment and work history, education, certifications, credentials, sexual conviction records, criminal records and any other relevant records in the media and public sources. Failure to provide accurate and complete information may disqualify candidates from consideration for employment and future termination of contract.

Further details of pre-employment screening can be found here.

Please view the WIS Professional Behaviour for Teachers & Other Adults Working with Children & Young People in School booklet located here.

Christopher Sammons
School Principal

Higher Education Counsellor

Responsibilities

To provide careers guidance to Year 10-13 students to help them manage their subject choices in school, their career goals and therefore their university/college applications successfully..

Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree;
• Certificate or Diploma in Careers Counselling/ Counselling/ Psychology;
• Appropriate further professional qualifications and experience
• Fluent communication skills in English, both spoken and written
• Previous experience in a guidance, counselling or advisory roles specifically related to managing processes and relationships
• Well developed counselling skills with students
• Well developed understanding of IT systems that support higher education guidance
• Determination to develop professional and keep up to date with developments in higher education guidance

Closing date: 24 Feb 2019

Teacher of Maths

You will be joining a maths team of ten teachers who are as passionate about young people as they are about their subject. You should enjoy working collaboratively and contributing to the development of resources and approaches to teaching. Our learners value maths highly. With experience of teaching mathematics across the age and ability range (Years 7-13), the post is highly rewarding because of the nature of our motivated students. For the past two years, West Island Students have been awarded top in the world for iGCSE scores.

We teach the IBMYP programme to Years 7-9 and iGCSE between Years 10-11. Post 16, our students choose either the IBDP or a range of vocational qualifications as part of the careers related programme.

Your passion and subject knowledge is more important than having direct experience of our programmes for which we will offer training and development. Applications are welcome from those with experience of equivalent post 16 programmes such as A level.

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Application method

Interested parties please apply via the ESF recruitment system (http://recruit.esf.edu.hk). Applications through any other means will not be considered.


Notes

The website is updated on a regular basis. Please come back to check for any potential vacancies regularly.

Higher Education Counsellor
Administrator – HR & Finance
Finance Assistant (Apr to Aug 2019)


Application method

Interested parties please apply via the ESF recruitment system (http://recruit.esf.edu.hk). Applications through any other means will not be considered.


Notes

The website is updated on a regular basis. Please come back to check for any potential vacancies regularly.