SEN Teacher – Post-16

Korean International School
Posted on 16-Apr-21

SEN Teacher – Post-16

Korean International School

Job Highlights

  • Multinational School Environment
  • Degree Holder
  • Teaching Position

Job Description

KIS is recruiting an experienced SEN Post-16 teacher with expertise in supporting young adults with mild to moderate learning differences within the SEN classroom setting (Springboard Programme). This is a full-time post and is required for August, 2021.

 The SEN Post-16 Teacher must:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree in Education with a major in Special Educational Needs or a Bachelor Degree in another subject with a PGCE / PGDE in Special Educational Needs
  • Have a minimum of 3 years SEN teaching experience
  • Experience in British Curriculum (Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4) preferred
  • Be ready to utilize an adapted curriculum to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Have the ability to use current theory and practice in teaching and learning
  • Have excellent classroom management skills and pedagogical practice
  • Have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and the capacity to work collaboratively with students, staff, parents and carers
  • Strong English written and verbal skills
  • Have knowledge and experience with computers and learning technology

The SEN Post-16 Teacher’s responsibilities include:

  • Teaching individual and small groups of pupils both in and out of the classroom
  • Developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils
  • Behavior management
  • Planning for lessons and preparing resources
  • Marking and assessment of student work
  • Using special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and technology to stimulate interest in learning
  • Organizing ‘learning outside the classroom’ activities such as community and school outings or sporting events
  • Collaborating with other teachers to prescribe appropriate and relevant activities for pupils
  • Assessing young adults with learning differences and work with colleagues to identify individual pupils' special needs
  • Planning, implementing and monitoring Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)
  • Assisting in pupils' personal care and / or medical needs
  • Work closely with the Head and Deputy Head of the Springboard Programme to ensure that the requirements of the SEN Policy are met
  • Liaising with other professionals, such as counsellors, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and educational psychologists
  • Communicating regularly with parents and guardians on the development and progress of pupils
  • Carrying out administrative tasks, including updating and maintaining records of pupils' progress
  • Participating and / or hosting annual reviews or other related meetings, such as Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) and IEP meetings
  • Attending in-service training for professional development

The package for this position includes:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical insurance
  • CPD training
  • Bonus upon completion of each contract
How To Apply:

Interested candidates please send your full CV by clicking "Apply Now".  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be kept strictly confidential.

Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
2 years
Job Type
Full Time, Contract

Company Overview

Korean International School (KIS) is an international school in Hong Kong that offers a through-train British curriculum, English medium education from Reception to 6th Form for English Speaking Community in Hong Kong. KIS is an active member of the Cambridge International Curriculum Programme which provides us with teaching materials and support for all levels.

KIS’s origin can be traced back to Saturday School, started in 1960 with just 6 students to provide for the needs of Korean community in Hong Kong. An increasingly larger community’s needs and support from Korean government was instrumental in securing and establishing KIS at Sai Wan Ho and today, we are indeed proud to serve KIS which not only cater for Korean community’s needs, but also welcome an international body of students from over 25 countries.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Medical insurance