Teacher of Art for Secondary (Maternity Cover Starting From Feb2021 to May2021)

Korean International School
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Posted on 23 Sep 2020

Teacher of Art for Secondary (Maternity Cover Starting From Feb2021 to May2021)

Korean International School

Job Highlights

  • Multinational School Environment
  • Degree Holder
  • Teaching Position

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding classroom teacher with the ability to teach Art and Photography to KS3 - KS5. This will be a fantastic opportunity to be a part of a strong and rapidly growing department, teaching primarily fine art at GCSE level and some Art and Photography at Key Stage 3. The candidate will need strong subject knowledge in fine art and experience with basic photography would also be beneficial. They will need to be very able in drawing, painting and print-making amongst other fine art practices.

Roles and Responsibilities:

-Teaching and Assessment

  • Planning KS3, IGCSE and A Level lessons and sequences of lessons to meet student’s individual learning needs and to ensure student’s progression.
  • Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning and classroom management.
  • Challenge and support students to engage in a wide variety of Art forms. 
  • Maintain a well organized and stimulating learning environment.
  • Using learning technologies to enhance learning.
  • Using information about prior attainment to set expectations for students.
  • Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s achievement in relation to learning outcomes.
  • Providing clear and constructive feedback to students and their parents and caregivers.
-Wider professional roles
  • Planning and engaging in professional learning activities that support school and systematic priorities
  • Taking responsibility for own professional development and using the outcomes to improve teaching and students’ learning
  • Making an active contribution to the policies and aspirations of the school
  • Ensuring administration of classroom procedures are completed efficiently
  • Collaborating with members of the school community to build a team environment that supports students’ learning
-Other responsibilities , projects and duties
  • Managing a year level or subject area
  • Assisting with or managing an aspect of daily school management
  • Assisting Head of Art, Principal and Vice principal with the performance of specific functions
  • Assisting with or managing a specialist function such as student welfare, excursions or camp coordination
  • Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programmes
  • Contributing to school -wide professional development programme
  • Ensuring the Art room is well maintained. 

Contract Period:
28 January 2021 – 12 May 2021

Qualifications and Training:

  • Holder of Bachelor's Degree in Art or relevant subject area; and with a teacher certification
  • Excellent level of English
  • Holder of permanent HKID or dependent visa in Hong Kong
  • Experience in teaching Art (At least 3 years of Key Stage 3, IGCSE and A Level teaching experience. Teaching learners with diverse language and learning needs. A range of settings ideally also in an international school environment Using technology in learning)

Person Qualities:
The successful candidate will:

  • Be well-organized and able to develop and monitor key systems and processes that enable an orderly environment both inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Develop and foster the learners’ confidence and skills to enable them to become autonomous self- regulated learners.
  • Build learning-focused relationships and foster trust amongst the whole school community.
  • Have excellent collaboration and teamwork skills that foster effective co-planning and co-teaching.
  • Be a confident user of technology to transform learning.
  • Be a reflective practitioner and a life-long learner. Deal effectively and non-confrontationally with learners, staff and parents to positively influence others.
  • Be community and internationally minded and want to participate beyond their classroom.
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
3 years
Job Type

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.


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