Victoria Shanghai Academy

 

At VSA, we adhere to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which sets out to ensure children have the right to protection, education, health care, shelter, and good nutrition.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

 

VSA is inviting applications for the following position(s):

For the School Year 2021-22:

1.MYP Design and Computer Science Teacher

● Fully certified teacher with at least five years of verifiable classroom experience, preferably
● IB MYP & DP experience is preferred but not required
● Higher degree/graduate certificate in Educational Technology
● One or more of the following: Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher, Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Certified Instructor, Adobe Educational Leader
● Robotics and programming (block coding, e.g., Makecode, Scratch, Swift Playgrounds) and Xcode, Python, etc., to support effective teaching and learning practice 
● Experience in middle school IT teaching, include CAD, coding and application
● An understanding of key learning theories and methods of instruction, and their relation to technology integration, such as ISTE and SAMR.
● Experience in implementing technology initiatives such as learning networks (LMS, i.e., Google Classroom, Managebac, Google Suite, etc.), and able to create and deliver digital citizenship curriculum., Experience working in 1:1 learning environments
● Advanced knowledge of Apple software and ability to troubleshoot technology issues 
● Experience evaluating learning technology integration
● Superior communication skills to work with teachers with a range of technological expertise
● A commitment to student centred inquiry based learning
● Enthusiasm for pastoral care and building strong relationships with students; this includes homeroom teacher and PSHE responsibilities
● A growth-mindset looking to continually improve
● Demonstrated ability to adapt to a new cultural environment


 

Chinese Teacher (Maternity Cover from mid-August to mid-November 2021)  

• Bachelor’s Degree or above with professional qualifications in Chinese language education
• Native Mandarin speaker with an excellent command of English
• An in-depth understanding of Chinese languages and cultural heritage
• Experience in a bilingual work place
• Familiarity with and ideally experience teaching IB MYP Chinese Language and Literature and Chinese Language Acquisition
• A commitment to student centred inquiry based learning
• A growth-mindset looking to continually improve
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to a new work environment

 

Applicants please download and complete the application form and email along with a statement of educational philosophy and full resume to the Secondary Principal (ssrecruit@vsa.edu.hk).

 


 

Supply Teacher

• To be included in the supply teachers’ pool and will be working on an ad hoc basis when required
• Registered teacher with the Hong Kong Education Bureau
• Commitment to student-centred and inquiry-based learning
• Knowledge of relevant IB programmes (MYP, DP) an advantage
• Applicants must have the right to work in Hong Kong

Applicants please download and complete the application form and email along with full resume to the Secondary School Principal (ssrecruit@vsa.edu.hk). Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews in due course.

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