Post Date: 11 Jan 2019

Functions: Education
Types: Full Time
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: -
Location: -
Website: -

Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong

Mandarin Teacher (Early Years)

The role of the Early Years Mandarin Teacher (Pre-K to K3) is essentially to support in building and maintaining a successful Early Years programme within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conducive to learning and developing through the process of play-based learning and in conjunction with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)- Reggio Emilia Approach.


Responsibilities :

  • Be part of a core team to design and prepare a challenging, innovative and exciting Mandarin curriculum for children entering Pre-Nursery, Kindergarten 1, or Kindergarten 2 which will enable them to flourish and achieve their potential;
  • Design, prepare and deliver challenging Mandarin lessons to suit the individual needs of all students using a range and balance of teaching strategies;
  • Ensure the classroom and school environment is well- managed, inviting, organized and neatly presented;
  • Support the outdoor Forest School Educational Program;
  • Nurture meaningful relationships with children and their families and provide the individual attention they need;
  • Assess and monitor student progress and provide clear learning targets so that all learners can see success and improve and maintain Portfolios of Learning;
  • Collaborate with other teachers, especially the English co-teacher of the classroom, to share new ideas, approaches and professional knowledge through staff meetings and staff PD sessions;
  • Communicate accurately, regularly and meaningfully with families of students in their care;
  • Contribute to the extra-curricular activities programme and participate in school activities such as assemblies, parent evening events, conferences, workshops and any other roles as identified by the leadership team;
  • Supervise the students and take on duties as required during lunch, sleep and other times as required;
  • To provide leadership in the area of outstanding Mandarin teaching and learning and supervise the Mandarin teaching staff, along with the Principal.

Requirements :
  • Bachelor's Degree and a recognized qualification (such as PGCE) in Early Childhood Education;
  • Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in Early Years education, ideally with experience in an international educational setting;
  • A valid teacher qualification;
  • Residency in Hong Kong or holder of a work permit in Hong Kong;
  • Native Putonghua and fluent in English;
  • Leadership experience leading teams or department;
  • Curriculum development knowledge in Mandarin;
  • Demonstrate professionalism, commitment, integrity, strength of character and perseverance;
  • Experience in teaching second language learners;
  • Be collaborative and able to work as part of a team;
  • Knowledge / Experience of Reggio Emilia Approach advantageous.


Interested parties MUST apply online on . There could be a significant delay in process for those applications outside this recruitment webpage.

All information will be used for recruitment purpose only and will be kept strictly confidential.

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