Secondary Maths Teacher - Hong Kong - August 2019

Country:
Hong Kong
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
Bilingual, IB- Diploma, United Kingdom
Level:
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2019
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This highly established international school in Hong Kong is part of a group of schools that has been providing Early Years, Primary and Secondary education to children in China for over 80 years. The school combines the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and culture to deliver an exceptional education experience.

Currently, the school is looking for an experienced Secondary Maths Teacher to join them in August 2019. Applicants should have a BA Degree in Education or PGCE (or equivalent) plus BA in the relevant subject they are applying to teach. They should also have at least 2 years of relevant post qualification experience, ideally with the UK curriculum. They are looking for passionate and committed teachers to join the school. They also look for teachers who are supportive of a Christian ethos.

The school pay competitive salaries, gratuity, airfare, housing, medical insurance, and professional development. Initial contracts are for 2 years. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/hong-kong

Hong Kong is highly urbanised and Westernised making it a very easy country to move to. With extensive shopping, nightlife, culture and travel opportunities, all in all, Hong Kong is a perfect place to live and work - please speak to your Edvectus Consultant today!
Number Of Students:
About 2250 (ECE, Primary, Secondar and IP)
Student Make Up:
Hong Kong Citizen and about 38 other nationalities
Regional Info:
Hong Kong is a metropolitan city known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. With much prosperous development, many expatriates have found new possibilities for their careers in Hong Kong. Some have found their lives so transformed by this lovely city that they have made it their home. Housing areas in Hong Kong are clean and tidy. Rent varies according to the living district and size of the apartment. An apartment with an area of 500-700 sq.ft. (1-2 bedrooms) may cost HK$8,000-15,000 or more. A larger apartment of 2-3 bedrooms may cost HK$12,000-18,000 or more. The housing areas are basically well-connected by public transportation. You can travel any place in Hong Kong within15-60 minutes. Public transportation in Hong Kong is well-organized and monitored. All areas are accessible by the Mass Transit Railway (MTR), buses and ferries. Public transportation is clean, cheap, safe and reliable. Using an Octopus Card, a stored-value card, will make your life very easy as you travel in the city, and you can always find a customer service center wherever you go. Hong Kong is known as a “Shopping Paradise” with high quality in terms of hygiene, quality of products and variety at reasonable prices. In this multi-cultural city, you can find different varieties of food to satisfy your palate. You can have a nice meal with friends at HK$30 per person at a clean and tidy place, or you may also try other expensive options. We have fashion collections from all over the world including North America, Europe, South and East Asia, making it easy for you to find the fashion that suits you best. There are also different varieties of commodities with high quality and good prices from different brands. There are four seasons in Hong Kong, evenly distributed over the year. It is usually 28-32 degree Celsius during the Summer and 9-15 degree Celsius during the Winter. Most of the time, the weather is warm, humid and sunny. Please see Edvectus Hong Kong in 3 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIW99iFGibQ htt
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 15% or less
Benefits:
Flights- every 2 years, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - allowance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Climate - warmer, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - highly, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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