Career Opportunities

Han Academy is a very unique bilingual school with very strong emphasis on Chinese language and culture. It was founded by Happy Life Education Foundation. It achieved its legal education license from Hong Kong Education Bureau on July 3rd, 2017 and Cambridge Curriculum authorization on August 4th, 2017. It also achieves its IB Diploma Candidacy status on September 1st, 2017. All these have shown that the School is fast developing and has a promising future in the education landscape in Hong Kong. For the academic year 2018-19, the School provides full time International Cambridge Curriculum to students from Y1 to Y12 in primary and secondary section. The School now invites applications in the following areas. Only the shortlisted candidates will be invited for a face-to-face interview. All the information and personal data collected are for recruitment purposes only and are treated as highly confidential.

 

Please state the job you apply for and send your resume to: hr@hanacademy.edu.hk.

 

Teaching Staff——

 

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Teacher of Mathematics in Primary

Job Descriptions:

  • Planning lessons and sequences of lessons.
  • Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning as well as classroom management.
  • Using flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high-quality lessons.Maintaining a well-organized and stimulating learning environment.
  • Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show students' achievement in relation to learning objectives.
  • Providing clear and constructive feedback to students, their parents, and caregivers.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Education or in Math related subjects with PGCE/PGDE
  • At least 3 years of primary school teaching experience within a recognized educational organization
  • A high level of fluency in English and Mandarin
  • Experience with Special Education Needs students is preferable
  • 2 years or above Chinese National Curriculum experience highly advantageous

 

Teacher of Mathematics in upper school

Job Descriptions:

  • Planning lessons and sequences of lessons.
  • Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning as well as classroom management.
  • Using flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high-quality lessons.
  • Maintaining a well-organized and stimulating learning environment.
  • Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show students' achievement in relation to learning objectives.
  • Providing clear and constructive feedback to students, their parents, and caregivers.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Education or in Math related subjects with PGCE/PGDE
  • At least 3 years of upper school teaching experience within a recognized educational organization
  • A high level of fluency in English and Mandarin
  • Experience with Special Education Needs students is preferable
  • 2 years or above IBDP experience highly advantageous

 

Teacher of Sciences

Job Descriptions:

  • Teaching Science (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) at IGCSE level as well as lower years.
  • Preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities.
  • Marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of students' progress and development.
  • Researching on new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and writing new curriculum materials.
  • Selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment.
  • Planning and guiding laboratory activities.
  • Preparing students for qualifications and external examinations. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Education or in Science related subjects with PGCE/PGDE
  • At least 3 years teaching experience within a recognized educational organization
  • Native English Speaker
  • Experience with Special Education Needs students is preferable
  • 2 years or above IBDP experience highly advantageous

 

Teacher of Primary Sciences

Job Descriptions:

  • Teaching Primary Science from Year 1 to 6.
  • Achieving efficient teaching and learning on the basis of setting good classroom disciplines
  • Preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities.
  • Designing a variety of activities for science lessons to engage young students.
  • Marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of students' progress and development.
  • Selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment.
  • Preparing students for qualifications and external examinations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Education or in Science related subjects with PGCE/PGDE
  • At least 3 years primary teaching experience within a recognized educational organization
  • Native English Speaker or Near Native English Speaker
  • Experience with Special Education Needs students is preferable

 

Teacher of Computer Science in IGCSE/AL/IB DP

Job Descriptions

  • Planning lessons and sequences of lessons.
  • Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning as well as classroom management.
  • Using flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high-quality lessons.
  • Maintaining a well-organized and stimulating learning environment.
  • Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show students' achievement in relation to learning objectives.
  • Providing clear and constructive feedback to students, their parents, and caregivers.
  • Helping develop effective exam strategies and skills
  • Preparing students for external competitions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or in Mathematics related subjects, preferably with PGCE/PGDE
  • A high level of fluency in English and Mandarin
  • 2 years or above IBDP experience highly advantageous
  • Industry experience and exposures preferred

 

Teacher of English

Job Descriptions:

We would like to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and experienced teacher with proven success in teaching English at Secondary school level.

Requirements:

  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor Degree in Education or in English related subjects with PGCE/PGDE
  • Able to teach English as a second language
  • Fully qualified and experienced
  • Passionate about the subject and about communicating with students
  • Creative in the classroom
  • Willing to address the individual needs of students to help them maximise their potential
  • Self-motivated
  • Prepared to contribute to curriculum design and development
  • 2 years or above IBDP experience highly advantageous

 

Teaching Assistant 

Job Descriptions:

The major duties of the Teaching Assistants are to help homeroom teachers and subject teachers carry out their work on homeroom management and subject teaching in lower primary.

Requirements:

  • University graduates or above
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Good IT skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate about teaching
  • Patient and caring
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Experience with lower primary students is preferable
  • Experience in international school setting is an advantage
  • Experience with SEN students is preferable 

 

Leadership——

 

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Vice Principal 

 (Responsible to Principal, for other potential branch schools)

 

Introduction:

You will be a highly experienced and inspirational teacher with the vision to assist the Principal in leading the development of the school. You will play an important role as member of the Senior Leadership Team.

 

The performance of all the duties and responsibilities shown below will be under the reasonable direction of the Principal if appropriate, who will be mindful of his/her duty to ensure that the employee has a reasonable workload and sufficient support to carry out the duties of the post.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Qualified experienced and able classroom practitioner
  • Have experience across more than one Key Stage
  • Up to date knowledge of International Curriculum requirements and expectations
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Good communication and strong organisational skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Good I.C.T. skills
  • High quality written English

Personal Characteristics:

  • To care about children and to prioritise the safeguarding of them
  • Capacity to think strategically
  • Able to be diplomatic, trustworthy and a sounding board for the Principal
  • Able to show initiative, to lead from the front and by example
  • Able to inspire and be part of a dynamic team
  • Able to delegate
  • Able to build working relationships with colleagues, whilst still maintaining a professional distance befitting the importance of this role, by being authoritative but empathetic
  • Able to work to deadlines and to see task through to completion
  • Able to prioritise effectively and balance competing pressures
  • To be calm and patient when others around you are not so
  • Able to embrace change and manage it successfully
  • Be committed to equality and high standards

Job Description:

The Deputy Principal is responsible to the Principal and deputises for him/her. In the absence of the Principal, the Deputy Principal shall assume responsibility.

 

Leadership:

  • As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Deputy Principal will make a major contribution to the leadership and organisation of the whole school, working to develop a shared vision of the strategic direction of the school and contributing to the identification of priorities for development.

Acting as a conduit between the Principal and the Staff:

  • Considerable diplomacy is needed when dealing with delicate situations. Above all, it is vital that the Deputy Principal has a strong relationship with the Principal, but is approachable to parents, pupils, and, importantly, colleagues
  • Maintain a high profile around the school, e.g. at break times in the staff room, at lunchtime in the dining area, at school events

Communication:

  • Ensure that all matters relating to role and responsibilities are communicated regularly, efficiently and effectively to the Principal, staff, parents, and pupils as necessary, through formal and informal processes
  • Communicate and maintain good relationships with parents, and help to ensure that correct policy and procedure is carried out with respect to social events

Discipline:

  • Set clear expectations of behaviour and discipline around the school
  • Be seen to follow up disobedience/transgressions
  • Liaise with Principal and Class Teachers on matters of policy and practice relating to discipline and sanctions

Routine organisation and smooth running of the school:

  • Liaise with the Principal over weekly and daily routines
  • Timetable cover for absent colleagues
  • Liaise with staff and oversee organisation of extra-curricular lunchtime and after school activities and clubs
  • Have an overview of fixture and events programme for the school calendar
  • Co-ordination of school visits
  • Oversee, with the Principal, planning and organisation of school events including liaising with the Administration team as necessary
  • Liaise with the Principal regarding school assessments
  • Oversee supervision arrangements for regular school activities
  • Help monitor tidiness and general appearance of the school

Academic: standards and delivery of the curriculum

  • With the Principal, take responsibility for academic standards, delivery of the curriculum, and the implementation of necessary policies
  • Map and track attainment and progress
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure best possible provision of Learning Support – in class, G & T and one-to-one
  • Maintain the curriculum overview, both shape and content
  • Supervise curriculum planning – long, medium and short term and updating of Schemes of Work and relevant documentation
  • Co-ordinate baseline testing, standardised tests, external and internal school assessments, documenting the results and maintaining records
  • Prepare, promote, evaluate and review school policy
  • Assist with drawing up curriculum action plans which set realistic targets
  • Report and evaluate curriculum progress and discussing initiatives as and when necessary
  • Assist in monitoring, evaluating and reviewing classroom practice
  • Develop an effective transition strategy
  • Attend relevant in-service training and keeping in touch with new developments
  • Identify and evaluate training and development needs

Timetable and staffing:

  • Assist the Principal with the planning and organising of the school timetable
  • Monitor the induction of all new members of teaching staff and the induction of international curriculum as required
  • Co-ordinate and record staff PD

Development Planning:

  • Work with the Principal on school development planning, monitoring, review and evaluation

Exercises of particular duties:

  • Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the Principal

 

Non-teaching Staff——

 

Laboratory Technician

 

Responsibilities:

 

-Support Science teachers by maintaining the smooth running of experiments and trying out experiments;

-Purchase and keep stores of apparatus, equipment and other inventory in laboratories. Carry out annual stocktaking;

-Maintain Health and Safety standard in the laboratory. -Manage the disposal of chemicals properly;

-Carry out clerical and documentation work.

 

Media and Public Relations Consultant

 

Requirements:

-More than 30 years of experience in the media industry

-Experience of the complete production chain, including but not limited to interviewing, editing, proofreading, managing, etc.

-Close relationship with different local or oversea media, especially media from mainland China

 

Responsibilities:

-Creating and enforcing parameters and policies regarding all media publications and public relations, taking quality and originality as the most important aspects.

-Overseeing the planning and conception of both written and visual contents to be featured in print and online media outlets in time.

-Developing various stories and content ideas by considering the audience appeal.

-Ensuring all information is accurate before publishing, whether written or visual content, so as to prevent copyright infringements (e.g. plagiarism and ghostwritten content) and discard any misrepresentation or defamation.

-Looking for qualified staff for the content and editorial team if needed.

-Building and maintaining a close relationship with related communities from local to aboard, including but not limited to government, institutions, enterprises, media, authors, journalists, editors, publishers, advertisers, etc.

-Using new technology and developing innovative ways to attract the audience as well as implementing marketing campaigns and social metrics to ensure loyal readership.

-Handling audience complaints and taking responsibility for issues that may have arisen after publication.

-Attending social functions and media events as the representative of the media and the foundation.

-Planning and organising diversified activities to enhance the influence of the Employer to other communities.

-Rightly applying crisis public relation to take precautions against crisis and resolve crisis.

 

 Higher Education Counsellor

 

Role Summary:

To provide guidance to year 11-13 students to help them manage their subject choices in school, their career goals and therefore their university/college applications successfully.

 

Main Responsibilities:

Student Support

  • lead or assist in conducting group sessions and workshops in school to students, parents and staff and take responsibility for presentations on agreed specific destinations;
  • organise meetings and presentations with HE representatives;
  • take part in HE events within school which may take place after school hours;
  • conduct guidance interviews with students;
  • co-ordinate and monitor accurate data collection of school leaver destinations;
  • maintain contact and communication with HE institutions worldwide;
  • co-ordinate the preparation of HE applications to agreed destinations;
  • publicise and promote the resources, advice and guidance available to students in the school;
  • assist in maintaining Careers and Guidance resources;
  • organise visits to HE events outside school;

Leadership and Management

  • forge good relations with teaching and support staff;
  • attend school and departmental meetings as required;
  • take a lead on appropriately delegated aspects of department work;
  • manage, mentor and support assistant and trainee HE Counsellors;

Professional Development

  • maintain an up-to-date knowledge of Careers and Higher Education-related issues and developments on a day-to-day basis, and also by attending events in Hong Kong and overseas to increase awareness of Higher Education on an international level

Reporting Line:

Vice Principal

 

Minimum Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Certificate or Diploma in Counselling, Psychology would be a preferred credential;
  • Appropriate further professional qualifications would be an advantage;

Minimum Experience Requirement:

Previous experience with Proven Track Record in university guidance, counselling or advisory roles would be preferred.

  experience within a recognized educational organisation 

 

School doctor / nurse

  • To conduct early detection of defects through a program of periodical medical examination of school children.
  • To teach of staff of the school to detect the defects in school children.
  • To minimize the chances of spread of Communicable Disease.
  • To protect the children from hazards which may cause injury , disease or disability to them.
  • To provide a healthy environment to the school children.
  • To conduct a periodical routine medical inspection during school of a child.
  • To arrange for immunization of children against infectious disease and maintain the record.
  • To advice the parents on the mental and physical conditions of children through school teacher or school nurse.
  • To examine the child and give necessary advice and treatment when any child is suspected to be suffering from any ailment or reported by teacher.
  • To educate the teachers in recognizing common ailments and defects of school children in the practice of first aid in school environment.
  • To inspect water supply, toilet rooms and ventilation of buildings periodically.
  • To advise the school authorities on the construction of building with a view to proper ventilation, proper size of rooms, adequate seating arrangements and facilities like playgrounds.