Working at KIS

Teaching/Admin Openings: 2017-2018 School Year

A. Introduction
B. List of Vacant Position(s)
C. Application Procedures
D. Conditions of Work
E. Criminal Records
F. Further contact

A. Introduction:
Primary students begin at age 4 at Korean International School. Classes are no more than 20 to 24 and each primary class has an assistant as well as a teacher while upper primary classes Year 3 & 6 each share an assistant. The school is an active member of the Cambridge International Primary Programme [CIPP] which provides us with curricular materials and support for all levels. The school has digital whiteboards in all classrooms and software for them that has been integrated with curricular materials. Years 7 to 13 also follow Cambridge Programmes of study: 7 to 9 is secondary 1 [key stage 3]; Years 10 & 11 are Cambridge IGCSE [key stage 4] and Years 12 &13 follow the AS and A Level programme.

B. List of Vacant Position(s):
We seek to appoint staff who are committed to working as part of a team, and who are ready willing and able to share their expertise.
Our students are motivated, enthusiastic and keen to learn.
They deserve the very best that we can offer. Our experienced and committed staff give generously of their time, patience and humour, contributing to the success of our school at every level.

C. Application Procedures:
Teachers should submit a cover letter and CV by email. It is important that complete and detailed information be offered on past employment and the nature of the credentials held by the applicant. A transcript of university courses covered is a very useful document to include and applicants are strongly encouraged to include this information. All teachers must be certified by the Hong Kong Education Bureau.
All information should be sent to the school principal:

D. Conditions of Work:
Contractual school hours are from 8:00 to 4:30 daily. There is a probation period of 3 months and after that period full-time staff are eligible for a medical card. There is a bonus of one month for each year of satisfactory work paid at the end of the contract which is normally for two years.

E. Criminal Records:
It is important to note that all applicants will be screened for past criminal records and as part of the information submitted applicants would be wise to include reports from police departments where they resided that state the applicant has no criminal record.

F. Further contact:
Only if the candidate is short listed will there be further communication. Candidates should not contact the school by telephone and should assume that unless there is communication within three weeks from the date of the advertisement, the application has not been successful.

May 2018