Working at Anfield

Anfield is an Independent Catholic, International School, comprising of a Primary school and 2 large Kindergartens, whose curriculum is underpinned by the Early Years Foundation Stage and the English National Curriculum. At Anfield, our robust curriculum for students aged 2-11 years, is fit for the 21st century, embracing the notion of promoting a globally – minded education of the very highest quality. Anfield enjoys an enviable reputation as comprising of thriving, dynamic, happy, caring and supportive schools with a strong family atmosphere.

We are seeking applications from enthusiastic and caring teachers who are passionate about education, to join our existing committed team. The successful applicants will be outstanding teaching practitioners, who will also possess other pastoral strengths. High levels of ICT skills are essential, as is a willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the School.

 

Teaching Opportunities (August 2018)

Teaching Positions: Primary School

 

Teaching Assistants  (Primary)

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced day-to-day Teaching Assistants/EAL Teaching Assistance who can assist with our primary students’ learning. The successful candidate will need to be flexible and may be required to work across the school as directed by the Principal. Previous experience of working with children is essential. The successful candidate will be given a comprehensive induction and appropriate training.

Main duties:
  • Work under the guidance of teachers, in the classroom and with withdrawal groups and individuals to implement agreed work programmes
  • Assist the classroom teacher in providing administrative, practical and organisational tasks and also to support the learning activities of pupils
  • Supporting preparation of resources following the teacher’s planning
  • Keeping records to support assessments and support planning of next steps
  • Working closely with the teachers and other teaching assistants to ensure good communication and effective working practices
  • Contribute to the effective organisation and use of resources
  • Contribute to the quality of care and welfare of pupils
  • Support the needs of pupils in effectively accessing the curriculum
  • Support the quality of learning and teaching in the classroom.
Requirements/Essential skills/Experience:
  • Native English Speaker
  • Degree holder
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience supporting Primary teachers with everyday work in the classroom
  • The ability to work in a positive and supportive way with the children and their families
  • The ability to work in a team, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English
  • EAL qualification
  • Able to demonstrate a hardworking ethos
  • A highly efficient practitioner who is able to use his/her own initiative with confidence
  • Knowledge of the English National Curriculum KS1 & KS2 is desirable
  • A working knowledge and experience of using ICT applications relevant to a classroom environment
  • Be committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity        
  • Committed to our Catholic ethos
Download Letter to the Applicants
Download Mission Statement
Download TA Job Description
Download TA Person Specification
Download Anfield Employment Form

The Closing Date for Applications:   9th June 2018
Interviews in Hong Kong and/or by video conference during 
May & June 2018
 

 

SEN Teaching Assistant (Primary)

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced day to day SEN Teaching Assistants to support children with Special Educational Needs. Previous experience of working with children with special needs is essential. The successful candidate will be given a comprehensive induction and appropriate training.
 
This support will often occur with a small group within the classroom but some support will be on a One to One basis. At times when the child does not need such intensive support, the role will include working with small groups of other children to support their learning.
 
Main duties:
  • Supporting the named child through lessons and some playtimes both 1:1 and sometimes as part of small groups
  • Working alongside the class teacher and SEN Coordinator for planning and assessment
  • Supporting preparation of resources following the teacher’s planning
  • Keeping records to support assessments and support planning of next steps
  • Working closely with the teachers and other teaching assistants to ensure good communication and effective working practices
Requirements/Essential skills/Experience:
  • Degree holder
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience supporting teachers with everyday work in the classroom
  • Experience of working one-to-one and with groups of children is essential
  • Experience of working with children with special needs is essential
  • The ability to work in a positive and supportive way with the children and their families
  • The ability to work in a team, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English
  • Have consistently high expectations for yourself and for our students, to ensure their full potential can be met
  • Knowledge of the English National Curriculum KS1 & KS2 is desirable
  • A working knowledge and experience of using ICT applications relevant to a classroom environment
  • Be committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity
  • Committed to our Catholic ethos
Download Letter to the Applicants
Download Mission Statement
Download SEN TA Job Description
Download SEN TA Person Specification
Download Anfield Employment Form 

The Closing Date for Applications:   9th June 2018
Interviews in Hong Kong and/or by video conference during 
May & June 2018
 

Teaching Positions: Kindergarten and Nursery

 

Nursery Teacher and K2 Teacher

We are seeking enthusiastic and flexible qualified Nursery teacher and K2 teacher to join a lively and committed team in this highly successful school. The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of the revised EYFS 2012, be passionate about what they do, driven to continually improve standards, and have an appetite to get involved in wider school life.
 
The successful candidate will be:
  • a Native English Speaker
  • an enthusiastic, highly motivated, open-minded and caring professional
  • an experienced and outstanding Early Years teacher with QTS
  • committed to raising pupils’ achievements through setting high standards and by promoting effective teaching and learning
  • able to inspire and challenge the children
  • a confident classroom practitioner
  • a confident communicator with parents
  • able to work as part of a dynamic learning team
  • experienced in Early Years Foundation Stage teaching
  • knowledgeable and experience in using ICT applications relevant to a classroom environment
  • committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity
  • committed to our Catholic ethos
 
Requirements
  • B.Ed (Hons) or PGCE with QTS
  • a minimum of 2 - 3 years’ full-time recent experience of teaching the EYFS in the UK or an international school setting
  • exceptional communication skills/English language skills
  • high levels of ICT capability
Download Letter to the Applicants
Download Mission Statement
Download Teacher Job Description
Download Teacher Person Specification
Download Anfield Employment Form
 
The Closing Date for Applications:   9th June 2018
Interviews in Hong Kong and/or by video conference during
May & June 2018
 
 

Playgroup Teacher

We are seeking an enthusiastic and flexible playgroup teacher to join a lively and committed team in this highly successful school. The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of Early Years Education for the very youngest children, be passionate about what they do, driven to continually improve standards, and have a commitment to working in partnership with parents and carers.
 
The successful candidate will be:
  • a Native English Speaker
  • an enthusiastic, highly motivated, open-minded and caring professional
  • an experienced and outstanding Early Years teacher
  • committed to raising pupils’ achievements through setting high standards and by promoting effective teaching and learning
  • able to inspire and challenge the children
  • a confident classroom practitioner
  • a confident communicator with parents
  • able to work as part of a dynamic learning team
  • experienced in Early Years Foundation Stage teaching
  • knowledgeable and experience in using ICT applications relevant to a classroom environment
  • committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity
  • committed to our Catholic ethos
 
Requirements
  • Degree holder
  • a mminimum of 2 years’ full-time recent experience of teaching Early Years aged children in an international school setting
  • exceptional communication skills/English language skills
  • high levels of ICT capability
Download Letter to the Applicants
Download Mission Statement
Download Playgroup Teacher Job Description
Download Playgroup Teacher Person Specification
Download Anfield Employment Form

The Closing Date for Applications:   9th June 2018
Interviews in Hong Kong and/or by video conference during 
May & June 2018
 

Teaching Assistants (Kindergarten) (Full time / Part time)

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced day to day Teaching Assistants who can assist with our kindergarten students learning. The successful candidate will need to be flexible and may be required to work across the school as directed by the Principal. Previous experience of working with children is essential. The successful candidate will be given a comprehensive induction and appropriate training.
 
Main duties:
  • Work under the guidance of teachers, in the classroom and with withdrawal groups and individuals to implement agreed work programmes
  • Assist the classroom teacher in providing administrative, practical and organisational tasks and also to support the learning activities of pupils
  • Supporting preparation of resources following the teachers planning
  • Keeping records to support assessments and support planning of next steps
  • Working closely with the teachers and other teaching assistants to ensure good communication and effective working practices
  • Contribute to the effective organisation and use of resources
  • Contribute to the quality of care and welfare of pupils
  • Support the needs of pupils in effectively accessing the curriculum
  • Support the quality of learning and teaching in the classroom.
 
Requirements/Essential skills/experience:
  • At least Diploma holder
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience supporting teachers with everyday work in the classroom
  • The ability to work in a positive and supportive way with the children and their families
  • The ability to work in a team, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English essential
  • Able to demonstrate a hardworking ethos; with an experienced background in working with children in a kindergarten setting
  • A highly efficient practitioner who is able to use his/her own initiative with confidence
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage is desirable
  • Have a working knowledge and experience of using ICT applications relevant to a classroom environment
  • Be committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity        
  • Committed to our Catholic ethos
Download Letter to the Applicants
Download Mission Statement
Download TA Job Description
Download TA Person Specification
Download Anfield Employment Form

The Closing Date for Applications:   9th June 2018
Interviews in Hong Kong and/or by video conference during 
May & June 2018
 

SEN Teaching Assistants (Kindergarten) (Full time / Part time)

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced day to day SEN Teaching Assistants to support children with Special Educational Needs. Previous experience of working with children with special needs is essential. The successful candidate will be given a comprehensive induction and appropriate training.
 
This support will often occur within a small group within the classroom but some support will be on a One to One basis. At times when he/she does not need such intensive support the role will include working with small groups of other children to support their learning.
 
Main duties:
  • Supporting the named child through lessons and some playtimes both 1:1 and sometimes as part of small groups
  • Working alongside class teacher and SEN Coordinator for planning and assessment
  • Supporting preparation of resources following the teachers planning
  • Keeping records to support assessments and support planning of next steps
  • Working closely with the teachers and other teaching assistants to ensure good communication and effective working practices
 
Requirements/Essential skills/Experience:
  • At least Diploma holder
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience supporting teachers with everyday work in the classroom
  • Experience of working with children with special needs and /or learning difficulties
  • The ability to work in a positive and supportive way with the child, his/her class and his/her family
  • The ability to work in a team, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English essential
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage is desirable
  • Have a working knowledge and experience of using ICT applications relevant to a classroom environment
  • Be committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity
  • Committed to our Catholic ethos

Download Letter to the Applicants
Download Mission Statement
Download SEN TA Job Description
Download SEN TA Person Specification
Download Anfield Employment Form

The Closing Date for Applications:   9th June 2018
Interviews in Hong Kong and/or by video conference during 
May & June 2018


Application Procedures:

Please complete the Employment Application Form fully and send it together with Letter of Application to hr-anfield@anfield.edu.hk.
No additional CVs are required – ONLY the official Anfield form will be accepted for consideration.

Notes:
  • Please state the position for which you are applying in the email subject box -  ESSENTIAL
  • Applicants may wish to submit the application with their subject, age level experience and leadership experience (if any).
  • All applicants must have a subject degree and/or PGCE or a B. Ed. and should be experienced in teaching the EYFS or National Curriculum of England and Wales (for teacher posts ONLY).
  • The successful applicant will be computer literate, flexible and willing to be involved in a wide range of school related activities.
  • As a Catholic school, we welcome applicants from all faiths to apply but we do ask that applicants support the religious ethos of the school.
  • Anfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to the post is subject to an enhanced DBS in UK or the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) in Hong Kong.

Applicants who do not receive a reply within six weeks from the closing date should assume their application not successful.


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www.anfield.edu.hk