Music Teaching Assistant

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Music Teaching Assistant

Job advert

Music Teaching Assistant

Reporting To:            Prep Music Curriculum Leader / TA Coordinator

Base:                          Kowloon Bay Campus

Function:                   To support teachers in the provision of a positive learning environment in the school


On a day to day basis Teaching Assistants are required to demonstrate a working knowledge and understanding of a Teaching Assistant’s professional duties as set out in this job description, and as outlined in the applicable Kellett School Association Ltd. Terms and Conditions of Employment.

Teaching Assistants are required to set a good example to the students, through their presentation, personal and professional conduct.


Key Tasks and Duties

  • To provide administrative and technical support for Preparatory Music Department.

  • To assist in the creation and maintenance of resources and equipment. 

  • To work under the direction of school staff as directed by the Music Curriculum Leader/School Leadership Team (SLT).

  • To maintain a positive relationship with children, parents and colleagues.

  • To ensure the good behaviour of the students in your care, develop positive attitudes; encourage self-discipline and foster self-esteem.

  • To maintain confidentiality on all matters relating to students, staff, school management and parents.

  • To comply with health and safety arrangements and draw to the attention of the Deputy Head of School any deficiencies or risks.

  • To assist with the supervision of students on their arrival/departure and during school times;Lunch-time period, breaks and before the start of lessons as requested.

  • To accompany students off the school premises as directed by school staff, but usually in the presence of a teacher. 

  • To assist in the ordering and management of resources and stock.  To maintain stock records.

  • To use Kellett School resources judiciously.

  • To promote a positive image of Kellett School in the immediate and wider community. 

  • Participate in any ad hoc assignments and provide support as required

  • To be willing to assist with all school events throughout the year as required

  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably required by the Music Curriculum Leader/School Leadership Team (SLT) and Principal.



Required Skills

  • Musical knowledge/background a distinct advantage but not essential

  • A very good understanding and working knowledge of ICT

  • Knowledge or interest in basic IT/lights/sounds to support class assemblies

  • Willing to learn

  • Excellent spoken and written English

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff, and the wider school community

  • Ability to develop positive cooperative relationships with others

  • Ability to work independently 

Terms and Conditions

Working Hours :     22 hours per week.  Actual days/times to be agreed.  Term time only.

Application Process      

  • Applicants must complete the online Application Form.  Applicants who do not complete this form will not be considered.

  • Applicants must have the right to work in Hong Kong.

Applications close:     13 December 2019

Applicants, who have not been contacted by 31 January 2020, can assume that on this occasion they have been unsuccessful and are thanked by the Association for their interest


Please note that offers of employment are subject to confirmation of visa status in Hong Kong and satisfactory references. Prospective employees will be required to apply for a Sexual Convictions Record Check (SCRC) through the Hong Kong Police Force.


Your personal data is being collected for human resources purposes, including assessing your suitability for the post for which you are applying. The data will be used by the School and the Board of Governors. If you wish to access any personal data held by the School, please contact the HR Manager. If your application is unsuccessful the personal data you supply will be retained for one year, at the end of which time it will be destroyed.

Kellett School is an equal opportunity employer and as such treats all job applicants and staff with equal respect free from unjustifiable discrimination.

Kellett School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.