Science Teacher (Physics) - One Year Maternity Leave Cover

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Science Teacher (Physics) - One Year Maternity Leave Cover

Job advert

Kellett School is seeking to appoint an exceptional teacher with a minimum of four years full time teaching experience in high achieving schools who can demonstrate a proven record of outstanding teaching and learning and secure understanding of the National Curriculum, GCSE/IGCSE and A Level/IB Diploma.


Applicants are expected to be working in a high attaining school and have experience of teaching GCSE/IGCSE Science and A Level/IB Diploma Physics.



Kellett School has its own salary scale; HK$43,073 - HK$75,428 per month less Mandatory Provident Fund contributions (MPF, currently HK$1,500, per month). Additional TLR’s are payable where appropriate.


Additional benefits include:

  • 22% end of contract gratuity (less employers MPF contributions)

  • Comprehensive medical scheme; currently provided by Globalheath Asia.

  • Relocation package including one month’s room only accommodation

  • Interest free loan on arrival, equivalent to one month’s salary; repayable in ten equal installments to cover initial expenses

  • Interest free loan to cover rental deposit; repayable from gratuity

  • School fee remission (at the level agreed currently) for eligible appointees

  • A comprehensive school induction programme is offered to all new colleagues, extending to a Hong Kong familiarisation for those joining from overseas.


The post is  offered on a one year ifixed term contract. Full employment terms, conditions and job descriptions will be sent to all shortlisted candidates.



Hong Kong: 28 February - 1 March 2019

London: 4 - 8 March 2019


Candidates should be able to demonstrate:-

  • An innovative and creative approach to providing an outstanding education beyond the curriculum
  • The ability to inspire, challenge, support and empower students and colleagues towards excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish good working relationships across the school community
  • Excellent communication in English (written and spoken) and presentation skills
  • Commitment to a Foundation to Year 13 school philosophy with the highest levels of pastoral care
  • An understanding of the importance of continuing and enhancing the strong links already in place with Preparatory/Senior colleagues to ensure a seamless curriculum and transition from Preparatory to Senior
  • The ability to respond positively and proactively to the challenges of a rapidly developing school
  • Recent UK experience and knowledge of UK independent sector schools is desirable but not essential.
  • Applicants will have strong ICT skills and a proven ability to use technology to support learning.

Please address how you meet our requirements and outline your vision, strengths and the special contribution you can make to our school.


Applications close: 19 February 2019


Applicants, who have not been contacted by 31 March 2019 can assume that on this occasion they have been unsuccessful and are sincerely thanked by the Association for their interest.


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 Kellett School and the Board of Governors. If you wish to access any personal data held by Kellett 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.