TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION COACH


CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED

STARTING DATE: AUGUST 2022


Description of School:


Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA) is a private independent, non-denominational, co educational day school established in 2004 under the auspices of the Victoria Shanghai Education Foundation Limited, a registered charitable body.


VSA is an IB World School and the first in Hong Kong authorised to deliver three of the International Baccalaureate Programmes, providing a “through-train” IB education for students aged 6 to 18. The Primary School was authorised as an IB Primary Years Programme school in December 2005. In the Secondary School, the Middle Years Programme (“MYP”) and Diploma Programme (“DP”) were authorised in December 2006 and June 2007 respectively.


VSA emphasizes a holistic approach to education, at the heart of which is inquiry-based learning and teaching. The Primary School offers a bilingual education (English and Putonghua); the Secondary School curriculum is delivered in English and supplemented by a strong Chinese programme.


VSA has approximately 2,046 students and a total faculty size of 195. In Primary, there are 102 faculty members, more than half of whom are expatriate staff.


VSA is accredited by CIS and NEASC. More information about Victoria Shanghai Academy can be found here: www.vsa.edu.hk



Description of Position:


Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA), Hong Kong is now recruiting enthusiastic and committed teacher for the above position for the school year beginning August 2022:


Requirements and experience:

  • Relevant degree, teacher qualification and experience

  • Prefer one or more relevant certifications e.g. Apple Teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Educator,

  • Evidence of recent professional development in digital literacy

  • An understanding of key learning theories and methods of instruction, and their relation to technology integration

  • Experience working in 1:1 learning environments, including Macbooks and iPads, including iPadOS, MacOS and ChromeOS.

  • Superior communication skills to work with teachers with a range of technological expertise

  • Experience evaluating learning technology integration, using ISTE standards and SAMR.

  • Putonghua speaking is an advantage



Application for Position:


Applicants please download and complete the application form on the schools website and email it along with a statement of your educational philosophy and full resume to the Primary Principal with the address: psrecruit@vsa.edu.hk and include REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for position as Technology and Innovation Coach in the subject line of your mail.


At VSA, we adhere to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which sets out to ensure children have the right to protection, education, health care, shelter, and good nutrition.


Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.


(Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only)



www.vsa.edu.hk