Location
Kowloon Bay - Hong Kong
Role Type
Non-Teaching

About The Role

Responsible To:     Deputy Head of School (Additional Support)
Line Manager:      Additional Support Coordinator
Base:               Kowloon Bay Campus / Pok Fu Lam Campus
Function:           To Assist the Additional Support Coordinator (ASC) in delivering effective education to
                    an individual student requiring specialised one-to-one interventions.

The primary role of the one-to-one Additional Support Teaching Assistant (1:1TA) is to act as a dedicated individual for the child to access the curriculum and maximise their learning potential. Whilst this position is dedicated to supporting one individual, small group work is included as well (otherwise the child in question would become overly dependent). The aim is always to work towards a situation where the student no longer requires your support and can access the curriculum and navigate day-to-day life independently.

The structure of the day will solely depend on the needs of the child. The hours of work will be based upon the Individual Education Plan of the child you are employed to support.

Key Tasks and Duties:

  • To assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the School Leadership Team, ASC and class teachers
  • To assist in the implementation of the Individual Education Programme for the individual student and help monitor their progress
  • To provide support for the individual student inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • To work with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, as necessary
  • To assist the ASC with maintaining student records
  • To support the student with potential emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills
  • To build a professional working relationship with the student where you can effectively support them in their development and help them advocate for their needs independently

Administrative duties:

  • To prepare and present displays of the students' work
  • To support the ASC in administrative duties related to supporting students

Standards and quality assurance:

  • To support the aim of the school; A love of learning and confidence for life
  • To set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
  • To attend team and staff meetings
  • To undertake professional duties that may be reasonably assigned by the School Leadership Team
  • To be proactive in matters relating to health and safety

Other Duties:

  • To assist with the supervision of students on their arrival/departure and during school times as requested.
  • To accompany children off the school premises as directed, but usually in the presence of a teacher.  With prior arrangement, to assist with residential visits.
  • To assist in the maintenance of resources and equipment. 
  • To use Kellett School resources judiciously.

About You

Required Skills:

  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Good computer/technical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff, and the wider school community
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with others
  • Ability to work independently

Terms and Conditions:

Working Hours: 

Monday to Friday (Term Time only) or can be otherwise specified #
KLB Prep: 7.45am - 3.30pm (Full Time) / 7.45am – 12.15pm (Part Time)
PFL Prep : 8.00am - 3.45pm (Full Time) / 8.00am - 12.30pm (Part Time)
(Fixed term contract ending 30 June every year, renewable by mutual agreement.)

Application Process

Applicants must have the right to work in Hong Kong.
Please include in your covering letter your salary expectations

Kellett School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process.

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.

 

About Us

Kellett School is committed to safeguarding the students in our care and their welfare is our top priority.  All adults in the school community are expected to follow our Child Protection procedures and are required to undergo safeguarding checks.

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

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 Director of Human Resources. 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.

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