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Kowloon Junior School (KJS) is one of the primary schools under the English Schools Foundation (ESF), the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong, and is a very large, well-established five form entry school catering for 900 students from Year 1 to Year 6.  It is an IB World School, and teaching and learning at KJS is rich in inquiry and underpinned by a rigorous approach to pedagogy and practice.

At KJS, our staff work in close partnership to realise our School Vision of “Success for Every Child”. Our aim is to help students develop the confidence, self-esteem and motivation necessary to “become lifelong learners who are empowered to take action to make a positive difference in the world”. We are committed to achieving our vision by:

  • Being internationally minded.
  • Our commitment to developing a community of learners.
  • Developing independence and collaboration in pursuit of excellence.
  • Valuing mistakes as learning opportunities and recognising endeavor.
  • Treating others as we would like to be treated.
  • Recognizing, respecting and actively seeking the ideas and opinions of others.
  • Encouraging creativity and innovation.
  • Having high expectations of ourselves and others.
  • Promoting physical, social and emotional well-being across the community.
  • Demonstrating our values through responsible action.

Our school accommodates up to 30 classes, 5 classes at each year level and the maximum class size is 30 pupils. To assist each child to develop to their full potential in all areas, a balanced programme of academic, social, physical and cultural activities is offered at KJS.

All of the classrooms have interactive whiteboards, full wireless connectivity, and access to a bank of laptop computers and mobile devices.

The current staff are outstanding educators. Whilst they originally hail from UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada or American, many have been in Hong Kong for many years.

Hong Kong culture values education and at KJS, parents are very supportive. The students are wonderful and the staff are amazing. It is a wonderful place to teach.

2018-2019 KJS Staff Photo

2019-2020 KJS Staff Photo

ESF is an equal opportunity employer.  To know more about working with ESF, please click here.

Non Teaching Staff

Educational Assistant

Teaching Staff

Leadership

Officer – Admissions & Communications

KJS is now seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our existing support staff team from August/September 2021.

Our main goal at KJS is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”.

The successful candidate will be an individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and enthusiasm to provide quality support across the campus. He/She will serve as the first point of contact for prospective parents and represent the school to work closely with ESF Head Office in relation to admissions. Other accountabilities include supply staff bookings, newsletters, school calendar, etc. For further details of the role, please refer to the attached job description and the following criteria:

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary educated with at least 3-year experience in a complex customer service/public relations role with administrative support experience
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Confidence in using and learning new computer systems
  • Experience in multicultural working environment
  • Willing to start working on supply staff bookings at 6:30am during school days
  • Permanent resident or holder of a valid dependent visa who is not prohibited from taking up an employment in Hong Kong

Desirable Criteria

  • Fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Administrative support experience in schools or other educational institutions
  • Experience in organising meetings and taking minutes

In addition to the above criteria, the successful candidate should be:

  • Customer service focused
  • Committed to follow up with great initiative and self-motivation
  • Detail-minded and team centred
  • Able to work under pressure and manage his/her time effectively
  • Able to communicate with confidence and positivity

Interested candidates please complete the online application form via ESF website. Please do not send CVs or letters of application directly to the school.

For enquiries, please email the school at jobs@kjs.edu.hk.

Deadline
Monday 2 August 2021

Cleaner 清潔工友

Main Duties 職責

  • To keep all designated areas clean and tidy at all times 時刻保持校園範圍清潔及整理
  • To carry out day-to-day cleaning and disinfecting work 負責校內日常清潔及消毒工作
  • To assist in setting up of venues for school events, including moving furniture and equipment when needed 協助佈置場地,包括重搬運桌椅、傢俱及重物等
  • To assist in gardening work e.g. plant watering 協助校內園藝工作,包括淋花、清除去水渠內垃圾等
  • To assist in woodworking, minor maintenance and repair work 協助校內簡單木工及維修工作
  • To handle other assigned duties 處理其他由主管安排的雜務

Requirement 資歷/要求

  • Fluent in Cantonese – fair in English would be preferable 操流利廣東話,懂簡單英語者可獲優先考慮
  • Good standard of hygiene to carry out cleaning and disinfecting work 具良好衛生常識,熟悉基本清潔及衛生工作
  • A team player who is positive, hardworking, responsible and trustworthy 具團隊合作精神、樂觀積極、勤奮、有責任心及值得信任
  • Good time management skills and flexible in handling daily tasks 具良好的時間管理及處事靈活變通的能力,按時完成每日指派的工作
  • Ability to follow instructions and self- motivated 能按指示及自覺性地完成工作

Remuneration 待遇

15 days of annual leave 年假15天
Medical and dental benefits 醫療及牙科福利

Working Hours 工作時間

Mondays to Fridays 星期一至星期五
7am to 4pm or 7:30am to 4:30pm 早上7時至下午4時 或 早上7時30分至下午4時30分
Including 1-hour lunch break 包括1小時午膳時間
(The above working schedule may be amended to facilitate the actual needs at school level. 如有需要,校方或會更改上班時間。)

Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.
申請者必須為永久香港居民或持有效香港工作簽証。

All applications should be faxed to the school on 37658701.
有意者請傳真簡歷至37658701。

Deadline for Applications
Sunday 8 August 2021

截止申請日期
2021年8月8日(星期日)

Part Time Educational Assistant (Learning Enhancement Team)

KJS is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Educational Assistant to join our team in August/September 2021.

Whilst previous working experience in Year 1 to Year 6 of a primary school and/or with children who have moderate special educational needs would be an advantage, our main goal at KJS is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”.

The successful candidates will be someone who have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude with lots of energy and enthusiasm to provide quality support across the campus. He/She will have excellent organisational skills and relish working as part of a team. His/Her excellent spoken and written English*, coupled with warm personality and strong interpersonal skills, will enable him/her to communicate effectively with all members of the school community. For details of the role, please click here to download a generic job description of the Educational Assistant role.

The successful candidates must be permanent Hong Kong residents or possess valid visas to work in Hong Kong.

Interested candidates please complete the online application form via ESF website. Please do not send CVs or letters of application directly to the school.

For enquiries, please email the school at jobs@kjs.edu.hk.

Deadline
Sunday 15 August 2021

There is no openings at the moment.

There is no openings at the moment.

Non Teaching Staff

Educational Assistant

Teaching Staff

Leadership

School Nurse (Temporary from January to December 2021)

KJS is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated School Nurse to join our team from 4 January 2021.

Our main goal at KJS is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”.

The successful candidate will be a registered nurse who has a positive ‘can do’ attitude and enthusiasm to provide quality support across the campus. Your excellent spoken and written English, coupled with your warm personality and strong interpersonal skills, will enable you to communicate effectively with all members of the school community. Previous working experience in a primary school and ability to communicate in Cantonese would be advantageous.

General Duties:

  • Providing appropriate first aid and nursing care to students and staff at the school
  • Working alongside teaching staff in order to provide appropriate health education to students and their families
  • Collating health and student medical information
  • Arranging and organizing health programmes provided by the HKSAR Government
  • For details of the role, please click here to download a generic job description.

Working Hours:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm Mondays to Fridays

The successful candidate must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong. In case he/she is registered overseas instead of Hong Kong, the position will be School Health Professional instead.

Deadline
Sunday 11 October 2020

Part Time Educational Assistant (Learning Enhancement Team)

KJS is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Educational Assistant to join our team in August 2021.

Whilst previous working experience in Year 1 to Year 6 of a primary school and/or with children who have moderate special educational needs would be an advantage, our main goal at KJS is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”.

The successful candidates will be someone who have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude with lots of energy and enthusiasm to provide quality support across the campus. He/She will have excellent organisational skills and relish working as part of a team. His/Her excellent spoken and written English*, coupled with warm personality and strong interpersonal skills, will enable him/her to communicate effectively with all members of the school community. For details of the role, please click here to download a generic job description of the Educational Assistant role.

The successful candidates must be permanent Hong Kong residents or possess valid visas to work in Hong Kong.

Deadline
Sunday 6 June 2021

Educational Assistant
(Full Time x 2; Part Time x 1)

KJS is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Educational Assistant to join our team in August 2021.

Whilst previous working experience in Year 1 to Year 6 of a primary school and/or with children who have moderate special educational needs would be an advantage, our main goal at KJS is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”.

The successful candidates will be someone who have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude with lots of energy and enthusiasm to provide quality support across the campus. He/She will have excellent organisational skills and relish working as part of a team. His/Her excellent spoken and written English*, coupled with warm personality and strong interpersonal skills, will enable him/her to communicate effectively with all members of the school community. For details of the role, please click here to download a generic job description of the Educational Assistant role.

The successful candidates must be permanent Hong Kong residents or possess valid visas to work in Hong Kong.

Deadline
Sunday 23 May 2021

Mainscale Class Teacher

KJS is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Mainscale Class Teacher to join the existing team. The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2021, renewable by mutual consent.

While our main goal is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”, we expect our teachers to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which meet students’ individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, talented and experienced teacher with the required knowledge, skills and understanding to work closely with an experienced team of educators, dedicated to catering for the needs of all children in their care. In addition to being an exemplar practitioner, he/she will also know how to work effectively as part of a team, have a warm personality coupled with strong interpersonal skills and possess excellent spoken and written English. Understanding and knowledge of the Primary Years Programme would be beneficial.

For further details of the role, please click here to download the generic job description.

Deadline
Sunday 30 May 2021

Lead Learner

KJS is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and exemplar classroom teacher to join us as one of our Lead Learners. The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2021, renewable by mutual consent.

Lead Learners at KJS are an integral part of the school’s leadership team and receive an additional teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) allowance. They work closely with senior leaders to set strategic direction and help realise its vision of “Success for Every Child”. In addition to their own class teaching obligations, Lead Learners have a responsibility for leading pedagogy across the school. Their main role is to model, encourage and advocate quality learning and teaching to ensure the best possible outcomes for the students.

While our main goal is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”, we expect our teachers to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which meet students’ individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, talented and experienced teacher with the required knowledge, skills and understanding to work closely with an experienced team of educators, dedicated to catering for the needs of all children in their care. In addition to being an exemplar practitioner, he/she will also know how to work effectively as part of a team, be extremely well organised; and possess excellent spoken and written English skills. His/Her warm personality coupled with strong interpersonal skills will enable him/her to communicate effectively with all members of the school community.

For further details of the role, please click here to download the generic job description and refer to the following criteria:

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Exemplary classroom practitioner
  • Experience of working within an inquiry based setting
  • Evidence of leadership and experience of building successful teams
  • Sound knowledge of effective assessment practices
  • Ability to mentor / coach staff
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Committed to supporting children’s individual needs

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in similar role
  • Experience of more than one curriculum model
  • Experience in PYP IB framework
  • International and home teaching experience

Deadline
Friday 23 October 2020

Mainscale Class Teacher
(Several Vacancies)

KJS is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Mainscale Class Teacher to join the existing team. The position will be a full-time two years contract starting August 2021, renewable by mutual consent.

While our main goal is to employ staff who are confident and comfortable working with groups of children across the primary phase and passionate about learning to achieve our vision of “Success for Every Child”, we expect our teachers to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which meet students’ individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, talented and experienced teacher with the required knowledge, skills and understanding to work closely with an experienced team of educators, dedicated to catering for the needs of all children in their care. In addition to being an exemplar practitioner, he/she will also know how to work effectively as part of a team, have a warm personality coupled with strong interpersonal skills and possess excellent spoken and written English. Understanding and knowledge of the Primary Years Programme would be beneficial.

For further details of the role, please click here to download the generic job description.

Deadline
Friday 23 October 2020

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Deadline
Monday 15 March 2021 (HK time)