Employment

Employer: International Chinese Academy Education Foundation

Post date: 15th April, 2020

Position Summary
We are a private primary school located in Causeway Bay, now looking to hire a horticultural specialist to provide our students education in environmental sustainability and conservation awareness. Secondly, such a specialist candidate will also assist school management in sustainable landscape planning of various plantation areas within our greater campus, which covers significant acreage and includes significant bio-diversity (animals and plants) from the adjacent forestry. Such position will also have opportunity to bring students to off-site and extend the offer of environmental sustainability education outdoor.

Position Title:  Horticultural Specialist and Environmental Sustainability Educator

 

Requirements:

 

  • A relevant diploma in horticulture, preferably from international accredited institution
  • Experience in organic farming methods and ability to demonstrate in detail to students in indoor and outdoor environment
  • Experience in teaching bio-diversity and various conservation topics to students
  • Experience in complex landscaping design, planning, budgeting, implementation and maintenance
  • Experience in operating, storing industrial equipment, and design safety and health policy for using such equipment
  • Experience in different styles of garden designs (European, US, Asian) and ability to select flower/tree species for implementation
  • Strong ICT/ Art and Design background
  • Native English speaker and writer
  • Experience in teaching online

 

Duties:

  • Plan, prepare and teach lessons in nature studies and horticulture as a part of the schools STEM program.
  • Demonstrate organic farming concepts and practise lesson outdoor (on campus)
  • Plan, prepare and demonstrate bio-diversity concepts and conservation topics to students
  • Lead planning and implementation of sustainable landscaping in various plantation areas within campus area
  • Create dedicated plant nursery area on campus
  • Maintain plantation health on campus, diagnosing plant problems (insect infestations/diseases)
  • Demonstrate plant growing techniques: pot culture, baskets, hydroponics, etc.
  • Plan, prepare and teach lessons in Design Technology in line with the ability of the students after appropriate risk assessments
  • Usage and maintenance of gardening tools (including electric and motorised) and machinery.
  • Assisting other staffs with after school activities   
  • Assisting with online teaching across all subject areas where necessary  
  • Assisting with school bus transport to and from Central Piers

Preferable:

  • 3 years or more experience in teaching children with Special Needs (ASD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD)
  • Carpenter skills for creating various horticultural tools

Interested parties, please send your detail resume to [email protected]

Position Title: Special Education Needs Teachers (SEN -Sensory Circuit / Life Skills)

(Vacancies: 3)

 

Requirements:

 

  • Must have at least 4 years of experience in teaching children with Special Needs ( ASD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD)
  • Must have Sensory circuit training, Life Skills and Lego therapy training
  • Must be trained in Physical, Positive Restraint techniques
  • Must have experience in using Lexonik Sound Training in teaching
  • Must have mental health awareness training
  • Must have experience in teaching online
  • Must be a native English Speaker
  • Must have Permitted Teacher Status -Life Skills
  • Must have experience of developing Individual Education Plans ( IEP’s)

 

Duties:

  • Plan, prepare and teach lessons in the Nurture Class to include sensory circuit, sound training and Lego therapy.
  • Assisting with after school activities and break duties
  • Assisting with online teaching across all subject areas where necessary
  • Assisting with the teaching of sport for learners with SEND
  • Making risk assessments for SEND pupils both on and off site
  • Developing Individual Education Plans

    Interested parties, please send your detail resume to [email protected]

    Position Title: Specialist Teaching Support Assistants (SEN-STEM and Horticulture)

     

    Requirements:

     

    • Must have at least 3 years of experience in teaching children with Special Needs ( ASD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD)
    • Must have a relevant diploma in horticulture
    • Strong ICT/ Design / Photographic background
    • Must be a native English Speaker
    • Must have experience in teaching online

    Duties:

    • Plan, prepare and teach lessons in nature studies and horticulture as a part of the schools STEM program.
    • Plan, prepare and teach lessons in Design Technology in line with the ability of the students after appropriate risk assessments.
    • Assisting with after school activities   
    • Assisting with online teaching across all subject areas where necessary
    • Assisting with school bus transport to and from Central Piers

      Interested parties, please send your detail resume to [email protected]

      CHINESE ACADEMY

      Chinese Academy, 77 Caroline Hill Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong