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Working at DBIS

Working at DBIS

Working at DBIS

Working at DBIS

Discovery Bay International School (DBIS) is a very special international community school.

Situated in the heart of the wonderful community of Discovery Bay, the students enjoy a distinctive learning journey that begins in Early Years progresses to Primary and culminates in the Secondary Section. The DBIS student experience is characterised by a highly personalised learning environment, small class sizes, creative approaches to teaching and learning, and a broad range of extracurricular activities. Currently there are over 1000 students at the school.

At the heart of the school's educational philosophy are the values of care, kindness, respect and compassion. Our talented teachers aim to ensure every student is known, supported and encouraged to reach their individual potential. We are a learning community committed to the constant pursuit of excellence in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for all the students. We look to recruit teachers that share this philosophy and who are motivated to progress their career in this unique school. 

DBIS advertises teaching posts on this website, the TES (the Times Educational Supplement) and the SCMP (The South China Morning Post) throughout the year. Non teaching posts are usually advertised on this website and may be advertised in the local press.


Current Vacancies

Early Years Class Teacher

Early Years Teaching Position – required for August 2017

Class Teacher

DBIS is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic class teacher to join our Early Years School.

The Early Years School’s distinction lies in the emphasis placed upon small class sizes, a personalised approach to student learning, and the pursuit of creativity and innovation. Early Years class teachers know their students well and are able to individualise their support and programmes according to the needs of each student.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

Primary Class Teacher

Primary Teaching Position – required for August 2017
Class Teacher

DBIS is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic class teacher to join our Primary School.

The Primary School’s distinction lies in the emphasis placed upon small class sizes, a personalised approach to student learning, and the pursuit of creativity and innovation. Primary class teachers know their students well and are able to individualise their support and programmes according to the needs of each student.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

 

Head of Performance and Creative Arts

Secondary School Teaching Position – required for August 2017
Head of Performance and Creative Arts

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Head of Performance and Creative Arts to provide professional leadership and management of the Music, Drama and Visual Arts Departments across all three phases of the school.  

The successful applicant will be required to teach Secondary Music and will be a fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher. The applicant must also have a Degree in Education or equivalent postgraduate qualification as well as recent proven experience.

Experience of teaching Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 of the English National Curriculum is desirable.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

Secondary Computer Science Teacher

Secondary School Teaching Position – required for August 2017
Teacher of Computer Science

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and successful full time Computer Science teacher who is willing to commit to working in a stimulating and dynamic international educational environment.

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher. The applicant is asked to state any other subject strengths. The applicant must also have a Degree in Education or equivalent postgraduate qualification as well as recent proven experience.

Experience of teaching Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 of the English National Curriculum is desirable.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

Secondary Mathematics Teacher

Secondary School Teaching Position – required for August 2017
Teacher of Mathematics

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and successful full time Mathematics teacher who is willing to commit to working in a stimulating and dynamic international educational environment.

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher. The applicant is asked to state any other subject strengths. The applicant must also have a Degree in Education or equivalent postgraduate qualification as well as recent proven experience.

Experience of teaching A Level Mathematics is desirable.

There will also be an opportunity for candidates to apply for a departmental leadership role.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

Secondary Media Studies and Humanities Teacher

Secondary School Teaching Position – required for August 2017
Teacher of Media Studies and Humanities

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and successful full time teacher of Media Studies and Humanities who is willing to commit to working in a stimulating and dynamic international educational environment.

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher. The applicant is asked to state any other subject strengths. The applicant must also have a Degree in Education or equivalent postgraduate qualification as well as recent proven experience.  Experience of teaching A Level Media Studies is desirable.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

Secondary Psychology and Humanities Teacher

Secondary School Teaching Position – required for August 2017
Teacher of Psychology and Humanities

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and successful full time teacher of Psychology and Humanities who is willing to commit to working in a stimulating and dynamic international educational environment.

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher. The applicant is asked to state any other subject strengths. The applicant must also have a Degree in Education or equivalent postgraduate qualification as well as recent proven experience.  Experience of teaching A Level Psychology is desirable.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

Secondary Science Teacher

Secondary School Teaching Position – required for August 2017
Teacher of General Science

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and successful full time Science teacher who is willing to commit to working in a stimulating and dynamic international educational environment.  An ability to teach Physical Education would be desirable.

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher. The applicant is asked to state any other subject strengths. The applicant must also have a Degree in Education or equivalent postgraduate qualification as well as recent proven experience. 

Experience of teaching Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 of the English National Curriculum is desirable.

All new teachers are offered two-year renewable contracts and a competitive compensation package; a gratuity of 18.75%, an additional monthly cash allowance, remuneration of school fees for one child and full medical and dental insurance for the employee.

Please see attached for a detailed job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications:  14 April 2017

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email. Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

Supply Teachers for Early Years, Primary and Secondary

Supply Teachers

We are seeking experienced and dynamic Supply Teachers for our Early Years, Primary and Secondary Schools.

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email (MS Word or PDF attachment). Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

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Educational Assistant Positions

Educational Assistant Positions

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and committed educational assistants who are able to build and maintain successful relationships with students, and are concerned for their development as learners. Successful candidates must be fluent in English and have the ability to work effectively with individual students, small groups and whole classes under the direction of a qualified teacher.

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email (MS Word or PDF attachment). Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong
dbis@dbis.edu.hk

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Application Procedure

Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae, in writing or by email (MS Word or PDF attachment).

Please include the names and contact details of two professional referees and address all applications to:

Mr Paul Tough
Head of School
Discovery Bay International School
Discovery Bay
Lantau Island
Hong Kong

dbis@dbis.edu.hk