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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:  18 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:  18 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 A Level Computer Science 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:  28 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:  18 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

IT Software Support Technician

IT Software Support Technician

Discovery Bay International School is seeking to appoint a Software Support Technician to work in the IT department.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the management of the School’s Management Information System (iSAMS);
  • Create and maintain SSRS reports, Visual Studio forms and SQL scripts for iSAMS;
  • Maintain and configure the web-based Virtual Learning Platform (Moodle);
  • Assist with the management of the School’s Google Apps for Education account;
  • Set-up and coordinate student assessments through various external systems such as CEM and Testwise;
  • Maintain and develop forms through Jotform;
  • Assist with day to day trouble-shooting of simple technical issues;
  • Write user guides and support professional development training sessions;
  • Undertake ad hoc duties as required by management.

Requirements:

  • Diploma holder in Information Technology or equivalent;
  • Minimum 1 year relevant experience;
  • A good understanding of web-based data systems; 
  • Working knowledge of SSRS report builder, Visual Studio ( C# or Visual Basic), PHP and SQL an advantage;
  • Experience in Google Apps for Education or Business an advantage;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Self-motivated, good interpersonal skills and able to work under pressure;
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English.

We offer a 5-day working week from 8am to 4pm, Public Holidays, a transportation pass and medical and dental benefits.

Please send your CV, quoting your present and expected salary to dbis@dbis.edu.hk for the attention of the IT Manager, Discovery Bay International School, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island.

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