Teacher of History – All Secondary Schools (Expressions of Interest)
English Schools Foundation
Hong Kong, HK

Job Description

ESF is now inviting candidates to register their interest for the following position in advance of our annual recruitment campaign.

If you are eager to learn more about any similar opportunities in one of our schools, we recommend that you apply to be kept up to date with the latest openings!

Main Accountabilities

You will be working alongside the Head of History who leads the subject area within the faculty. Full training and development will be offered in teaching IB courses.

Prior experience of teaching IB is not a necessity and applications are welcome from those with clear experience of equivalent post 16 programmes such as A level History.

You will be an excellent teacher who understands how inquiry can be promoted in learning, shows a willingness to contribute, learns from the rest of your team and excited to explore new ways of working.


  • Bachelor Degree in History, plus a recognised Postgraduate teaching qualification, or equivalent.
  • Teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation.
  • Teaching experience in History (and the ability to teach a second subject preferably in the Humanities) in IB MYP, (I)GCSE and IB DP is required.
  • Ability and willingness to teach IB DP Theory of Knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Experience and ability to use data on student learning to modify curriculum, teaching and assessment provision.
  • Ability to contribute strongly to the Individuals and Societies Department Professional Learning Teams collaboration which is focused on improving student learning.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to form positive relationships with students, staff and parents.
  • Ability to lead or support extra-curricular activities as part of the whole-school CAS programme.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or
  • Bachelor’s Degree, as well as a PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), or equivalent.
  • What ESF can offer you?

  • A competitive compensation package (Details can be found here).
  • An excellent Continuous Personal Development (CPD) which focuses on growth mind-set.
  • State of the facilities across all of our schools.
  • Our Secondary Schools :

    Kowloon : King George V School

    New Territories : Sha Tin College

    Island : Island School

    Outlying Islands : Discovery College

    Discovery College

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date.

    By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF.

    ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer

    The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity. ESF will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by local laws or regulations.

    Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

    Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.



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