English Teacher and Secondary School Academic Coach/Test Prep Position - Hong Kong


Baker & Bloom Education Center

Baker & Bloom is an education center where young people are immersed in academic rigor, creative thinking, and intellectual curiosity. Founded in Hong Kong in early 2014 by a Harvard and Cambridge University graduate, we teach elementary, middle and high school students.  We empower students to not only achieve academic excellence but also rise beyond grades to develop their creative confidence and personal character.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach courses including some of the following: Essay Writing, Reading, IB/GCSE English*, SAT/ACT, SSAT/ISEE
  • Conduct one-on-one academic coaching with students
  • Manage individual student portfolios and perform ongoing student assessments
  • Advise students on community service projects, internships, and other individual pursuits
  • Communicate effectively with parents with occasional consultations
  • Collaborate in curriculum development, course and unit planning
  • Introduce courses and services to prospective students, parents and community partners

* All classes are conducted in English

Key Requirements:

  • At least two years of experience teaching primary and/or secondary students
  • Bachelor’s degree or above (most preferably in English Literature)
  • Native fluency in English
  • Passionate about teaching and mentoring children and young people
  • Demonstrated academic excellence and exemplary critical and creative thinking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate and collaborate with others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive; keen to take the initiative to develop curriculum and build our community

Great-to-Have’s

  • Previous experience teaching at an IB or international school
  • Experience teaching IB DP, GCSE, SAT/ACT, SSAT/ISEE courses
  • Degree in literature, arts, social science, or the humanities
  • PGDE, PGCE, masters in education or similar qualification
  • Experience with standardized test preparation and school admissions
  • Experience with educational technology, curriculum design, educational research, and cognitive psychology
  • Having cool interests you can share with colleagues and students

Location 

  • Wanchai, Hong Kong

Salary 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and statement of education philosophy to [email protected] ; Please include your current and expected salary and date of availability in your cover letter.

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