Lead Teacher


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Full Time


Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island 



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Job Description:

The Child Development Centre (CDC) is a team of dedicated professionals providing education, therapy and assessment plus family and community support for children aged between birth and six years old with special educational needs.  We are recruiting a Lead Teacher.  For further details about our organisation, please see our website: www.cdchk.org. It is essential that applicants have relevant teaching qualifications as well as extensive experience in teaching young children with special needs.
About the Role:
We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced teacher to join The Child Development Centre as Lead Teacher. This post offers an exciting opportunity to lead a highly motivated, hardworking team of staff who are dedicated in serving children with special needs and their families.

Job Requirements / Responsibilities:

  • Operate under and alongside the Chief Executive, Executive Committee and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Keep up to date with developments in education, practices and new resources both in Hong Kong and overseas.
  • Oversee the interpretation of teaching data in order to better understand the strengths and needs of teaching within the CDC and to inform future direction.
Teacher Support
  • Demonstrate excellent teaching practices for both whole group and individual learning.
  • Oversee the teachers and teaching assistants to ensure an exceptional delivery of the CDC curriculum and Individual Learning Pathways. 
  • Oversee the collection of teaching data to reflect the development and progress of children’s learning.
  • Ensure policies, practices and procedures are followed, evaluated and developed.
  • Manage professional development, supervision and performance management of teachers.
  • Organise the teacher’s individual, weekly and day-to-day schedules.
  • Manage teacher cover on a daily basis when shortages occur.
  • Participate in the selection and appointment of staff.
  • Support the teaching team through class observation and feedback and facilitate individual and group training sessions.
Children and Families
  • Understand the needs of individual children and provide information and guidance to their families.
  • Advise parents on education services available to children with special educational needs in the wider community.
  • Deliver workshops and presentations internally and externally for parents and professionals.
  • Promote the rights of children with special needs in Hong Kong.

  • Recognised degree or equivalent in education or early-years education, Post Graduate Certificate or Diploma in Education. 
  • Have at least five years experience in working with pre-school children with special needs.
  • Act as a teacher in the usual capacity within the CDC.

Job Package/Benefits:
  • Paid professional development opportunities.
  • MPF, medical and dental benefits.
  • 5-day working week (may include Saturday and or early evening).
  • Friendly working environment.

Please submit your application letter and full resume with availability, current and expected salary directly to [email protected] Please quote the post you are applying for in the subject line of the email. 

Candidates not invited for an interview within two months may consider their applications unsuccessful.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes.


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Negotiable per month
Company Info
The Child Development Centre
4/F., Prime Manison, 183-187 Johnston Road, Wanchai, HK

Phone: +85228492995

Website: www.cdchk.org

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