Debate & Critical Thinking Instructor

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Job Type:

Full Time

Location:

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island
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Posted:

2017-08-04

Job ID:

5549

Job Views:

943
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Job Description:

Position Title: Debate & Critical Thinking Instructor 
Reports To: Head of Secondary and Managing Director
 
 
Capstone Educational Group Limited:
Founded in 2003, Capstone is one of Asia’s leading private educational institutions, focused on high-achieving students in the region. We were founded on the belief that when educators are passionate and are given the best resources, they can launch students into great professional and personal orbits.
 
With offices across Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, Capstone is at the heart of the education industry in Asia. Our thirteen years of experience combined with our unwavering commitment to our students have given us the expertise and resources to consistently produce students who possess both academic achievement and leadership potential.
 
Capstone Educational Group’s mission is simple: to create tomorrow’s leaders. Our company believes in instilling critical thinking, intellectual vitality, and a lifelong love of learning in our students. Capstone prepares students to succeed as global citizens.
Capstone takes pedagogy seriously, always putting students first. We believe that giving instructors the freedom and responsibility to innovate drives student success. Critical thinking lies at the heart of our approach to every Capstone course. By integrating deep analysis into all our courses and setting high expectations, we challenge students to push past their comfort zones and achieve at the highest levels.
We are currently looking for an Debate & Critical Thinking Instructor to join our Hong Kong / Beijing / Shanghai / Shenzhen office due to rapid expansion.
 
Leadership & Ownership:
At Capstone, we provide the teachers a sense of leadership and ownership. Instructors can develop their own curricula for student groups between the range from Grade 3 to Grade 12, bringing your particular background and skills to the challenge. Also, you can focus on a broader consulting role, providing advice and helping students chart their future paths. If your passion is teaching, you can deliver thoughtful, impactful lessons to highly motivated and curious students.
 
What We Offer:
  • Full work visa sponsorship for Hong Kong / China
  • Full sponsorship to become a certified teacher (internationally-recognized teaching qualification)
  • Competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications and performance bonuses
  • Flexible work environment
  • Round-trip transportation/travel allowance
  • One-month of accommodation upon arrival in Hong Kong
  • Opportunities to take on meaningful leadership positions in a rapidly expanding company with a reputation for excellence
  • Comprehensive medical insurance
  • Job rotation scheme offering ability to see cities for optional short-term assignment

Job Requirements / Responsibilities:

Critical Thinking and Competitive Debating
  • Teach students Critical Thinking, Strategy, Negotiations, and Competitive English Debating
  • Prepare students to become top competitors at major debating competitions, Model United Nations conferences, Mock Trial events, and more
  • Develop students’ communication and critical thinking through socially engaging and thought provoking themes, topics, and motions

The ideal candidate will:
  • Possess experience in British Parliamentary and/or WSDC debating in addition to a Bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years of relevant teaching or coaching experience or high accolades in the international debating circuit (i.e. World Championship, Australia, Euros, Asians, and/or the US Universities Championship)
  • Be able to interact with students and parents in a highly professional, service oriented manner
  • Be comfortable acting within a highly flexible role, able to easily shift focus among curriculum and teaching goals, and able to interact with students of several age groups and skill levels.
  • Be able to troubleshoot and solve minor problems in the classroom or office independently

Visa:

Employer Will Sponsor
Company Info
Capstone Educational Group Ltd.
5/F, Lee Garden Six, 111 Leighton Rd, Causeway Bay

Phone: +852 2893 6162

Website: www.capstoneprep.com

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