FS_Part-Time English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

Taipei, TPE

Overview

The French Section (FS) of Taipei European School (TES) is looking for a part-time English as an Additional Language (EAL) teacher to cover 10 periods per week starting in August 2024.

The EAL Teacher at Taipei European School is a front-line leader and facilitator of children’s learning. He/she plays a crucial role in ensuring the provision of an effective educational service to the school community. EAL Teachers at Taipei European School make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. They act with honesty and integrity; have strong EAL subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as EAL teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.

Application Procedures and Timeline

If you are inspired by this opportunity, please complete our application form online where you will also be asked to upload your CV and a cover letter in which you share your experience and enthusiasm for the role.

Your application should consist of:

1) A completed application form and supporting statement.

2) A cover letter and CV

Preferably, your application should be submitted via the online recruitment page.If this is not possible please send your application by email to nikita.tsai@tes.tp.edu.tw.Application deadline: (CST) 4.00 p.m. on Thursday, 20 June 2024. We encourage interested teachers to apply for the position as early as possible. The school may take the posting down early if we are able to fill the position before the deadline for the application. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by our HR department. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may not always be able to acknowledge unsuccessful applications.

If you are interested in joining our team of committed and enthusiastic educators please read first the sections on safer recruitment and responsibilities below before you complete your application.

Safer Recruitment

Taipei European School is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. 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. All appointments are subject to the successful completion of safeguarding checks, including references from current and previous employers, and criminal record checks. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carries out their professional duties under the reasonable direction of the management of the school section, normally a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT of the French Section).
  • Positively promotes the mission, vision and core values of the school.
  • Performs particular assigned duties in accordance with directions reasonably given by the management of the school section, normally a member of the SLT of the French Section.
  • Carries out duties according to school policy and procedure.
  • Attends all facets of the learning cycle (setting objectives, planning learning experiences, preparing resources, assessing, evaluating for the purposes of informing teaching) with commitment.
  • Uses skills in ICT to support their teaching and wider professional activities.
  • Plans and evaluates learning to meet all designated student needs. Liaises with classroom teachers and/or Learning Support staff where appropriate.
  • Understands the principles and purpose of assessment, and uses assessment as a diagnostic tool to facilitate student learning.
  • Establishes effective professional relationships with students, parents and colleagues based on mutual respect and understanding.
  • Manages classroom/teaching space effectively and safely by establishing clear guidelines and routines and provides a purposeful and supportive working environment.
  • Acts as a positive role model for the school within the wider community.

Skills and Attributes

The EAL Teacher should be the holder of appropriate qualifications for EAL teaching. EAL Teachers should demonstrate that they are effective professionals who challenge and support all students in their learning through:

  • Inspiring trust and confidence
  • Building team commitment with colleagues and students
  • Engaging and motivating students
  • Developing critical thinking
  • Taking positive action

Qualifications

TES recruited well-qualified, experienced career professionals. 

1. A Master of Education Degree from a recognized University.

and/or

2. A Degree from a recognized University plus a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE), CAPES, or equivalent.

Relevant Experience

  • A valid EAL teaching qualification 
  • Minimum of 2 years of full-time EAL teaching experience in a formal school setting environment