Job ref no.: CT3123872-01#2091

EAL Coach

Generations Christian Education


In the course of their core role, the EAL Coach:

  • Increases student achievement indirectly, using teacher support strategies for
improving instruction quality.
  • Facilitates meetings with English leader and teachers.
  • Provides guidance and expertise in the best practices for successful language

acquisition, specifically in the four language domain areas of reading, writing, speaking,
and listening.

  • Provides professional development and coaching to teachers and learning assistants for
the integration of strategies and methodologies for meeting the needs of EAL Learners
in the regular classroom.
  • Promotes and models strategies that facilitate differentiation of learning needs.
  • Prepares, models, and evaluates instructional strategies for teachers of EAL Learners.
  • Facilitates the implementation and on-going analysis of standardised testing for all
English Language Learners.
  • Assists in assessing the level of support to be provided to EAL learners based on their
identified proficiency levels.
  • Where appropriate, delivers support programmes outside of the classroom (e.g. English

Language ECA).


Job Description – EAL Coach – October 2019 Page 1 of 3

Island Christian Academy is a registered Trademark.
Copyright c2019 Generations Christian Education.

Assessment & Reporting :
To maintain a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record-keeping and reporting

of students’ progress.
  • To mark/comment on student work to facilitate positive student development and
improved learning.
  • To carry out regular reporting and reflective analysis of student progress and
achievement, and report to the Principal (or delegate).
  • To communicate effectively with parents and stakeholders on programmes and

student achievement.

Wider Responsibilities:
To ensure that their contributions to the programme of education at the Primary School:

  • Builds solid foundations of God’s love through a Biblical worldview curriculum,
empowering students to follow Jesus Christ and know His Word.
  • Is in accordance with the requirements of the Education Bureau of Hong Kong and
other relevant government departments.
  • Promotes equality as an integral part of the programme and treats everyone with
fairness and dignity.


  • To stimulate, foster, and enhance a sense of community amongst staff, parents, and
students that encourages them to support the vision and mission of the School.
  • To promote high quality relationships with all stakeholders.
  • To build up community relations and school collaboration.


Extra-Curricular Duties:
  • To take part in school events and activities that may take place at weekends or in the
evening (within the reasonable request of the Principal).
  • To participate in staff meetings as required, including learning meetings, prayer
gatherings, committee meetings, etc.
  • To supervise students during classes and at other times in the school day, including in
the playground, during breaks, and at the direction of the Principal.
  • To assist and organise sporting activities, school concerts and excursions where
  • To lead or supervise extra-curricular activities as part of the school’s extra-curricular
programme (as included in school contract).
  • To liaise with colleagues and work flexibly (this might include covering staff sickness by

taking responsibility for a ‘class-split’).

Strategic Plan:
  • To implement and support school development as identified in the School
Improvement Plan, and as directed by the Principal.
  • To be part of a whole school team, actively contributing to decision-making on the

preparation and development of policies and programmes of study, teaching materials,
resources, methods of teaching and pastoral arrangements.

  • To support the Principal in promoting the ethos of the school.
Job Description – EAL Coach – October 2019 Page 2 of 3

Island Christian Academy is a registered Trademark.
Copyright c2019 Generations Christian Education.

Organisational Relationships:
The EAL Coach will maintain functional internal relationships with the English Coordinator, the
Learning Support coordinator, teachers and learning assistants, and parents and school community
members, where appropriate.

H To perform ad hoc duties as assigned by the Principal or delegate.

Job Description – EAL Coach – October 2019 Page 3 of 3

Island Christian Academy is a registered Trademark.
Copyright c2019 Generations Christian Education.

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Job ref no. CT3123872-01#2091
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Entry level
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