Job ref no.: CT3124792-01#3175

Mandarin Teacher (Early Years)

Malvern College Pre-School

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The role of the Mandarin Coordinator (Pre N; K1 to K2) is essentially to assist in the leadership and management of the Pre-School and to work closely with the Principal of the Preschool to manage teaching and learning. The Mandarin Coordinator/ Mandarin Teacher will assist in the leadership to build and maintain a world-leading and successful Early Years programme within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of play-based learning and in conjunction with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)- Reggio Emilia Approach.  To provide leadership in the area of outstanding Mandarin teaching and learning and supervise the Mandarin teaching staff, along with the Principal.


Major Responsibilities

  • Design and lead in preparing a challenging, innovative and exciting Mandarin curriculum for children entering Pre-Nursey, Kindergarten 1, Kindergarten 2 or Playgroup which will enable them to flourish and achieve their potential
  • Design, prepare and deliver inspiring and challenging Mandarin lessons to suit the individual needs of all students
  • Promote the enjoyment of learning Mandarin
  • Nurture meaningful relationships with children and their families and provide the individual attention they need
  • Oversee Assessment and monitoring student progress in Mandarin and provide clear learning targets in the Mandarin curriculum so that all learners can see success and improve
  • Collaborate with other teachers to share new ideas, approaches and professional knowledge
  • Communicate accurately, regularly and meaningfully with families of students in their care
  • Contribute to the extra-curricular activities programme and participate in school activities such as assemblies, parent evening events, conferences, workshops and duties- any other roles as identified by the leadership team.
  • Adhere to and promote Malvern College’s Mission, Vision and Values


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a recognized qualification (such as PGCE) in Early Childhood Education;
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in Early Years education, ideally with experience in an international educational setting;
  • A valid teacher qualification;
  • Residency in Hong Kong or holder of a work permit in Hong Kong;
  • Native Putonghua and fluent in English;
  • Leadership experience leading teams or department
  • Curriculum development knowledge in Mandarin;
  • Demonstrate professionalism, commitment, integrity, strength of character and perseverance;
  • Experience in teaching second language learners;
  • Be collaborative and able to work as part of a team;
  • Knowledge/ Experience of Reggio Emilia Approach advantageous

How To Apply 

Please send a letter of application, a full CV with your current and expected salary addressed to the Human Resources Department, Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong. Personal data provided by job applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used strictly for recruitment purposes only. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. Please send application by clicking "Apply Now" below. 

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Job ref no. CT3124792-01#3175
Job Function
  • Sai Ying Pun
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree