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  • Science Specialist Academic Leader (G1–8)

    Dipont Education is seeking a Science Specialist Academic Leader to develop science curricula for Grades 1 to 8 in bilingual schools. 

    Reporting to the deputy director of education/science subject leader, the Science Specialist Academic Leader will:

    • Create the Dipont science curriculum for Grades 1 to 8 in bilingual schools
      • Integrate resources and develop an implementation plan, including Dipont curriculum standards, frameworks, schemes of work, teachers’ resources packages, etc.
      • Work with external advisors (Chinese National Curriculum experts) on curriculum research, and comparison and adaption
      • Liaise with and support science teachers in bilingual schools on updating schemes of work for different grades across Grades 1 to 8.
    • Manage teaching and learning resources across bilingual schools for G1–8 science
      • Create a resource bank, including teaching resources, textbooks, lesson plans and professional development resources for teachers
      • Monitor and assess the use of the resource bank as well as resource sharing across schools.
    • Offer and guide the professional development of teachers
      • Establish regular collaboration among science coordinators/head of departments in bilingual schools
    • Guide and regulate science assessment in bilingual schools
    • Guide and support science-related projects and extracurricular courses
    • Provide guidance on the transition from Grades 7 and 8 to Grades 9 to 12.
    Job requirements

    Candidates for the Science Specialist Academic Leader role should possess:

    • A bachelor’s degree in science or a relevant subject
    • Good knowledge of science curricula, with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) experience or Chinese national curriculum science teaching experience favorable
    • A minimum of eight years’ science subject teaching, with teaching experience in China favorable
    • Experience in a science coordinator or head of science role
    • Good cross-cultural communication
    • Teacher training experience
    • The ability to work under pressure.
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