Career

Hsinchu County American School (HCAS) seeks to attract talented educators to join our team! We are looking to hire teachers in all grades (K-12) and all subject matters. If you are an experienced or certified teacher, please send us your letters of recommendations, resume and cover letter. This is an immediate opening. HCAS is a private international school, with the ASC WASC Candidacy status, offering a North American curriculum from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Salary is based on the teacher’s experience at public or registered private schools and is competitive with other international school in Taiwan. HCAS is located in Zhubei and is a five minute walk from the HSR and Liujia TRA stations, allowing for a convenient commute and easy access to the rest of Taiwan and beyond. Please email us if you are interested and we look forward to meeting you!

Please send us your resume at: Careers@hcas.com.tw

Working at HCAS

  1. Hsinchu County American School (HCAS) is a progressive school with a dedicated community of educators. We believe that role and guidance of teachers are pivotal for students' academic success. Understandably, our community has high expectations from all incoming teachers.

  2. Teachers set great examples for our students by their professionalism, guidance, teaching, and leading. Teachers are expected to get fully involved in the school’s development and to offer enriching extra-curricular activities for our students. Teaching candidates considering working at HCAS should be prepared to meet these additional expectations in addition to their regular teaching load. The following points are some of the qualities we look for in our educators.

  3. Basic Qualities

  4. Experienced, qualified and highly professional

  5. Child focused – warm, caring and supportive

  6. Ability to work with parents and be part of a community

  7. Team player – collaborative, adaptable, positive and flexible

  8. Commitment to ongoing professional development

  9. General interest in Taiwan

  10. Stable and balanced personal life

  11. Experience in organizing school events and extra-curricular activities

  12. Pedagogical Profile

  13. Familiarity with American educational system preferred. (progressive education is a plus)

  14. Inquiry-based, activity-based, content mastery and hands-on learning

  15. Using local context and environment to enhance learning

  16. Multi-cultural approach or experiences

  17. Stimulating classroom environment

  18. Experience in differentiating teaching techniques and classroom management abilities

  19. School Year

  20. Each school year has approximately 180 contract days, starting in mid-August with faculty orientation and ending in the month of of June.

  21. School Hours

  22. Our Upper and Middle School schedule is based on 80 minute period per class (with 5 min break) on a block schedule. Our First Program schedule is based on 40 minute period per class. Teachers are expected to work 8 hours a day not including 1 hour allocated for lunch. Apart from teaching, time should be allocated for planning, preparation and classroom management, and general meetings with colleagues and parents.

  23. Co-Curricular Activities and Extra-Curricular Activities

  24. Teachers are expected to get involved in the Lab activities during the day and extra-curricular activities after school.  These activities include advisement for programs, clubs and/or coaching for sports take place after school.

No. 189, Gaotie 2nd Rd., 

Zhubei City, Hsinchu County, 302

Tel: 03-550-6780

Fax: 03-550-6786

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