Head of Primary Department (English Stream), Hong Kong

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German Swiss International SchoolHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The German Swiss International School (GSIS) is one of Hong Kong's leading international schools with 200 faculty and staff providing dual language education to a multinational student body of more than 1300 students. We are inviting applications from experienced and qualified candidates for the following position commencing August 2018.

The English Primary Department (EPD) follows a curriculum to suit our international student body. The Head of Department is responsible for maintaining our high academic standards and commitment to student success and the overall management and professional leadership of faculty staff and administrative personnel of the EPD (about 30 staff).

Applicants should have a history of effective leadership within the international education sector. We are seeking an excellent communicator with superb interpersonal skills, able to build relationships of trust and confidence. The candidate should be familiar with the principles, processes and implementation of school self-review and curriculum development. The curriculum is drawn from best practices from the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and reflects the internationalism of the teaching staff and the school at large.

The successful candidate will have taught a range of age groups from Y01 to Y06 and will have recent teaching experience, as s/he will be expected to teach a small number of lessons in the EPD.

Applicants should be native speakers of English and knowledge of German would be an advantage.

Please apply with cover letter, CV and references, via our online recruitment portal (https://mygsis.gsis.edu.hk/careers/job-openings/) to the Head of Human Resources.

German Swiss International School
11 Guildford Road Fax: 00852 2849 6347
The Peak, Hong Kong E-mail: hr@gsis.edu.hk

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More about German Swiss International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 11 Guildford Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 28496216