Head of Student Support and Inclusion, 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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, experienced and outstanding teacher to take on the role of Head of Student Support and Inclusion. The incumbent of this newly created role will lead, develop and support effective practice for students with special gifts and talents and those with additional needs, in the area of mental health and wellbeing, along with developing teachers to provide 'quality first' teaching, remove barriers to learning and early identification of specific needs. The role will also include responsibility for further developing the school’s Inclusion strategy, and pastoral support.

Our ideal candidate will

  • Be an advocate for Inclusion and an outstanding classroom teacher
  • Have additional qualifications in the area of student support and relevant experience
  • Understand how emotional well-being impacts on achievement
  • Be a good team player
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills
  • Be able to lead, motivate and inspire others
  • Highly self-motivated and proactive
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills

GSIS offers an excellent working environment in an international school with strong links to German-speaking countries. German language skills are, therefore, an advantage. We welcome candidates who show a commitment to continuous professional development and are willing to contribute to wider school activities.

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
Applicants not invited for interview after six weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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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