Latin Teacher, Hong Kong

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The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (ISF)Hong Kong

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


The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy), a private independent IB World School in Hong Kong, offers a sophisticated Putonghua and English immersion curriculum for Pre-Primary to Grade 12; the school currently has over 1,800 students and 400 employees.

We offer a unique and highly challenging elective study for talented, bilingual students known as Shuyuan. The Shuyuan program currently offers a diverse range of enrichment choices for our students, ranging from Classics to Robotics. We have students opting for Latin as a part of their IB Diploma studies and we also have students sitting the American National Greek Exam.

Looking to the future, we are now seeking a committed and adventurous classicist and teacher of Latin to be a key part of the next phase of development. If you are an experienced and well qualified practitioner in teaching Latin & Ancient Greek in a highly academic school, and have IB experience teaching secondary Latin / Classics for preparation of the IGCSE and American National Latin Exam, this is a position for you.

This is a full time 2-year contract appointment in Hong Kong for August 2018, to be considered for this exciting role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with professional qualifications in education.
  • Ability to teach Ancient Greek and Western Classics is an advantage
  • IB knowledge/experience is highly desirable
  • Educators with experience in other curricula will also be considered
  • Strong personal commitment to high standards and a willingness to work in a developing, maturing program with aspirations
  • Strong IT and curriculum development skills will be regarded favorably.

Remuneration commensurate with qualifications and experience, for example a Master degree holder with undergraduate training in education and 6 years of experience, the base salary will be around HK$57,610 per month (HK$7.8 = 1 US dollar). If you appoint as head of department or head of year, you could earn an additional HK$1,500 – HK$14,000 a month as responsibility allowance.

Successful completion of 2-year contract can entitle a gratuity of 15% of base salary. Teachers transferring from overseas locations are eligible to a one-way air fares, short-term hotel accommodation with per-diem allowance, visa cost and teacher registration fee etc.

Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by email to

Application Deadline: 29 December 2017

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More about The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (ISF)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 1 Kong Sin Wan Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 22022000
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 The Organization


The ISF Academy offers a unique education in Hong Kong. It is an internationally accredited independent school offering a Chinese and English immersion education with a global perspective. Striking a balance bet...