Job details

Job details
Employer The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (ISF)
Location Hong Kong
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date
Job starts August 2018


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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About the employer

 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...

Information about The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (ISF)
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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1 Kong Sin Wan Road
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