Coordinator of Student Support Services for Secondary Section, Hong Kong

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Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA) Hong KongHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: 15/08/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA) is a private independent, non-denominational, co-educational day school established in 2004 under the auspices of the Victoria Shanghai Education Foundation Limited, a registered charitable body.  

VSA is an IB World School and the first in Hong Kong authorised to deliver three of the International Baccalaureate Programmes, providing a “through-train” IB education for students aged 6 to 18. The Primary School was authorised as an IB Primary Years Programme school in December 2005. In the Secondary School, the Middle Years Programme (“MYP”) and Diploma Programme (“DP”) were authorised in December 2006 and June 2007 respectively.  

VSA emphasizes a holistic approach to education, at the heart of which is inquiry-based learning and teaching. The Primary School offers a bilingual education (English and Putonghua); the Secondary School curriculum is delivered in English and supplemented by a strong Chinese programme.

VSA has approximately 1,868 students and a total faculty size of 193. In Secondary, there are 94 faculty members, more than half of whom are expatriate staff. 

VSA is accredited by CIS and NEASC. More information about Victoria Shanghai Academy can be found here: www.vsa.edu.hk 

VSA is now recruiting an enthusiastic and committed person for the above position for the school year beginning August 2020. The preferred candidate should have:

• a degree in counselling and experience working as a school counsellor

• experience with the university admissions process

• bilingual (i.e. English and Putonghua)

• teaching qualifications and experience is not required, but an asset

• formal qualifications and experience teaching learning support would also be an asset

The job involves:

• working as a member of the Secondary School Leadership Team

• managing the University Counselling Office who provide academic and university application support

• managing the social and emotional counselling department

• managing the learning support department

• working with the Heads of Year in the planning and delivery of the Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE) curriculum

• serving as the school's designated safeguarding lead

Applicants please download and complete the application form and email along with a statement of educational philosophy and full resume to the Secondary School Principal (ssrecruit@vsa.edu.hk).

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

(Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only)



More about Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA) Hong Kong
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 19 Shum Wan Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +852 3402 1100
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