Deputy Principal, Secondary (DPS), Hong Kong

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The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (ISF)Hong Kong

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Leadership opportunity in Asia!

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) is 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.

Deputy Principal, Secondary (DPS)

The ISF Academy is seeking a Deputy Principal, Secondary (DPS) to assist the Secondary Principal in the day-to-day management of the Secondary School. Reporting to both the Head of School and the Principal, Secondary, the DPS will assume administrative responsibility for the Secondary in the absence of the Secondary Principal.

The key task of the DPS is to support the ongoing development of the ethos and academic culture of the Secondary School, building a learning community where all students love to learn and are supported to achieve their personal best in their studies. S/He is  expected to implement the IB Middle Years Program (Years 4 and 5) and the IB Diploma Program, as well as to ensure that the Senior School has a nurturing, student-centered environment that promotes learning and personal growth. S/He will work closely with the Assistant Principals, Senior School and Middle School, MYP and DP coordinators, Heads of House, Grade Level Leaders, the Counseling Team, parents and teachers to provide a high level of pastoral care for the students. The DPS also will assist the Principal in developing and improving teacher performance and education quality.

Employment Package:

  • Interest-free loan for set up
  • Relocation Package including one-way air fares, short-term hotel accommodation with per diem allowance, visa costs, teacher registration fees, etc.
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Low tax rate (approx. 15%)


Suitable candidate will be a bachelor degree holder (postgraduate qualifications preferred) who has a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in a similarly sized school, as well as a minimum of 8-10 years’ full time teaching experience. Some international teaching experience would be an advantage. S/He should possess the understanding of curriculum design and timetabling, personalized learning as well as secondary curriculum in an international setting for students.

ISF Academy invites nominations and applications for the position of Deputy Principal, Secondary.  All correspondence should be directed in confidence to the school’s executive recruitment consultant by email to by 1st November, 2017 to assure timely consideration.

Job location

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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