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Job details
Employer Malvern College Hong Kong
Location Hong Kong
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed


Any school depends for its success upon the personal qualities of its staff and their enthusiasm and commitment. 

Position Objective

The Head of Primary heads up the pedagogical team of the Primary School and is a founding member of Malvern College Hong Kong. The incumbent is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and reports to the Headmaster. In addition, the Head of Primary will take on the role of Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator in the early stages of school growth and development, and is responsible for leading the overall implementation and development of the PYP in Years 1 to 6, and for supporting curriculum articulation for the whole school. The Head of Primary has the crucial role of leading the school’s PYP authorization and evaluation processes.

The Head of Primary works closely and collaboratively with all members of the primary team, school leaders, and other programme coordinators to establish a school PYP structure. The Head will also facilitate vertical articulation; provide support to teachers and students; create and maintain school-based training opportunities, programme monitoring and regulation compliance; ensure resource management; identify and address PYP professional development needs of the teachers; and is also responsible for student management and welfare.


A highly attractive package will be offered to the successful candidates, including: competitive salary; accommodation allowance; gratuity; education allowance for children; flights and medical insurance.


Closing date: Wednesday 7 December 2016

All applications should be submitted online via the following link .  You are required to complete your online profile and supporting statement and upload your CV.  Your supporting statement should explain your reasons for applying for this position, why you feel you are a strong candidate for the role and any other information which you feel is relevant.

You must give details of three referees, of which one must be your most recent employer.  If shortlisted, we will contact your referees prior to interview.  Malvern College Hong Kong reserves the right to contact any of your previous employers but, if not listed as referees, we will only do so after discussion with you. 

All applications will be acknowledged within three working days of submission, and thereafter you should only expect to be contacted if we wish to take your application further.

Contract type: Full Time, Two Years (Renewable)
Closing date: Wednesday 7 December 2016
Initial interviews by Skype: 4-13 January 2017
Final interviews: To be confirmed

Malvern College Hong Kong is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate pre-employment checks. Please note that we will need to take up the references provided in your application form prior to interview.

About the employer

Malvern College Hong Kong, a mixed international school, will open in Tai Po, Hong Kong in September 2018 with around 380 students aged 5-13 years in Years 1 to 9, rising to 960 places when full, with students aged 5-18 years in Years 1 to 13. 


Information about Malvern College Hong Kong
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
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Locations and contacts

Fo Chun Road
Pak Shek Kok
Tai Po
Hong Kong