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Job details
Employer Kellett School - The British International School in Hong Kong
Location Hong Kong
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 14 August 2017

Phase Leader (Class-based) - Preparatory

Reporting to the Head of School

Responsibilities in addition to a class teacher role;

  • To be responsible for the standards of attainment and the quality of learning and teaching within Phase
  • To line manage, in accordance with current school policies Phase  teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • To contribute to whole school development and reporting procedures
  • To promote The School and its’ aims within the immediate and wider community

Professional Knowledge and Understanding

The Phase Leader classroom will reflect the school���s aims, policies and beliefs in action. Phase Leader expertise is demonstrated by the ability to apply this knowledge and understanding to all areas of their department’s leadership and management. Phase Leaders understand the need for development and change, actively supporting colleagues in the process and fostering high morale. They actively support and engage in the school’s performance management policy
Phase Leaders understand the importance of their phase in the context of each child’s learning journey within the school. They actively work with and support Senior Leaders, fellow Phase Leaders and senior school colleagues to ensure continuity of a high quality learning experience for all students from 3-18 years.

Skills and Attributes

An exemplary class teacher


  • Leadership skills; the ability to lead and manage colleagues towards common goals
  • Decision making skills; the ability to solve problems and make decisions within the post remit
  • Communication skills; the ability to make points clearly and understand the views of others Communicate both orally and in writing to colleagues, Senior Leaders and the wider school community including the Board of Governors
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively deploy department staff and resources
  • Management of effective pastoral care, home-school links, extra-curricular activities, duties and supporting the wider community
  • An understanding of the importance of continuing and enhancing the strong links already in place with Preparatory/Senior Colleagues to ensure a seamless transition from Preparatory to Senior
  • The ability to respond positively and proactively to the challenges of a rapidly developing school

Recent UK experience and knowledge of UK independent sector schools is desirable but not essential. Applicants will have strong ICT skills and a proven ability to use technology to support learning.

Further information on the position, and online application process, is available through the school web site:

About the employer

Our dynamic learning community was founded over thirty years ago as a Not-for-Profit Association to provide a high quality British style education for the English speaking community in Hong Kong.

Subsequently, Kellett has grown to earn an enviable rep...

Information about Kellett School - The British International School in Hong Kong
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Kowloon Bay Campus - Prep and Senior
7 Lam Hing Street
Kowloon Bay
Hong Kong