Vice Principal (Primary), Hong Kong, China

Closing date:

Clearwater Bay School - ESFHong Kong, China

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic Salary including Cash Allowance can go up to GBP 122,700 p.a.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Clearwater Bay School Website:

Clearwater Bay School is a four form entry school with a capacity for 720 students.

Clearwater Bay School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School serving the Sai Kung, Clearwater Bay and Tseung Kwan O communities in the Eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. Through the IB Primary Years Programme, we offer a world class international primary education to students in years 1-6 that develops students’ creativity, confidence and willingness to achieve their personal best.

Vice Principal


Vice Principal roles are the most senior management roles in ESF schools next to the Principal. As such, the role provides strategic leadership, and manages broad curriculum and functional areas across the school. Vice Principal roles may be the Principal designate as required.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team:
• Develop and support a positive, relational school culture with all groups in the school community
• Support the school’s mission and core values in conjunction with the IB learner profile
• Develop and articulate a shared vision and strategic development plan for the school/team and lead colleagues in achieving this.
• Create an atmosphere of mutual trust where collaboration, discussion, debate and teamwork are promoted within the school.
• Model exemplary professional practice.
• Contribute to the ongoing development of the school’s learning community,
• Foster a spirit of inquiry, innovation, professional learning and reflection.
• Promote high standards and expectations across the school community

• Develop teachers’ professional knowledge and skills
• Lead and supervise a Professional Learning Team (Early Childhood Years 1- 3 or Primary Years 4-6) to ensure quality teaching/learning and assessment within the IB Primary Years Program.
• Lead curriculum development across the school.
• Lead and support the successful implementation of the School Development Plan
• Deputize for the Principal as required
• Contribute to the educational development of the Foundation


• Bachelor degree in Education or Bachelor degree in any subjects with PGCE (Post graduate Certificate in Education) or equivalent
• 5+ years teaching experience within a recognised educational organisation
• Prior experience in a leadership position within a team/school.
• High level interpersonal and communication skills and experience.
• IB experience highly desireable

More information about the position is available on the school website at

Closing Date: 29 Oct 2018

For enquiries, please contact Chris Hamilton at +852 23583221 or

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Job location

More about Clearwater Bay School - ESF
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 10 years
Address: DD229, Lot 235, Clearwater Bay Road, New Territories, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2358 3221
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