Vice Principal - Primary School, Ho Man Tin, Hong Kong

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Kowloon Junior School - ESFHo Man Tin, Hong Kong

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Start date: 8 Jan 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic salary up to GBP 102,000 p.a.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Kowloon Junior School Website: 

Kowloon Junior School (KJS) is a 5 form entry primary school with 900 students. 

Vice Principal 


Kowloon Junior  School is a school of 900 children located in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Hong  Kong is a vibrant and dynamic international city. It ranks amongst the  world’s leading financial centres and plays a pivotal role as a gateway  to China and Asia.

Kowloon Junior School (KJS) is an  International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and is accredited by the  Council of International Schools (CIS). The school is proud to be part  of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), a significant leader of  education in the region.

Our vision is “Success for every child”.  At KJS, we create a safe, supportive and caring environment where  beliefs and values reflect a respect of cultural diversity. We motivate  individuals to become lifelong learners who are empowered to take action  to make a positive difference in the world. The school community works  together to develop global citizens with a sense of social awareness and  responsibility through an engaging, relevant and challenging  curriculum.

We are looking to appoint a Vice Principal to join  our highly talented, enthusiastic and collaborative team and to  contribute to the culture of continual improvement at the school.

The starting date for the position is January 2018.


The ideal candidate will be:

● An experienced educational leader who is committed to the school vision of “Success for every child”
● A passionate, proactive and knowledgeable leader within the IB Primary Years Programme context
● A proven leader of people, curriculum and pedagogy who is committed to leading a culture of continual improvement
● Committed to international education and sensitive to cross cultural contexts
● An effective communicator who is able to promote collegial and collaborative approaches to teaching and learning


● Competitive salary and cash / housing allowance
● International medical coverage
● Education allowance for up to three children
● 20% gratuity upon successful completion of the initial two-year contract

Applications  should be made via the ESF’s online recruitment program which can be  found at: Please do not send CVs or letters  of application directly to the school.

For enquiries, please contact Astor Gibbons at

Closing Date: Monday, 9 October 2017 – 8am HK Time

Interviews: Late October 2017

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ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Personal  data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance  with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided  immediately upon request.

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.

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More about Kowloon Junior School - ESF
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Address: 20 Perth Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2394 0687
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