Secondary Principal - Hong Kong - August 2018

Country: Hong Kong

Region: School - Far East / East Asia

Curriculum: Bilingual, IB- Diploma, United Kingdom

Level: Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)

Start Date: 01 August 2018

Initial Contract Length: 2 year, renewable

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it


Job Description

This well-respected group of schools are now welcoming applications for a Secondary Western Co-Principal for their Hong Kong school starting August 2018. The successful candidate will partner with the Chinese Co-Principal as the designated Heads of School, having overall academic leadership responsibility of the school. He/she will also collaborate with the School Business Manager to oversee the school’s non-teaching operations to ensure the provision of high quality education for all students, in accordance with the group's Vision, Mission, Principles and Practices. Applicant Requirements: Holder of Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in School Administration, with a license to practice as Principal or with significant experience and seniority in international education to take up the role. With over 10 years of teaching experiences, and at least 5 years as a school administrator Knowledge and understanding of IGCSE and IBDP Supportive of the group's Vision, Mission, Principles and Practices. Exhibits strong leadership and interpersonal skills as well as intercultural understanding and other global competencies. The school provides excellent salaries, benefits, professional development and career opportunities. Hong Kong is highly urbanised and Westernised making it a very easy country to move to. With extensive shopping, nightlife, culture and travel opportunities, all in all, Hong Kong is a perfect place to live and work - please speak to your Edvectus Consultant today!

Student Description

Number Of Students: About 2250 (ECE, Primary, Secondar and IP)
Student Make Up: Hong Kong Citizen and about 38 other nationalities

Regional Info

Hong Kong is a metropolitan city known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. With much prosperous development, many expatriates have found new possibilities for their careers in Hong Kong. Some have found their lives so transformed by this lovely city that they have made it their home. Housing areas in Hong Kong are clean and tidy. Rent varies according to the living district and size of the apartment. An apartment with an area of 500-700 sq.ft. (1-2 bedrooms) may cost HK$8,000-15,000 or more. A larger apartment of 2-3 bedrooms may cost HK$12,000-18,000 or more. The housing areas are basically well-connected by public transportation. You can travel any place in Hong Kong within15-60 minutes. Public transportation in Hong Kong is well-organized and monitored. All areas are accessible by the Mass Transit Railway (MTR), buses and ferries. Public transportation is clean, cheap, safe and reliable. Using an Octopus Card, a stored-value card, will make your life very easy as you travel in the city, and you can always find a customer service center wherever you go. Hong Kong is known as a “Shopping Paradise” with high quality in terms of hygiene, quality of products and variety at reasonable prices. In this multi-cultural city, you can find different varieties of food to satisfy your palate. You can have a nice meal with friends at HK$30 per person at a clean and tidy place, or you may also try other expensive options. We have fashion collections from all over the world including North America, Europe, South and East Asia, making it easy for you to find the fashion that suits you best. There are also different varieties of commodities with high quality and good prices from different brands. There are four seasons in Hong Kong, evenly distributed over the year. It is usually 28-32 degree Celsius during the Summer and 9-15 degree Celsius during the Winter. Most of the time, the weather is warm, humid and sunny. Please see Edvectus Hong Kong in 3 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIW99iFGibQ htt

Key Benefits

Tax Rate: Taxes typically 15% or less

Benefits: Flights- every 2 years, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - allowance, Tuition - free for dependants

Suited To: Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - highly, Women - not restrictive

Job Requirements

Minimum Years Experience: 10.0

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it

Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers: N

Visa Restriction: 2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60

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