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ESF Centre      Website: http://www.esf.edu.hk
The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.

Located in Quarry Bay, ESF Centre is responsible for the administration of all schools within the English Schools Foundation.

Director, Education

Responsibilities

ESF is a modern, well-managed educational organisation, committed to offering an international education to students drawn from over 70 countries. We are proud to be at the forefront of the educational hub in Hong Kong. We actively take advantage of the opportunities that Hong Kong offers as Asia’s world city and the principal gate-way to China.

The curriculum, leading to the International Baccalaureate, is adapted to Hong Kong, and the Asia Pacific region. ESF’s 1,100 teachers are highly qualified bringing with them experience from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, the UK and many other international school systems. All schools offer a broad range of out-of-school activities in Hong Kong and overseas.

ESF has over 17,000 students. Our culture is one of joy in learning and pride in achievement. The great majority of our students study for the IB Diploma and gain entry to universities all over the world. ESF has a long-standing commitment to children with additional needs and is the principal provider for English-speaking children with special educational needs in Hong Kong. For further details about ESF, please visit our website at http://www.esf.edu.hk/.


The Position
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Director, Education leads and oversees the work of the Education team to support, monitor and challenge schools to ensure that :

• standards of achievement are high
• there is a culture of inclusion and high expectation
• students of all academic abilities make good progress
• leadership in schools is effective
• the quality of teaching and learning is excellent
• the curriculum is broad, balanced and relevant to students
• professional development of staff is of high quality

The successful candidate's start date is flexible

Requirements

The candidate should possess significant leadership and management experience within a relevant educational setting including a post of responsibility at a regional or national level.
Experience of inclusive education and special educational needs is desirable. He/she should have a first degree and a teaching qualification.

Candidates who are selected for interview will receive an invitation about four weeks from the closing date.

Closing Date: 20 Nov 2017
For enquiries, please contact Paul Munder at paul.munder@esfcentre.edu.hk.

Applications must be submitted online through https://recruit.esf.edu.hk
Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link.
Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click "Job Listing"
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click "Apply & Continue".

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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