A Career at AISHK

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AISHK employs teachers who come from a variety of backgrounds, all rich in experience and culture. Teaching opportunities at AISHK exist for dedicated, energetic and self-motivated educators with excellent leadership skills and a demonstrated commitment to quality education.

AISHK also attracts highly qualified staff as assistants, technicians and full-time business and operations staff in a variety of departments including Admissions, Finance, Office Administration, Information Technology and Development and Community Relations.

Leadership Positions

Deputy Head of Secondary
Head of PDHPE | P-12
Head of Performing Arts

Deputy Head of Secondary

The Position

The Australian International School, Hong Kong (AISHK) seeks to appoint an exceptional leader to the position of Deputy Head of Secondary.

The successful candidates must be internationally minded whilst possessing a commitment to lead a vision of cohesion and diversity in harmony with Australian values.

A member of the School Leadership Team, the Deputy Head of Secondary reports to the Head of Secondary and Head of School and works closely with other key stakeholders within the School. Supporting the Head of Secondary, the Deputy Head of Secondary ensures high quality curriculum delivery and pastoral care programs in the Secondary that promote student wellbeing. The Deputy Head of Secondary leads the student wellbeing and pastoral care programs, working closely with Heads of Year and Home Room teachers.

The Deputy Head of Secondary also plays a key role in ensuring the individual needs of all learners are identified and supported, liaising with the Head of Learning Support and School Psychologist Secondary.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding educational leader who is passionate about learning, teaching and setting high expectations for every student whilst modelling exemplary teaching and leadership practice.

Essential

  • A proven track record as a leader in a school with experience in leading and developing curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Bachelor Degree in Education, or Bachelor Degree in any subjects with PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education).

It is anticipated final interviews will be held in Hong Kong at Australian International School in August 2024.

The starting date for the position is January 2025.

The Organisation

Situated in the Kowloon Tong District of Hong Kong, Australian International School Hong Kong (AISHK) is a non-profit, co-educational day school for students from Reception to Year 12.

AISHK is the only Australian International School in Hong Kong and it provides a world class international school experience where students achieve their personal best and graduate as skilled, influential, compassionate and responsible citizens. AISHK offers a uniquely International Curriculum embedded with the values of excellence, respect, honesty, diligence, collaboration, trust, responsibility, integrity, equity and creativity.

Students in Years 7-10 complete the NSW Stage 4 and 5 curriculum. In Year 11 and 12 the students have a choice of either the NSW HSC or IB DP.

For more information visit: https://www.aishk.edu.hk/

To apply - please go to fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference IHKdhs0524, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liam King or Kirsti Hitz-Morton of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

Applications close: 28 June 2024

Head of PDHPE | P-12

AISHK is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Head of PDHPE, P-12. Working collaboratively with the Director of Sport and Activities and the School Executive Team and reporting to the Head of Primary and Head of Secondary, the Head of PDHPE will be responsible for the supervision of the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) Key Learning Area (P-12). They will also be required to undertake travel and duties outside of school hours, including weekends.

As a Specialist Teacher, the Head of PDHPE teaches the ACARA curriculum across Primary and the NSW curriculum and IB Diploma programmes across specified year levels in Secondary and works in collaboration with school systems and personnel to ensure optimum student learning.

Role Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Head of Performing Arts

AISHK is seeling qualified candidates for the role of Head of Performing Arts. A P-12 leadership role, the succesful applicant will report to the Head of Primary and Head of Secondary, working collaboratively with the School Executive Team. The Head of Performing Arts will be responsible for developing an inspirational, engaging and dynamic performing arts programme and for developing the vision to deliver an exemplary international standard of education and performance.

Role Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Academic Positions

Early Childhood & Primary Classroom Teacher
Specialist Teacher | Primary PDHPE
Technology Integration Specialist
Secondary Teacher Years 7-12
Secondary EAL Specialist Teacher
Specialist Teacher | Secondary Learning Support
Supply Teachers

Early Childhood & Primary Classroom Teacher

AISHK is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Early Childhood and Primary classroom teacher. Reporting to their relevant Head of Year and working collaboratively with the Head of Primary and the relevant Deputy Head of Primary, the successful applicant will deliver an outstanding teaching program and experience for the primary students within the School.

Role Details 

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Specialist Teacher | Primary PDHPE

AISHK is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Primary PDHPE Specialist. Reporting to the Head of Primary and Head of PDHPE the successful applicant will deliver an outstanding PDHPE programme to P-6 students within the school.

This role involves close liaison and collaboration with Primary and Secondary PDHPE staff.

Role Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Technology Integration Specialist

AISHK is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Technology Integration Specialist. An essential part of the Primary School, leading staff, students and the school, the successful candidate is expected to be a key leader for integrating digital literacies as a core capability.

They will combine a high level of knowledge in the use of digital literacies across the curriculum, best practice approaches towards successful technology facilitation and a high level of interpersonal skills.

Role Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Secondary Teacher Years 7-12

AISHK is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Secondary Teacher (7-12). 

Role Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Secondary EAL Specialist Teacher

AISHK is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Secondary EAL Specialist Teacher (7-12). Reporting to the Head of Learning Support and Head of Secondary, the successful applicant will work closely with the Head of English and other personnel to ensure optimum student learning. He/she is responsible for developing and conducting learning programs for secondary students with EAL needs.

Role Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Specialist Teacher | Secondary Learning Support

AISHK is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Secondary Learning Support teacher. Reporting to the Head of Learning Support and Head of Secondary, the successful candidate will work in collaboration with school practices and personnel to ensure optimum student learning, and will be responsible for developing and conducting learning programs for secondary students with learning and/or EAL needs.

Role Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position here
  • View A Career at AISHK for an overview of staffing, school culture and life in Hong Kong

To Apply

  • STEP 1: Register (free) with Schrole and complete their registration process. Please click here and then register by clicking on Register Now
  • STEP 2: View the job listings and details and submit your application by clicking here, addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/9

Supply Teachers

We are seeking substitute teachers who are committed to excellence in teaching and have a passion to support student success.

Our school runs an Australian curriculum based on the Southern Hemisphere with our school year running from January to December. We recruit substitute teachers throughout the school year to cover Reception to Year 12.

We only employ qualified applicants who:

  • Hold some form of teacher training (B.Ed., PGDE or PGCE with a university degree)
  • Are a Hong Kong Permanent Resident or holder of a dependent visa
  • Pass safeguarding checks (current SCRC if based in Hong Kong, recent National Police clearance from their home country or a current Working with Children check)

Interested applicants please send through a letter of interest and resume addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School on employment@aishk.edu.hk

Wellbeing is the foundation of AISHK school culture and all staff are required to maintain relationships with the school community which reflect this culture and need to be committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices, demonstrate skills in teaching practices and dedicated to working in a diverse community.

Non-Academic Positions

Personal Assistant | Primary
Performing Arts Administration Assistant

Personal Assistant | Primary

AISHK is seeking an organised and friendly professional to join AISHK’s administrative support team. Reporting to the Head of Finance and Operations and the Head of Primary, the successful applicant will:

  • Be energetic, culturally aware and thrive in a front-of-house position
  • Represent AISHK as first point of contact for students, parents, staff and guests
  • Collaborate with schoolwide staff and departments for cohesive operations
  • Support the Primary team with exceptional communication and IT skills

Application Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position
  • Commencement date: Late July/August or as agreed with successful applicant
  • Ability to reside and work in Hong Kong essential
  • Working hours: Full time, Mondays to Fridays 7:30am to 4:00pm

Submit a detailed resume with cover letter, expected availability and references addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School at employment@aishk.edu.hk

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/95

Performing Arts Administration Assistant

AISHK is seeking an organised and friendly professional to join AISHK’s Performing Arts team, reporting to the Head of Performing Arts and Head of Finance and Operations. The successful appointee will:

  • Be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day administration of the performing arts program
  • Be energetic, culturally aware and thrive in a front-of-house position
  • Represent AISHK as first point of contact for students, parents, staff and guests
  • Collaborate with schoolwide staff and departments for cohesive operations
  • Support the Performing Arts team with exceptional communication and IT skills

Application Details

  • View the Role Statement for this position
  • Commencement date: late August/September
  • Ability to reside and work in Hong Kong essential
  • Working hours: Working hours 8:00am to 4:30pm

Submit a detailed resume with cover letter, expected availability and references addressed to Ms Mina Dunstan, Head of School at employment@aishk.edu.hk

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. The School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process. All personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. School Registration No: ED1/21627/95

A Career at AISHK

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