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Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong

Assistant Principal

Applications for this job are closed

Important dates

Closing date of applications
28 February 2019
Start date
12 August 2019
Date Contract Ends
31 July 2021

Job details

Subject
Early Years
Role
Assistant Head
Level
Ages 0-4 / Early Years
Curriculum
English National
Positions available
2
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Full Time

Requirements

5 or more years experience

Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong is developing and expanding. This is a new position for our new campus to start in August 2019. We are seeking high calibre candidates to join the family of Malvern College.

The role of the Assistant Principal- Native English Speaker (Playgroup, Pre N; KG to KG2) is essentially to assist in the leadership and management of the Pre-School and to work closely with the Principal of the Preschool to manage teaching and learning. The Deputy Principal will assist in the leadership to build and maintain a world-leading and successful Early Years programme within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of play-based learning and in conjunction with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)- Reggio Emilia Approach.The role of the Assistant Principal- Native English Speaker (Playgroup, Pre N; KG to KG2) is essentially to assist in the leadership and management of the Pre-School and to work closely with the Principal of the Preschool to manage teaching and learning. The Deputy Principal will assist in the leadership to build and maintain a world-leading and successful Early Years programme within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of play-based learning and in conjunction with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)- Reggio Emilia Approach.

Requirements

  • Holder of Bachelor's Degree with teacher's qualification in Early Childhood Educaiton or equivalent
  • Native level of English
  • Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in Early Years, preferably internationally
  • Leadership experience leading teams or department
  • EYFS programme experience preferred
  • Early Years curriculum development knowledge and assessment
  • Previous international experience highly valued
  • Knowledge/ Experience of Reggio Emilia Approach advantageous
  • Demonstrate professionalism, commitment, integrity, strength of character and perseverance
  • Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age, and ethnic background
  • Ability to monitor the work of other teachers and provide effective and credible feedback leading to improvement
  • Shows a strong work ethic

Application Process

All applications for current vacancies listed below should be submitted online.  Applicants are required to complete an online profile and supporting statement and upload a CV.  

Applicants must provide details of three referees, of which one must be their most recent employer.  If shortlisted, we will contact referees prior to interview.  

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview by Skype or in person, depending on the nature of the position and the applicant's location.  The decision to appoint rests with the management of the individual school as the employer.  Malvern College Hong Kong reserves the right to appoint an outstanding candidate at any stage during the process.

Basic Requirements for All Teaching Positions

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Early Childhood)
  • A recognized teaching credentials
  • Minimum two years’ full-time teaching experience in school setting

Language Requirements

  • General teaching positoins:  Native level of English
  • Chinese teaching positions:  Native level of Putonghua

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