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The ISF Academy

 

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Foundation Year to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. ISF’s exceptional IB DP performance has promoted graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 400 employees. We are now seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

 

 

Faculty Staff (Search Associates)

 

 

 

Faculty Staff

 

Administration and Support Staff

 

 

 

Facilities Assistant (Ref: FMO/FA/20200812_isf)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Facilities Management (“FM”) Helpdesk services to handle incoming calls and emails enquires timely;
  • Assist to handle the day-to-day FM operations;
  • Perform general clerical and administrative duties such as data entry, filing and prepare reports;
  • Maintain all necessary record under SAP and internal systems;
  • Consolidate and prepare document of cleaning, logistic, security, landscape and other services contractors;
  • Assist to organize and co-ordinate school events and activities;
  • Carry out ad hoc duties as assigned by Facilities Manager/ Head of Project and Facilities Management

Requirements:

  • Diploma holder or above in Facility / Property / Hotel Management or related disciplines
  • At least 2 years of relevant experiences preferably with customer services exposure
  • Experience in Facility / Property / Housing Management especially in education industries is a definite advantage
  • Proficient in MS office applications including Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese Word Processing
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work independently
  • Strong sense of responsibility, self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Perform duties in irregular hours with occasional weekend duty
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)

Application Deadline: 4 October 2020

 

Full-Time / Part-Time Educational Psychologist (Ref: LST/PT-FT_EP/20200817_isf)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, in conjunction with the Director of Learning Support, on-going psychological services and learning support initiatives for the whole school
  • Develop, in conjunction with the Director and the Assistant Director of Learning Support, school-wide learning support program as part of the implementation of the Inclusion (SEN) Policy, i.e. early identification of students with social, emotional, learning and behavioral difficulties, response of intervention (RTI), formulate strategies and collaborate with different stakeholders to provide support system for them
  • Conduct appropriate psycho-educational assessments and provide recommendations and strategies for teachers and parents to support students at school and at home
  • Manage, in conjunction with Grade Level Leaders/Heads of House and Primary/Secondary Leadership Team, students of concern/at-risk students and provide support for devising support plan or action plan of improvement for them
  • Liaise with parents, administrators, teachers, and external healthcare service providers regarding psycho-educational needs and support strategies for identified students
  • Coordinate regular review meetings of students and ensure effective communication of relevant information to colleagues
  • Assist with policy formation, implementation and review, such as Child Safeguarding Policy, Inclusion (SEN) Policy, Anti-bullying Policy and other relevant school policies
  • Remain active and informed of current practices and innovations within inclusive education and social and emotional well-being and bring best practice to The ISF Academy
  • Build a caring, inclusive, positive school atmosphere and make student well-being and safeguarding one of the top priorities in school’s operation
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Director of Learning Support

Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Educational Psychology (Professional Practice) or equivalent; Professional qualifications in education are highly preferred
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience as an educational psychologist; Solid experience in conducting psycho-educational assessments and providing interventions for primary to secondary school students
  • Excellent in interpersonal skills, case work and group work skills
  • Compassionate, student-centred and motivated team player
  • Good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin)

Application Deadline: 4 October 2020

 

 

System Officer (PowerSchool) (Ref: IT/PSSO/20200616_isf)

The successful candidate will be part of a team that manages the school’s PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) and will provide for, development, data analysis, support, and advice to end-users of The ISF PowerSchool SIS.

Job Responsibilities:

Development

  • Participate in a variety of planning and development activities (e.g. planning meetings, committees, user interviews, etc.) to develop and maintain custom plugins for PowerSchool.
  • Create and maintain custom pages and plugins in PowerSchool.
  • Create web-based solutions to augment existing software platforms.
  • Prepare a variety of materials (e.g. technical specifications, user manuals, project documentation, flowcharts, etc.) to document custom development.
  • Assist with the integration of PowerSchool with other application systems.

System Administration and Reporting

  • PowerSchool day to day system administration including scheduling, attendance, student data management, faculty data management, emergency/medical and health management, registration, and more.
  • Design and administer reports utilizing PowerSchool’s built-in tools, Crystal Reports, and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Creates custom reports, manages the PowerSchool report card process, and assists in class scheduling setup.

Training

  • Provide support for the creation and delivery of training materials for stakeholder training.
  • Perform one-on-one and group PowerSchool training with staff.

General responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively with staff to perform job responsibilities as outlined.
  • Actively and effectively communicate with stakeholders.
  • Shares a commitment to the success of the mission, goals, and objectives of the ISF.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding student and staff information in order to remain in compliance with legal requirements and to maintain a professional work environment.
  • Keep current with trends, developments, research, and initiatives relevant to student information systems and PowerSchool.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred, with at least 3 years of server, database, and development experience. (Preferred in PowerSchool SIS administration and development)
  • Experience in programming and application design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript PHP
  • Knowledge of database administration and performance tuning in My SQL, MS SQL, and Oracle Database
  • Strong customer service orientation, responding to customers (staff, parents, and students) needs in a timely manner
  • Good command of Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua) and English
  • Organized and extremely detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated, mature, and able to work independently as well as be a team player
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical skills

Application Deadline: 4 October 2020

 

 

Free Shuttle Bus will be provided arrival to and departure from The ISF Academy:

Route: North Point > Admiralty Centre > Causeway Bay > Aberdeen > The ISF Academy

 

The ISF Pre-School

The ISF Pre-School is located in Kennedy Town and offers a unique bilingual (Putonghua / English) program to young learners from two years and eight months to five years of age. The ethos of The ISF Pre-School is firmly based on ISF's Vision, Mission and Values, and is strongly aligned with the Primary and Secondary learning programs of The ISF Academy. We are currently seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to join the Pre-School:

 

Faculty Staff

 

 

 

Administration and Support Staff

 

 

Administrative Assistant (Ref: PRE/AA/20200909_isf)

Responsibilities:

  • Support front desk operation with a welcoming and professional attitude.
  • Perform clerical and administrative duties in support of the Pre-School.
  • Assist Pre-School activities as assigned.
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects and performing duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Diploma holder or above;
  • At least 2 years of work experience, preferably in customer service;
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua);
  • Proficient computer skills;
  • Good communication skills and manner;
  • Friendly, organized, responsible, efficient and self-motivated; and
  • Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.

Application Deadline: 4 October 2020

 

 

Administration Officer (Ref: PRE/AO/20200811_isf)

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and operational support to the school
  • Prepare reports for supervisor's review and decision making
  • Provide secretarial support to school management for meeting and travel arrangements
  • Undertake ad hoc assignment as assigned by leadership team

Requirements:

  • Degree holder, preferably in business administration;
  • At least 2 years of work experience, preferably in a school setting;
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua);
  • Well-organized, detail-minded, conscientious and able to prioritize work;
  • Pleasant manner with good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Independent, mature, stable, and able to work under pressure;
  • Willing to take initiatives and proactively taking up ad hoc tasks; and
  • Proficient in Chinese and English word processing, and should possess knowledge and skills in graphics design and other office software applications.

Application Deadline: 4 October 2020

 

 

 

 

The Independent Schools Foundation (ISF), The ISF Academy and The ISF Pre-School are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices, with particular attention to child safeguarding. All applicants must be willing to undergo background checks and child protection screenings.

 

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical, life insurance, professional development & continuing education as well as free shuttle bus service to the right candidate. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with Full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by email to career@isf.edu.hk. 

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