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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

 

Assistant Finance Manager (Ref: FO/AFM/20200626_isf)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Senior Finance Manager with financial and management reporting, budgeting and forecasting, financial and business analysis.
  • Perform month-end closing procedures including the preparation and review of full sets of financial statements and related accounting records.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of all financial transactions.
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual statutory financial audit.
  • Oversee the ISF Pre-School’s tuition fee revision process and subsequent submission of information to the Education Bureau.
  • Assist with the enhancement of financial and management reporting systems, internal controls, policies and procedures.
  • Assist with cash management and investment accounting.
  • Any ad hoc duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting or other related discipline.
  • CPA / Chartered Accountant equivalent qualification highly preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience; experience in the education sector is an added advantage.
  • PC proficiency in MS Office including PowerPoint, MS Word and Excel; knowledge of SAP will be a definite advantage.
  • Detailed-minded, strong analytical skills, independent and be able to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proactive, mature and adaptable to change.
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua.

Application Deadline: 25 July 2020

 

 

Facilities Management Officer (Ref:FMO/FMO/20200331_isf)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle and reply all incoming enquires and emails to users in a professional manner and offer necessary support directly.
  • Monitor the day-to-day FM operations including cleaning, moving, security, landscape, pest control and other services contractors;
  • Perform general clerical and administrative duties and assist to evaluate and prepare service contracts;
  • Liaise and maintain good relationship with internal and external parties to provide smooth operation in daily management
  • Attend regular meetings, prepare general daily reports and administrative duties

Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma holder in Facility / Property / Housing Management or related disciplines plus at least 5 years of relevant experiences, with 3 years solid experiences at supervisor level in commercial / residential / school properties
  • Computer literate in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese Word Processing;
  • Presentable, independent with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willing to perform duties in irregular hours is required;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Chinese and Mandarin.

Working Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. / 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Alternate Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Application Deadline: 17 July 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: 15 July 2020

 

 

Temporary Procurement Officer (Ref: TPO/FIN/2020612/isf)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with vendors and internal parties for sourcing progress & project follow up
  • Issue purchase order, handle invoice and proceed goods receipt after delivery
  • Conduct cost analysis and generate reports
  • Assist ad hoc tasks as assigned by the direct supervisor

Service Period:

  • From July 2020 to February 2021
  • 5 days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Requirements:

  • University graduated in Procurement Management or other relevant subject
  • Minimum 3 years in sourcing experience in event production, gifts & premium, printing materials and souvenirs products
  • Strong at sourcing network and negotiation skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English & Putonghua
  • Good computer literature in MS office such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Familiar with SAP is preferred but not essential
Application Deadline: 17 July 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

 

English Class Teacher (Ref: PRE/ET/20200624_isf)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education;
  • Registered Kindergarten Teacher and Child Care Worker with the Education Bureau in Hong Kong;
  • Native fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Patient and passionate about educating young children;
  • Minimum of 4 years teaching experience with pre-school aged children;
  • Knowledge and experience in inquiry based teaching and learning; 
  • Experience in a bilingual working environment is advantageous;
  • A good team player who also works well independently; and
  • Strong computer and curriculum development skills.

Commencement Date:

The successful candidate will be required to report for duty in August 2020.

 

Application Deadline: 17 July 2020

 

 

Administration and Support Staff

 

 

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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