Sustainability Manager – Shuyuan

The ISF Academy Shuyuan is based on the classical Chinese learning sanctuary and the Platonic Academy; the goal of which is independent study and inquiry under the guidance of a master. Set in the 21st century, the courses that the Shuyuan program offers aim to promote deep and thoughtful scholarship in a multidisciplinary environment, allowing selected students to pursue challenging branches of knowledge beyond the regularly-taught curriculum.

These courses require long-term dedication, as the skills being developed are cumulative and form the foundation for rigorous, life-long learning. The courses offered are mainly geared to Secondary students but have tended to include courses in Primary and Pre-School. Our ultimate goals are the development of sound scholarship, solid academic study, challenging research opportunities, intellectual curiosity and practical wisdom.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop the Shuyuan Sustainability Program, assess and evaluate the programs;
  • Lead, plan and implement the ISF Board initiative of having campus carbon neutral;
  • Coordinate the Shuyuan Sustainability Program Stewards and interested teachers, assess the PD needs, make recommendations and evaluate the program;
  • Develop the capacity of teachers to integrate the academic performance data, well-being with the underlying principles of guidance and achievement;
  • Develop the capacity of teachers to write and implement 21st Century curriculum that integrates the mission of Shuyuan;
  • Manage the school wide ISF Sustainability Council;
  • Manage all forms of communications and displays regarding Shuyuan Sustainability initiatives;
  • Lead and manage the Green Fund – investments; and
  • Works collaboratively across the whole school to share resources and promote academic performance, and well-being.


  • Bachelor degree in related discipline;
  • Knowledge and experience of managing operations & management contracts. Technical engineering expertise in the field;
  • Confident communicator. Ability to share ideas and information clearly, concisely and accurately and diplomatically to a wide range of audiences: students, parents, teachers and friends of the Academy;
  • Ability to document clearly, concisely and accurately the curricula program;
  • Proven self-motivated and self-directed curriculum research and design skills;
  • Resilient and self-aware;
  • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills; and
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin).

Please send in your completed forms together with full curriculum vitae and covering letter,



BY MAIL to:  HR Office, The ISF Academy, 1 Kong Sin Wan Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong (mark the position’s REF code on the envelope)