Sha Tin College

Vice Principal and IBDB Coordinator

Far East, Hong Kong

Sha Tin College seeks to appoint an outstanding teacher and experienced IB Diploma Programme leader as Vice Principal. The successful applicant will join the Senior Leadership Team consisting of the Principal, two other Vice Principals, three Senior Leaders and the Business Manager, whose collective role is to provide educational leadership in the school and community, by promoting and implementing the school’s mission and values and by working to realise the College Strategic Plan. 

The successful applicant will show the ability to think strategically, will be skilled in team building, leading and motivating staff, and will possess a high level of operational efficiency, with the overall goal of ensuring excellent educational outcomes for our students. A familiarity with the IGCSE or IBMYP is also desirable. 

The successful candidate will also take on whole school responsibilities. The position will be a full-time renewable contract for an initial two year period, starting in August 2019.


  • The successful applicant will possess all of the following qualities and skills:
  • An outstanding teacher who secures excellent outcomes for their learners;
  • Lead all aspects of external examinations: I/GCSE, IB Diploma Programme, IB Courses and IB Career-related Programme. 
  • IBDP leadership experience, pedagogical expertise, curriculum development experience, and data analysis experience are preferred. 
  • Previous successful school leadership experience in a substantive whole school role;
  • The vision and drive to prepare for a future that may not yet be defined;
  • A growth mindset, with the desire to promote challenge, inquiry, innovation and reflection, with a commitment to continuous school improvement;
  • A strategic outlook, with the courage to take tough decisions when necessary;
  • Very high expectations of self and others, with the ability to coach and mentor successfully, creating an atmosphere of mutual trust through collaboration and teamwork;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ensuring the building of positive relationships with students, staff and parents, and the promotion of the school within the wider community;
  • A desire to contribute to developments and initiatives across the whole English Schools Foundation (ESF);
  • Exemplary professional qualities.

Further details of the role will be discussed with candidates who are short-listed for interview.

Closing Date: 11 Feb 2019
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Start Date: 01-08-2019

Apply By: 11-02-2019