Head of Schools at International Christian School in China/Hong Kong
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Head of Schools
International Christian School (China/Hong Kong)

Oct 25, 22
Nov 30, 22



Celebrating 30 years of educational excellence, International Christian School (ICS) is one of Hong Kong’s finest co-educational schools providing Christ-centered, K-12 American-style education to over 1,200 students coming from all over the world. 

ICS employs nearly 190 full-time faculty and staff to contribute to a vibrant and caring learning environment. As citizens of the world, ICS students typically speak fluent English and have mastered at least two languages. ICS encourages its students to strive for excellence through their God-given talents to acquire knowledge, develop critical thinking skills, and make a positive impact on society.

ICS is registered with the Education Bureau of Hong Kong under the Education Ordinance as Private Independent School and is operated by International Christian Schools Limited, a company limited by guarantee incorporated in 1992 under the then Companies Ordinance, Cap 32 of the laws of Hong Kong. International Christian Schools Limited is the sponsoring body of ICS within the meaning of the Education Ordinance and is governed by the Board of Trustees which is defined to be the Board of Directors within the meaning of the Companies Ordinance.

ICS is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).


Head of Schools


The Position

ICS is looking for a seasoned Head of Schools beginning August 2023.  As the chief administration and education officer, the Head of Schools is accountable for the operation and management of all schools (kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high).  The Head of Schools will provide strategic leadership and spiritual guidance to faculty and staff and take the responsibility for fostering a safe learning environment, spearheading academic and curriculum development, and community-building initiatives.  Strategic and authentic leadership, passion, entrepreneurship, innovation, and cultural sensitivity are required to implement the Board’s directives while ensuring the sustainable development of ICS aligns with its vision, mission and core value.


The Person

  • An advanced degree in Education or Educational Administration from an accredited university;
  • An engaged and inspirational leader with a vision for the future development of the School;
  • A progressive track record in relevant educational leadership positions is preferred;
  • Strong communication skills with a high level of intercultural sensitivity, international-mindedness, and inclusiveness.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in AP and the American curriculum would be an advantage.
  • An individual of high integrity.

The Remuneration

A globally competitive package comprised of an attractive salary with medical cover, housing provision, home leave, and travel subsidy will be provided to the successful candidate.

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How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to apply with a cover letter and updated resume to hos_recruit@ics.edu.hk on or before November 30, 2022 to ensure timely consideration. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo thorough background checks and child protection screening.


All personal data collected will be kept in strict confidence and would only be used for recruitment purposes.

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