Provides internal human resources support to ISS-ULink office and external support to affiliated schools and new projects.
- Provide supervision and oversight of assigned HR and administrative support staff including hiring, coaching, training, work assignments, and managing performance;
- Develop, plan and implement HR policies procedures and best practices for company and affiliated schools’ HR units, including but not limited to criteria and indicators for recruiting, screening, assessment, interviews and evaluation;
- Develop a systematic method of talent identification; Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs;
- Leading and directing the HR team, inclusive of affiliated schools, to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the schools/organization; Manage all employee relations, including absence, disciplinary, grievances and sickness;
- Track and analyze key metrics to monitor employee satisfaction and performance; identify trends and metrics based on evidence;
- Implement the development of agenda and training of personnel; identify areas that need attention and improvement;
- Ensuring all company policies and procedures are up to data and in line with current employment law and ensuing line managers are up to data with any change in policy;
- Consult with leadership and/or school unit supervisors on writing and developing job descriptions to meet staffing needs and upgrades;
- Assist in developing a competency-based system to build capacity;
- Consult with leadership on developing organizational structures that enhance effectiveness and reduce administrative costs within the work unit;
- Plan and oversee compensation plans and implementation; provide consultation on salary administration and recommend appropriate salary actions;
- Maintains human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records; maintains all necessary records to protect against legal risks;
- Other work-related tasks as designated by General Manager.
- Bachelor degree or above in human resources management or other relevant fields;
- Minimum five years of leadership experience in human resources positions;
- English/Mandarin bilingual proficiency;
- Sufficient knowledge of up to date employment law and regulations;
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
- Professional verbal and written communication skills;
- Experience in a Western workplace preferred;
- Comfort with technology including OS X, Microsoft Office, Excel and databases;
- Trustworthy with confidential information;
- Efficient organizational skills;
- Flexibility in adjusting to organizational growth;
- Willingness to be part of a Professional Learning Community.
Preferred Qualifications and Qualities
- Valid Teaching License
- Minimum MA degree in Educational field
- Minimum of five (5) years of successful classroom teaching experience Work experience in international school and/or international academic program for Chinese nationals
- Depth of knowledge and experience in school administration & teaching
- Demonstrated interest or successful experience in leadership roles
- Well versed in standards-based curriculum design and reporting preferred
- Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
- Open-minded, approachable, energetic, organized, and efficient
- Student focused
NCIC-Immersion is looking for a highly collaborative individual to ensure the implementation and further development of a high-quality dual language immersion program by:
- Providing and supporting appropriate professional development plans for high quality teaching and delivery of the Chinese National Curriculum.
- Supporting and monitoring the ongoing teaching, learning, and curriculum development practices in delivery of the Chinese National Curriculum school-wide.
- Taking a lead role in the continued development of a strong learning culture based on shared learning principles and a common learning language.
- Regularly communicate and model the school’s mission and beliefs to the school community and promote a visible partnership between the school, home and community.
The Chinese Immersion Principal reports to the Director on all issues concerning the Chinese program, implements policies as set by Director and Board, and makes recommendations for policies and/or procedural changes. The Principal will directly supervise all aspects of the Chinese Program including curriculum, policies, procedures, student-parent services, admissions, staffing, evaluation and general administration.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Specific tasks include but are not exclusive to the following:
- Together with the Leadership Team; plan, supervise, operate, and evaluate the implementation of our educational programs.
- Together with the Leadership team; design in-service activities and professional development.
- Provide organized, individual and/or group learning opportunities for teachers as needed.
- Provide support in analyzing student assessment data for the Chinese program, in connection to the school’s learning program.
- Assist teachers with instructional decisions based on assessment data.
- Provide feedback and support for classroom management strategies.
- Provide assistance in researching instructional and/or curriculum issues for the Chinese program.
- Lead teachers in aligning their teaching with appropriate standard curriculum and assessments.
- Guide grade level teams in standards-based grading and reporting and proofread quarterly report cards.
- Plan for, support, and monitor a smooth transition between grade levels.
- Serve as school representative to all relations related to the Education Bureau and public authorities.
- Contribute to monthly and weekly school publications.
- Communicate school’s mission to the community and encourage parent involvement.
- Attend meetings with the school Parent Volunteer Association.
- As needed, conduct focus-group and workshops with parents.
School Organization/ Operations
- Supervise curriculum archival and Report generation in conjunction with the Leadership Team
- Coordinate the review adoption and purchasing of resources, textbooks, and other instructional materials for the Chinese program.
- Assist the Director with the accreditation process.
- Assist the Director in interviewing, selecting, and orienting new staff.
- Assist the Director with observing employee performance, recording observations and serving as second appraiser for designated teacher appraisal system.
- Supervise operations in Director’ s absence.
- Assist in planning daily activities by participating in the development of class schedules, teacher assignments, and extracurricular activities.
- Oversee after school activities and school clubs.
- Assist with safety inspections and safety-drill practice activities.
- Contribute to revisions of student and staff handbooks.
- All other school duties as assigned by Director.
Letter of interest, resume, and reference list should be sent directly to either or both contacts: