Job Description

Job Title: Principal (YWS-HK-001)
Posted Date: 05/09/2023 Expiration Date: 07/31/2023
Location: YWS-HK # of Openings: 1
Effective From: Immediate
Job Description: About Us

Yew Chung Yew Wah Education Network (YCYW) is a renowned international education group dedicated to raising globally competent future leaders who aspire to, and act for a better world. Founded 90 years ago, we have expanded organically and now possess strong presence in Hong Kong SAR, Mainland China, Somerset UK, and the USA.

As a pioneering educational organization with deep roots in Hong Kong and Mainland China, Yew Chung and Yew Wah Education (YCYW) Network takes great care and pride in building our team, as we recognize that our strength lies in the collective wisdom, passion, and dedication of our people. We feel truly privileged to have the unique opportunity to shape the character and influence the lives of the future leaders of our world, thereby unlocking the full potential of education and of humanity.

We target to open Yew Wah School of Hong Kong in 2026/27 school year and we are looking for a Principal like yourself to join in 2024. Leaders of YCYW exemplify love and charity; and we work to build a common humanity through education. The School enunciates the integration of Eastern and Western cultures. As leaders, we encourage every staff and student to learn from the best of both worlds, to respect and appreciate other cultures while safeguarding the dignity of their own, and to develop a caring attitude.

If you share the YCYW Vision, which is to nurture, inspire, and empower the next generation of global citizens to strive for the well-being of mankind and wish to contribute and collaborate with YCYW likeminded colleagues, this is your chance to make a difference by joining our Yew Wah School of Hong Kong and we look forward to your application.

Please send your application (covering letter and update CV) to Open for application from now until end July 2023.

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Job Requirements: About you

As Yew Wah School of Hong Kong Principal, you will possess the following:

A. Relevant experience and competencies:
1. Proven track record in a principal role in an inclusive and multi-cultural school environment where high achievement standards are set for students supported by a culture of high expectation and family engagement
2. Possess a global mindset, growth mindset and future orientation that are manifested in the shared vision, policies and practices, pedagogy and all aspects of operations of a school
3. Effective in relationship and team building and communication (in both English and Chinese, spoken and written) in the context relevant to the constituent groups (including government bodies in Mainland China) with the objectives to facilitate engagement, inspire actions, build trust and alliances
4. Driven and persistent in the delivery of quality results and holding self and others accountable for the results
5. Good appreciation and understanding in Mainland national curriculum and its related pathways to tertiary education overseas, in Mainland China and Hong Kong

B. Education and qualification:
1. Post-graduate degree in Education or related disciplines
2. Experience studying and/or working overseas in a multi-cultural environment
3. Representative figure, spokesperson and/or influential contributor in areas related to education, its development and its future orientation in China or overseas

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