The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic...

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. The success of The ISF Academy in delivering exceptional IB DP performance has facilitated the admission of our graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 480 employees.

We are now seeking an energetic, qualified and experienced candidate to fill the following position.

Education Technology System Administrator (Ref: ET/ETSA/20210622_cp)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Pokfulam
Benefits Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Information Technology > Application Development
Information Technology > IT Project Management
Published On 22/07/2021
ref. ET/ETSA/20210622_cp

Job Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the management and provision of technical development and support of applications that comprise the school’s EdTech systems, including Moodle;
  • Support integration of internal EdTech systems and platforms with external platforms;
  • Design and deliver systems, in conjunction with the Head of EdTech, Head of Primary ICT, Academic Performance staff, HoS, GLLs and Head of IT that facilitate the construction of a holistic educational digital profile of student growth and development;
  • Promote the ongoing utilization of existing platforms as aligned with the school’s mission and vision and Educational Technology strategic implementation plans;
  • Collaborate with divisional stakeholders to determine the effective use of online platforms and determine additional needs or areas for improvement;
  • Participate in all aspects of application/platform development life cycle;
  • Create clear and accurate technical documentation;
  • Hands-on design, develop and debug of systems;
  • Ensure accurate system updates and data sharing; and
  • Support the uploading and embedding of multimedia content on EdTech systems and platforms.
  • Responsible for administering, maintaining, testing and implementing updates for Moodle and MySQL database.

 

Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • 5+ years of development experience;
  • Experience in PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, SQL;
  • Experience working with web APIs;
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English. Written and spoken Chinese, including Mandarin, is a bonus;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience working in a team oriented, collaborative work environment;
  • Experience working with version control systems (preferably Git);
  • Experience with the integration (linking) of different platforms;
  • Good problem-solving skills; and
  • A self-starter and self-motivated autonomous worker with effective time management abilities. 

 

Beneficial Skills

  • Experience working with or developing for Moodle or another LMS platform;
  • Experience working with LAMP stack: Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP;
  • Experience working with web SOAP, REST or XML;

 

The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with specific attention to child protection. All applicants must be willing to undergo relevant background checks and screenings. 

Application Deadline: 6 August 2021 

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical, life insurance, and opportunities for professional development and continuing education to the right candidate. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by clicking  .

 

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