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:

Educational Psychologist (Ref: LST/EP/20220428_isf)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Master Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Pokfulam
Industry Education / Training
Job function Government / Social Services > Counselling / Social Work
Government / Social Services > Project / Program Development
Published On 10/06/2022
ref. LST/EP/20220428_cp

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, in conjunction with the Director of Learning Support, on-going psychological services and learning support initiatives for the whole school;
  • Develop, in conjunction with the Director and the Assistant Director of Learning Support, school-wide learning support program as part of the implementation of the Inclusion (SEN) Policy, i.e. early identification of students with social, emotional, learning and behavioral difficulties, response of intervention (RTI), formulate strategies and collaborate with different stakeholders to provide support system for them;
  • Conduct appropriate psycho-educational assessments and provide recommendations and strategies for teachers and parents to support students at school and at home;
  • Manage, in conjunction with Grade Level Leaders/Heads of House and Primary/Secondary Leadership Team, students of concern/at-risk students and provide support for devising support plan or action plan of improvement for them;
  • Liaise with parents, administrators, teachers, and external healthcare service providers regarding psycho-educational needs and support strategies for identified students;
  • Coordinate regular review meetings of students and ensure effective communication of relevant information to colleagues;
  • Provide professional development for faculty and staff regarding learning diversity and parent education programs to support parents to enhance parent-child communications and family wellbeing;
  • Remain active and informed of current practices and innovations within inclusive education and social and emotional well-being and bring best practice to The ISF Academy;
  • Build a caring, inclusive, positive school atmosphere and make student well-being and safeguarding one of the top priorities in school’s operation; and
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Director of Learning Support.


Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Educational Psychology (Professional Practice) or equivalent; Professional qualifications in education are highly preferred;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience as an educational psychologist; Solid experience in conducting psycho-educational assessments and providing interventions for primary to secondary school students;
  • Excellent in interpersonal skills, case work and group work skills;
  • Compassionate, student-centred and motivated team player; and
  • Good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin).


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.  
 
Free Shuttle Bus travelling to and from The ISF Academy will be provided:
Route: North Point > Admiralty Centre > Causeway Bay > Aberdeen > The ISF Academy
 
Application Deadline: 24 June 2022

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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