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ISS Directory of International Schools

Hong Kong Academy

China Grade:
Accreditation: Average Class size: 22 School Type:Private Non-Profit | Day | Coeducational | Curriculum:

School Description:

Hong Kong Academy (HKA) is an independent, international, nonprofit, co-educational day school for students ages 3-18. An International Baccalaureate school, HKA offers the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. The schoolapos;s inquiry-based, concept-driven curriculum provides a well-rounded, student-centred program. The school was founded in 2000 to serve the educational needs of Hong Kong 's expatriate and local communities by providing a broad, international-style curriculum that incorporates the best teaching practices from around the globe. It was conceived with the guiding principle that all students have the right to a high-quality education that supports both their learning styles and their natural strengths. The schoolapos;s 5 core values are: Understanding, Pathways to Excellence, Engagement with Community, Dynamic Educational Environment, and Intentional Diversity. These values are the driving force behind the schoolapos;s curriculum, policies, and programmes. Faculty members are recruited principally from Australasia, North America, Europe and China. They are selected for their professionalism, high level of qualifications, skills and creativity as well as their teaching experience and perspectives on international education. Staff are seen as learners and encouraged and supported to pursue individual professional learning. Once a week, the school dedicates time for school-wide professional development programs and activities. The student body, all housed on one campus, represents more than 40 countries, where no one single nationality comprises a majority. HKA maintains 2 classes per grade level in the Primary School and 3 classes per grade level in the Secondary School with intentionally small class sizes allowing teachers to provide individualized instruction and enabling every student to achieve success as best defined by his/her own strengths. In 2013, the school moved to a purpose-built campus in Sai Kung, designed to maximize experiential learning, community engagement, and environmental sustainability.

Hiring Requirements

Years Experience:2
Certification Required:Yes

Salary and Benefits

Teatcher Salary Range:54840-80520 Administrator Salary Range: $80,000-$110,000 Housing: Insurance:No Tuition Provided:146,600-214,600

Hong Kong Academy

China Grade:
Accreditation: Average Class size: 22 School Type:Private Non-Profit | Day | Coeducational | Curriculum:

School Description:

Hong Kong Academy (HKA) is an independent, international, nonprofit, co-educational day school for students ages 3-18. An International Baccalaureate school, HKA offers the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. The schoolapos;s inquiry-based, concept-driven curriculum provides a well-rounded, student-centred program. The school was founded in 2000 to serve the educational needs of Hong Kong 's expatriate and local communities by providing a broad, international-style curriculum that incorporates the best teaching practices from around the globe. It was conceived with the guiding principle that all students have the right to a high-quality education that supports both their learning styles and their natural strengths. The schoolapos;s 5 core values are: Understanding, Pathways to Excellence, Engagement with Community, Dynamic Educational Environment, and Intentional Diversity. These values are the driving force behind the schoolapos;s curriculum, policies, and programmes. Faculty members are recruited principally from Australasia, North America, Europe and China. They are selected for their professionalism, high level of qualifications, skills and creativity as well as their teaching experience and perspectives on international education. Staff are seen as learners and encouraged and supported to pursue individual professional learning. Once a week, the school dedicates time for school-wide professional development programs and activities. The student body, all housed on one campus, represents more than 40 countries, where no one single nationality comprises a majority. HKA maintains 2 classes per grade level in the Primary School and 3 classes per grade level in the Secondary School with intentionally small class sizes allowing teachers to provide individualized instruction and enabling every student to achieve success as best defined by his/her own strengths. In 2013, the school moved to a purpose-built campus in Sai Kung, designed to maximize experiential learning, community engagement, and environmental sustainability.

Hiring Requirements

Years Experience:2
Certification Required:Yes

Salary and Benefits

Teatcher Salary Range:54840-80520 Administrator Salary Range: $80,000-$110,000 Housing: Insurance:No Tuition Provided:146,600-214,600

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