Working With Us

19 Sha Wan Drive, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Principal: Mr John Brewster

Tel: 2579 5600
Fax: 2817 7471
Office Manager: Joanna Lim

Kennedy School is part of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), Hong Kong’s largest provider of English-medium international education. ESF’s integrated network of 22 schools and comprehensive programme of after-school activities help to bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.

Kennedy School is a 5 form entry primary school.  We follow the IB PYP Curriculum providing an outstanding education to 900 students representing a diverse range of nationalities. Kennedy provides a modern liberal international-style education to all of its students. Besides the usual curriculum subject areas, all children receive a daily Chinese lesson (Mandarin).

Standards and expectations at Kennedy School are high. The curriculum offered is aligned to the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme philosophy and framework. This involves an inquiry-based, investigative style of teaching and learning alongside a balanced delivery of core skills in literacy and numeracy.

The teaching staff are well qualified, experienced and work closely with colleagues within Kennedy School and across other ESF schools. Staff-pupil relationships are excellent and are based on a strong sense of mutual respect.

Central to the life of the school, is a positive community spirit and the strong partnerships with parents. Parents are viewed as partners in school life at KS.

We invite applications for the following positions :

Educational Assistants – Chinese

Kennedy School is seeking to appoint a full-time Educational Assistant in the Chinese Department commencing August 2018.

The responsibilities are :
– to support the children in the learning of Chinese in the classroom alongside a Chinese Class teacher.
– to lead and work with small groups of children in the Chinese class.
– to work with children who require additional support.
– to assist the teachers in some administrative or preparatory tasks.
– to supervise the children during play and lunchtime.

– A good command of written and spoken Chinese and a reasonable command of English.
– Sound behaviour management skills.
– Previous experience of working with children is an advantage.

The successful applicant will be offered a full time contract on a term time basis from August 2018.

Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

Closing date : 18 June 2018

For enquiries, please contact Joanna Lim at +852 2855 0711 or

To apply, please lease view details of positions with other ESF schools on

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Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click “Job Listing”
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click “Apply & Continue”.

For enquiries, please contact Joanna Lim at +852 2579 5600 or email Joanna at


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