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 Kennedy School.

Kennedy School is inviting applications for Educational Assistants commencing in August 2021.

Educational Assistants (starting August 2021)

The responsibilities are to :
– support the students and their learning in class.
– work with children in small groups.
– work with students who need additional support or have specific learning needs.
– assist the teachers with some administrative or preparatory tasks.
– supervise the children during play and lunchtime.
– A good command of written and spoken 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.

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

Closing date : 6 May 2021 (for positions beginning in August 2021)

Applications must be submitted through the ESF recruitment website. For application, please click here.

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

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date.

By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF. 
ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF’s Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.
Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.