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Posting Date: 2022-05-12
Hong Kong International School

Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,800 Reception 1 through Grade 12 students from around the world. HKIS is an American, Christian school in an international setting, and a culturally diverse community of more than 40 nationalities. We believe in and live out our Mission statement:

Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion,

and our lives to service and global understanding

An American-style education, grounded in the Christian faith,

and respecting the spiritual lives of all

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Upper Primary Educational Assistant (General)

An Educational Assistant works under the direction and supervision of the classroom teacher(s) to assist in fostering access, participation and learning for all students. This includes supervising classroom activities, teaching and working with students on an individual, small group, or whole class basis. The Educational Assistant also helps to supervise activities in the classroom and may take on additional responsibilities such as teaching classes on their own and covering planned absences. Responsibilities also include supervision of students throughout the day (e.g. recess, lunch, library, transitions) and other times as required such as during assemblies or field trips.

The Educational Assistant also assists with administrative and clerical tasks (e.g. preparation of classroom materials, filing, reporting attendance, answering telephone inquiries, assisting with progress reports, ordering supplies) to support the classroom, grade level, and division’s operations.


  • Form 6 and related post-secondary education (e.g. "Educational Assistant" Certificate, other course work related to early childhood education);
  • Teaching certificate or enrollment in a teaching certification program preferred;
  • First Aid certification/training.


  • 2 years as an Educational Assistant;
  • Successful experience working in the classroom with students in the assigned grade level preferred or hands-on experience working with upper primary aged children.


  • Strong written and verbal English skills, Cantonese or Mandarin a plus;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to support a classroom and team;
  • Proficiency with technology (Word, Excel, Google Suite); SIS a plus.


  • Passionate about young children;
  • Interested in, respects, and has an appreciation for diverse cultures, languages, and religions;
  • Actively supports the HKIS Mission and Student Learning Results;
  • As a school grounded in the Christian faith, we hire employees of all faiths. HKIS seeks to hire candidates who are interested in the complex questions of faith and spirituality and who are keen to learn and interact with others of different faith traditions.

We invite you to learn more about our school and discover for yourself career opportunities in our remarkable HKIS community at

Interested candidates please forward us your updated resume and cover letter stating your current and expected salary by clicking

We look forward to hearing from you!

Education / Training 
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Job Position Level:
Employment Term:
Full Time / Permanent 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
F.5 / HKCEE 
Minimum QF Level attained:
Total Working Exp:
  • Dental Insurance
  • Five-Day Work
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
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