Description of School:

Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA) is a private independent, non-denominational, co-educational day school established in 2004 under the auspices of the Victoria Shanghai Education Foundation Limited, a registered charitable body.

VSA is an IB World School and the first in Hong Kong authorised to deliver three of the International Baccalaureate Programmes, providing a “through-train” IB education for students aged 6 to 18. The Primary School was authorised as an IB Primary Years Programme school in December 2005. In the Secondary School, the Middle Years Programme (“MYP”) and Diploma Programme (“DP”) were authorised in December 2006 and June 2007 respectively.

VSA emphasizes a holistic approach to education, at the heart of which is inquiry-based learning and teaching. The Primary School offers a bilingual education (English and Putonghua); the Secondary School curriculum is delivered in English and supplemented by a strong Chinese programme.

VSA has approximately 1,965 students and a total faculty size of 188. In Primary, there are 95 faculty members, more than half of whom are expatriate staff.

VSA is accredited by CIS and NEASC. More information about Victoria Shanghai Academy can be found here:

Description of Position:

Associate Teachers for Primary Section – Fluent English or Mandarin Speaking (1-year Contract)

Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA), Hong Kong is now recruiting enthusiastic and committed teachers for the above positions for the school year beginning mid-August 2021:


  • Newly Qualified Teacher or part-time PGDE student

  • Interested in gaining IB/PYP experience

  • A commitment to student centred inquiry based learning

Key Responsibilities

  • Support teachers and students in primary classes (6-11 years old)

  • Work with small group of students

  • Cover classes where appropriate

Application for Position:

Applicants please download and complete the application form and email along with a statement of educational philosophy and full resume to the Secondary School Principal: and include REF: - Application for position as Associate Teachers (English or Mandarin) - Primary in the subject line of your mail.

At VSA, we adhere to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which sets out to ensure children have the right to protection, education, health care, shelter, and good nutrition.

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.

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