JOB | Classics Teaching Fellow, The ISF Academy, Hong Kong

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards, since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture, combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. ISF’s exceptional IB DP performance has promoted graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 400 employees.

The Shuyuan Classics Program offers a wide range of opportunities for our students to connect with the foundations of Chinese and Western cultures through the study of classical artifacts, texts, and languages. The ultimate aim of the program is to give students the opportunity to create intellectual, moral, and cultural frameworks within which to function effectively as bilingual and bicultural citizens in a globalizing world.

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for an energetic and qualified candidate to join our Shuyuan team:

Teaching Intern – Classicists / Latinists (Ref: SHU/TI-CLASS/20181128_isf)
We have a strong classics program with demand for Latin, Ancient Greek, Classical Literature, and Comparative Classics. This internship offers a unique opportunity for a young Classics graduate to contribute to a thriving program in a dynamic part of the world. Please visit our website at for more information.

The internship program has the following expected outcomes:

Encourage and facilitate exceptional graduates to select teaching as a lifetime vocation;

  • Enrich the learning experiences of ISF students in key areas of study;
  • Enrich ISF student knowledge of specific courses and institutions of tertiary learning; and
  • Enrich the professional working environment at The ISF Academy through the addition of rare expertise and experience in key areas of learning.
  • Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in classics from a recognized university
  • Proficiency in English and familiar with at least one of the ancient languages
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work as a team, and communicate effectively


  • Living stipend
  • Travelling allowances
  • Accommodation
  • Meal allowance
  • Training
  • Medical and dental insurance

The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with the attention to child safeguarding. All applicants to us must be willing to undergo background checks and child protection screening. 

Application Deadline: 18 January 2019

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical and life insurances as well as professional development to the right candidate. Please submit your application by quoting our “Ref: no.” and send by email to

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