Director of Innovation and Research
Canadian International School of Hong Kong
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Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations
Salary & Benefits: commensurate with experience
Closing Date: 05/11/2021
The Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS) invites applications for the role of Director of Innovation and Research to lead a cohesive, one-school approach to the delivery of innovative, research-based learning from Early Years to Grade 12. The Director of Innovation and Research represents a new role on the CDNIS senior leadership team and will report to the Head of School.
Canadian International School of Hong Kong is a highly innovative learning community committed to inspiring excellence, cultivating character and empowering engagement locally and globally.
Canadian International School of Hong Kong was founded in 1991 and celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The school is home to 1800 students from age 3-18 representing over 40 nationalities. CDNIS is a CIS/WASC accredited IB World School, with well-established PYP, MYP and IBDP programmes. Students in Grades 9-12 also study for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), graduating with dual IB/OSSD diplomas.Further information about CDNIS may be found on the school website.
The Director of Innovation and Research will inspire and guide CDNIS educators, designing experiences that build cohesion and encouraging professional growth in line with best practices in teaching and learning and building a culture of research within the school. The Director of Innovation and Research will also actively engage the wider CDNIS community, enhancing and championing the unique practices and processes that make CDNIS a world-class school. They will have the opportunity to bring people together – for example, through organizing national and international forums and symposia around emergent trends in education.
Candidates for the role of Director of Innovation and Research will be visionary risk takers, entrepreneurs, out-of-the-box thinkers, and creative problem solvers. The ideal candidate for this position will be an active, contributing member of professional networks and associations related to innovation in education.
How to Apply
CDNIS will be supported in this appointment process by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. Applications for the role of Director of Innovation and Research should include the following materials:
Completed applications should be uploaded via this page.
CDNIS will begin to review applications as soon as materials are received. Review of applications and nominations will continue until the post is filled. Initial enquiries may be directed in confidence to Mr Kieran Pollentine via this page.