Hong Kong International School

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Jan 2021
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Hong Kong International School

A co-educational private day school grounded in the Christian faith, Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves Reception 1 through Grade 12 students from around the world seeking an American college-preparatory education. HKIS is accredited by the United States’ Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is a member of the East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS).

Serving over 2,850 students, HKIS has two campuses on the south side of Hong Kong Island: the Lower and Upper Primary Schools are located in Repulse Bay, while the Middle and High Schools are in Tai Tam.

Founded in 1966 by a partnership between the American community and the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, HKIS seeks to develop an educational community that lives out the words of its mission statement, while striving towards its vision:

MISSION
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

VISION
HKIS will be a leading place of learning that inspires a socially engaged community of collaborative, creative and resilient learners dedicated to realizing their full potential.

  • About the School
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1966
Private
Not for Profit
-
7.00
Day
Co-Educational
Other
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Contact Information
Contact Details
+852 3149 7000
Hong Kong International School - Tai Tam
1 Red Hill Road
Tai Tam
Hong Kong
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Hong Kong
Tai Tam
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+852 3149 7000

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Education Information
United States of America
English
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
26000.0
30000.0

Teacher Information
264
8
22

Student Information
2850
360
1080
670
740
18
40
Teaching Information
185
August
Yes
No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries
Teacher
60900.00
90385.00

Visa Requirements
Other
Employment Visa
School Benefits
Taxes
Maximum standard rate of tax is 15%
Click below for a tax estimation:
Website: https://www.ird.gov.hk/eng/ese/st_comp_2020_21/stcfrm.htm
Accommodation
Provided on campus. If there are no vacancies in HKIS-owned apartments, housing subsidies are provided based on family size:

Single (One bedroom): US$2,940/month
Couple/Couple + 1 child (Two bedrooms): US$4,230/month
Couple + 2 children (Three bedrooms): US$5,640/month
HKIS Full Time Teaching Couples: Additional US$640/month

Note: Amounts are based on 2020-21 subsidies and subject to annual review
Retirement
10-12% of salary depending on teacher’s contribution:
• HKIS contributes 10% if the teacher contributes 0%
• HKIS contributes 12% if the teacher contributes 6% or 12%
Flights/Transport
Annual economy class airfare (cash allowance) to employee’s home of record for eligible employee and dependent(s) residing in Hong Kong
Moving Allowance
Air ticket from home of record to Hong Kong for employee and eligible dependent(s).

Shipping allowance based on family size:
Single: US$5,130
Couple/Couple + 1 Child: US$5,760
Couple + 2 Children: US$6,410

Settling-in allowance of US$1,280 (per family)
Dependent Opportunities
100% tuition scholarship for up to two dependent children
80% tuition scholarship for third or subsequent child(ren)
Scholarship excludes uniforms, meals, laptop computers, school trips, bus fees
Medical
Global medical coverage for employee and eligible dependent(s) Premium is covered 90% by HKIS and 10% by the employee
Disability
Total Permanent Disability Insurance equivalent to one year’s base salary
Other
Term Life Insurance equivalent to one year’s base salary
There are no vacancies at this time