Asian Hope International School, Phnom Penh, Cambodia is looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Christian educational leader to fulfill the role of Head of Early Years in this bilingual Christian School. The candidate’s personal and professional qualities are important in finding the right person.
Asian Hope International School opened in January 2010 with only 17 Preschool children it has grown to almost 600 students. Currently the school educates children from Preschool [3 years old] to Grade 12.
AHIS is dedicated to providing a high quality, child-centered education in a safe and open Christian environment, ensuring that every child feels worthy and appreciated.
At AHIS the EYFS is used to plan creative, interesting, play-based learning for the children in KG1 – 3. The children are active learners, developing independence as they choose and experience open-ended activities. There is a focus on English Literacy and Numeracy as these skills are foundational to future learning. AHIS engages students with Jolly Phonics, a multi-sensory program that supports early reading and writing. Students begin to read and write during KG2 and 3. Khmer phonics and vocabulary are enriched daily as well, however, the main focus is on developing English in school alongside their home language. This unique integrated curriculum is topic based and covers the EYFS areas of learning.
The Head of Early Years would be a member of the school leadership team comprising of the Head of Primary, Head of Secondary and Head of Operations as well as the Director of Education for Asian Hope Schools. The Head of Early Years would lead the continued development and growth of the Early Years department, with support from the leadership team.
The position is open from either January 2021 or July 2021