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Human Resources Manager

The Kaohsiung American School announces an opening for a Human Resources Manager. The position requires a dedicated and caring individual with the following qualifications:

  • Relevant BA degree from an accredited institution
  • Three years of experience in HR or other management positions
  • Fluency in Mandarin and English at a high level: speaking, reading and writing 

Please review this HR Manager position description for more details. Interested candidates should fax or email the following materials by October 14 in one PDF: 

  • Brief letter of application stating reasons for your interest in the position.
  • A current CV/ resume not to exceed two pages.
  • List of four references with contact information.

Your application packet should be sent to:
Mr. Jim Laney, Head of School
Kaohsiung American School
Fax: 07-582-4536
Email: info@kas.tw 

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Qualifications

General qualifications include two years of teaching experience, a teaching certificate, technological confidence, a willingness to participate in the school’s extra-curricular program, and a commitment to excellence in a student-centered school.

Preferred qualifications include a flexible and “can do” approach to teaching, a sense of humor, and a desire to contribute to school improvement as a team player.

Child Protection Policy

At KAS we believe that every child has the right to a safe and secure learning environment. To ensure the safety of our children and our community, we conduct rigorous background checks on all employees before making a job offer. Candidates will be asked to submit background/criminal checks and at least three references, two of whom must be current or former supervisors that can be contacted and spoken to. In addition, KAS has clear policies and guidelines for child protection as documented in its Child Protection and Community Wellness Handbook.

Teacher Package

There are a lot of great reasons to work at KAS. You’ll be working on a modern campus, with large well-lit, air-conditioned classrooms. The campus is built for technology, from the bus stop to the desktop. You’ll be issued a MacBook computer, with a rapid upgrade cycle based on returning contracts. Professionally, you’ll grow as an educator with regular access to professional development on- and off-campus.

Financially, KAS offers a competitive salary and an increasing longevity bonus, so there’s a good opportunity for savings. The generous teacher package also includes an optional retirement program with school matching, on-campus access to banking and financial planners, and a housing and utility allowance that will allow you to live in one of Kaohsiung’s many desirable neighborhoods near the school, and convenient to dining, entertainment, and shopping.

To get you started off right, KAS provides flight, shipping, and settling-in allowances. And while we hope you never need it, you’ll be covered from the start by Taiwan’s National Health Insurance program, one of the top-rate healthcare systems in the world. Additionally, group and supplemental coverage are offered by the school as needed.

If you’re joining KAS as a family with school-age children, tuition waivers are available for dependents.

Life in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung is one of the most pleasant and affordable cities in Asia! From bustling cities to mountains and beaches, a vibrant and welcoming culture, one of the best healthcare systems in the world, a low cost living, and more, Taiwan is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live for expats. 

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