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Assistant to the School Principal — Kwong Kow Chinese School



Kwong Kow Chinese School (KKCS), one of the oldest
Chinese schools in the nation with 93- year history, located in Boston,
MA, is looking for a full-time Assistant to the School Principal with
regular weekend work.

Duties of the Position: Mainly, assist the school
principal in overall administration of instructional program and campus
level operations. Specifically, assist the principal in the planning,
promoting, staffing, budgeting, and evaluating the program; supervise
operations in the principal’ absence; coordinate assigned student
activities and services; recruit and manage teacher assistants, support
the school principal’s daily routine; and manage the school principal’s
office work.

School Background: Since its founding
in 1916, KKCS has provided quality out-of-school programming, academic
support, Chinese language and cultural education, and recreational
programs for more than 20,000 children of Chinese immigrants in the
Greater Boston area. Operating after school during week days, on
Saturdays and Sundays, and during the summer, KKCS fills a critical
need for more than 700 children from kindergarten through 9th grade every year.


Requirements: The essential requirements for the position of Assistant to the School Principal are as follows:

  • An experienced administrator preferably with five or more years of experience in a heritage language school or public school.
  • A degreed educator familiar with teaching and extracurricular activities in k-12 setting.
  • Bilingual in English and Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese, fluency in both dialects an added plus).
  • Personnel management with ability to initiate and attend to human resource development and management.
  • Financial management skills to help plan, budget, and track the school’s financial operations.


Submission of Candidacy: Please
send cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references, writing samples
in both English and Chinese, and any relevant information
electronically to:

Dr. Yanyu Zhou, School Principal

Assistant to School Principal Search Committee



No phone calls, please. The school is unable to consider overseas applicants. The position will remain open until filled.