As the end of term draws near, it is time for us to bid farewell and express our sincere gratitude to colleagues who are retiring or moving on to new challenges. The contribution they have made is highly recognised. Several senior leaders are amongst the leavers this year and we thank them for their leadership which has helped ESF strengthen its position as a world leader in education. Thank you to all staff leaving ESF for their positive contribution during their time with us. Click here for more photos.
Sandra Hite – Principal, ESF Tung Chung International Kindergarten
Sandra joined ESF in August 2013 as Learning and Teaching Adviser for Early Years. In August 2014, Sandra was appointed Principal of ESF Tung Chung International Kindergarten. Over the course of the next two years Sandra focused on the building out and launch of the school, which was successfully opened in August 2016.
Julian Reed – Vice Principal, ESF Island School
Julian joined Island School in 2002 as a teacher. He became Head of MFL in September 2008. Julian was appointed as Acting Vice Principal a year ago in June 2017.
Brendan Kean – Vice Principal, ESF Clearwater Bay School
Brendan joined ESF in 2013 as a teacher at Clearwater Bay School. He became Vice Principal at Clearwater Bay School in August 2014. Brendan is a keen runner. For two years, Brendan ran on the team that won the Bloomberg Square Mile challenge two years in a row.
Kirsty de Wilde – ESF Learning and Teaching Adviser
Kirsty joined Discovery College in August 2013 as a teacher and the Dean of Year 10. Kirsty was promoted to Vice Principal in August 2015 and then became Learning and Teaching Adviser at ESF Centre a year later. Kirsty has been a key leader in supporting ESF secondary schools with implementing the MYP curriculum.
Jenny Craig – Vice Principal, ESF West Island School
Jenny joined West Island School as Vice Principal in August 2014. She will be leaving ESF this year.
List of other long-serving leavers:
|School||Name||Years of service|
|Clearwater Bay School||Barbara Brock Hollingshead||24|
|Discovery College||Eleanor Brooks||10|
|ESF Hillside International Kindergarten||Melu San Jose||17|
|ESF Tsing Yi International Kindergarten||Ethel Del Fierro||12|
|Glenealy School||Gay Thompson||28|
|Island School||Derek Irwin||30|
|Jockey Club Sarah Roe School||Elza Luk||21|
|Kennedy School||Tina Allenby||10|
|Leung Suk Ha||26|
|Kwok Ching Man||27|
|King George V School||Janet Mackett||12|
|Yau Kit Wing||26|
|Li Chun Ling||33|
|Kowloon Junior School||John McArthur||19|
|Yeung Wai Ying||22|
|Peak School||Yeung Wai Chuen||16|
|Quarry Bay School||Gail Fortes||12|
|Renaissance College||Lucia Lam||17|
|Sha Tin College||Jutka Czirok||12|
|Sha Tin Junior School||Angela Cheung||10|
|South Island School||Su Cowland||39|
|Cheung Yin Chun||14|
|West Island School||Joyce Yetman||14|