Teaching Jobs in Hong Kong

Teach in Hong Kong which is a modern metropolitan city with a thousand attraction. Also known as a shopping paradise, teaching in Hong Kong will give you a life time experience which you will never forget!

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Jobs in hong kong

As a UK teacher, you'll find British International Schools very easy to transfer to. English will be the main language, many of the staff will be from the UK,

Playgroup Teacher

Baby Buddies Alison's Letterland,
Far East, Hong Kong

Our educators demonstrate an authentic love for children, professionalism, excel...

Start Date: 01-08-2019 Apply By: 28-06-2019


Teacher of Music MYP/DP

Discovery College,
Far East, Hong Kong

Discovery College is a part of the English Schools Foundation. The College opened in 2008 in new,...

Start Date: 01-08-2019 Apply By: 15-06-2019


Head of Design MYP/DP

Discovery College,
Far East, Hong Kong

Discovery College is a part of the English Schools Foundation. The College opened in 2008 in new,...

Start Date: 01-08-2019 Apply By: 15-06-2019


Learning and Teaching Adviser Early Years and Primary

English Schools Foundation,
Far East, Hong Kong

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is a modern, well-managed educational organisation, committe...

Start Date: 01-08-2019 Apply By: 09-06-2019


Head of Secondary

ESF Discovery College,
Far East, Hong Kong

Responsibilities
The Discovery College is now recruiting a Head of Seconda...

Start Date: 01-08-2019 Apply By: 15-06-2019


Teacher of Design & Technology

West Island School,
Far East, Hong Kong

Responsibilities
West Island School requires a Teacher of Design and Techn...

Start Date: 01-08-2019 Apply By: 15-06-2019


Upper Primary PYP Classroom Teacher

Renaissance College,
Far East, Hong Kong

Renaissance College opened for students in August 2006 and is providing an all-through education...

Start Date: 01-08-2019 Apply By: 15-06-2019


Science Teacher


Far East, Hong Kong

Biology Teaching Job in Hong Kong.

Teach Biology Abroad in Hong Kong at a British Sc...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


Science Teacher


Far East, Hong Kong

Chemistry Teaching Job in Hong Kong.

Teach Abroad in Hong Kong at a British International...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


Primary Teacher


Far East, Hong Kong

Teaching Jobs in Hong Kong - August - Teaching Abroad 

Key Stage two Prima...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


Primary Teacher


Far East, Hong Kong

Primary Teaching Job in Hong Kong commencing summer.

Teach Abroad in Hong Kong.

A...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


Early Years Teacher


Far East, Hong Kong

Early Years Reception Teacher - Reception Teaching Job in Hong Kong - August.

An EYFS Rec...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


English Teacher


Far East, Hong Kong

Teacher of GCSE & A Level English - Teaching Job in Hong Kong - August.

A British&nbs...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


Maths Teacher


Far East, Hong Kong

Maths Teaching Job in Hong Kong - August.

An all through 3-18 International School in Hon...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


Nursery Nurse & Nursery Teachers Hong Kong


Far East, Hong Kong

An Established International School in Hong Kong are seeking Nursery Nurses/Teachers for Septembe...

Start Date: 18-08-2019 Apply By: 29-07-2019


Teaching Abroad for UK Teachers - Hong Kong

Hong Kong, which is Cantonese for ‘fragrant harbour’, is an autonomous territory of China, which accords the island with limited self-governance and judicial system. Although human presence in Hong Kong has been recorded for thousands of years, the island only emerged as a critical sea port after it was ceded to British control by China following the ratification of the Treaty of Nanking in 1842. In the following one and half century, Hong Kong grew to become the busiest, and arguably, the most strategically important port in the world.

In 1997, Britain returned control of the island back to China under specific sets of conditions which the Chinese government has honoured. Despite fears that the Communist nation’s policies would cripple Hong Kong’s free market economy, the island has continued to prosper two decades on. In fact, the island of seven million people has grown to become one of the leading financial centres in the world.

Owing to its critical role in international trade and finance, mastery of the English language in the business community has become critical. In addition, the presence of many international and private schools on the island also contributes to the consistently strong demand for English as a Second Language teachers.

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Teaching in Hong Kong

Demand for ESL teachers in Hong Kong has steadily grown over the past decade. The quality of applications has also increased in tandem owing to market-leading wages offered to foreign teachers here. Essentially, the best and most experienced ESL teachers in the market will eventually gravitate to Hong Kong.

If you’re a fresh graduate, it would be good idea to pad your resume first in another country before applying for a job here.

If you feel you are qualified and experienced enough to make the leap to Hong Kong, take a quick look at our list of requirements below to determine if you check all the boxes.

  • Native English speakers from U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS/ MA preferred)
  • Teaching certification
  • ESL certification (CELTA, CertTESOL, etc.) for English language teachers (completed at least 120 hours)
  • Minimally two years practical teaching experience
  • Signed employment contract

Note: Classes are conducted in English, so fluent command of Cantonese or Mandarin won’t win you extra points.

Remuneration of a Foreign Teacher in Hong Kong

Local Culture and Socio-political Climate

Hong Kong is a modern metropolitan with a thousand attractions. It is a well-known shopping paradise and food haven, and the nightlife can sometimes extend to the next day. Expatriates must exert great self-control and discipline to ensure they don’t over indulge themselves – especially since there is a sizeable contingent of big-spending, ultra-wealthy Europeans and Americans on the island.

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