Post teaching English in Hong Kong

Date posted:2002-12-03 | Writer: The Equilibrium Fundamental Education Center | Email: [email protected]


Invites applications for English teaching posts in its fundamental education centers registered with the Education Department of the Hong Kong Government


To teach English to Chinese ESL students aged 6-13 in accordance with Cambridge Young Learners English Test curriculum. Our English curriculum is designed by Homerton College, Cambridge University.


Native-speakers of English competence who possess Either (1) i/ a Bachelor degree majoring in English Studies or English Language or English Literature or Linguistics or a Modern Language; and ii/ a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) or a Teaching of English as a Foreign Language or as a Second Language ( TEFL/ TESL ) at the diploma level; OR (2) i/ a Bachelor degree in other arts subject; and ii/ a PGDE and a TEFL or a TESL at the diploma level.


(1) The appointment will be for a period of two years. (2) Furnished accommodation will be provided. (3) An economy class air ticket to Hong Kong on taking up appointment and an economy class air ticket home on completion of the tenure of service will be provided. (4) Entitlement to join medical insurance scheme organized for all staff members. (5) Up to HK$ 19, 500 per month (about 1, 500 pound sterling) Exchange rate at HK$/PS :13 / 1 or US$30, 000 per year. (6) Five and a half working days per week; teaching on Sunday and Saturday required. One and a half days off during week day. Classroom teaching hours no more than 25 hours per week. Normal class size is no more than 25 students. (7) Twelve working days paid annual leave. In addition, there are 17 statutory days off per each calendar year.


(1) Low tax : approximately 12% tax for most of our teachers. (2) Valuable life experience in one of the top 3 financial centers in the world (3) Hong Kong is a very open and vibrant city. (4) Cross-cultural experience: easy to travel in China and the SE Asian region. (5) Unique teaching experience: to teach a quality and professionally designed English program. EQ is a team player with members of diverse educational backgrounds. EQ is also one of the most visionary institutions dedicated to fundamental education in Hong Kong -a challenge in itself


Interested parties please send detailed resume by e-mail to [email protected] . Enquiries may be directed to the above e-mail address. Resume may also fax to: (852)2524-9843 or mail to 8 Somerset Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.


As an English-speaking person, we often take for granted the importance of the reasons/motives behind listening and reading. We would not identify the motives (for purpose or for entertainment). We just listen or read. However learning the motives would help students to learn the language in a more effective/efficient way since there could be different approaches in teaching the receptive skills if we understand the motives behind it.To develop the a good skills of a non native speaker it is necessary, first of all, to show how things are in Englis, it can be done with samples of all kind of texts. Several expressions is also possible to teach regarding the topics that has been studied, if possible, in a way that let the learners curious and interested. A lot of reading practice can be useful and helpful to improve the knowledge of vocabulary and spelling as well.