Opportunities in Hong Kong For EFL Teachers

Date posted:2017-07-25 | Writer: Headstart Group | Email: [email protected]

Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to use your TEFL skills and immerse yourself in a vibrant culture where East meets West! Headstart Group are currently recruiting energetic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals to join its 600-member strong teaching community. This is a unique occasion to become part of an established company that is well-known for its quality of services.

ABOUT HEADSTART GROUP:

Founded in 2006, Headstart Group Ltd. aspires to make an impact on the most important industry in the world – education. Our clients range from kindergartens to tertiary institutions. Our students range from preschoolers to young adults, parents to teachers. At Headstart, we believe ‘a company is only as good as its people’ and thus it strives to build a culture that is warm, inclusive and open, and in which staff feels valued, appreciated and supported. Develop your TEFL skills, meet new friends and earn money. There is no better time to live and work in Hong Kong!

ABOUT HONG KONG:

For a population of 7 million plus citizens, Hong Kong has close to 2,000 mainstream educational institutions not counting universities. Kindergartens, primary and secondary schools are run by the government, charity groups, religious groups and private bodies. They are governed by the education ordinances and under the supervision of the Education Bureau. Hong Kong provides free primary and secondary education to its citizens. Beginning 2018, the city will offer free pre-primary education as well.

 Culture: East meets west, a famous food lover’s paradise, friendly residents, fast-paced urban lifestyle

 Sports: Lots of options: Hiking (there are a lot of well-documented trails), running, cycling (a sport that has won HK many international trophies), rugby, water sports

 Weather: Four seasons: Warm and humid spring, hot and wet summer, cool and breezy autumn, cool and dry winter

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Career Advancement:

• Unique opportunity to work in local schools

• Experience local school culture, system and curriculum

• Opportunity for career advancement to HKSAR Government native-speaking English teacher on HKEDB (NET) scheme.

Key Responsibilities:

• Engage in lesson planning and

• teaching resource preparation

• Design activities to promote students’ interest in learning English

Benefit Package:

• Full Visa Sponsorship

• Optional accommodation package

• Referral bonus

• Competitive incremental salary increase

• At least 3-week paid school holidays

• At least 17-day paid public holidays

• Orientation programme

• Appraisals and career support

• HK$ 18,000 - HK$ 22,000 per month

Qualifications:

Essential

• Native Level English speaker

• Aged 18 and above (visa requirement)

• Cheerful and dynamic personality

Highly Desirable

• Degree holder

• TEFL / TESOL / CELTA

• Teaching experience

WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN MORE?

Please contact us at the email address given on the job heading for more details, attaching a CV and cover letter for the attention of:

Ryan Smith

Director of Recruitment

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.

 

This Unit gives an overview of Past Tenses in the Engish language. We refresh our understanding of how these tenses are formed, their usage, and example sentences to bear in mind. We have also come up with some ideas utile for lesson planning. I particularly enjoyed the task where we had to explain the difference between some seemingly identical or very close to each other past tenses.Reading and listening skills are important when teaching. In this unit I have learnt that both receptive skills are needed in order to deliver an effective lesson and in the long rang achieve the goals and objectives that a teacher have for his/her students. I believe that receptive skills are equally important because it helps in the speaking and writing of a student at a later stage.

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