Teacher of English, Hong Kong (HKG-T-3020)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Teacher
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Hong Kong | Contract: 2 years | Start Date: January 2020 | Deadline for Applications: 5 December 2019 (23:59 UK time)
 
Details

Teacher of English (HKG-T-3020)


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
 

The Hong Kong English business is not only a significant contributor to our success in East Asia, it is also one of the largest, most dynamic and innovative businesses we have.  It’s an exciting team to be part of!

 

We have around 24,000 students per year and about 120 teachers. Around 65% of our students are kindergarten, primary and secondary YLs and we have recently launched Primary Plus, the new regional primary product which is currently in an exciting period of growth. For Adults, we teach a wide range of general English, exam preparation and business courses, with the British Council global product myClass being the largest area.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

This is an excellent career development opportunity for a teacher to broaden his or her academic and professional skills. As a large teaching centre with a range of kindergarten, primary, secondary, and adult courses you will be required to work a Wednesday to Sunday timetable (Monday/Tuesday weekend) or a Saturday to Wednesday timetable (Thursday/Friday weekend). Current operational requirements mean that the centre is particularly looking for teachers with experience in and preference for Young Learners, although by no means exclusively.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take pride in the fact that you will be part of a team that enables the British Council to meet its objectives and gives all our customers an exceptional experience. You will also be able to join regular professional development, training and skills programmes to develop your experience and skills.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are currently looking for 2-3 teachers. The post holder should have at least two years teaching experience (post-CELTA) and hold a Cambridge CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL as well as a university degree.

 

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- End of contract gratuity payment (Pro-rated where necessary)
- Enjoy 35 days paid leave per year plus 18 public holidays
- Training and Development opportunities

including an extensive internal development programme, support and funding in obtaining

internationally recognised qualifications.

 

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

Together, we can do more.


NEXT STEPS

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours 

HOW TO APPLY

External candidate please apply here

Internal candidate please apply here

When submitting your application, kindly state this job code HKG-T-3020) and your preferred choice of centres (up to three including Hong Kong) in your supporting statement, your earliest start date and your preference for teaching Adults or Young Learners if applicable.

 

If you are flexible with your locations, we will be happy to consider your candidacy for any suitable vacancy in the region.

 

 


ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We work to change lives by creating opportunities for people to learn and develop. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.