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Vocational Training Council
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Teaching Positions in Hong Kong



VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider established in Hong Kong in 1982. With some 250,000 students across our 13 member institutions, this not only makes us VIBRANT but VITAL to the Hong Kong educational landscape. We provide a spectrum of opportunities through multiple pathways for graduates to determine their own destination, whether it is employment or further studies. If you believe that the provision of a valued choice for learners to acquire the values, skills and knowledge for lifelong learning and enhanced employability is a worthy mission, then consider joining us.

Native-speaking English Teacher (NET)

Ref.: C/NET_TEACHER/10/15-MA3

We are looking for native-speaking English candidates to take up teaching positions as Lecturer in Hong Kong.

1) Major Duties:

(a) To perform teaching duties, including supervision of projects and fieldwork of students;

(b) To carry out duties in relation to student and academic administration;

(c) To organize campus-wide extra-curricular English activities for students;

(d) To coordinate and/or conduct language enhancement activities;

(e) To develop course curriculum and teaching / learning / assessment materials;

(f) To implement the quality assurance policy of VTC; and

(g) To participate in VTC-wide / departmental projects and functions, including research studies, seminars and exhibitions, where necessary.

2) Requirements:

The applicant should:

(a) be a native-speaker of English or possess competence of a native-speaker;

(b) have a relevant recognized undergraduate degree (e.g. English Language / Language Studies or Linguistics (Majoring in English) /

English Literature / English & Communication / Translation (English subject)), preferably with post-graduate qualifications; OR

   a recognized degree in a non-relevant field but a recognized and relevant English-teaching qualification.

Relevant English-teaching qualifications include Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma in Education (Majoring in English) and

other programs with assessed practicum (e.g. English for Specific Purposes (ESP), CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL and

English-teaching qualifications recognized by TESL Canada).

(c) have at least 3-year full-time relevant teaching experience of English subject at the level(s) of Grade 10 or Form 4 or above.

(Candidates with less experience may be considered for the post of Teaching Associate);

(d) possess good interpersonal, communication, presentation and facilitation skills; and

(e) be a good team player but also be able to work on own initiative and willing to meet challenges.

3) Salary and Conditions:

(1) The monthly salaries are

Lecturer: Around HK$40,000

Teaching Associate: Around HK$24,000

(2) Initial appointment will be on a 2-year contract from end August 2016.

(3) Employees may receive performance pay at the discretion of the Council.

4) Fringe Benefits:

(1) Basic medical insurance will be provided.

(2) Staff quarters on shared basis in Chai Wan, passage and baggage allowance will be provided for eligible appointees whose

current or normal place of residence is proven to be outside Hong Kong.

5) Application Method:

(a) Duly COMPLETE and SIGN the application form [VTC-1N (Rev. 10/2015)], with a full curriculum vitae AND copies of relevant documents.

(b) Send application form and related documents to the VTC, specifying the Post Reference on the application form and the envelope, by:

post to Manpower Planning and Appointments Section (Team 3), Human Resources Division, Vocational Training Council, 18/F, VTC Tower,

27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong; OR

email to; OR

fax to (852) 2575 3967.

(c) The application form [VTC-1N] is available from the website

(d) Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview and a written test in Hong Kong (on the same day), tentatively in February 2016.

(e) Please indicate in your application letter your availability for the interview and written test in Hong Kong IF you are shortlisted.

(f) Partial Travelling Expenses could be reimbursed up to HK$1,000 for eligible interviewees traveling to Hong Kong from overseas subject to the submission of proper claim documents.

(g) For any enquiries, please send them to

6) CLOSING DATE for Application (latest postmark date): 12 November 2015

- INCOMPLETE applications will NOT be processed.

- Acknowledgement of receipt of the application will NOT be sent.

- Applicants not invited to the interview within 3 months from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

- Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.

- The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).

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