English teacher & Academic Coach Job Description

English teacher & Academic Coach


Job Summary & Responsibilities

Our client is an education center where young people are immersed in academic rigor, creative thinking, and intellectual curiosity. Founded in Hong Kong in early 2014, the school educates elementary, middle and high school students. They empower students to not only achieve academic excellence but also rise beyond grades to develop their creative confidence and personal character.

This group is not your typical training center. The center hires professional minded teachers from all over the world to provide a full and unique experience for their Hong Kong based students. 30% of the teaching staff has previously taught in International Schools. 50% of the teaching staff have degrees in education. As such, they are highly respected among the educational community of Hong Kong and have connections to many top international schools in the area.

About the position:

Plan and teach courses including some of the following: Creative Writing, Essay Writing, Reading,Humanities, Public Speaking and Debate, Book Clubs, IB/GCSE English

Start date: Summer 2019 (as early as June, as late as August)

Benefits Package:
  • 25,000 to 40,000 HKD
    • Housing allowance included in this amount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Internal and external Professional Development
  • Join a dynamic and professional team at a young and innovative center​

Key requirements:

- At least two years of experience teaching primary students preffered
- Bachelor’s degree or above (most preferably in English Literature)
- Native fluency in English
- Passionate about teaching and mentoring children and young people
- Demonstrated academic excellence and exemplary critical and creative thinking skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate and collaborate with others
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proactive; keen to take the initiative to develop curriculum and build our community

An ideal candidate will have the following:

- Bachelor in English Literature preferred
- PGDE, PGCE, masters in education or similar qualification preferred
- At least 2 years of experience teaching relevant subject at primary level
- Native speaker of English 
- Teachers who have a literature/linguistic background and have experience teaching IB/GCSE/AP English is preferred
- Experience with standardized test preparation and school admissions
- Experience with educational technology, curriculum design, educational research, and cognitive psychology
- Previous experience teaching at an IB or international school preferred

Job Summary

Type of School
Children's training school
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
25,000 - 40,000 HKD/Month
Contract Length
1 year
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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