2018 Grads: Openings for English tutors in Hong Kong, Aug ’18-Jun ’19

Lingnan University cordially invites fresh graduates from our partner institutions in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Australia and New Zealand to apply for a Visiting English Tutor position. Duties would begin in mid-August 2018.

 Visiting English Tutors (VETs) work in the Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) http://www.ln.edu.hk/ceal/. They work in CEAL’s English Language Support Service (ELSS) (http://elss.ln.edu.hk/) where they provide advice to undergraduate students and aid in the development of self-access materials.

 VETs also design and run workshops for students aimed to develop their writing, reading, speaking and listening skills, with topics covering a wide range of academic and cultural themes. Other duties include organising cultural activities such as English Café’s, Movie Nights, Outings, TEDxLingnanUniversity, etc.

 A major objective of the Visiting English Tutor scheme is to provide opportunities for Lingnan University’s local students to mix with people of a similar age group but from different cultural backgrounds. All applicants for this post must:

§  be about to graduate or recently graduated from one of Lingnan’s partner universities or members of the Global Liberal Arts Alliance in the above-listed countries with a first degree

§ be a native speaker of English

§ be interested in spending a year or two living and working in Hong Kong

§ be interested in interacting with students in Hong Kong

§ be interested in gaining experience in the ESL field at tertiary level

§ have an outgoing personality

§ have a basic Certificate-level teaching qualification, with a minimum of 100 hours input, such as the following: http://www.oxfordseminars.com/index.php  http://www.icaltefl.com/index.php/courses/tefl-tesol-certificate-course

Such a qualification can be gained once a provisional offer has been made.

Benefits are as follows:

§ The position is tenable from mid-August to mid-June and with the possibility of a further extension.

§ The monthly salary is fixed at $HK16,000 per month (approx. $US2,100).

§ Visiting English Tutors are each provided with fully furnished and equipped apartments on campus.

§ Medical and dental benefits are provided by Lingnan University.

§ Assistance will be given in obtaining a valid Hong Kong work visa from the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

 If you wish to be considered for the Visiting English Tutor position, please send your CV with a covering letter to our ELSS Coordinator by email – elss@ln.edu.hk.

Applications close on 28th February 2018