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Teaching English Jobs in Hong Kong 

Since 2001, ELS has become synonymous with top-tier English language education in Hong Kong. With a history of serving over 650 schools and organisations, we are one of the most well-established language service providers in the region. The team takes immense pride in our ability to connect the right teacher with the right school, offering you the perfect environment to develop your potential to the fullest.


Remuneration Package for Hong Kong

Throughout Hong Kong

  • Competitive local salary

    c. HK$23000 (£2300) per month
  • Legal work visa

    Full working visa provided
  • Training and onboarding

    Orientation and teacher training provided
  • In-country support

    Career support and consultation
  • Full time contract

    Secure, full time employment
  • Teacher meet-ups

    Cultural excursions and social activities
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Job Responsibilities

As an English teacher in Hong Kong, you will:

  • Teach at various learning centres in Hong Kong
  • Provide an authentic environment for children to learn English
  • Lead and organise English activities outside the classroom
  • Develop lesson plans and teaching materials
  • Collaborate with local teachers and the school's English Panel

Diverse Teaching Opportunities in Hong Kong

We offer a wealth of teaching opportunities across a wide range of educational settings. Whether your passion lies in early childhood education at Kindergartens, shaping young minds at Primary or Secondary Schools, tutoring at Private Language Schools, fostering bilingual proficiency at Bilingual Schools, or creating immersive learning experiences at Language Centres, we've got you covered. We can help you to find your perfect teaching setting in Hong Kong.

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Job Requirements

We are looking for passionate educators who are:

  • Native speakers of English
  • Enthusiastic about educating children and youth
  • Holders of a university degree (in any subject)
  • TEFL / TESOL / CELTA certificate. Don't have TEFL? Book your TEFL course
  • Kind, patient and enthuiastic


Now is a great time to teach English in Hong Kong because both experienced and new teachers are in high demand. Full-time work in a centre might pay between £2,000 and £3,000 per month.

Depending on lifestyle, English teachers in Hong Kong can save anywhere from £300 to £1200 GBP every month.

Hong Kong has a reputation for being a nice place to work. Teaching English in Hong Kong is absolutely worthwhile if you are willing to acquire a few Cantonese words and adapt to a different method of working. Students tend to study long hours and are polite and respectful.

Typically, your duties would include lesson planning, preparation and preparing instructional materials. Individual and group sessions are used to help students enhance their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. You'd also be responsible for examining and grading students' work.

Causeway Bay, The Peak, and Hong Kong Disneyland are all popular tourist destinations in Hong Kong. This vibrant city, where skyscrapers rub shoulders with centuries-old temples, is also known for its night markets, bustling shopping districts and sumptuous cuisine!

Want to teach in Hong Kong?

We’ve got you covered! Discover our teaching jobs in Hong Kong and launch an exciting career as an international teacher. To apply for this role, fill out the below application form and an advisor will contact you with next steps.

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Simply fill out this form and we'll get straight back to you. If you have any questions you can always email us at [email protected]

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