ASHK is operated by Esol Education, the world's largest operator of international American schools, with 40 years of expertise in establishing and operating international schools worldwide. ASHK opened in September 2016 with Reception (KG2) to Grade 6. ASHK will add Middle School classes in 2017 and a High School program in 2018 at their Tai Po Campus in Hong Kong.

Elementary / Middle School Chinese (Mandarin) Teacher

Requirements for Teaching Positions

  • University/College Degree
  • Professional Teacher Qualification (B Ed. M Ed. PGDE)
  • At least two years relevant teaching experience

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Must be native in written and spoken Mandarin and have strong (Mandarin and English) communication skills
  • Advanced coursework in second language acquisition and pedagogy
  • Ability to teach aspects of Chinese culture
  • International School experience
  • Familiarity with student-centered, best practice, western approaches to teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated use of technology in teaching practice
  • Demonstrated commitment to leading co-curricular activities
  • A positive, caring, collaborative team player

Compensation Package

ASHK offers a very attractive compensation and benefits package for our teaching staff. Teachers will be placed on a 10 point scale with the annual base salary ranging from $434,473 to $570,245, along with a housing allowance of $173,040 per annum. In addition, teachers will receive additional allowance for prior years of teaching experience and educational qualifications.

Upon completion of the two year contract, teachers will be entitled to receive a 10% gratuity (based on the annual base salary).

Application Procedure

Please submit all documents in a single PDF file to

  • Expression of interest
  • One-page statement of educational philosophy
  • Current CV with photograph
  • Letters of Reference and the contact details of three supervisors (at least one who is current)

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • ASHK Location
  • 6 Ma Chung Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
  • General Enquiry: +852 3919 4100
  • Admissions: +852 3919 4111