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 Kindergarten 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
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
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).
American School Hong Kong (ASHK) is a non-profit, non-denominational college preparatory school offering a holistic American education taught by North American teachers. The school is operated by Esol Education, a leading education organization with 40 years of experience in establishing and operating K-12 international schools, currently educating 11,000 pupils in nine schools across three continents. ASHK will deliver a rigorous curriculum, focused on developing well-rounded, motivated, and thoughtful global citizens. It will equip students with the academic, social, and entrepreneurial skills required for success in the 21st century. ASHK is incorporated as Universal American School Hong Kong Limited.