Welcome to your Headstart Group Career

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Headstart Group Ltd. is Hong Kong’s and Macau’s leading English educational institution. We are dynamic, driven and full of energy. We provide bespoke English curriculum development, in-class and after-school English programmes, UK study tour, teacher training and native English-speaking teacher recruitment services for our clients. We view people as the single most important asset of our company. We nurture and develop talent and take pride in driving outstanding performances from our team.

“The Education sector can be difficult at times, but collaborating with Headstart Group makes all the difference. Passion for student outcomes and for the industry underlie everything they do. Working with them continues to be a pleasure, and is a highlight of my professional career in Hong Kong.”

Andrew John Dyka
Headstart NET

Your Job

What you will get

  • Full Visa Sponsorship

  • Flight Reimbursement

  • Accommodation consultation

  • Overtime payment

  • Summer work bonus

  • Referral bonus

  • Comprehensive training programme

  • Competitive incremental salary increase

  • At least 3-week paid school holidays

  • At least 17-day paid public holidays

  • Sick leave

  • Orientation programme

  • Continuous training programme

  • Continuous training programme

  • Appraisals and career support

  • Social network connections and community participation prior to and post arrival in HK

  • Opportunity for career advancement to HKSAR native-speaking English teacher (NET) scheme

The Recruitment Process

The recruitment process starts as early as March every year. It is a smooth and well-coordinated effort. Candidates will be fully informed of their application status in every step of the process. Communication channel is open at all times for candidates to ask any questions or raise any concerns.
Recruitment, Interview and Selection
After receiving the job application, individuals with appropriate qualification, relevant teaching experience and have demonstrated consistent and positive work habit will be invited for an interview. Initial interview will be conducted either oversea or in Hong Kong. Successful applicants will have the second interview with our Hong Kong office through Skype and a writing test will be performed.
Visa and SCRC Application
All of our teachers possess the required legal status to work in Hong Kong. We assist teachers in the Visa application with full Visa sponsorship and application of Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) to ensure the process is smooth and time-efficient.
Position Matching
Headstart Group is working with 330 schools range from Kindergarten to Secondary schools. Successful applicants will be allocated into different full time and part time projects based on the availability, applicants profile.
School Interview and Selection
Suitable applicants will be proposed to school and face-to-face or Skype interview will be arranged.Based on the school’s requirement, potential applicants will be given information on the detailed roles and expectations of the teaching position as well as information on the school culture and background. Further support and relevant resources will also be provided to ensure potential teachers are well equipped for the school’s stringent selection process.
Orientation and Training
School briefing and orientation is a crucial part to get you prepared. Once you have passed the stringent recruitment process and visa application is in progress, you will start receiving orientation and training. All Headstart NETs employed from overseas will go through the following topics.
  • Hong Kong society, culture and landmarks

  • Local work culture and ethics

  • School background, culture and curriculum

  • The essentials of living in Hong Kong

  • Local Education System

  • Lesson Planning

Continuous Training is important for our teachers to constantly upgrade their teaching skills. All Headstart registered teachers are eligible and encouraged to attend our free monthly training. Each training will cover different skill sets teaching by our existing teachers and internal staff. Our training topics are receiving continuous revision and update to ensure our teachers are always equip with the latest knowledge.
  • HKDSE Paper 2 & 3

  • Hands-on STEAM Lessons

  • Drama Teaching

  • English-in-Action

  • Lesson Planning & Teaching Materials

  • Cambridge English (YLE)

  • Early Childhood STEAM Lessons

  • Using Games & Activities to Teach

  • Summer Bridging Programmesh

  • Behaviour Management

  • Jolly Phonics

  • Debate Teaching

  • Classroom Management

Comments from Our NETs

Aleksandra Kashina
Aleksandra Kashina

Headstart Group offered a lot of valuable advice…

Headstart Group provided me with full support during the recruitment period. Even though I was not in Hong Kong and had no possibility to be present during the interview with my school, it managed to organise the interview via skype taking into consideration the time difference between HK and my country. After I got the school’s offer Headstart Group provided me with very detailed information about my school’s daily life and the duties i was going to have. So, when I started to work I was fully aware of what my normal school day is going to look like.Before finding the school for me, Headstart Group offered a lot of valuable advice on how to improve my resume and it helped me a lot.

All in all, whenever I had questions or doubts, whether they were about working or living in HK, Headstart Group was available 24/7 to answer all of my questions and provide me with most practical support.

Our final decision was based on Headstart Group’s professionalism.

Moving to another continent can be hectic and challenging, both emotionally and financially. From the beginning of our contact with Headstart Group we had the feeling that they ‘got our back’. Before we chose to work with them we did our research and considered all the available options. a They gave us the impression that they are very experienced in the area of education.

Apart from that their staff is approachable, friendly and available at any time we need their support, its CEO Dannie is such an amazing person, who stays in close contact with the employees and does her best for our well being. I would definitely recommend them especially to people who are about to work and live abroad for the first time and not just for the cool office parties. It is a pleasure to be a part of the huge wholehearted Headstart family.

I would definitely recommend Headstart Group especially to people who are about to work and live abroad for the first time…

Stanimira Trifonova
Stanimira Trifonova
Stefano Leonardi
Stefano Leonardi

The communication with Headstart Group is very efficient and everybody working there is detail-minded and very helpful!

My experience with Headstart Group has been great. Getting successfully recruited from overseas was a very difficult process but they were always there to help me with the documents, to answer my questions and, most importantly, to support me. When I arrived in Hong Kong they made me feel very welcomed and I had very valuable training! The communication with the company is very efficient and everybody working there is detail minded and very helpful! Whenever I need something I know I can count on them.

Headstart Group has exceeded expectation particularly being unwaveringly helpful, reliable and having the necessary information at their fingertips.

Since my initial contact I have been impressed with the professionalism of The Headstart Group and their expertise in the  eld of education. They have done an excellent job of matching the School/College’s needs to my professional capabilities and aspirations and the team have created opportunities for all stakeholders to thrive in the working relationship. I can say Headstart has exceeded expectation particularly being unwaveringly helpful, reliable and having the necessary information at their fingertips as and when requested without delay.

The pre-interview information was impressive and interview technique helped me secure employment. Similarly, the detailed itinerary necessary to complete paperwork for the visa and sourcing accommodation for me. All this has meant that I have quickly and happily been able to settle in to the role from overseas without a hitch. Many thanks Headstart.

Clare Bateman
Clare Bateman

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