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

  • Return airfare

  • Optional accommodation package

  • Overtime payment

  • Summer work bonus

  • Contract completion bonus

  • Referral bonus

  • Competitive incremental salary increase

  • At least 3-week paid school holidays

  • At least 17-day paid public holidays

  • Sick leave

  • Comprehensive 2 week orientation

  • 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.
  • Debating

  • Drama

  • Using Games & Activities to Teach

  • Phonic (Jolly Phonics)

  • Classroom Management

  • Cambridge English (YLE) & Trinity GESE

  • Summer Bridging

  • School Interviews

  • Lesson Planning & English Enrichment Courses

  • Phonics (Letterland & Waterford)

  • HK Speech Festival

  • HKDSE

  • Primary Literacy Programme – Reading and Writing

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