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Become an ESL Teacher

Discover, Teach and Inspire in Hong Kong with Monkey Tree English Learning Centre.

Location: Hong Kong

Global Teacher Recruitment Training


What you will be doing

At Monkey Tree ELC we look for passionate and enthusiastic teachers to join the team in Hong Kong. By incorporating play-based education into our tailor-made curriculum, our teaching philosophy is one of fun, energy and positive reinforcement.

Discover the true beauty of this cosmopolitan city whilst taking in its iconic skyline from The Peak, and exploring the city’s local street markets.

  • You will teach children aged from 2.5 years up to 12 years old
  • You will deliver a range of English classes such as phonics, reading comprehension, spelling, creative writing, and grammar.
  • You will prepare and implement lessons, crafts, and activities
  • You will carry out administrative duties

What you have

You can join us on November 5th 2019. When you have decided which start date you prefer, please consider that it takes six weeks to process your visa.

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • You have at least 100 hours of TESOL, CELTA or TEFL certification (not required prior to interview)
  • You have a valid passport 
  • You are a  native English speaker

Company benefits: Bonus of HK$5000 upon contract completion • Fully sponsored visa • Small class sizes (4-12 per class) • Fully prepared and tailored curriculum • Optional and affordable staff accommodation • Comprehensive training program • Social media connections post and prior arrival • 8-day training bonus of HK$6000

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Global Teacher Recruitment

Explore the world through exciting teaching opportunities.

What we do

Did you know your skills as an English teacher could be the key to travelling the world?

Global Teacher Recruitment specialises in finding teaching jobs abroad. We are an international teacher recruitment agency for schools and learning centres in Asia. 

We help graduates to find teaching jobs abroad and make the process of finding work abroad easy, exciting and safe with our experienced recruitment team.

We want to make the process as easy as possible

We know that finding a reliable job overseas can be difficult and risky. That’s why we build strong relationships with all of our trusted partners. It’s also why our services are completely free for all teachers.

We place ESL teachers in learning centres in Hong Kong, Macau and China. Learning centres are different from mainstream schools as they include extra-curricular lessons. This is a chance for children to improve their English outside of their standard lessons.

What we offer

We support you in any way that we can. It's our job to secure you a 1-year placement in Asia and we will make sure that the process is straight forward. There will be plenty of guidance throughout, including visa support and funding, assistance with accommodation and permanent access to our in-country support team.


Upon your arrival, you'll participate in a week of training (or 8 days if you're in Hong Kong) including lesson observation in the learning centres. When it comes to the teaching, a curriculum is already devised for you (with accompanying materials and lesson plans) to give you more time to focus on teaching. 

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