English Schools Foundation

Supply Teachers, All Primary Schools

English Schools Foundation
Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)
Higher Diploma / Foundation Year / Associate Degree

Job Description

Supply Teachers, All Primary Schools


We are looking for qualified teachers to join our supply list for our kindergartens, primary and secondary schools. Supply teachers are required to provide cover in the absence of the regular teacher.

If you are interested in applying for the secondary schools, please apply separately through All Secondary Schools - Supply Teachers

If you are interested in applying for the kindergartens, please apply separately through ESF International Kindergartens - Supply Teachers

Applicants need to be enthusiastic, energetic and prepared to be called on at short notice to cover in the event of staff absence.


• Bachelor Degree in Education, or Bachelor Degree in other subjects plus a Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Education, or equivalent, and
• Registered Teacher in Hong Kong (Please refer to the following application procedures if you are not registered with the Education Bureau in Hong Kong), and
• Previous 2-3 years full-time teaching experience in similar school settings.
• Teaching experience in PYP curriculum is highly preferred.
• Permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong, and
• Below the age of 60.

Application procedures

** For current teaching staff at English Schools Foundation or ESF Educational Services Ltd, please contact Michelle Lee at michelle.lee@esfcentre.edu.hk for simpler process**

1. Fill out and submit an online application. Please also indicate which schools you would be interested in working at on the application form (in the application letter section). You shall receive a confirmation email from the system automatically after successful submission.

2. Potential applicants will receive another email with a consent form for required pre-employment background check within 6 weeks

3. Pre-employment background check by an authorised third party agency

4. Approved supply teachers will receive a confirmation email upon background check completion and will be required to submit all the supporting documents in order to be listed on our supply teachers list.

5 i) For teachers who possess overseas teaching qualifications and have not yet registered as a teacher with the Education Bureau in Hong Kong - Submit an application for Qualification Assessment conducted by the HKCAAVQ. For more information, please visit the HKCAAVQ website at HERE.

5 ii) Submit application for Teacher Registration directly to the Education Bureau. For more information, please visit the Education Bureau website at HERE.

The whole process will normally be completed in 6-8 weeks after receiving the completed online application and signed consent form for required pre-employment background check. However, it may take longer if unsuitable or partial referee details are provided, in such case applicants will be contacted via email for further information.

If you are not contacted within 6 weeks, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 30 Jun 2017 For enquiries, please contact Michelle Lee at +852 37622653 or michelle.lee@esfcentre.edu.hk.