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2 English Teaching Assistant Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Grant Period
10 Months
PDO
Mandatory
Grant Period

10 Months

All grantees must attend an in-country orientation in August 2019. The school year begins in mid-August and runs through June 2020.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

All grantees are required to attend a pre-departure orientation in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2019 as a condition of their grants.

Candidate Profile

Applicants should have outstanding spoken and written English skills. They should be motivated, self-directed individuals with an interest in teaching and cultural exchange.  An ability to work well with other ETAs, International Tutors and local teachers in a team teaching environment is a must. Applicants are expected to provide teaching and administrative support. Background in English language teaching preferred. ETAs are expected to live within the community of students and should be comfortable about residing in a communal environment. They are also expected to be good communicators and able to organize extra-curricular activities. ETAs cannot be accompanied by dependents.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: No Cantonese or Mandarin language skills are required. All instruction is in English.

Placement Type

University/Post-Secondary Institution

Grantees will be placed at higher education institutions in Hong Kong.

Ineligibility

Applicants currently residing in China, Hong Kong, or Macau (or those who will be living there during the 2018-2019 academic year) will not be considered.

Nature of Assignment

About 40 hours per week to prepare for and offer English tutorial support, including delivering small group tutorials, organizing extra-curricular language-learning activities, and teaching curricular components.

Housing

Housing is generally provided with single room occupancy in a college dormitory or as appropriate. Housing arrangements will be facilitated by the host institution.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://hk.usconsulate.gov/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Public Affairs Section