Visiting English Tutor, Centre for English and Additional Languages

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
24 May 2021
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

(Post Ref.: 21/114)

Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) cordially invites fresh graduates from either Hong Kong universities or our partner institutions in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Australia and New Zealand to apply for a Visiting Tutor position. Duties begin in mid-August 2021.

Visiting English Tutors (VETs) work in the Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) They work in CEAL’s English Language Support Service (ELSS) ( where they provide advice to undergraduate students and aid in the development of self-access materials.

Visiting English Tutors also design and run workshops for students aimed to develop their English language skills, with topics covering a wide range of academic and cultural themes. Other duties include organising cultural activities such as Book Club, Movie Nights, workshops, etc.

A major objective of the Visiting English Tutor scheme is to provide opportunities for Lingnan University’s local students to mix with people of a similar age group but from different cultural backgrounds.

Enquires shall be directed to our ELSS Coordinator - Dr Angel GARRALDA (

General Requirements

All applicants for this post must:

  • be about to graduate or have recently graduated from a Hong Kong university or from one of Lingnan partner universities or members of the Global Liberal Arts Alliance in the above-listed countries with a first degree;
  • be a native speaker of English or possess native-like proficiency in the language;
  • be interested in spending a year or two living and working in Hong Kong;
  • be interested in interacting with students in Hong Kong;
  • be interested in gaining experience in the ESL field at tertiary level & have an outgoing personality; and
  • have a basic Certificate-level teaching qualification, with a minimum of 100 hours input. This can be gained once a provisional offer has been made.


The position is tenable from mid-August 2021 to mid-June 2022 and with the possibility of a further extension. The monthly salary is fixed at HK$16,500 (approx. US$2,100). The appointees are each provided with fully furnished and equipped apartments on campus. Medical and dental benefits are provided by Lingnan University. Assistance will be given in obtaining a valid Hong Kong work visa from the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants should provide a full CV with a covering letter. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will start from May 2021 and continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.