How do I become a primary school teacher in Hong Kong?
- a bachelor’s degree in any subject from a Hong Kong university or equivalent;
- a recognised teacher training qualification in primary education; and.
- a TEFL/TESL qualification at least at certificate level, or an equivalent course of study recognised by the EDB*.
What does a school music teacher do?
A music teacher teaches people how to play an instrument (for example the piano, guitar or violin) or gives singing and voice lessons. Some music teachers work in schools from elementary to high school levels, and teach many students. These teachers are responsible for directing the school bands, choirs and orchestras.
What are the challenges of teaching music in primary schools?
Challenges identified included teachers’ lack of musical experience; the low priority given to music in schools; the lack of resources, time to teach music, subject knowledge and adequate preparation time.
Is there a shortage of music teachers?
In many areas, there is a serious shortage of music teachers, particularly in K–12 school settings. This problem, and how we as a field resolve it, will have an impact on the future work of every musician, and every postsecondary institution offering music degrees.
How to become an English teacher in Hong Kong?
English teachers in primary schools in Hong Kong will teach at either Whole Day schools or Bi-sessional schools. Teachers do not have a choice in their school placement. Whole Day schools run from 08:00-15:30, while Bi-sessional Schools run from 07:30-13:00 and 13:30-18:00.
Where do you go to school in Hong Kong?
Primary Schools in Hong Kong will vary in different aspects such as the background of the students and the school culture. English teachers in primary schools in Hong Kong will teach at either Whole Day schools or Bi-sessional schools.
How to become a PNET teacher in Hong Kong?
To be considered for a PNET position, candidates should be a native English speakers. A native English speaker is someone whose native language is English. Candidates who possess native English speaker competence will also be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching English as a second/foreign language.
What are the school hours in Hong Kong?
Whole Day schools run from 08:00-15:30, while Bi-sessional Schools run from 07:30-13:00 and 13:30-18:00. All NETs are required to work during school hours, after school hours, and occasional weekends to perform duties within or outside schools. Class sizes in Hong Kong public schools vary.