Conditions of Service for Teachers
We offer a very attractive salary and benefits package to ensure that ESF recruits and retains the highest calibre teachers. Our teachers need well developed ICT skills and will be expected to play a full role in pastoral work as well as being totally committed to the extra curricular activities offered by their school.
Terms and conditions of an ESF primary / secondary teacher for school year 2012-13 are as follows:
Unless specified, the contract period is two years. A further contract may follow, if this is mutually agreed.
B. Professional Development
Teachers are required to attend Continuous Professional Development training outside of normal class contact time. Five days are assigned to this purpose.
|The current exchange rate (Jan 2013) is $12.6 = £1|
|Teaching and Learning Responsibility Award (TLR) are for additional responsibilities. These are awarded to teachers, but not to vice principals.|
TLR 1 - 4 allowances range from HK$13,195 to HK$3,305 per month.
The Benefits Package includes:
- Education Allowance:
80% remission of Foundation’s school fees for up to three dependant children. Allowance provided subject to Double Benefits Rule.
- Cash Allowance (in lieu of housing allowance):
This does not form part of salary for the purposes of gratuity calculation.Teacher: A cash allowance of HK$8,050 per month. Allowance provided subject to Double Benefits Rule.
- Vice Principal:
A cash allowance of HK$12,650 per month. Allowance provided subject to Double Benefits Rule.
- Medical/Dental Scheme:
Teachers and their dependants (spouse and up to three dependant children) will be included in the Foundation’s medical/dental scheme.
On first appointment, teachers who are recruited from outside of Hong Kong will be assisted with one-way economy air passages to Hong Kong for themselves and dependants (spouse and up to three dependant children).
Teachers will be enrolled in the statutory Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF Scheme).
A gratuity shall be an amount which is equivalent to 20% of the gross salary (excluding cash allowance) earned in that period relative to the contract.