Terms and Conditions

Teachers’ Remuneration Package

We offer an attractive compensation package to ensure that ESF recruits and retains the highest calibre teachers.

What We Look For?
ESF looks for teachers that have strong communication and technological skills and will be expected to play a pastoral role. Our teachers are very committed to supporting our students including investing time in extra-curricular activities offered by their school.

Terms and conditions for kindergarten teachers for the 2022/23 school year can be found at here

Terms and conditions of an ESF primary / secondary teachers for the 2022/23 school year are as follows:

A. Contract

Unless specified, the contract period is two years. A further contract may follow, if this is mutually agreed.

*ESF will recruit according to the latest retirement policy.

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.

C. Salary
Teaching Staff A 15-point pay scale ranges from HK$506,040 to HK$885,420 per year.
Vice Principal A salary scale based on a Leadership Pay Framework is in place. Basic Salary including Cash Allowance can go up to HK$1,368,600 per year.
TLR Teaching and Learning Responsibility Award (TLR) are for additional responsibilities. These are awarded to teachers, but not to Vice Principals.

TLR 1 to 4 allowances range from HK$14,675 to HK$3,675 per month

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D. Benefits

The benefits package includes:

  1. Education Allowance:
    80% remission of the Foundation’s school fees for up to three dependent children who attend primary and secondary school managed by ESF.  *Renaissance and Discovery College teachers will have an Education Allowance of 100% of school fees for up to two children. Allowance provided is subject to the Double Benefits Rule.
  2. Cash Allowance (in lieu of housing allowance):
    Teacher: A cash allowance of HK$8,050 per month.
    Vice Principal: A cash allowance of HK$12,650 per month.
    Cash Allowance provided is subjected to the Double Benefits Rule.
  3. Medical/Dental Scheme:
    Teachers and their dependants (spouse and up to three dependant children) will be included in the Foundation’s medical/dental scheme.
  4. Passages and Hotel:
    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) and 14 nights of hotel accommodation.
  5. Pension:
    Teachers will be enrolled in the statutory Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme.
  6. Gratuity:
    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.