Visiting English Tutor, Centre for English and Additional Languages

Lingnan University is one of the eight publicly funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education.  Lingnan University is a global leader in providing quality education focusing on whole-person development and conducting high-impact research for a better world.  Moving forward, Lingnan University aspires to become a leading research-intensive liberal arts institution in the digital era.

Lingnan University’s Faculties of Arts, Business, Social Sciences, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Interdisciplinary Studies run undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes.  Its liberal arts education model blends the arts, science, and elements around human and humanities.  Anticipating the establishment of the School of Data Science, Lingnan University strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world.  Building upon Lingnan University’s existing strength in combining the best of the Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, the University will leverage its geographical strength in the Northern Metropolis and pioneer the liberal arts education model in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond.    Further information about Lingnan University is available at

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Visiting English Tutor
Centre for English and Additional Languages
(Post Ref.: 24/09

Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) cordially invites fresh graduates from Hong Kong and our partner institutions across the world, as part of the Liberal Arts Alliance, to apply for the Visiting English Tutor position.

Visiting English Tutors (VETs) run the English Language Support Service (ELSS) within the Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, where they provide English advice to undergraduate and postgraduate students, aid in the development of self-access materials, conduct writing and speaking tutorial workshops, and design and run academic workshops.

VETs also organise a wide range of academic and social events aimed at broadening students’ English language skills, including film nights, board games, and dinners. A major objective of the VET scheme is to provide opportunities for Lingnan University students to mix with people of a similar age but from different cultural backgrounds. Therefore, those with a willingness to actively engage and socialize with local Hong Kong students are strongly encouraged to apply.


• Be about to graduate or have recently graduated from a Bachelor’s degree in Hong Kong, one of our partner universities, or a member of the Global Liberal Arts Alliance.
• Be highly proficient in the English language, with an IELTS score of 8.0 or above.
• Be interested in living in and working in Hong Kong for at least one year.
• Be interested in interacting with students from different cultural backgrounds.
• Be interested in gaining experience in the tertiary education ESL field.
• Have an outgoing personality.
• Have a basic certificate-level teaching qualification with a minimum of 100 hours input (can be gained after receiving a provisional offer).

Enquires shall be directed to the ELSS Coordinator, Hee Kyung Hong, by email at

Salary and Benefits

• The position is tenable from mid-August 2024 till mid-June 2025 (10-months), with the possibility of a further one-year (12-months) extension.
• The monthly salary is fixed at HK$17,590 per month (approximately US$2,255).
• All VETs are provided with a single occupancy, fully furnished and fully equipped apartment 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 by 28 February 2024. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the posts are filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

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

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