German Teacher In Hk

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    German Teacher In Hk

    Hi, my name is Udo. Im a native German who wants to teach German in HK. Now I am living in Taipei.
    I really have no idea about HK and the law there for foreigners. What do I need to become a teacher in HK... degree...special school...experience???
    What do I have to do to get a visa for HK? How much can I earn there, how much do I have to spend??? Whre can I teach, school, privat???

    You see, I really need any kind of information. I am really thankful for every reply. [email protected]
    Take care
    Udo


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    man kann deutsch 'teachen' mit keinen papieren hier in hong kong...lol. my german is a little rusty. i saw an ad for a native german speaking teacher somewhere the other day...might have been the 'other' site or jobsdb.com. how much you get paid can vary considerably. you could teach privately, but you'd need finances in case you weren't successful or needed time to advertise and build clientele prior to being self-sufficient...


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    Well, you could start at the German International School here in HK.

    http://www.gsis.edu.hk/jobvacant/default.php

    Assuming you are a qualified teacher.


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    Talking

    Quote Originally Posted by jayinhongkong:
    my german is a little rusty.
    Mine are even worse..

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    You will need a working visa to work in HK. To get a visa, you need your future employer to sponsor you. I am not sure how it all works if you decide to be self-employed and offer private lessons. Check out HK Immigration.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sazzy:
    You will need a working visa to work in HK. To get a visa, you need your future employer to sponsor you. I am not sure how it all works if you decide to be self-employed and offer private lessons. Check out HK Immigration.
    Oh yes, and the regulations for expat employment seem to get tighter in terms of proof for not available local staff with same skills and allowances etc.

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    Hallo Udo

    Oh I didn't see your thread before.. anyway, you can try to see if GSIS needs any people, as KIA said, coz I know they sometimes have difficulties to find suitable teachers whose native language is Deutsch. Besides, you may also want to see if Goethe Institut hire any teachers:
    http://www.goethe.de/ins/cn/hon/deindex.htm
    My teachers there usually came just a couple of years and they love their time teaching there, it's a warm school for me. Also there're a couple of private schools / centres, universities (i.e. their language centres), etc. which need German teachers.

    I'd love to improve my Deutsch, too Not that I'm rich enough to hire you! Let me know if you need further info, I may be able to help!

    Viel Glueck!
    Blom