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In a city renowned for its international outlook and connectivity, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in developing future generations of performing artists that include performers, practitioners, designers and technicians. The Academy’s six Schools: Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film & Television, Music, and Theatre & Entertainment Arts create a vibrant centre of practice, production, teaching and practice-as-research. Its outstanding reputation is reinforced by the quality of its performers and its partnerships with other centres of excellence locally, regionally and internationally. With international residencies, visiting artists and alumni, including some of the most respected professionals in their disciplines, the Academy is committed to the training of future world-class performers and practitioners. The Academy is ranked number 1 in Asia and number 10 in the World for Performing Arts by the QS Rankings.

The Complementary Studies at the Academy offers courses in Applied Learning, General Education and Language. Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer (Complementary Studies) within Complementary Studies.

The successful applicant will join a collaborative and proactive team and assist the management and delivery of English / Chinese language courses offered by the Unit. The postholder will oversee the development of course materials at undergraduate degree and sub-degree levels, and coordinate part-time teachers in course delivery.

Applicants should:
(a) Possess a Master’s degree in English language or related discipline;
(b) Have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant teaching experience in the tertiary level;
(c) Have a proven track record in developing classroom learning and eLearning materials that are student-centred, communicative and outcome-based;
(d) Preferably have experience in EAP and ESP;
(e) Preferably have experience or an interest in art or performing arts; and
(f) Have an excellent command of written and oral English.

The ideal candidate will be a committed and dynamic teacher, have excellent interpersonal skills and work to a high standard both independently and as part of a team.

Appointment will be on a two-year contract with possibility of renewal, subject to mutual agreement.  A gratuity payment equal up to 15% of basic salary earned during the contract period will be payable upon satisfactory completion of contract.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical, and dental benefits. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Expected commencement date will be in September 2022.


To apply, please complete an Application Form (click here) and submit together with a covering letter, curriculum vitae and copies of academic qualifications, to the Human Resources Office, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, No.1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, or email ( on or before 16 July 2022.  Please quote reference code 'L(CSt-Eng)' in the Application Form.  Information is also available on the Academy’s website


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