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Visiting Instructor of English Language

Location: Macao
Salary: Taxable monthly remuneration starts from MOP32,873
Organisation: English Language Centre
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Job benefits

The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Job description

The University of Macau (UM) is an internationalized public comprehensive university in the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) located at the west bank of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). The GBA is rapidly developing into one of the leading technology and innovation hubs of the world. UM is placed in 201-250 bracket in the THE World University Rankings and placed No. 304 in the QS World University Rankings. With a scenic campus of approximately 1 km2 on Hengqin island, UM has achieved significant progress in the past decade as evidenced by its rising international repute, state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and the establishment of three State Key Laboratories in microelectronics, Chinese medical sciences, and internet of things for smart city. To support economic diversification of MSAR and deepen collaboration between MSAR and Guangdong Province in Hengqin island, UM will continue to invest in cutting-edge research and develop interdisciplinary programmes in key strategic areas including precision oncology, advanced materials, regional oceanography, artificial intelligence and robotics, data science, cognitive and brain science and economics and finance. Leveraging its ‘4-in-1’ model of education and the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round undergraduate education, nurturing talent to support social and economic development in MSAR and the GBA as a whole. With unprecedented growth and opportunities for development, UM offers promising career prospects to academics at all levels. It may be noted that English is the working language and the primary medium of instruction at UM.

The English Language Centre (ELC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for a one-year contract in the position of Visiting Instructor of English Language. Initial appointment is up to 12 months with a possibility of a next 12-month contract upon mutual agreement. Appointed candidate can opt for a 10-month contract (without Summer teaching), or a 12-month contract (with Summer teaching).

The ELC is committed to empowering students to succeed in University studies and in life by engaging them in English, academic, and global skills learning. The ELC seeks to achieve its goals through the provision of courses in English for academic purposes, a writing centre, co-curricular language learning activities, and organizing summer programmes for pre-sessional students.

Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in TESOL/TEFL/ELT/English Education or related fields. Applicants should have significant previous experience in English language teaching. Those who have EAP/ESP teaching experience at the tertiary level, and teaching EFL/ESL students in English-medium higher education context are preferred. Updated knowledge and experience in current pedagogy, curriculum and material development, technology-enhanced teaching, assessment, and activity organization will be an advantage.

The successful candidates should possess the following abilities: effective ELT pedagogy in student-centred approaches, strong ability to build rapport with and motivate students, organizational skills, communication skills, collegiality and teamwork. Excellent command of English is expected. The ability to speak Chinese is not required. The candidate is expected to engage in the Centre’s committee works, projects, and student activities. Academic research and publication are not required for the positions.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty on 1st August 2023.

How to apply

Visit and apply ONLINE there on/before 31.12.2022. The application should include
1) a cover letter (2) a curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees, of which one should be from a current or recent employment; 3) a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching materials & students’ feedback; 4) institutional-administered teaching evaluations; 5) academic certificates; 6) graduate transcripts.

31 Dec 2022
Date published:
17 Nov 2022

Online English language teacher (course instructor) for the Centre for Modern Languages

Location: Online English language teacher (remote)
Organisation: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
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Interested candidates should visit the 'Join our team' section of the website, where you can find the terms and conditions:

Job description

Based in an online learning environment, course instructors introduce, guide, plan, stimulate, focus, motivate and tie together students' learning processes with a proactive approach. They provide teaching assistance to students both individually and collectively, monitoring their learning over the course of the semester. They address students' doubts, offer examples and further explanations, stimulate debates, encourage participation in forums, and provide personalized feedback to help students' learning processes. Course instructors may also engage in other activities related to the creation of learning resources.


  • University degree.
  • Post-graduate qualification in Teaching of English as a foreign language/CALL.
  • Continued professional development in English language teaching/CALL (completion of teacher training courses, participation in workshops/conferences etc.).
  • Highly proficient in English
  • Teaching experience with university students/adults.
  • Advanced ICT skills.
  • Experience in the use of online communication tools for online collaborative work (Google Drive, vlogs, videoconferencing tools, etc.).
  • Initiative, good communication skills, and ability to work as part of a team in innovative contexts.
  • Having a separate main line of work is an indispensable requirement for the selection process  


  •  Experience in distance learning/teaching, especially in virtual learning environments.
  •  Working knowledge of Catalan or Spanish.

The candidate will need to provide a cover letter in English.

How to apply

To take part in the selection process, you need to register as a candidate by following the application link below. Once registered, you can apply from the candidate area.

Deadline for applications is 17 November 2022.
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17 Nov 2022
Date published:
10 Nov 2022