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Choose Headstart NETs

Any institution is only as good as its people; everything begins and ends with people. Headstart Group truly recognises the critical value of its teachers. Our Teacher Recruitment and Allocation Department together with the Quality Management Department are entrusted with the important task of building the best NET team in Hong Kong! We are here for one and only one purpose – to serve our schools and our students.

“Let us find you NETs who will kindle the spark of imagination in your students.”

Mr. Ryan Smith
Director of Overseas Recruitment

Headstart Group, your one-stop NET service provider

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To Learn more about our NET Recruitment and Management Service:
NET Recruitment and Management Service 2018-2019

NET Recruitment

Our UK office works very closely with Hong Kong’s Teacher Recruitment and Allocation Department to employ suitable applicants to join our network of NETs. For successful applicants, we offer extensive remuneration package and support, ensuring our NETs enjoy their stay in HK and will dedicate to their job.

We offer our NETs:

  • Work visa sponsorship and procedural support
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Financial and operational accommodation assistance
  • Salary commensurate with experience and skills
  • Summer work opportunity
  • Comprehensive 2-week orientation and training programme
  • Career path guidance and support
  • Social network connection and community participation

NET Recruitment and Performance Management system

Initial screening and interview

 

Initial screening entails careful vetting of curriculum vitaes.

We shortlist individuals who have the appropriate qualification, relevant teaching experience and have demonstrated consistent and positive work habit.

Interviews will be conducted either with our offices in the UK or Hong Kong. All candidates need to perform a written test in the interview. We take great length to assess candidates’ sense of responsibility, passion for teaching and level of positive energy.

Preparation for School Interview and Selection

Based upon the school’s requirement, potential teachers will be given detailed information on the roles and expectations of the position. He/she will also be fully informed of the school’s background and culture. Additional resources and support will then be provided to ensure the potential teachers are well equipped for the school’s stringent selection process.

 

Visa and SCRC Application

 

Based upon the school’s requirement, potential teachers will be given detailed information on the roles and expectations of the position. He/she will also be fully informed of the school’s background and culture. Additional resources and support will then be provided to ensure the potential teachers are well equipped for the school’s stringent selection process.

NET Performance Management

Quality Management Department is responsible for managing the performance of the NET team. We adopt a management system “NET Performance Management System” which encompasses the steps of orientation and training, ongoing performance monitoring, and Care and Share.
Orientation and Training

 

School Briefing and Orientation
School briefing and orientation is a crucial part of NET recruitment. Once candidates pass the stringent recruitment process and visa application is in progress, they will start receiving orientation and training.Our orientation and training is done through internet conferencing. All Headstart NETs employed from overseas will go through the following topics:
Continuous Training
Continuous training is an important part of our NET Performance Management System. Headstart NETs are invited to join the free monthly training so that their teaching skills are constantly upgraded and enhanced.
  • STEM for Young Learners
  • Teaching Drama
  • Games & Activities to Teach
  • Phonics (Jolly Phonics)
  • Classroom Management
  • Cambridge English (YLE) & Trinity GESE
  • Summer Bridging/Course Preview
  • Phonics (Letterland & Waterford)
  • Lesson Planning & Teaching Materials
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • HK Speech Festival
  • HKDSE

Care and Share

At Headstart Group, we sincerely care for each member of our NET team. On a regular basis, we organise gatherings, parties and events through which we develop camaraderie and friendship.

Learn More About Headstart NETs

Student Evaluation (Summer 2017)

Student Evaluation on Teacher Performance

91%
The teacher was knowledgeable.
93%
The teacher was enthusiastic.
93%
The teacher helped the students improve their English.
93%
The teacher made the class interesting.
93%
The teacher used different teaching methods to teach the students.

Overall Rating by Students

98%
Overall, the students are satisfied (happy) with the performance of the teacher(s).
91%
Overall, the students are satisfied with the programme and would recommend it to other students.

Service Options

Headstart Group will act as….

Schools’ Recruitment Agent

  • Collect and screen curriculum vitaes
  • Short-list candidates
  • Conduct interviews and produce finalist list
  • Arrange interviews with schools (provide detailed information on the duties and the and expectations on the position and the school background and culture)
  • Prepare employment contract and visa documentation for schools
  • Airport pick up and help settle in at place of stay
  • 2-week orientation and skills training
  • 3-month monitoring and replacement period

Service Provider

  • Collect and screen curriculum vitaes
  • Short-list candidates
  • Conduct interviews and produce finalist list
  • Arrange interviews with schools (provide detailed information on the duties and the and expectations on the position and the school background and culture)
  • Prepare employment contract and visa documentation for Headstart Group
  • Airport pick up and help settle in at place of stay
  • Provide orientation and training lasting the whole school year
  • Monitoring and replacement service lasting the whole year

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