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English Language Teaching Assistant


(Reference No.: FAH/ELC/ELTA/04/2020)

Academic Staff

The English Language Centre (ELC) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) is seeking qualified individuals for the position of ‘English Language Teaching Assistant’ (ELTA). The main tasks of the ELTA include: a) handling tutorial sessions for writing and speaking; b) leading Talk-time sessions with undergraduate students; c) participating in and hosting promotional activities for UM Open Day, the English Festival, and other activities; and d) organizing and implementing creative educational activities for undergraduate students in English. Initial appointment is for 12 months with a possibility of a second contract upon mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a recent (obtained within the last two years) Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. English Studies, English Education, TEFL/TESL or Applied Linguistics) from an accredited programme as well as experience in organizing language learning activities. Applicants should have their degree in hand upon application.

The successful candidates also need to possess the following abilities: strong ability to work well as a writing and speaking tutor, ability to work independently, strong sense of responsibility, problem-solving skills, organizational skills, excellent command of English, creativity, and ability to work well in a team. Knowledge of teaching pedagogy will be an advantage and graduates of English Studies and English Education are preferred.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty on the 2nd of August 2021.

The taxable salary level shall be determined according to the appointee’s academic qualifications, current position, and professional experience ranging from MOP10,547 to MOP15,820 (USD1 approx. =MOP8). Basic medical benefits are also available at a low cost.

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

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details and apply ONLINE. The application should include: 1) a cover letter; 2) an updated English curriculum vitae; 3) at least 3 letters of recommendation; 4) academic certificates; and 5) transcripts. Applications received by 5 April 2021 will be given full consideration. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website:; Email:
Tel: +853 8822 8589; Fax: +853 8822 2412

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

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