Student-Teacher Placement Opportunities

Renaissance College is a learning community and therefore supports, where possible, student-teachers through the provision of a number of placements each year, both within our Primary and Secondary Schools. The number of placements and the subjects offered changes annually.

Please see below for details on available placements, the application process and deadlines for the 2022/23 academic year.


Application Deadlines


Available placements

Primary:  Next year, we will have three placements available in Primary:


Secondary:  We are able to accommodate the following placements in the Secondary school:


Application process

If you would like to be considered for a placement at Renaissance College, please submit an application letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

Ms. J. Ferrari – Primary placement applications

Mr. G. Wheeler – Secondary placement applications


At the interview, you will be expected to:
  • Demonstrate some knowledge of the IB curriculum.
  • Share an understanding of inquiry-based and student-centred learning and teaching.
  • Demonstrate good written and oral language skills.
  • Share the experience of working and/or observing in a school context as part of your preparation for study.
  • Explain how a placement at RCHK will fulfil the requirements of the course you are undertaking.
  • Explain how you will seek answers to questions you do not yet know, both when teaching students and engaging in your own studies.
  • Share a plan for balancing your life commitments, study and teaching.


If you are successful at the interview and we are able to provide you with a placement, you will need to provide us with the following documentation to secure this:

  • Completed Volunteer Worker Registration & Declaration Form
  • Copy of HK permanent ID card or relevant visa for working in Hong Kong
  • Copy of the University letter stating that you are studying there
  • Copy of their third-party insurance (usually it’s provided by the University)
  • Copy of the ‘Sexual Conviction Check’



Updated: 5 August 2022