(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree or equivalent [see Note (i)];
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent;
(c) At least 10 years' post-degree teaching, quality assurance and/or curriculum development experience related to teaching students with special educational needs [SEN] and implementing support programmes for SEN students [see Note (ii)];
(d) Good English and Chinese writing skills, fluency in spoken English and Cantonese; and
(e) Candidates with experience in training or assessing teachers are preferred.
(i) Candidates should mark clearly on their application forms the major and minor subjects studied in their degree courses. Candidates possessing additional qualifications (e.g. a second/higher degree in a relevant subject) should include details in their applications; and
(ii) Candidates with the relevant experience should list the details and nature of the experience on the application form.
(a) To support the Assessment Panel in working out the assessment criteria and excellence indicators and to undertake research as may be required by the Assessment Panel of the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence [CEATE];
(b) To liaise with schools, nominators and/or nominees on matters relating to the assessment of nominations;
(c) To support the Assessment Panel in conducting initial assessment of all nominations received such as examining nomination documents, conducting interviews, taking notes, compiling reports;
(d) To support the Assessment Panel in conducting detailed assessment of the short-listed nominations such as conducting school visits, class observations, taking notes, compiling reports, etc;
(e) To provide professional inputs for the publication of the CEATE Compendium, the preparation of the sharing session of the Award Presentation Ceremony, the production of publicity videos, etc.; and
(f) To compile a comprehensive report on the assessment work and to assist in the related professional and administrative duties.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 1 year.
(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Part-time Assessment Officer (Special Educational Needs) (EDB/PDT/129/15). (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. (d) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (e) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made. (f) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview. (g) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria. (h) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/ Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the enquiry address below.
How to apply:
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (CEATE Secretariat, Professional Development and Training Division, Education Bureau, Room 1107, 11/F., Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.) on or before the closing date for application. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.
CEATE Secretariat, Professional Development and Training Division, Education Bureau, Room 1107, 11/F., Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Mingpao (3 July 2015) and SCMP (4 and 11 July 2015)