Quality Assurance and School-based Support Division
Part-time Senior Professional Advisor (EDB/QASBS/046/20)
$439 per hour (Required to work around 16 hours per week)
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree, or equivalent [See Note 1];
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent;
(c) At least 10 years' post-degree experience in teaching primary and/or secondary schools in Hong Kong; OR at least 10 years' post-degree experience working in the professional grade(s) in the Education Bureau (EDB);
(d) At least 3 years' experience serving as : (i) primary and/or secondary school leader including school heads or deputy school heads; OR (ii) organisers of the student exchange programmes in primary and/or secondary schools; OR (iii) officers in Inspector (Graduate) rank or equivalent professional grades in the EDB;
(e) Profound knowledge of the latest educational trend and curriculum development;
(f) Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English. Be able to speak fluent Cantonese and Putonghua; and
(g) Candidates should pass an interview and a three-day training course including a one-day on-site training before accreditation and appointment as Senior Professional Advisor.
1. 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 Master / PhD degree) should include details in their applications.
2. For general awareness, a locally-accredited Hong Kong bachelor's degree is at Level 5 under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF). While there are other qualifications under HKQF Level 5, for the purpose of this recruitment exercise, only bachelor's degree is acceptable. Further information on HKQF may be accessed on HKQF's website (www.hkqf.gov.hk) or by phone (3793 3955).
3. Candidates should state the nature and relevancy of the post-degree experience.
(a) To provide guidance and support during various student exchange programmes (SEP) including : (i) facilitating students' learning through discussion / sharing; (ii) guiding students' reflection on the authentic experiences gained; (iii) taking care of the students in the study tour group under purview;
(b) To provide professional services on conducting pre-SEP briefing sessions and post-SEP debriefing sessions including briefing to and sharing with participating students and teachers to enhance the effectiveness of learning and teaching in the SEPs;
(c) To enhance existing design of SEPs, learning and teaching materials and handbooks; and
(d) To perform any other duties assigned as and when required.
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 Senior Professional Advisor (EDB/QASBS/046/20). (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. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet "Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities" which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under "Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments". (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 Home Affairs Enquiry Centre 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 website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (Quality Assurance and School-based Support Division, Education Bureau, Room 1222, 12/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong) on or before the closing date for application. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Bureau and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. 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.
Quality Assurance and School-based Support Division, Education Bureau, Room 1222, 12/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Mingpao (7 February 2020) and SCMP (8 and 15 February 2020)