(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree majoring in Chinese, Education (majoring in Chinese Language) or Psychology, or equivalent;
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent;
(c) Level 3 [See Note 1] or above in Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent;
(d) A total of six years' relevant teaching experience includes teaching and/or providing support to students with special educational needs, or equivalent; and
(e) Applicants with experience in developing school-based curriculum or resources on helping upper primary students or secondary school students to develop reading and writing skills in Chinese / supporting students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) / implementing the Tiered Intervention Model (the Model) will have an advantage.
1. For appointment purpose, 'Grade C' and 'Grade E' in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 3' and 'Level 2' in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
2. Eligible applicants will be required to attend an interview and a written examination. Successful applicants will report for duty on or before 3 February 2020.
3. Applicants should state clearly in their applications details of their academic qualifications and experience and attach copies of the relevant documents. Applications which are incomplete, are not made in the prescribed form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], or submitted by fax or e-mail, or applications which are late, or not duly signed by the candidates, or without sufficient supporting documents, will NOT be considered.
(a) To be responsible for the development of the curriculum resources for the extension of the Tiered Intervention Model (the Model) to upper primary classes and secondary classes, with specific foci on: (i) initiating, planning and conducting teacher networking activities on the development of curriculum resources for use in extension of the Model; (ii) participating in school-based working meetings and network meetings on resources development and curriculum adaptation; (iii) supporting school personnel to develop resources and try-out the effective teaching strategies for extension of the Model to upper primary and secondary class levels; (iv) making lesson observation and providing feedback to teachers afterwards to refine the teaching and learning programmes; (v) supporting school personnel to conduct parent training in respect of the Model; and (vi) supporting schools to plan for the long term implementation of the Model;
(b) To direct and assist in the collection, compilation and production of resources materials in support of the implementation of the Model to upper primary and secondary classes;
(c) To enhance the skills of school personnel and related professionals in implementing the Model to support students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) through (i) rendering professional school-based support; (ii) delivering territory-wide/theme-based workshops/seminars; (iii) facilitating cross-fertilisation of expertise through networking participating schools for dissemination of good practices and providing consultation service as appropriate;
(d) To collaborate with schools and other educational institutions on resource development and extension of the Model, and
(e) To perform any ad hoc duties as assigned.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 1 year.
(a) 14 days annual leave and full pay sickness allowance whereas rest days, statutory holidays(or substituted holidays), maternity leave, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance. (b) A gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 10% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Project Officer (Resource Development) (EDB/SE/381/19). (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 web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (Educational Psychology Service (NTE) Section, Special Education Division, Education Bureau, Unit 2101, 21/F., Landmark North, 39 Lung Sum Avenue, Sheung Shui, New Territories) 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.
Educational Psychology Service (NTE) Section, Special Education Division, Education Bureau, Unit 2101, 21/F., Landmark North, 39 Lung Sum Avenue, Sheung Shui, New Territories