Part-time Chief Project Management Officer (School Leadership and Professional Development) (EDB/PDT/216/15)
$599 per hour (This is a part-time post which requires to work 70 hours per month)
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree and a certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent; a higher degree in education is preferred;
(b) At least 15 years' post bachelor's degree education-related experience, of which at least 5 years should be in the capacity of a local school principal;
(c) Experience in conducting teacher and / or principal training in local context;
(d) Very good command of written English and Chinese; oral proficiency in English and Cantonese is essential; and
(e) Strong analytical skills and project management and coordination skills; pleasant, committed and able to work independently as well as in a team and under instructions.
(a) To provide professional input and support to the strategies and initiatives of the Committee on Professional Development of Teachers and Principals (COTAP) by planning, organizing, developing, delivering, monitoring and evaluating for the implementation of the COTAP work plan under "T-excel@hk" including but not limited to the initiative of reviewing and drawing up of Teacher Competencies Framework and Principal Competencies Framework;
(b) To prepare reports and discussion papers regarding professional findings in connection with COTAP initiatives and professional development programmes;
(c) To provide professional support with regards to the arrangement of meetings organised by the COTAP Secretariat; and
(d) To perform any other duties as assigned.
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 Chief Project Management Officer (School Leadership and Professional Development) (EDB/PDT/216/15). (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 (Administration Section, Professional Development and Training Division, Education Bureau, 6/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, 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.
Administration Section, Professional Development and Training Division, Education Bureau, 6/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Mingpao (23 October 2015) and SCMP(24 and 31 October 2015)