Senior Project Officer (New Senior Secondary) (EDB/CDI/060/15)
$70,820 per month
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree or equivalent;
(b) a certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent;
(c) a minimum of 10 years' relevant post-qualification experience, with at least five years in teaching and/or curriculum development at secondary school level; and
(d) Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following: a good command of spoken and written Chinese and English; rich experience in project management and event organization; and good interpersonal and communication skills as well as ability for teamwork with relevant experience.
(a) To assist in planning and implementing strategies to collect feedback on the impact of the new academic structure (NAS), in particular feedback from the employer sectors, chambers, associations and professional bodies, etc;
(b) To assist in implementing support measures, such as organising seminars and workshops, producing publicity materials, etc, to facilitate schools, students and parents' preparation for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination result release;
(c) To disseminate key messages on the development of the NAS and recognition of the HKDSE qualifications to overseas stakeholders;
(d) To collect and assess the impact of the NAS on NSS graduates at work;
(e) To provide secretarial support to committees and meetings;
(f) To manage the webpage; and
(g) To perform any other duties as required.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 1 year.
(a) 14 days annual leave, rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity leave, sickness allowance, 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. Senior Project Officer (New Senior Secondary) (EDB/CDI/060/15). (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 website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (Curriculum Development Institute, Education Bureau, Room 1318, 13/F Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong) on or before the closing date. 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.
Curriculum Development Institute, Education Bureau, Room 1318, 13/F Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Mingpao (3 April 2015) and SCMP (4 & 11 April 2015)