Part-time Classroom Language Assessors (English subject) (EDB/PDT/045/21)
$790 per assessment visit (an average of 2 hours is required for completing one assessment)
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree majoring in English Language, or equivalent;
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent; and
(c) After acquisition of (a) and (b), at least six years' relevant experience in classroom language assessment / school inspection / curriculum development / teaching (preferably as an English panel chairperson in a secondary school or having teaching experience in a tertiary institution).
To carry out classroom language assessments duties in the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers including :
(a) making class visit arrangements;
(b) conducting class visits;
(c) writing related assessment reports; and
(d) attending related meetings and workshops, etc.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms from April 2021 to July 2022.
(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Part-time Classroom Language Assessors (English subject) (EDB/PDT/045/21). (b) 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). (c) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (d) 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. (e) 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. (f) 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. (g) 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. (h) 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". (i) 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 (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. 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.
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 (26 February 2021) and SCMP (27 February and 6 March 2021)