Chief School Support Officer [School-based Curriculum Development (Secondary)] (EDB/QASBS/142/15)
$85,755 per month
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree or equivalent (See Note 2);
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution or equivalent;
(c) Met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and Level 3 or above in English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (See Note 3);
(d) At least 12 years' relevant experience in teaching, curriculum development, school-based support, promoting school's development and / or educational administration, solid experience at the managerial level will be an advantage;
(e) Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills; and
(f) Preference will be given to candidates with strong background and experience in Liberal Studies or key learning areas of Mathematics Education, Personal, Social and Humanities Education or Science Education.
1. Candidates should mark clearly on the application form the EDB Job Code and post title applied for.
2. 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.
3. 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' respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
4. Candidates should state the nature and relevancy of the experience.
5. Candidates may be required to take a practical/written test on the day of selection interview.
(a) To initiate, plan, direct and evaluate school-based support services to schools with an aim to promoting and disseminating effective curriculum development measures and good practices in different key learning areas and cross-curricular initiatives;
(b) To collect, consolidate and conceptualize good practices of school-based curriculum designs, pedagogies and assessments for wider dissemination. To generate knowledge at different levels through building teacher learning communities and setting up task forces among officers on important cross-Key Learning Area themes. To utilize and enhance the on-line platform for effective dissemination;
(c) To review, report and recommend curriculum development measures in collaboration with other sections of the Bureau; and
(d) To lead the School-based Curriculum Development (Secondary) Section and oversee all administrative, financial and personnel matters to ensure its smooth operation.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 1.5 years.
(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. Chief School Support Officer [School-based Curriculum Development (Secondary)] (EDB/QASBS/142/15). (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 (Quality Assurance & 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. 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.