Lecturer I/Lecturer II/Assistant Lecturer, Early Childhood Education

Kowloon, Hong Kong
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division

The Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division (ECEED), an academic arm of the School of Continuing Education, is the premier provider of early childhood and primary school teacher education in Hong Kong. It currently offers a range of academic programmes on a full-time or part-time basis for students pursuing courses with qualifications awarded from certificate to postgraduate levels. Its training programmes on early childhood education are supported by the Hong Kong Baptist University Kindergarten (HKBU-K) which provides a training platform for the students of ECE programmes. HKBU-K, as a self-financed university-affiliated kindergarten, adopts play-based learning and values whole-child development for its 300 children studying in the morning/afternoon (Cantonese) and full-day bilingual (Cantonese and English) sessions. HKBU-K is also going to launch an international stream. Applications are now invited for the following position:

Lecturer I / Lecturer II / Assistant Lecturer (Early Childhood Education) (PR0126/18-19)

The appointee is expected to perform the following duties: a) teach in their fields of studies; b) plan, co-ordinate, design and develop curriculum; c) co-ordinate and manage part-time teaching staff to work as a team; d) execute quality assurance requirements; e) supervise students on research projects and fieldwork practice; and f) provide guidance and counselling services to students. He/She may be required to serve at Hong Kong Baptist University Kindergarten, and perform duties including administration, staff management, communication with parents, and other tasks as assigned.

Applicants should possess a higher degree majoring in Early Childhood Education. Preference will be given to candidates with a Certificate in Kindergarten Principals. Those who have worked in education institutions or possess education administration experience will be highly desirable. Good interpersonal skills and willingness to work outside normal working hours are also essential. Holder of a bachelor's degree with substantial experience and professional qualification in the relevant areas will be also considered.

Reference salary range:

Lecturer I               : HK$47,000 - HK$74,000
Lecturer II              : HK$35,000 - HK$45,000
Assistant Lecturer : HK$27,000 - HK$34,000

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in their most recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/ creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 17 November 2018

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