THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tutor in Education

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
22 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2019
Ref
493919
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (10001)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Tutor (holding the title of Project Development Officer) in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 493919) (to commence on March 1, 2019 on a two-year fixed-term basis, with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess (i) a Master’s degree or above in science education, e-Learning, assessment, curriculum studies in education or a related discipline, (ii) a recognized teaching qualification, and (iii) at least 7 years’ relevant post-qualification experience in teaching, supervision, resource management, curriculum design, teacher training and/or supporting schools to enhance science education. Priority would be given to those who have experience in research on teacher learning and/or school development with leadership positions at middle management level or above in schools, a strong record of pedagogical innovation or demonstrated expertise in managing/supporting large-scale school-development projects.

The appointee will work closely with the PI, Co-Is and Project Manager in supporting the leadership and organizational functions of the networks of teachers and schools, and the organization and running of many network activities.  He/She will be expected:

  • to assist the PI, Co-I to plan and organize workshops for teachers and school leaders to understand STEM education and self-directed learning;
  • to coordinate and liaise with different parties of the project on the planning, development and implementation of various project activities;
  • to work collaboratively with participating teachers in designing curriculum using self-directed learning strategies in STEM;
  • to work independently in planning, developing, implementing and monitoring school-based support plan for each participating school;
  • to assist in nurturing both mentor and participating schools for the multi-level leadership capacity development;
  • to conduct training for project staff on their work with schools, including preparing guidelines for supporting teachers’ co-design, lesson observations, and debriefing sessions;
  • to work collaboratively with the Post-doctoral Fellow on research planning, data collection and interpretation of findings.
  • A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 8, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.