Senior School Development Officer

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
19 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education (10088)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior School Development Officer (at the rank of Lecturer) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 500433), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Master's degree or above in Education, Social Science or related disciplines and a teaching professional qualification with at least 8 years’ post-qualification teaching/education related experience. Those with (i) a professional teaching qualification in primary and/or secondary schools with related teaching experience; and (ii) professional knowledge of Chinese language education, assessment, linguistics, etc. will be preferred. An energetic team player who is enthusiastic and takes initiative in providing quality research support service to investigators and other stakeholders is highly desirable.

The appointee will be responsible for overseeing the implementation timeline; providing school-based support for primary and/or secondary schools admitting non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students; collaborating with teachers in curriculum development, lesson planning and observation, post-lesson debriefing; developing pedagogical approaches to cater for learning diversity of NCS students; promoting learning and teaching with assessment data; sharing at teacher professional development activities; conducting data analysis; writing research reports and resource packages; and performing other duties as assigned.

Information about the Centre can be obtained at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

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 July 16, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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