THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Lecturer, Faculty of Education

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
24 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2020
Ref
500457
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term

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: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time
Department: Faculty of Education (10000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Full-time / Part-time Lecturer (holding the title of Curriculum Development Officer) in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 500457) (to commence on September 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter until August 31, 2021, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above (preferably a Master’s degree or above) in mathematics, mathematics education or a related discipline; a professional teaching qualification; and at least 5 years’ post-qualification experience in teaching mathematics, preferably at primary level. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, and knowledge of educational research.  Experience in providing school support, developing school-based curriculum and/or teaching mathematics, and a good understanding of ethnic minority students are advantages.

The appointee will work for a Quality Education Fund (QEF) project on catering for culturally and linguistically diverse learners in primary mathematics. He/She will provide support to the professional development of mathematics teachers at the project schools, and play a crucial role in leading collaborative lesson planning at different project schools by attending the collaborative lesson planning meetings, observing the lessons and evaluating teachers’ teaching and students’ learning, which are crucial to the development of the mathematical understanding of the chosen curriculum units/topics. He/She will also monitor the school-based curriculum development process, including the design of curriculum materials and the evaluation of the implementation, and conduct professional development workshops for teachers at the project schools.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https://web.edu.hku.hk/.  Enquiries about the post and/or the project should be sent to INSTEP Office (email: instep@hku.hk).

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 July 7, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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