Tutor holding the title of Project Development Officer

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
08 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
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 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.: 500632) (to commence as soon as possible until August 31, 2021, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in science education, e-Learning, assessment, curriculum studies in education, or a related discipline; a recognized teaching qualification; and at least 7 years’ relevant post-qualification experience in teaching, supervision, resource management, curriculum design, teacher training and/or providing direct support to schools to enhance science education. Given the complexity of the project and the diverse range of expertise required for its smooth development and implementation, the ideal candidate should be a lecturer with at least 5 years’ work experience or a senior science teacher with a strong record of pedagogical innovation and experience in supporting teacher learning and professional development.  Priority will be given to those who have experience in research on teacher learning and/or school development, who held leadership positions at middle management level or above in schools, or who have demonstrated expertise in managing/supporting large-scale school-development projects.

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

  1. assist in planning and organizing workshops for teachers and school leaders to understand STEM education and self-directed learning;
  2. coordinate and liaise with different parties involved in the project for the planning, development and implementation of various project activities;
  3. work collaboratively with teachers in designing curriculum using self-directed learning strategies in STEM;
  4. work independently in planning, developing and implementing as well as evaluating school-based support plans for each participating school;
  5. assist in nurturing both mentors and participating schools for their multi-level leadership capacity development;
  6. arrange the training of project staff, including working out the guidelines for supporting teachers’ co-planning, lesson observation, and post-classroom observation discussion; and
  7. 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 August 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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