Assistant Lecturer in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research
Full-time/Part-time Assistant Lecturer
Ref. : 201800424
Department : Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education
Closing Date : April 21, 2018
Full-time/Part-time Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer (holding the title of Curriculum Development Officer) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201800424) (to commence as soon as possible until February 2019, with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Chinese language or language education; a professional teaching qualification (e.g. PGDE); and at least 5 years' post-qualification teaching experience. They should also have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; experience in developing collaborative relationships with principals and teachers for systematic inquiry in teaching and learning; knowledge of educational research; and experience in conducting classroom-based research. Experience in developing school-based curriculum and/or teaching Chinese for non-Chinese speaking students will be an advantage. Those with a Master’s degree and rich experience in school-based Chinese language curriculum development may be considered for the post of Lecturer.
The appointee will be responsible for collaborating with school teachers to develop school-based Chinese language curriculum; designing teaching materials specially for non-Chinese speaking kindergarten / primary students; providing coaching to teachers to improve instruction through collaborative lesson planning with reference to needs and goals, lesson observing and providing feedback; conducting teachers' professional development courses and conferences; conducting research on teaching and learning of Chinese for non-Chinese speaking students; and writing up action plans, research reports and exemplars for the dissemination of good practices in innovative teaching strategies and enhancing teachers' professional capabilities. Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://cacler.edu.hku.hk.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. For full-time appointments, annual leave and medical benefits will also be offered.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will continue until April 21, 2018.
The University places great emphasis on staff development to help staff develop potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities catered for staff at different stages of career development.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the application result.