THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Curriculum Officer

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2018
Ref
201801053
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Curriculum Officer (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant) in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201801053) (to commence on September 1, 2018 for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Education or related disciplines with at least 3 years' post-qualification work experience.‚Äč Prior experience working at schools with ethnic minority students or equivalent is a must. Prior teacher training experience is an advantage. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese), good interpersonal and presentation skills, and the ability to coordinate curriculum development and teacher training activities. Preference will be given to those who have prior Chinese language curriculum development experience and are familiar with communicative language teaching approaches, such as task-based language teaching.

The appointee will work for a curriculum development and research project that examines the effect of social media use on ethnic minority students' Chinese language learning. He/She will be in charge of the curriculum development and implementation work, including, developing Chinese language curriculum, working closely with schools to monitor the implementation of the curriculum and make adjustments to the curriculum being used; teacher training and support on the curriculum and organizing workshops to disseminate the derivatives from the project.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with a covering letter and an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. Chun Lai at laichun@hku.hk. 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/.

Closes August 15, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.