Applications are invited for:-
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research
School Development Officer I / II / Assistant School Development Officer
(Ref: 190000TX) (Closing date: May 31, 2019)
The Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research invites committed frontline practitioners with expertise and working experience in various academic disciplines (Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics, Science, and PSHE) and student support areas (discipline and guidance, career and life planning, service learning, etc.) to join the Quality School Improvement Project (QSIP) as School Development Officer(s) (SDO).
QSIP is a comprehensive school improvement project established in 1998, with the following objectives:
1. assisting schools to develop an ever-going self-inquiry process with strong evidence-based knowledge and professional responsibilities;
2. enhancing teachers’ capacity through collaborative effort in promoting effective learning;
3. advising, developing, and implementing appropriate and effective curricula, action plans and staff development programmes; and
4. establishing professional networks at school-level and subject-department level.
Further information about the project is available at http://www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/~qsip.
Applicants for School Development Officer I should possess a Bachelor’s degree with at least ten years’ relevant working experience in education, preferably in school management and leadership, curriculum development, and core subjects’ expertise in primary and secondary education; OR a Bachelor’s degree plus a Postgraduate Certificate/ Diploma/Degree in Education with at least eight years’ relevant working experience.
Applicants for School Development Officer II should possess a Bachelor’s degree with at least six years’ relevant working experience in education, preferably in school management and leadership, curriculum development, and core subjects’ expertise in primary and secondary education; OR a Bachelor’s degree plus a Postgraduate Certificate/ Diploma/Degree in Education with at least four years’ relevant working experience.
Those with less than six years’ relevant working experience after obtaining the Bachelor’s degree will be considered for appointment as Assistant School Development Officer.
Applicants should have solid experience in leading a department/function group and rich pedagogical content knowledge in catering for learning diversity. Experience in facilitating school improvement at both school-level and department-level will be advantageous.
The appointee will (a) provide school-based support for partner schools on a regular basis; (b) train the school community to internalize the processes of building vision, setting priorities and establishing a governance structure; (c) conduct action learning and lesson study; and (d) conceptualize experience and good practices in school improvement/ teaching and learning in forms of article, publication material, tool kit, and report.
Appointment will initially be made on a full-time/fractional-time/part-time contract basis for one year, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.
[Those who have responded to the previous advertisement for the same post (Ref. 1900006L) need not re-apply.]
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.