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Employer Ref: C/CECS/SL(CE)/05/22-AP1
Recruit Ref: L053930109
Posting Date: 2022-05-20
Vocational Training Council
Vocational Training Council

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Senior Lecturer (Child Education)

Childcare, Elderly and Community Services Discipline
Ref. no :
Major Duties:
(a)  To assist in overseeing the daily operations of the operational unit and ensure effective management of resources of the operational unit;
(b)  To assist the Academic Director and the Head of Department in the academic development and management of the programme strategic development;
(c)  To take an active role in the development, validation and accreditation of programmes;
(d)  To provide academic leadership in programme design /accreditation and validation / fieldwork placement / resources management and implementation on the relevant quality assurance policy in the stream of Child Education;
(e)  To act as Programme Leader and serve in Programme Board(s), Boards of Examiners and other academic / management committees and work groups as required;
(f)  To develop and review quality policies for the discipline / operational unit, and to be responsible for maintaining the standard and quality of the programmes;
(g)  To work closely with all stakeholders, both internal and external, for the betterment of Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET);
(h)  To build close network with the industries, professional bodies, HKSAR Government, Non-profit Organisations (NGOs) and strategic partners in the programme promotion and operation;
(i)  To explore new opportunities for the discipline / operational unit, such as developing consultancy, corporate training programmes, or top-up degree programmes;
(j)  To assist in the development of new services and programmes to meet the needs of the industry; and
(k)  To initiate, develop and render services, both locally and internationally, to facilitate students’ learning and perform teaching duties and supervise student projects where necessary.
(a)  A recognised degree in Child Education / Special Child Care and Education, or a related discipline, preferably with a post-graduate qualification, or equivalent;
(b)  At least 5 years’ relevant experience at an appropriate level of responsibility;
(c)  Good track records of professional development and linkages with the industry, professional bodies, NGOs and HKSAR Government;
(d)  Excellent market intelligence in Child Education training and services;
(e)  Solid experience in programme design and development, implementation of quality assurance policy; assessment and reporting, student admission, or the work areas relevant to the post;
(f)  Good understanding of the vision and mission of the Council and the future development of VPET;
(g)  Good administrative, interpersonal, communication and team building skills;
(h)  A high level of proficiency and good presentation skills in both English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua;
(i)  Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following area(s) in Early Childhood Education would be an advantage:
      i)  Use of Information Technology
      ii)  STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) Education
      iii)  Visual Arts
      iv)  Music
(1)  Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written assessment in English before the interview and make a presentation at the interview.
(2)  The appointee may be required to perform duties outside normal working hours and/or outside campus.

Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should apply for the post via email.  A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to  Candidates should take note of the following:
(1)  Completed application form (VTC-1) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into a single file in PDF format with total file size below 10MB.
(2)  The file should be saved with names as “your surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
(3)  For the email subject, please cite “Application for Senior Lecturer (Child Education) (Ref. No.: C/CECS/SL(CE)/05/22-AP1)”.
(4)  Original and copy of other supporting documents are to be provided at a later stage upon request.
Closing date for application: 7 July 2022
Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.
The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

    Download Application Form in PDF format

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Employment Term:
Full Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Minimum QF Level attained:
Total Working Exp:
5 or above 
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