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Employer Ref: O/ST-HLS/Term_TA/02/21
Recruit Ref: L05073517
Posting Date: 2021-02-10
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.

Term Teaching Associate

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin)
Department / Section : Department of Health and Life Sciences
Ref. no : O/ST-HLS/Term_TA/02/21
(i)     Arboriculture
(ii)    Tree Management
(iii)    Horticulture
Major Duties:
(a)     To perform teaching duties and assist in supervision of students’ projects and fieldwork placement;
(b)     To assist in carrying out duties in relation to student and academic administration;
(c)     To assist in developing programme curriculum and teaching, learning and assessment materials; and
(d)     To participate in departmental projects and functions, including but not limited to consultancy services, research studies, seminars and exhibitions.
(a)     A relevant recognised degree or professional qualification, preferably with a relevant postgraduate qualification;
(b)     Good communication, teaching and facilitation skills in both English and Chinese; and
(c)     Candidates with valid qualifications in any of the following areas would be an advantage:
      (i)     ISA Certified Arborist or equivalent;
      (ii)    ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist credential or equivalent;
      (iii)   Tree Risk Assessment Qualification issued by ISA / Professional Tree Inspection certificate issued by LANTRA Awards of the United Kingdom or equivalent.
(1)     Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written assessment in English and make a presentation at the interview.
(2)     Applicants who have responded to the advertisement in December 2020 / January 2021 need not re-apply.

Application Procedures:
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Head, Department of Health and Life Sciences, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin), 21 Yuen Wo Road, Shatin, New Territories, or by email to  Please specify on the envelope or in the subject of the email, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post being applied for.
Closing date for application: 3 March 2021

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.

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