SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division
The Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division (ECEED), an academic arm of the School of Continuing Education, is the premier provider of early childhood and primary school teacher education in Hong Kong. It currently offers a range of academic programmes on a full-time or part-time basis for students pursuing courses with qualifications awarded from certificate to postgraduate levels. Its training programmes on early childhood education are supported by the Hong Kong Baptist University Kindergarten (HKBU-K) which provides a training platform for the students of ECE programmes. HKBU-K, as a university-affiliated kindergarten, adopts play-based learning and values whole-child development for its 300 children studying in the morning/afternoon (Cantonese) sessions. HKBU-K is also going to launch an international stream. Applications are now invited for the following position:
Lecturer I / Lecturer II / Assistant Lecturer (Early Childhood Education) (PR0393/19-20)
The appointee is expected to perform the following duties: (i) teach in their fields of studies; (ii) design, develop curriculum and coordinate related matters; (iii) lead and manage part-time teaching staff to work as a team; (iv) execute quality assurance requirements; (v) supervise students on research projects and fieldwork practice; and (vi) provide guidance and counselling services to students. He/She may be required to serve at Hong Kong Baptist University Kindergarten, and perform duties including administration, staff management, communication with parents, and other tasks as assigned.
Applicants should possess a master’s degree majoring in Early Childhood Education. Preference will be given to candidates with a Certificate in Kindergarten Principals. Those who have worked in education institutions or possess education administration experience will be highly desirable. Good interpersonal skills and willingness to work outside normal working hours are also essential. Holder of a Bachelor’s degree with substantial experience and professional qualification in the relevant areas will also be considered.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) and send in their most recent teaching evaluation results. Those not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 24 January 2021