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Job Number: 42112
Department: Education Bureau 
Division/Section/Unit: Education Infrastructure Division 
Job Title: Part-time Project Officer (Language)2 (EDB/EI/194/19) 
Salary: $260 per hour (Required to work not more than 18 hours per week) 
Entry Requirements: (a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree majoring in any one of the following subjects: Chinese Language, English Language, Chinese Language education or English Language education, or equivalent;
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution preferably in Chinese Language or English Language, or equivalent;
(c) Met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 [See Note (ii)] results in the two language papers (Use of Chinese and Use of English) in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE), or equivalent; and
(d) At least four years' relevant post-degree experience in teaching Chinese Language or English Language, curriculum development, quality assurance, school improvement and/or school support focusing on Chinese Language or English Language education at pre-primary, primary or secondary level. 
Note: (i) The application period for the posts of Part-time Project Officer (Language)1 and Part-time Project Officer (Language)2 are from 23 August 2019 (Friday) to 6 September 2019 (Friday).
(ii) The results of the Use of Chinese (UC) and Use of English (UE) papers in the CRE are classified as Level 2, Level 1 or Fail, with Level 2 being the highest. Level 5 or above in Chinese Language of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE); or Grade C or above in Chinese Language and Culture or Chinese Language and Literature of the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) is accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the UC paper of the CRE. Level 5 or above in English Language of the HKDSEE; or Grade C or above in UE of the HKALE; or Grade C or above in English Language of the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) (GCE A Level), is accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the UE paper of the CRE. An overall band of 6.5 or above with no subtest score below band 6 obtained in the same sitting in the Academic Module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) within the two-year validity period of the test is accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the UE paper of the CRE. The IELTS test result must be valid on any date during the application period. 
Duties: (a) To review, categorise and catalogue the existing reports and deliverables of the completed research and development projects;
(b) To create and maintain a database for the reports and deliverables;
(c) To assist in digitisation of the reports and deliverables;
(d) To assist in organising the World Book Day Fest;
(e) To provide administrative support in matters relating to the work of SCOLAR; and
(f) To perform any other duties assigned by the supervisors.

[The Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) was established in 1996 to advise Government on language education issues in general as well as on the use of the Language Fund.] 
Terms of Appointment: Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 1 year. 
General Notes: (a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Part-time Project Officer (Language)2 (EDB/EI/194/19). (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. (d) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (e) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made. (f) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview. (g) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet "Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities" which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under "Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments". (h) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/ Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the enquiry address below. 
How to apply: Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (Language Education and SCOLAR Section, Education Infrastructure Division, Education Bureau, Room 1702, 17/F, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon) on or before the closing date for application. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Bureau and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated. 
Enquiry Address: Language Education and SCOLAR Section, Education Infrastructure Division, Education Bureau, Room 1702, 17/F, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon 
Enquiry Telephone: 3165 1196 
Closing Date(dd/mm/yyyy): 06/09/2019 23:59:00 
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s): Mingpao (23 and 30 August 2019) and SCMP (24 and 31 August 2019) 
Application via Internet: Online GF340 
Advertising Date 23/08/2019