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Job Number: 42117
Department: Education Bureau 
Division/Section/Unit: Education Infrastructure Division 
Job Title: Project Officer (Funding Scheme) (EDB/EI/195/19) 
Salary: $44,126 per month 
Entry Requirements: (a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree, preferably majoring in English, or equivalent;
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, preferably majoring in English, or equivalent;
(c) Met the language proficiency requirements of level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [See Note];
(d) At least 5 years' post-degree experience in teaching English in local public sector schools, preferably at primary level;
(e) Experience in administrative work and/or vetting proposals in the Education Bureau preferred; and
(f) Applicants will be required to attend an interview and a written test. 
Note: For appointment purpose, 'Grade C' and 'Grade E' in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 3' and 'Level 2' respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth. 
Duties: (a) To conduct initial assessment of schools' proposals for the "Grant Scheme on Promoting Effective English Language Learning in Primary Schools" and liaise with schools for clarification before proposal submission;
(b) To serve as secretary in vetting panel meetings;
(c) To follow up with schools on revision of proposals in light of the vetting panels' advice/recommendations;
(d) To monitor schools' progress on implementation of approved school-based curriculum initiatives;
(e) To evaluate the implementation of measures undertaken by schools;
(f) To liaise with relevant EDB sections/divisions and SCOLAR Members on the implementation of the Scheme;
(g) To render support to large-scaled events related to the Language Fund;
(h) To report regularly to the supervisors on work progress; and
(i) To perform any other duties as and when required by the supervisors. 
Terms of Appointment: Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms up to 3 October 2020. 
Fringe Benefits (a) 14 days annual leave and full pay sickness allowance whereas rest days, statutory holidays(or substituted holidays), maternity leave, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance. (b) A gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 10% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. 
General Notes: (a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Project Officer (Funding Scheme) (EDB/EI/195/19). (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