Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) is the first and only specialist Early Childhood Education (ECE) institution in Hong Kong, founded in 2018 by the Yew Chung Education Foundation (YCEF), an established non-profit organization with over 86 years of pioneering history in Early Childhood...

Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) is the first and only specialist Early Childhood Education (ECE) institution in Hong Kong, founded in 2018 by the Yew Chung Education Foundation (YCEF), an established non-profit organization with over 86 years of pioneering history in Early Childhood and international education. Since the 1970s, “Yew Chung” has been synonymous with high quality Early Childhood Education (ECE), thanks to the visionary leadership of Dr. Betty Chan Po-king, a globally renowned ECE educator. Today, the Yew Chung Approach to ECE is being recognised for its unique philosophy, curriculum and pedagogy.

 

YCCECE and its sister institutions are part of an extensive and growing network of kindergartens, schools, and college, providing quality education to over 10,000 students, spanning from infancy to tertiary, across more than 20 locations in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Silicon Valley in the US.

 

YCCECE also builds upon the strong foundations laid by its predecessor, the Yew Chung Community College (YCCC), which was the first private institution in Hong Kong to offer formal teacher training, with the launch of its highly successful 2-year Higher Diploma in ECE (HDECE) programme in 2014. In September 2018, YCCECE proudly launched its flagship programme, the 4-year Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education (BEdECE), as well as a new 1-year Diploma in Early Childhood Studies programme. The BEdECE & HDECE programmes qualify graduates to be registered in Hong Kong as Kindergarten Teachers, Child Care Workers, Child Care Supervisors, and Special Child Care Workers.

 

At YCCECE, we are deeply committed to nurturing a new generation of passionate and inspired ECE professionals, who will have an enduring impact on the lives of numerous young children and their families, and truly change the world.

 

Our boutique-sized College values and promotes interactive learning, small-class teaching and hands-on experiences. Being an English-speaking College with an international faculty, we also attract non-Chinese-speaking students, and take pride in our staff and student diversity. Further information about the College and our Programmes can be obtained at .www.yccece.edu.hk

Applications are now invited for the following position:

 

Early Childhood Educator (Centre Teacher)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Hong Kong Island, Aberdeen
Benefits Dental plan, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Early Child
Education / Training > Training & Development
Education / Training > Others
Published On 08/06/2021

Position Summary

The post holder will carry a functional title ‘Centre Teacher’ will work in the Pamela Peck Discovery Space to provide engaging and stimulating learning-through-play experiences. Together with the Centre team, Centre Teachers will also mentor student-teachers, as well as provide professional development to the community, such as parents and caregivers.

 

Key responsibilities

  1. Design Engagement Experiences within Discovery Space (DS)
  2. Plan, prepare and carry out provocations and learning activities
  3. Engaging, extending and facilitating children and families
  4. Initiating and forming positive relationships with children and families visiting DS
  5. Designing & Facilitating specialized learning programmes
  6. Working alongside school visits
  7. Plan, collect, design and prepare YCECDC documentation
  8. Undertake any other duties assigned by the College

 

Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  1. Hold a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education (or equivalent)
  2. Have minimum of one year’s relevant teaching experience in early childhood settings
  3. Should have excellent first language abilities (Cantonese or English or one of the ethnic minority languages), as well as conversational second language (conversational English is required by all YCECDC staff).
  4. Should possess effective communication skills, as well as relational, supportive, and team-player attributes
  5. Should demonstrate responsible and committed working ethic, as well as advocacy and ambassadorial skills
  6. Be willing to work on weekends (Saturdays and/or Sundays).

 

Note: HDECE holders with less experience but with good potential can be hired as Assistant Teacher.

 

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

Appointment will be made on fixed-term contracts, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement.

Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, annual leave and sick leave, and Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee(s).

 

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to:

  1. Submit an application letter with a full Curriculum Vitae, and copies of all graduate transcripts, and the names and contact details of three references.
  2. Specify in the application letter current/latest salary and expected salary
  3. Send applications to the Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education by "Apply Now".
  4. The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Important notes to Applicants:

  1. Applicants with overseas qualifications may have to go through qualification assessment to be conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications. The costs for the qualification assessment will be borne by the appointees.
  2. Appointees will have to undergo a medical examination. Reimbursement of costs subject to a ceiling is applicable.
  3. Local applicants will have to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check / Overseas applicants will have to present a police report before appointment can be confirmed.

 

The College also reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation.

 

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.