Company OverviewYew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) was recently upgraded from Yew Chung Community College (YCCC) and is a member of the Yew Chung Education Foundation (YCEF) in Hong Kong, which, together with its sister schools in Mainland China and the USA, offers bilingual international...

Company Overview

Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) was recently upgraded from Yew Chung Community College (YCCC) and is a member of the Yew Chung Education Foundation (YCEF) in Hong Kong, which, together with its sister schools in Mainland China and the USA, offers bilingual international education at Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary levels. Our network of schools currently serves more than 10,000 students.

 

YCCECE, building on the achievement of YCCC and the strengths of YCEF, is a provider of high quality post-secondary programmes with special niche in Early Childhood Education (ECE). It is now the first and only specialist ECE degree-awarding institution in Hong Kong which incorporates in its programmes the most advanced knowledge and approaches in ECE from around 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.

 

The College offers a Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education (BEdECE) Programme with entry to Year 1 of a 4-year full-time study and with Senior Year Entry in full-time and part-time study, a 2-year Higher Diploma Programme in Early Childhood Education (HDECE) and a 1-year Diploma in Early Childhood Studies (DECS) programme. The BEdECE & HDECE programmes qualify their graduates to be registered in Hong Kong as Kindergarten Teachers, Child Care Workers, Child Care Supervisors, and Special Child Care Workers. Further information about the College and its Programmes can be obtained at www.yccece.edu.hk.

Head (Student Development)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 8 Years
Education Master Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Aberdeen
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Education / Training > Training & Development
Government / Social Services > Counselling / Social Work
Published On 30/06/2022
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Position Summary

Reporting to the Director (Student Development & Learning Resources), the Head (Student Development) takes a leading role in strategic in all areas of work undertaken by the Student Development Office. Specifically he/she will perform the following duties:

  1. To plan the whole range of student services in step with the College’s development;
  2. To lead and manage the Student Development Office (SDO) and supervise all staff within the SDO to ensure the effective delivery of all services, including:
    • Students’ transition and adjustment to college life, enhance their learning experience and overcome learning difficulties;
    • Student development services to develop students’ potential to the fullest and nurture a supportive learning culture of the College as a teaching and learning community;
    • Provision of student welfare (including counseling) and related services;
    • Advice and support in regard to students’ applications for student visas and financial assistance under the Government scheme and the College Scholarship scheme; and
    • Support to students for their post-graduation progression to further study and/or employment.
  1. To ensure the effective and appropriate delivery of student services (such as professional counselling services) to students.
  2. To advise and support students to establish and manage the Student Association, and various student clubs/societies. 
  3. To provide full support to other College units to ensure that student and graduate activities, and new student recruitment are conducted effectively and efficiently.
  4. To ensure effective administration of graduate surveys, employer surveys and other surveys as appropriate and provide quality statistics and reports from these surveys for College planning.
  5. To contribute effectively and meaningfully to the overall development and management of the College as member and/or secretary of various committees.
  6. To perform any other duties as assigned by the College.

Requirements

  1. Master's Degree holder preferred
  2. At least 8 years’ relevant experience (experience in the post-secondary education sector will be an advantage);
  3. Strong communications skills and good English and Chinese Language proficiency; and
  4. Self-motivated, mature, able to work under pressure, good supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills

 

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

Appointment will be made on contract basis, renewable subject to mutual consent.
Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, staff development support, annual leave and sick leave, and Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee(s).

Application Procedure:

  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 email via "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. Appointees will have to undergo a medical examination. Reimbursement of costs subject to a ceiling is applicable.
  2. 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.
  3. Employment reference will be required.

 

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

 

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