Lecturer I / Lecturer II / Assistant Lecturer

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Kowloon Tong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Education / Training > Teacher - Early Child
Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Published On 23/11/2020


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 self-financed university-affiliated kindergarten, adopts play-based learning and values whole-child development for its 300 children studying in the morning/afternoon (Cantonese) and full-day bilingual (Cantonese and English) sessions. HKBU-K is also going to launch an international stream. Applications are now invited for the following positions:

Lecturer I / Lecturer II / Assistant Lecturer
- Education Administration or Psychology (PR0193/20-21)
- Early Childhood Education (PR0194/20-21)
- Early Literacy or Language Development (PR0085/20-21)
- Digital Media or Literacy (PR0195/20-21)

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.

Applicants should possess a higher degree majoring in the related disciplines. For Early Literacy, experience in working with Non-Chinese Speaking students is preferred. Those who possess a Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Education/Certificate in Kindergarten Principals and work experience in higher education/early childhood education 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.

Reference salary range:
Lecturer I               : HK$49,000 - HK$78,000
Lecturer II              : HK$36,000 - HK$47,000
Assistant Lecturer : HK$29,000 - HK$36,000

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

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 applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 8 December 2020