Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate...

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Teaching Associate (Chinese and Putonghua)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Education / Training > Training & Development
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Published On 05/12/2018
ref. O/HTI/TA(CP)/12/18

Hotel and Tourism Institute / Chinese Culinary Institute / International Culinary Institute

Major Duties:

(a) To perform teaching duties including supervision of students’ projects and fieldwork placement;
(b) To develop course curriculum and teaching, learning and assessment materials;
(c) To carry out duties in relation to student and academic administration;
(d) To liaise with counterparts in industry and other training institutions; and
(e) To participate in departmental projects and functions, including but not limited to consultancy services, research studies, seminars and exhibitions.

Requirements:
(a) (i) A recognized degree in Chinese Language / Chinese Language and Literature / Language Studies (Chinese) / Chinese Linguistics / Education (Chinese); OR
(ii) A recognized degree in Translation / Teaching Chinese as a Second Language or as a Foreign Language;
(b) (i) Grade B, Level 2 or above in the Test of Proficiency in Putonghua administered by the State Commission on Language Work; OR
(ii) A pass in the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (Putonghua) administered by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessments Authority (HKEAA) or equivalent;
(c) Good communication and presentation skills in both English and Chinese;
(d) Good knowledge of basic computer applications; and
(e) Preferably with some understanding of the hospitality and culinary industry.

Notes :
(1) Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test and a teaching demonstration session.
(2) A transcript with course details should be provided for consideration.
(3) The post is initially for one year.
(4) The appointee may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours and in designated places as assigned.
(5) In support of the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) Scheme launched by the Hong Kong Police Force, all prospective appointees will be requested to undergo the SCRC at the advanced stage of the employment process.

Application Procedures :
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Human Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 15 December 2018

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.