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 (Jewellery Design)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Design > Product / Industrial Design
Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Merchandising / Purchasing > Merchandising - Watches / Jewellery
Published On 07/11/2019
ref. C/DE/TA(JD)/11/19-AP1

Hong Kong Design Institute

Department / Section : Design Discipline

Subject Areas:
(i) Jewellery workshop management and operation
(ii) Jewellery making technique
(iii) Jewellery gem stone setting knowledge
(iv) Jewellery sketching and rendering
(v) Jewellery production, materials applications and processing
(vi) CAD for jewellery
(vii) Jewellery branding and marketing
(viii) Gemmology

Major Duties:
(a) To assist in the recruitment and coaching of competitors for the Jewellery Design trade of the WorldSkills competition and other related competitions;
(b) To provide advice and support for professional skills related to Jewellery Design;
(c) To support and participate in departmental activities, projects and functions including but not limited to consultancy services, research studies, seminars and exhibitions; and
(d) To oversee operation of projects assigned by the Head of Operational Unit and the Design Discipline.

Requirements:
(a) A recognized degree in Jewellery Design or equivalent, or professional qualification, preferably with a post-graduate qualification;
(b) Preferably with relevant teaching / industry experience in the jewellery field;
(c) Good communication and presentation skills in both English and Chinese; and
(d) Strong networks in the jewellery field.

Notes:
(1) Shortlisted candidate(s) will be required to take a written assessment in English.
(2) The appointee(s) may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours and/or outside campus.

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: 19 November 2019

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.