Civil Servants

Assistant Education Officer (History)

Correctional Services Department

Closing Date: 2020-11-12 23:59
$31,750 per month
 

Salary History

Job Vacancies History
1. Assistant Education Officer (Mathematics) $31,750 per month 2020-06
2. Assistant Education Officer (Mathematics) $31,750 per month 2020-06
3. Assistant Education Officer (Liberal Studies) $30,165 per month 2019-11
4. 助理教育主任(英國語文) $28,865 per month 2018-05
5. 助理教育主任(數學) $28,865 per month 2018-05

Entry Requirements

(a) have a Hong Kong bachelor's degree majoring in the relevant subject discipline, or equivalent, and a certificate/ postgraduate certificate/ postgraduate diploma in education in secondary education from a Hong Kong tertiary education institution, or equivalent [General Notes (a)]; and (b) meet the language proficiency requirements of Level 1 results in the two language papers, Use of Chinese and Use of English, in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE), or equivalent [Notes (2) – (4) under Entry Requirements]; and (c) be able to speak fluent Cantonese and English.
Remarks
(1) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes. Officers with a certificate/ postgraduate certificate/ postgraduate diploma in education from a Hong Kong tertiary education institution, or equivalent, will enter at MPS Point 17.
(2) The results of the UC and UE papers in the CRE are classified as ‘Level 2’, ‘Level 1’ or ‘Fail’, with ‘Level 2’ being the highest.
(3) For civil service appointment purpose, Level 5 or above in Chinese Language of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE); or Grade C or above in Chinese Language and Culture or Chinese Language and Literature of the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE), are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the UC paper of the CRE. Level 4 in Chinese Language of the HKDSEE; or Grade D in Chinese Language and Culture or Chinese Language and Literature of the HKALE, are accepted as equivalent to Level 1 in the UC paper of the CRE.
(4) Level 5 or above in English Language of the HKDSEE; or Grade C or above in Use of English of the HKALE; or Grade C or above in English Language of the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) (GCE A Level), are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the UE paper of the CRE. Level 4 in English Language of the HKDSEE; or Grade D in Use of English of the HKALE; or Grade D in English Language of the GCE A Level, are accepted as equivalent to Level 1 in the UE paper of the CRE. Candidates with an overall band of 6.5 or above with no subtest score below band 6 obtained in the same sitting in the Academic Module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) within the two-year validity period of the test result is accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the UE paper of the CRE. The IELTS test result must be valid on any date during the application period.
(5) For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge. The BL test result will constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate's overall assessment.
 

Duties

An Assistant Education Officer (History) is mainly deployed on taking up teaching duties up to senior secondary level in penal institutions of the Correctional Services Department.

Terms of Appointment

A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, he/she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Master Pay Scale (MPS) Point 15 ($31,750) to MPS Point 33 [Note (1)] ($73,775) per month.

General Notes

(a) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by post to the enquiry address, with specification of their Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card nos. and on-line application nos., if applicable.
(b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(c) Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.
(f) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the selection interview.
(g) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview without being subject to further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(h) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(i) Towards the application deadline, our online system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your online application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.

How to apply

Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Candidates should submit their application forms together with the copies of their official transcripts and certificates in support of all relevant qualifications obtained (e.g. degree, teacher training, language proficiency level, CRE and Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (LPAT) results) and a detailed account of their academic work and relevant experience in a prescribed supplementary information form (SIF) which can be downloaded from the homepage of the Correctional Services Department at https://www.csd.gov.hk/images/doc/recruit/recruit_form/SIF.pdf.
Completed application form with the SIF and all copies of the required supporting documents should reach the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Please specify “Application for the post of Assistant Education Officer (History)” on the envelope.
To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will NOT be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application.
Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit the prescribed SIF and copies of the required supporting documents within one week after the closing date for application (i.e. on or before 19 November 2020) by post to the enquiry address. The online application number should be quoted on the envelope and on all the required supporting documents.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their email address on the application forms.
Applications not made in the prescribed form or which are incomplete, late, without the prescribed SIF and all copies of the required supporting documents or submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an email invitation within two months from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for the interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry

Job No.: 43617
Address: Appointments Unit, Correctional Services Department Headquarters, 23/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Telephone: 3525 0710
Closing Date 2020-11-12 23:59
Publish Date 2020-10-30

Job Summary

Assistant Education Officer (History)
Correctional Services Department
Master Pay Scale (MPS) Point 15 ($31,750) to MPS Point 33 [Note (1)] ($73,775) per month.
Telephone: 3525 0710
Closing Date: 2020-11-12 23:59

Career Path

Payscale ref. : Directorate Pay Scale 2020