Non Civil Servants

Project Officer I (Language Learning Support/English) (EDB/QASBS/029/21)(EDB/QASBS/029/21)

Education Bureau

Closing Date: 2021-02-26 18:00
$66,925 per month

Salary History

Entry Requirements

(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree in English Language or English Language education, or equivalent; a higher degree in English Language or English Language education or related discipline, or equivalent preferred [See Note (i)];
(b) A certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent;
(c) Met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) [See Note (ii)], or equivalent;
(d) At least 6 years' relevant post-qualification experience in teaching, supervision, resource management, conducting educational research, training or providing direct support to schools to enhance English Language learning [See Note (iii)]; and
(e) Preference will be given to candidates who have: (1) Good knowledge of the local education system and the curriculum reform; (2) Knowledge of current trends in English Language education in both local and international settings; and (3) Proven leadership, excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
(i) Candidates should mark clearly on their application forms the major and minor subjects studied in their degree courses. Candidates possessing additional qualifications (e.g. a higher degree in a relevant subject) should include details in their applications.
(ii) For appointment purpose, 'Grade E' in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 2' in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(iii) Candidates should state the nature, details and relevancy of the post-qualification experience.


(a) To help English language panel heads and teachers in implementing the curriculum reform through the provision of on-site professional support services;
(b) To assist the team head in planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the support services provided by the Professional Teams;
(c) To conduct school-based professional development activities and assist in organising network-based / territory-wide functions for primary and secondary school heads, English language panel heads and teachers;
(d) To identify and disseminate good practices in English language learning and teaching and effective resources for use in primary and secondary schools;
(e) To undertake school-based research and development projects relating to English language learning and teaching in primary and secondary schools; and
(f) To liaise with school heads / relevant parties of the schools to review their progress in school-based curriculum development.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 2 year.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

$66,925 per month
(a) 14 days annual leave, rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
(b) A gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 10% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.

General Notes

(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Project Officer I (Language Learning Support/English) (EDB/QASBS/029/21). (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) 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 requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. (d) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (e) 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. (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 recruitment examination and/or 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/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria. 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 under "Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments". (h) 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 mail to the enquiry address below.

How to apply

Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre 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 ( Application should reach the following enquiry address (Language Learning Support Section, Room E401, 4/F, East Block, Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon) on or before the closing date for application. 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 Bureau 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. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.


Job No.: 43911
Address: Language Learning Support Section, Quality Assurance and School-based Support Division, Education Bureau, Room E401, 4/F, East Block, Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Telephone: 3698 3969
Closing Date 2021-02-26 18:00
Publish Date 2021-02-05

Job Summary

Project Officer I (Language Learning Support/English) (EDB/QASBS/029/21)
Education Bureau
$66,925 per month
Telephone: 3698 3969
Closing Date: 2021-02-26 18:00