- Research and Development
Senior Curriculum Officer (Science) (EDB/CDI/216/16)
Location: Curriculum Development Institute, Education Bureau, Room 1318, 13/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
DutiesTo take charge of the development and implementation of the biology curriculum and various biology related parts in science curricula. Major duties include :
(a) to plan, develop and evaluate the curricula;
(b) to plan, organise and evaluate professional development programmes for teachers and training activities for laboratory technicians in support of the implementation of the curricula;
(c) to plan, develop and evaluate learning and teaching resources in support of the implementation of the curricula;
(d) to collaborate with the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority to ensure alignment between curriculum and assessment for the curricula;
(e) to plan and conduct school visits and curriculum-related activities to support schools in their planning, development and implementation of the curricula;
(f) to initiate, organise and evaluate curriculum-related activities to promote science education;
(g) to initiate, conduct and monitor research and development projects in relation to the science curricula;
(h) to review textbooks and resource materials of the curricula; and
(i) to undertake any other duties as assigned.
Entry Requirements(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree, majoring in Biology, or equivalent; and a certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent. [see Note (ii)];
(b) Met the language proficiency requirements of 'Level 2' results in the two language papers [Use of Chinese (UC) and Use of English (UE)] in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE), or equivalent [see Notes (iii) and (iv)];
(c) At least 10 years' relevant post-qualification [as specified in (a)] experience in teaching and/or curriculum development [see Note (v)];
(d) Sound knowledge of science education, Biology education and the local education system;
(e) High level of awareness of current trends in local and international science education and Biology education; and
(f) Good leadership and interpersonal skills.