Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in science education, e-learning, assessment, curriculum studies in education, or a related area; a recognized teaching qualification; and at least 12 years’ relevant experience in teaching, project management, curriculum design, teacher training and/or providing direct professional support to schools. Given the complexity of the project that the appointee will be working on and the diverse range of expertise required for the project’s smooth development and implementation, the ideal candidate should possess a strong record of pedagogical innovation and experience in supporting teacher learning and professional development. Priority will be given to those who have experience in research on learning design, teacher learning and/or school leadership development, or who have demonstrated expertise in managing/supporting large-scale school-development projects.
The appointee will work closely with the PI and Co-Is in supporting the leadership and organizational functions of the networks of teachers and schools of the project. He/She will be expected to:
1. liaise with the funding body and collaboration partner(s) of the project to ensure its smooth implementation and quality;
2. assist the PI and Co-Is to coordinate and liaise with different parties involved in the project for the planning, development and implementation of various project activities;
3. work collaboratively with participating schools in designing curriculum using self-directed learning strategies;
4. work independently in planning, developing and implementing as well as evaluating the school-based support plan for each participating school;
5. document and analyse the learning trajectory of each participating school, prepare school reports and provide feedback to schools;
6. nurture all participating schools for their multi-level leadership capacity development;
7. provide training for project staff, including working out the guidelines for supporting teachers’ co-planning, lesson observation, and post-classroom observation discussion;
8. prepare research papers, project reports and proposals, supervise the development of project deliverables, design related qualitative and quantitative research for the project; and
9. perform other duties as assigned.
To commence from September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 28, 2023 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.