Teaching Assistant (EDB/SSPGPS/038/21), Education Bureau (Ref: 43951)

Department: Education Bureau

Publish Date: 2021-02-19 06:00:00

Job Title: Teaching Assistant (EDB/SSPGPS/038/21)

Salary (Monthly): $15555

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

(a)(i) Level 3 (Note 1) or above in five subjects (may include Chinese Language and English Language) in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE), or equivalent; or (ii) Grade E or above in two subjects at Advanced Level in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination and Level 3 (Note 2) / Grade C or above in three other subjects (may include Chinese Language and English Language) in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent;

(b) Met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 (Note 2) or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent;
(c) 1 year’s relevant working experience in education field;
(d) A good command of Chinese and English;
(e) Familiar with Chinese and English input methods and computer operations preferred, such as word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation software; and
(f) May be required to take trade test and/or written test.


(a) To assist teachers in handling non-teaching duties ;

(b) To assist in preparing teaching tools, teaching materials and references ;
(c) To facilitate extra-curricular and students’ activities;
(d) To provide academic and counseling support for students;
(e) To prepare data for school self-evaluation and external school review;
(f) To conduct teaching-related analysis and survey;
(g) To assist teachers in conducting outdoor visits;
(h) To provide support for students with special educational needs and handle related administrative work;
(i) Work on shift or overtime may be required ; and
(j) Any other duties assigned by the school.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms up to 31 August 2021.

General Notes:

(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Teaching Assistant (EDB/SSPGPS/038/21). (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 http://www.csb.gov.hk 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 web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (Sham Shui Po Government Primary School, 101 Sham Mong Road, Sham Shui Po, 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.

Enquiry Address:

Sham Shui Po Government Primary School, 101 Sham Mong Road, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon

Enquiry Telephone: 2959 0555

Application Start Date: 2021-02-19 06:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-02-26 18:00:00