Curriculum Officer (English Language Education) (EDB/EI/042/21), Education Bureau (Ref: 43970)

Department: Education Bureau

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

Job Title: Curriculum Officer (English Language Education) (EDB/EI/042/21)

Salary (Monthly): $74515

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

(a) A Hong Kong Bachelor’s degree majoring in English Language, English Language Education or related subject, or equivalent; and a certificate in education from a Hong Kong tertiary educational institution, or equivalent [see Note (ii)];

(b) Met the language proficiency requirement of ‘Level 2’ results in the two language paper [Use of Chinese (UC) and Use of English (UE)] in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE), or equivalent [see Note (iii)];
© At least 6 years’ relevant post-qualification experience in teaching English Language, curriculum development, teachers professional development and school improvement and/or school support focusing on English Language education at pre-primary or primary level [see Note (iv)]; and
(d) Preference will be given to candidates who have a higher degree in Education or Early Childhood Education, good knowledge of the local education curriculum and system, experience in curriculum and resource development, school support in English Language teaching, and/or research and development projects on English Language education.


(a) To plan, organise and conduct Professional Development programme, including courses, workshops and seminars for kindergarten principals and teachers;

(b) To provide school-based support to kindergartens on planning and implementing curriculum plans, exploring effective learning and teaching strategies/activities on English Language learning;
© To develop English Language learning and teaching resources and advise kindergartens on the application of resources;
(d) To organise and conduct district-based/regional seminars and experience-sharing workshops and networking activities for dissemination of good practices;
(e) To assist in research and development projects, diagnosis, evaluation and assessment exercises relevant to curriculum development; and
(f) To perform any other duties as and when required by the supervisors for enhancing the quality of language education at pre-primary level.

Terms of Appointment:

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

General Notes:

(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Curriculum Officer (English Language Education) (EDB/EI/042/21). (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. © 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 web site ( Application should reach the following enquiry address (Language Education and SCOLAR Section, Education Infrastructure Division, Education Bureau, Room 1702, 17/F, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, 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. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s web site ( 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:

Language Education and SCOLAR Section, Education Infrastructure Division, Education Bureau, Room 1702, 17/F, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon

Enquiry Telephone: 3165 1196

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

Application End Date: 2021-03-05 23:59:00