Education Development Officer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The mission of the Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented Team (CDGT) is to help gifted learners understand their talents through the provision of diversified learning opportunities from one-day workshops to long-term comprehensive programs, as well as other activities of cultural and intellectual exposure.

We believe that bringing together gifted learners in an environment conducive to learning can benefit their intellectual and whole person development.

Our service targets range from upper primary school to senior secondary school students, as well as undergraduate students.

Reporting to the Director of CDGT, the appointee will :

  • oversee the Kids UST workshop and internship program, and coordinate with teammates and student interns to devise work plans, manage program operation, and provide pre-event and onsite logistic support;
  • identify program development opportunities and devise work plans for enhanced program outcome and coverage;
  • lead an undergraduate student team on teaching material enhancement and development for face-to-face and online workshops;
  • conduct coaching for undergraduate students and equip them with necessary teaching and classroom management skills, or identify relevant resources for the purpose, etc.;
  • liaise with primary schools or potential partners on collaboration projects, and adaptation of Kids UST workshop materials in school settings; and
  • any other duties assigned by the Director and his delegates.
  • Applicants should have a recognized bachelor's degree, preferably in science, engineering, mathematics or education, with at least 5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in teaching, STEM education materials development, coaching of youngsters, and / or program coordination or services in tertiary institutions.

    The candidate should demonstrate excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills, have a strong sense of responsibility and be able to multitask under pressure.

    He / she should be proficient in English and Chinese and competent in using MS Office applications (Word / Excel / PowerPoint).

    The ideal candidate should be independent, self-motivated, attentive to details and a problem-solver. He / she should also have good interpersonal skills and enjoy working with a team.

    Working outside normal office hours / on Saturdays is required on need basis.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test. (Duration : 2 years, renewable)

    Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

    A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

    Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

    Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)

    HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of

    inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.


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