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VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL

VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Youth College

Senior Instructor (Hairdressing)

Job Ref.C/YC/SI(HD)/11/17 V AP2

Major Duties:
(a) To perform teaching duties including student assessment, operating and maintaining training facilities and equipment to support teaching and learning;
(b) To supervise and coordinate staff in performing teaching duties, operating and maintaining training facilities, conducting trade test, and carrying out relevant support duties;
(c) To develop and review syllabi and teaching and learning packages;
(d) To carry out student and academic related administration duties;
(e) To assist in staff recruitment, budgeting, fund control and acquisition of equipment and materials for the workshops;
(f) To implement quality assurance policies including health and safety procedures for training activities;
(g) To maintain and enhance networks with professional bodies and agencies;
(h) To perform training for skills competitions and external trade examinations;
(i) To supervise students’ projects, plan and execution of students outside practical activities; and
(j) To liaise with module leaders to ensure technical consistency and module delivery meeting required standard.

Requirements:
(a) A recognized higher diploma in a relevant discipline, or equivalent;
(b) At least 6 years’ work or teaching experience in the relevant industry;
(c) Proficiency in English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua;
(d) Good supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills;
(e) Proactive, self-motivated and willing to learn;
(f) Be a good team player and able to work independently under pressure and readiness to embark on self-learning;
(g) The ability to pass a trade test; and
(h) Preference will be given to those who have:
(i) qualified Judges certification in Hairdressing;
(ii) experience in participating in international competitions;
(iii) experience in training students to participate in local / international competitions / Vocational Assessment; and
(iv) a good understanding of the Qualifications Framework.

Notes:
(1) Candidates without the required academic qualification stated in (a) in the Requirements above but possessing 12 years’ experience in the relevant industry and/or teaching may also apply. Where applicable, these candidates may be required to have a Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 3 qualification.
(2) The appointee may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours and in designated places as assigned.
(3) In support of the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) Scheme launched by the Hong Kong Police Force, all prospective appointees will be requested to undergo the SCRC at the advanced stage of the employment process. 

Application Procedures:

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Human Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 23 November 2017

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.

Job Ref No.
C/YC/SI(HD)/11/17 V AP2 (CT3112283-01#0100)
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