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Job ref no.: CKSERC/MEM/20180201_cto
The Independent Schools Foundation Academy

Technical Manager / Makerspace Education Manager (Ref:CKSERC/MEM/20180201_cto)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy

Benefits
  • Additional subsidies
  • Competitive pay
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan

The Manager of the ISF Makerspace Cyberport is responsible for the overall operation of the makerspace and the development of programs and services which meet the needs of ISF Academy and community learners who have a wide-range of experience and expertise using the equipment in the lab and who cross the boundaries of multiple disciplines including education, arts, business, engineering, and computer science and the humanities. This position requires a strong commitment to maker learning coupled with a vision for using emerging technologies and evidence-based decision practices to develop, implement, and assess services. In the initial 1-1.5 years, one of the key components of the role is to work with the faculty of the ISF Academy (K-12) at the ISF Makerspace Cyberport campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the daily operation and use of the Makerspace.
  • Design and facilitate maker and STEAM programs for preschool, elementary, middle school and high school aged youth.
  • Ensure programs meet the needs and interests of students.
  • Develop and strategize program curriculum to tie into our impact STEAM learning goals.
  • Monitor the quality of STEAM programs to drive continuous improvement.
  • Ability to engage in reflective practice including setting goals to further ISF’s Makerspace mission.
  • Collaborate with and support ISF teacher teams in the development of new Makerspace programming.
  • Manage the delivery of programs, including learning experiences for ISF programs and community relations.
  • Manage the training of all staff, volunteers, interns, and guests on the use of the Makerspace software, computers and manufacturing equipment.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners and organizations.
  • Provide basic technical support for Makerspace hardware and software.
  • Serve as a liaison with internal staff and external program partners.
  • Acts as a key spokesperson of the organization in the community.
  • Maintain departmental responsibilities (meetings, email, phone, etc.).

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree or above in Electronics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines
  • Hands-on experience on Makerspace hardware and software (e.g. 3D printer, laser cutter, molding machine)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Cantonese (Mandarin is a plus)
  • Able to work independently as a self-starter
  • Strong communication skills
  • Passionate in teaching and learning

For more information, refer to the link:

http://academy.isf.edu.hk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/ISF-Makerspace-Manager.pdf

The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with the attention to child safeguarding. All applicants to us must be willing to undergo background checks and child protection screening.
Free Shuttle Bus will be provided arrival to and departure from The ISF Academy:
Route: North Point > Admiralty Centre > Causeway Bay > Aberdeen > The ISF Academy

Application deadline: 25 May 2018

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical, life, professional development & continuing education and transportation to the right candidate. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no." by email to [via CTgoodjobs Apply Now ].

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Job ref no. CKSERC/MEM/20180201_cto (CT3114726-01#0054)
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Location
  • Pokfulam
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
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Career Level
  • Middle management level
Education
  • Degree
  • Master's degree