Job ref no.: O/DILWL-LC/Term_Temp_PTD_AL(CP)/10/21

Term / Temporary / Part-time (Daytime) Assistant Lecturer (Chinese and Putonghua)


Hong Kong Design Institute and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee)

Department / Section :
Language Centre
Ref. no : O/DILWL-LC/Term_Temp_PTD_AL(CP)/10/21

Employment Period:
January – May 2022

Major Duties:
(a) To perform teaching duties, and assist in supervision of students’ projects and fieldwork placement;
(b) To assist in carrying out duties in relation to student and academic administration;
(c) To assist in developing programme curriculum and teaching, learning and assessment materials;
(d) To participate in departmental projects and functions, including but not limited to consultancy services, research studies, seminars and exhibitions; and
(e) To plan and coordinate language enhancement activities.

(a) (i) A recognised degree in Chinese Language / Chinese Language and Literature / Language Studies (Chinese) / Chinese Linguistics / Education (Chinese); OR
(ii) A recognised degree in Translation / Teaching Chinese as a Second Language or as a Foreign Language. A transcript with course details should be provided for consideration;
(b) (i) Grade B, Level 2 or above in the Putonghua Shuiping Ceshi (PSC) – Putonghua Proficiency Test administered by the State Commission on Language Work; OR
(ii) A pass in the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (Putonghua) administered by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) or equivalent;
(c) Very good communication, interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills;
(d) Good problem solving and time management skills;
(e) A good team player, able to work on own initiative and willing to meet challenges; and
(f) Preference will be given to candidates who possess post-graduate qualifications.

(1) The post is in the rank of Teaching Associate.
(2) Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written assessment.

Application Procedures:
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Language Centre, Room B940, 9/F, Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, or by e-mail to Please specify on the envelope, or in the subject of the e-mail, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 1 November 2021

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. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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Job ref no. O/DILWL-LC/Term_Temp_PTD_AL(CP)/10/21
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree