Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE)
Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE) is the self-financing arm of Lingnan University providing various full-time academic and part-time continuing education programmes, including Postgraduate Diploma, overseas top-up degree, Associate Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma, Diploma Yi Jin and other Lifelong and professional education programmes to meet the diverse learning needs of society.
LIFE has launched a project – Holistic Support Services for Student with Special Education Needs funded by the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) under the Education Bureau (EDB). The aims of the project are to provide customized and individualized support for SEN students, equip them with psychological readiness and prepare them to have a smooth transition from schooling to labour market. Applications are now invited for the following post:
(Post Ref.: 19/330/W)
The appointee will be required to plan and implement the project to ensure the quality delivery including to (a) provide support services for students with special education needs or learning difficulty; (b) assist students to develop support plan and conduct personality assessment analysis; (c) organize career workshops and arrange soft skills trainings; (d) establish networking with internship partners and employers; (e) provide support service to students during internship period; (f) prepare documentations and progress reports to EDB; and (g) perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Applicants should have (i) a good degree in Social Work, Counselling or other related disciplines; (ii) at least 5 years’ working experience preferably in education or social service sector; (iii) strong communication with a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua), (iv) high self-motivation, good organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills; and (v) a passion in working with youth. Substantial working experience in coordination and project management in tertiary education sector will be an advantage. Candidates with less experience will be considered for appointment at a lower rank.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.
Salary and Benefits
Commencing salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund and gratuity. Appointment will be made on fixed-term contract, which will be made until October 2020.
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter, a resume and a completed application form (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: LIFE-recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). Please quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.