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Posting Date: 2019-06-12
Vocational Training Council

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.

Principal Instructor

Maritime Services Training Institute
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 Major Duties:

(a)  To assist the Director in overseeing the daily operations of the Institute regarding programme and academic management, as well as resources management;
(b)  To act as Programme Leader of higher diploma, top-up degree and in-service programmes and serve in Programme Board(s), Boards of Examiners and other academic / management committees and work groups as required;
(c)  To perform pedagogical / curriculum review and to steer / lead programme development and enhancements according to the latest requirements set by authorities or legislation and amendments to the International Convention on Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW);
(d)  To oversee student administration, support and services;
(e)  To prepare financial estimates and staff development plan of teaching and instructing staff;
(f )  To develop quality assurance policies and review procedures of the Institute’s Safety Management System and Quality Management System as required by the rules of Det Norske Veritas (DNV) set for maritime training centres;
(g)  To assist in formulating strategic directions and implementing related work on networking, vocational assessment, industrial attachments / placements and promotion / publicity programmes; and
(h)  To perform teaching duties, update teaching and assessment materials where necessary.


(a)  A recognized relevant degree or equivalent;
(b)  At least 5 years’ relevant industry experience (including experience on board ships) or teaching experience in recognized maritime training institutions;
(c)  Certificate of  Competency (Class 1 / Class 2) for Ocean-going Deck Officer or Engineer;
(d)  Solid experience in programme design and development, implementation of quality assurance policy; assessment and reporting, and / or students admission and related work;
(e)  Experience in leading industry networking activities including workplace attachment, and industrial mentorship schemes, and proven records of professional development;
(f )  Strong supervisory and administrative skills with proven leadership ability;
(g)  Good administrative, interpersonal, communication and team building skills;
(h)  Good presentation skills and a high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua; and
(i )  The ability to pass a trade test.

(1)  Candidates without the required academic qualification stated in the Requirement (a) but possessing (i) Professional Maritime Qualification at Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 5; OR (ii) relevant qualification at Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 4 plus 18 years’ maritime work experience (including on-board experience in Ocean-going or River Trade) or teaching experience in recognized maritime training institutions may also apply.
(2)  The appointee will be required to wear working gear provided by the Institute.
(3)  The appointee may be required to perform duties outside normal working hours and in designated places as assigned.

Application Procedures :

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], 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: 25 June 2019
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 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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Education / Training 
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Min. Edu. Level Req:
Total Working Exp:
5 or above 
Hong Kong
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