Post Date: 06 Jun 2024

Functions: Education
Types: Full Time
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: HK$47,000+
Location: -
Website: -

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

Educational Psychologist (School-based Educational Psychology Service)

Applications are invited for the post of EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST (Ref : A2/EP/SBEPS/MIP) (School-based Educational Psychology Service) for Secondary and Primary Schools in the rank of Educational Psychologist II or Educational Psychologist I.

Descriptions

Requirements
Educational Psychologist II (EP II)

  1. A first degree in Psychology from a local university or equivalent;
  2. a Master's or Doctoral Degree in Educational Psychology (Professional Practice) from a local university or equivalent;
  3. obtained full membership of the Division of Educational Psychology of the Hong Kong Psychological Society or an equivalent status in an internationally recognized professional organization of Educational Psychology or been eligible for such membership. Candidates so eligible shall obtain such full membership within nine months after appointment; and
  4. proficiency in Chinese and English.
Educational Psychologist I (EP I)
  1. Fulfilling the qualification requirements for EP II plus a post-graduate Certificate in Education from a local university or equivalent;
  2. a minimum of 6 years' relevant post-degree experience of which at least 3 years should be as an Educational Psychologist;
  3. obtained full membership of the Division of Educational Psychology of the Hong Kong Psychological Society or an equivalent status in an internationally recognized professional organization of Educational Psychology; and
  4. proficiency in Chinese and English.
Remarks
  1. Holders of degree other than those from a local university or equivalent may apply, but should attach copies of transcripts of studies to their applications;
  2. the candidate must be eligible for graduate membership of the Hong Kong Psychological Society or the British Psychological Society or equivalent. The Master's or Doctoral Degree in Educational Psychology (Professional Practice) obtained must be one which can prepare the candidate for independent professional work as an educational psychologist;
  3. the candidate will be considered for the post either in the rank of EP II or EP I depending on their qualifications and experience; and
  4. please specify in the resume or application form the relevant academic results / qualifications / working experience you have attained in detail.
Duties
  1. Provide psycho-educational assessment and intervention for students with learning, emotional and/or behavioural problems, advise school personnel and parents on management strategies, and support schools in adopting a whole-school approach to cater for the special educational needs of students;
  2. conduct school-based / joint-school workshops and seminars for school personnel and parents in supporting students with special educational needs;
  3. assist schools in managing critical incidents; and
  4. other relevant professional duties as required at times.
Salary and Conditions of Service
  1. The entry salary is subject to the assessment of the Education Bureau (EDB) and is currently HK$50,045 per month (Master Pay Scale Point 23) for EP II rank and HK$79,930 per month (Master Pay Scale Point 34) for EP I rank.
  2. The salary is also subject to downward / upward adjustment or may be frozen arising from the civil service pay adjustment / review on civil service starting salaries / pay policy review and/or as determined by the EDB.
  3. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical services, dental scheme and training sponsorship.

Enquiries

Application Procedure
Please send your application letter (with full resume) or completed application form [F601(h)] to the Head of Human Resources Division, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals at 4/F., Wong Fung Ling Memorial Building, 12 Po Yan Street, Hong Kong by 20 June 2024. Application forms are obtainable in person or can be downloaded from http://www.tungwah.org.hk . The reference code should be marked both in the letter and on the envelope. For proper delivery of your mail items, please ensure your mail items bear sufficient postage with return address before posting. Underpaid mail items will not be accepted by Tung Wah. In accordance with the Incorporated Management Committee's personal data policy, personal data provided by the applicants will be used strictly for recruitment purpose only. Applicants not invited to attend an interview by 31 August 2024 may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

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