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Senior Education Officer

Education Department

To be responsible for the design, management and delivery of education programmes in support of the KFBG mission. 

Responsibilities

  • To design, manage and conduct a range of holistic, experiential education programmes to enhance self-awareness and connection to nature, in support of sustainable living, for people of various ages and backgrounds;
  • To help integrate holistic education elements into KFBG’s other education programmes;
  • To develop a marketing strategy to promote education programmes to the public and organizations;
  • To monitor the execution and evaluation of the above projects and activities;
  • To establish and maintain an international network of relevant experts, community groups, schools and other organizations;
  • To lead a small team of staff and volunteers; 
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time by the Head of the Education Department. 

 

Requirements

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of KFBGC;
  • Good command of English (knowledge of Cantonese and/or Putonghua will be an advantage, although not essential); 
  • Master Degree in a relevant educational field such as Holistic Science and Experiential Education will be an advantage but is not essential; 
  • At least five years of solid working experience in Experiential Nature Education, Holistic Education or Transformational Education programmes preferred;  
  • At least five years of good and solid track experience at supervisory level in education project management, promotion and marketing will be required;  
  • Proven skills in facilitation, design and implementation of workshops or retreats; 
  • Experience of mindfulness practice would be an advantage;
  • Self-motivated, dynamic and a good team player;
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of people in a positive, inspirational way;
  • Passion for nature; 
  • Have an understanding of Chinese culture;
  • Physically fit for mild outdoor group activities;
  • Open minded and recognize the validity of all spiritual paths;
  • Able to work residentially occasionally, including weekends and public holidays; 
  • Valid Type I or II driving license is preferred.

Interested parties, please send your detailed C.V., with expected salary, and a short essay on ‘How can we help people to connect to their own hearts and nature?’ to the Human Resources Manager, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong or email to kfjobs@kfbg.org