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Job Opportunities




Complementary Studies at the Academy comprises the General Education Unit, the Language Unit and the Applied Learning Unit. General Education (GE) is an integral component of the 1-year Diploma, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) and Bachelor of Music (Honours) programmes. It includes both Liberal Arts and Academy Elective Courses. Liberal Arts Courses are core and required courses designed to equip students with fundamental intellectual and cultural knowledge in addition to the professional training. Academy Elective Courses aim at developing students to become academic, articulate and reflective performing art practitioners. The students will also gain an understanding of the role of a 21st century performing artist and develop skills for managing a professional career as well as other business aspects of arts practice. Language Courses help students develop English and Chinese language proficiency in both academic and professional usage. Applied Learning (ApL) consists of secondary schools’ outreach programmes in the areas of Dance, Drama and Theatres Arts.

Complementary Studies invites applications for full-time teaching, course development and management position in the following areas:

- Arts & Aesthetics
- Creativity & Storytelling
- Cultural Studies
- Digital Marketing
- Entrepreneurship & Business Administration

- Humanities
- Innovation & Evolution
- Leadership
- Philosophy
- Psychology
- Religious Studies

The postholder may also be required to teach and manage other related courses.

Applicants should have:
(a) A relevant post-graduate degree (PhD, MPhil, MA or MFA) or equivalent professional credentials;
(b) At least 5 years’ relevant teaching experience in the tertiary level;
(c) Demonstrated commitment to integration of theory and practice, and to innovative teaching practices and eLearning;
(d) A good understanding of contemporary Language, GE and ApL education, as well as current arts and cultural developments;
(e) Experience in course development and management;
(f) Fluency in spoken and written English and Chinese, including Cantonese and Putonghua.

Those with lower qualification or less experience may be considered.


Appointment will be on a two-year contract with the possibility of renewal, subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity payment equal to 15% of basic salary earned during the contract period will be payable upon satisfactory completion of contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical, and dental benefits.  Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Subject to negotiation, expected commencement date will be August 2021/ September 2021.



Interested parties should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae to:

Human Resources Office
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
No.1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Closing date for application is 7 August 2021.  Please quote reference code 'L(CSt)' on the envelope.  Information is also available on the Academy’s website

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