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Senior Instructor

Hong Kong Jockey Club
Location Hong Kong, Asia
Posted 18/09/2018
Closes 15/10/2018
Sector Elite Performance & Coaching
Function Coaching & Sports Development, Education, Academy, Community & Development, Head of Sport
Contract Type Contract
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

The Department

Our Racing Development Board (“RDB”) of the Racing Development Department provides an integrated platform for the development of racing professionals in Hong Kong, and a series of certified training courses ranging from foundation course which instils employees with basic horse knowledge to advanced course which focuses on technical skills and stables management. The certified courses are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation and Vocational Qualification (HKCAAVQ) at the Hong Kong Qualification Framework Level 1 to 4.  The RDB has established a world class training system offered to our racing professionals that they can invest their future by obtaining qualifications that reflect the world’s best practice in the racing industry as well as being recognized in Hong Kong. The RDB is now looking for a Senior Instructor to join our team to develop competent Apprentice Jockeys, Work Riders, Stables Assistants, and Assistant Trainers.

The Job

You will:

  • design, plan and deliver racing curriculum from Cert II to Cert IV both racing and riding courses
  • assist in writing knowledge contents of the riding programmes and facilitate the delivery to ensure the HKJC standards are complied
  • contribute the continuous improvements in the quality of teaching programmes and training stables in both Hong Kong and China
  • occasional travel to China
  • undertake any other duties as assigned by Racing Curriculum Manager

About you

You should have:

  • a qualification of Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training, a holder of BHS certificate and Diploma of Racing Thoroughbred Trainer is an advantage  
  • a minimum of five years of experience in teaching in the racing industry, including track riding and industry classes
  • sound knowledge in racing industry, horse riding and best practices in horse care
  • passion in teaching
  • proficiency in both written and spoken English.  A good command of Chinese and Putonghua will be an asset

Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An initial two-year contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate. Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.

Closing Date

Closing date for applications is 15 October 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

How to Apply

Please  click 'Apply' below and send your resume, complete with expected salary and job reference.

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