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05 Manhattan Press

  1. 1. Manhattan Press (HK) Ltd. We are a dynamic and innovative educational publisher specialized in providing high- quality school textbooks, supplementary books, teaching resources and multi-media products. To cope with our business growth, we are now seeking for individual of high caliber to join us: Editor (Chemistry) The successful candidate will contribute to the development and content quality control of chemistry textbooks, targeting for students studying for the new senior secondary curriculum. Tasks • Ensure the textbooks meet the criteria stipulated by Education Bureau in terms of their flow, organization, cohesion, teaching methodology and assessment methods. • Prepare teaching materials such as question bank, assessment booklets and multimedia tools. • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, textbook content, and teaching materials and methods of instruction. • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences. • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work. • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources. • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. • Develop story or content ideas, considering teacher, student or parent appeal. • Review and approve proofs submitted by other editors prior to publication production. • Verify the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements. • Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication • Allocate print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance, using knowledge of layout principles. Requirements: • At least 2 years experience in academic/textbook publishing or related work is a must, preferably with relevant teaching experience • Bachelor degree major in chemistry and P.C.Ed holder, with Master of Education (Science Education) preferred; • in-depth knowledge of chemistry and latest pedagogy and assessment will be an asset; • Familiar with MS Office applications, including Chinese word processing • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in both English and Chinese
  2. 2. • A character of creative, patient, friendly, enthusiastic, self-motivated, energetic & flexible • Excellent follow-through and an eye for details • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines A competitive package including attractive salary, bonus plan, 5-day work, medical benefits will be offered to the right candidates. Please apply with full resume and salary expectation to: makkoonwing@gmailcom. All personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence and be used for recruitment purposes. Information on unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed within 3 months.