Head of English Support Required: August 2017 Location: Hanoi, Vietnam Region: Far East and Asia Curriculum: PYP (Primary), IGCSE / A-level and IBDP (Secondary) Salary: Excellent salary package with great benefits. Experience: 3 years post qualifying Sponsorship: Single or Married Teachers with up to 2 dependent children (tuition waiver) Contract: 2 years
School Vision/Ethos: This International school in Vietnam has an experienced international faculty and a delightful group of students of various different nationalities. Their purpose-built facility with well-equipped classrooms, spacious sports areas and two swimming pools, the whole school is surrounded by an impressive Eco Garden to enrich the lives of staff and students. It is located in a quiet leafy suburb just 20 minutes from Hanoi's fascinating old centre. The school has been accepted as a candidate school for the PYP programme and is approved to offer the Cambridge IGCSE, they will be offering IBDP from 2017.
Location Overview: Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. Hanoi is emerging as an elegant, cultured, and affluent city, where museums and galleries coexist with chic shops and fashionable restaurants. One can wander, in a few minutes, from the narrow streets of the Old Quarter to the imposing mansions and buildings lining the leafy boulevards of the former French Quarter. Hanoi's past has also ensured a superb culinary legacy, where French and Chinese cuisines blend marvelously with the Vietnamese traditions.
This is a middle management position and will include both the traditional support within school as well as on-line English support for a partnership school in the mountains with a high proportion of ESL students.
Applicants will ideally have 3 years of post-qualifying experience with PYP experience for Primary roles and UK and/or IBDP experience for Secondary roles. The school is looking for dynamic and dedicated individuals with a passion for exceeding expectations. Applicants must have a passion for and deep understanding of teaching and learning, a familiarity with an enthusiasm for integrating innovative technologies both in administrative systems and classroom environments. Applicants must have an ability to work well with faculty and staff from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and be resilient, resourceful and have an optimistic personality. This is a unique opportunity to help create a world-class school, they are looking for teachers who can contribute fully to an evolving school
Package: Salary is competitive and will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Benefits include generous housing, health insurance, home leave, a shipping allowance as well as tuition waiver for dependent children.