head of business and economics - aug 2022 - hanoi, vietnam

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the far east team - teachanywhere, teachanywhere
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Head of Business and Economics
Hanoi, Vietnam

Start Date: August 2022
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK and IBDP (from 2-18yrs)
Minimum Experience: 5+ years


This British International School is a positive, thriving learning community, committed to educational excellence based on the most rigorous of global standards, where students from over 25 nationalities are highly motivated to learn and achieve. The school provides an enriched learning experience inspired by the English National Curriculum, leading into the IGCSE and IB Diploma Programme. The school is superbly resourced, with excellent facilities and technology supporting holistic learning, leading to exceptional educational outcomes in all areas. With over 1000 students, the school continues to grow and is an energetic, welcoming environment with exciting opportunities for collaboration and professional growth.

Part of a family of 56 premium international schools, based in 27 countries around the world, this school group offers personalised, inspiring learning to more than 50,000 students between 2 and 18 years old. The group is widely acknowledged as offering fantastic opportunities to innovate and develop best practice and to access extensive professional development


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 marvellously with the Vietnamese traditions.


The school is looking for an energetic, passionate, and collaborative individual who has vision to take the teaching and learning in Economics and Business to the next level. The motivation and capability to bring the curriculum alive by connecting learning to the real world of Hanoi's bustling business sector is a must.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with the ability to lead and provide day-to-day management and organisation of the highly successful Secondary School Economics and Business Department.
  • Experience through Years 7 to 13 is essential, along with experience of (I)GCSE and preferably IBDP.
  • As a key middle leader, the ability to assist in developing long-term strategies to raise standards in the subject and the school generally.
  • Able to foster a culture of high performance within the team, with learning and student well- being as central foci.
  • Encourage a culture of collaboration, risk-taking, and support within the team, and promote a shared vision.
  • Lead the ongoing development of the curriculum, teaching and learning standards, and departmental resources.


The outstanding salary and benefits package provides teachers with an excellent lifestyle and large saving potential and includes;

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality housing
  • Medical insurance
  • Flights
  • Gym membership
  • Transportation
  • Settling in allowance
  • 2 year renewable contract


121 teaching experience


BA Hons (QTS),BEd,BSc Hons (QTS)

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