secondary english teacher - august 2020 - hanoi, vietnam

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Secondary English Teacher
Start Date: August 2020
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK (Early Years), IPC (Primary), UK to A-level (Secondary)
Experience Required: 2 years
Salary: From approximately $30,000 - $45,000 USD
Sponsorship: Single or Married with dependents (free tuition for one dependent child, possibly two)
Contract: 2 years

School overview: This school provides a top quality British style education, aiming to secure true bilingual proficiency upon graduation, as well as preparation for entrance to the world's leading universities. The school follows the UK curriculum in Early Years, the International Primary curriculum in Primary and the UK curriculum (IGCSE and International A-levels) in Secondary. The school has first class, purpose-built facilities resourced to the highest level, located in the shopping and entertainment district of Hanoi. All classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and data projectors. The school has specialist suites for science, music, ICT, art and drama as well as two libraries, two auditoria, two sports halls, a Climbing wall, and 25m indoor swimming pool.

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. It 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.


  • Applicants must have a degree plus PGCE/QTS and at least 2 years of experience.
  • Recent experience teaching the National Curriculum for England either in the UK or in a good overseas school would be ideal
  • Experience of students in EAL environment is highly desirable.
  • For Primary roles, experience teaching IPC is an advantage.
  • Applicants must have a positive and professional approach to school life and a willingness to go the extra mile and get involved in extra-curricular activities.
  • Applicants must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines as well as manage their own time and workload, be highly organised and able to prioritise.


  • Salary from approximately $30,000 - $45,000 USD depending on experience and qualifications
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Medical insurance for the teacher and dependents
  • Annual return air tickets for the teacher and dependents
  • One free place for a dependent child in the school for each teacher, a second free place may be available at the discretion of the Principal
  • Health Club membership
  • Settling-in allowance
  • End of service bonus
  • Contract bonus is offered for second and subsequent 2-year contract renewals


121 teaching experience


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

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