Primary Certified Teachers
VAS is the bilingual school system offering the Cambridge International Programme in parallel with the National Programme from Kindergarten to 12th graders. With the mission to train young Vietnamese elite generations, VAS prepares students to be successful at world class universities and become global citizens while preserving Vietnamese cultures and values.
In addition, we are particularly interested in human resource development strategies, a friendly and professional working environment, and other attractive remuneration policies, etc.
Vietnam Australia International School (VAS), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam requires a number of Primary Certified Teachers with at least 2 years (full academic year) teaching English and Science for K to 6; Cambridge International Curriculum experience is preferred.
Candidates should come from a professional background of Bachelor degree or higher in primary education or a relevant teaching subject, along with a valid teaching certificate/license.
Reporting to Head of Primary Program and Campus Primary Program Leader, Primary Teacher is in charge of the followings:
1. Teaching responsibilities
a) Provide an organized, disciplined and stimulating environment in the classroom.
b) Promote child centered learning through stimulating, differentiated activities that foster different learning styles
c) Demonstrate excellence in the classroom
d) Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
e) Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.
f) Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
g) Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
h) Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
i) Lesson plans submitted on a weekly basis or as instructed by leader.
j) Maintain grade books with accurate scores.
k) Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
l) Create projects designed to enhance teaching.
m) Provide a variety of assessments to assess student learning.
n) Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
o) Utilize various curriculum resources.
p) Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
q) Utilize curricula to provide the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds the students deserve.
r) Develop incentives to keep students participating in class.
s) Utilize public library or on-line resources.
t) Work with program coordinators to ensure objectives are being met.
u) Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
v) Prepare and distribute required reports.
w) Observe and evaluate student's performance.
x) Manage student behaviour in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures.
y) Participate in on-going training sessions.
z) Plan & conduct extra-curriculum activities for students
2. Pastoral responsibilities
a) Promote a positive, confident and happy international community.
b) Have high expectations of personal endeavor and achievement
c) Attend staff meetings, parents/teacher meetings, school trips/sporting events, as requested by the School.
d) Attend meetings or other functions outside of school hours as needed.
e) Participate in extracurricular activities as requested by the school.
f) To support and implement the student code of conduct.
g) To cover for absent colleagues when necessary
3. Responsibilities to the School
a) Work closely with other staff members as a team, sharing skills and equipment with other staff.
b) Contribute actively to the School’s Newsletters/Bulletin and Booklets.
c) Assist in marketing programmes and parents discussion groups and other programmes to promote the School and its philosophies.
4. English Speaking Environment
All teachers are required to encourage and enforce an English speaking environment for all students within the school compound. No communication in Vietnamese should be allowed during and within all Cambridge and English classes.
5. Other tasks
a) Act as Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint Exam Coordinator for the school
b) Undertake other tasks as and when assigned by the Immediate Superior and/or the School.
Benefits package includes competitive salary, monthly housing allowance, medical insurance, paid school holidays, tuition exemption for up to two children, flight reimbursement, visa reimbursement, and settling-in allowance. Initial contract is two year starting July 26th 2016.
E-mail your CV directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a relevant position in the subject line providing a full resume, covering letter and scans of all relevant documents/certifications and passport.