Apollo Junior, part of Apollo English, IH Vietnam, is seeking applications for learning experience leadership roles in Hanoi and Hai Phong (start dates: November 2017 - February 2018). We currently have 2 roles available, in Hanoi and in Hai Phong. Apollo is a dynamic, growing company where the professional development of teachers and managers is taken very seriously. We are looking for the best talent to provide leadership and mentoring to new and qualified teachers and join a team of like minded EFL professional.
Details of Position:
We are seeking excellent academic professionals with a real passion for teaching young learners and teacher development, to join our learning experience teams in Vietnam. We value enthusiasm and potential and expect you to motivate those around you and identify opportunities to develop, improve, and add value to our team as you grow with us.
Apollo English (International House Vietnam)
We have 22 years experience in Vietnam and are nationally recognised as a leading name in English language training. With an increasing number of schools across the country, we offer a range of English courses to Young Learners, Adults and Corporate clients, as well as Cambridge certified teacher training for both expatriate and local teachers.
Apollo Junior specialises in delivering high quality English training to students between the ages of 3 and 17. Our goal is to create a rich learning environment with modern, specialised facilities and teaching focused on meaningful communication.
Responsible for managing the teaching team and maintaining high academic standards, the LXM/LXC works closely with the Vietnamese Centre Manager to oversee all aspects of Apollos programmes within the school. In this role you are supported by the Senior Learning Experience Manager (North) and other members of the nationwide academic management team.
o The day-to-day management of the centre teaching team
o Providing ongoing professional teacher development including:
o Regular teacher observations (training given)
o Delivering monthly teaching workshops
o Teacher mentoring
o Managing communication both within the EFL department and between EFL and other departments
o Assisting in the planning and implementation of marketing and student retention activities
o Evaluation and reporting of targets
o Teaching (teaching hours are dependent on centre size)
o Ongoing professional development
o An excellent range of resources and modern facilities, including IWBs
o The opportunity to work closely with a friendly and supportive team of locals and expatriates
o Academic and personal support within the role
Previous training and mentoring experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal, time management, and organisational skills
Flexibility and cultural awareness
BA or MA (essential for Work Permit requirements)
CELTA/Trinity TESOL or equivalent
At least 3 years post qualification experience
Native Level English speaker
Applicants with the following will be prioritised:
Previous experience in a similar role
Specialist YL certification (Cambridge YL extension or IHCYL)
Experience working in Asia and/or a developing country
Salary and Benefits:
Salary: Competitive salary and bonus
Medical insurance allowance
Twenty days paid annual leave plus eleven national holidays paid per year.
Visa and work permit support including covering costs
Please visit our websites: apollo.edu.vn or teachatapollo.com for information about teaching at Apollo, teaching and living in Vietnam.
Interested candidates are invited to apply via email to Mr Tim Barker - firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Academic Manager YL in the subject line of the application email
Along with an up to date CV, your application should include a cover letter stating your interest and suitability for the post.
Please include scanned copies of your BA/MA degrees, Teaching Certificates and valid Police Check. Submission of original documents will be required later for Work Permit application, photocopies will not be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted