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*Cool! Full-Time Cover Teacher - Immediate - Wknds & Evenings Off!* at Schools Link Program

at Language Link Vietnam-Schools Link (view profile)
Location Hà Nội
Date Posted 08/08/2017
Job Type Full-time
Where is the school located: Hà Nội
Salary: 503,000-550,000 VND/hr (gross) + benefits


**Position is weekdays, Monday to Friday ... virtually all evenings and weekends off!**

Language Link Vietnam has a successful schools program -- Schools Link -- with over 50 locations around Hanoi. The program has been running for nine years now and is seeking to recruit teachers for the 201-2018 academic year.

Our teachers have access to all the resources (inclusive of a vast online library) of the Language Link centers as well as tech solutions to help them keep organized and connected with a large network of teachers. Schools Link is a great way to integrate oneself into the culture of Hanoi and work within the Vietnamese school system, but with the support and resources of a large company.

Please see our website:

Our program has teachers in primary, secondary, and high schools. Your post is assigned based on experience and expertise. Class sizes are limited to 25 students and are taught with the help of a Vietnamese teaching assistant, who in many cases is an English teacher from the public school. Part of our goal is to have a cultural exchange of different teaching strategies and ideas. Most assistants are eager to share their experience and learn from yours too.

The main textbooks used are Pearson Longmans, ODI (Our Discovery Island) for primary classes and Solutions for secondary classes put out by Oxford University Press. Schools Link teachers are provided with texts, pacing guides, flashcards, and other resources to help them teach their students.


These cover positions start 21 August 2017 (Induction). There is a paid induction for all teachers prior to starting to teach. All schools finish sometime in May 2018.



In addition to our professional working environment and full induction process, our attractive remuneration package for full-time teachers is as follows:

*Base salary for teaching, with offsite bonus, ranges from 503,000-550,000 VND/hour (about $23-$25/hr, gross)

*If you are not contacted to teach on a particular day, you still get paid 2 hours for being on-call.

*50 guaranteed hours of teaching per month (after probation)

*End-of-Contract bonus (approx. 875,000 VND/month = about $40/month)

*Visa-Run flight reimbursement (for local hires) is up to 4.2 Million VND (approx. $190)

*Annual Leave days paid

*Sick Leave days paid

*National holidays, including Christmas Day

*Issuance of Vietnamese State Medical card

*Full Inpatient and Evacuation Medical Insurance through Liberty Insurance -- company pays ½ of annual premium

*Visa & work permits sponsorship and cost (except for document authentication & passport pictures)

*Setup of a local bank account

*Direct deposit for payroll

*Welfare team support, with 24/7 emergency assistance

*Ongoing training in a group setting

*Intensive paid induction program

*Professional development opportunities

*Self-study materials for ongoing development

*Teachers room and resources library in all centers as well as an extensive online teacher's room



*Covering a variety of classes throughout Hanoi

*Teaching the provided syllabus using ESL methods

*Creating and administering engaging speaking activities

*Administering mid-term and final tests

*Participating in mandatory monthly training workshops and meetings

*Attending parent-teacher meetings annually

*Regular communication with our office



  1. ESL classroom experience required, minimum 1 year preferred (some with Young Learners -- helpful)
  2. Bachelor's degree, in any subject
  3. A CELTA, TESOL, Trinity or equivalent TEFL teaching certificate ... preferably with teaching practicum.
  4. A clean home country Police Clearance Check
  5. Must be a native English speaker or equivalent with evidence of high proficiency




*Self-sufficient: ability to manage oneself in a new cultural environment

*Culturally sensitive: desire to interact with other Vietnamese teachers

*Flexible: willingness to adapt

*Mobile: flexible in adjusting to transportation in Hanoi

*Experienced: at ease with larger classes, various approaches to ESL teaching , and previous work in public schools

*Creative: ability to solve problems and come up with interesting and dynamic lesson plans

*Committed: willing to stay until contract completion


Start date:

Positions starting 21 August 2017 (Induction week). All schools finish in May 2018.


To Apply

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