[Hanoi] Academic & Teaching Staff- English for Academic Purpose (EAP)

British University Vietnam (view profile)
Salary Range: Highly competitive salary package (plus benefits)
Available until: May 16, 2024
Salary: VND Highly competitive salary package (plus benefits) Month

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at British University Vietnam (view profile)
Location Hưng Yên
Date Posted 2024-05-16
Category Academic English
Job Type Full-time
Are you willing to accept and support qualified teachers currently outside of Vietnam? Yes
Nationality of candidate: Any Nationality, American, Australian, British, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand, South African, European, Filipino, Other
Experience 1 - 2 years
Candidate Requirements Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Master Degree in TESOL (or equivalent)
Where is the employer located: Hưng Yên
Salary: Highly competitive salary package (plus benefits)
Type of institution International School


We are inviting experienced candidates with international qualifications to apply for a Faculty position in English for Academic Purpose (EAP).


The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses at British University Vietnam (BUV) prepare students for success in their degree studies through the development of academic language, and research and study skills.

The EAP Faculty will be responsible for delivering pre-sessional and in-sessional EAP courses, ensuring high-quality teaching, successful learning outcomes, and outstanding student experience. This position provides an exciting opportunity to use both professional expertise and creativity to deliver innovative courses that support student success. The post holder will ensure an inclusive, integrated approach to English language and academic skills provision through strong pedagogical methodologies and delivery methods.


  • Ensure effective and efficient delivery of EAP Programmes to pre-university, university and postgraduate students.
  • Ensure excellence in all aspects of teaching and assessment of students in the EAP courses, duly responding to student evaluation and feedback to provide continuous improvement of the courses.
  • Develop, build, and maintain strong working relationships with key University stakeholders including academic departments, other Professional Services, Students Recruitment and Admissions teams.
  • Contribute to developing high-quality materials for EAP Programmes.


COMPETENCIES (knowledge, skills, and abilities)


  • Master's degree (or higher) in Applied Linguistics/TESOL related field and/or a DELTA and extensive experience in teaching EAP.
  • Experience in contributing to the design, development, and implementation of new programmes.
  • Strong teaching skills.
  • Creativity and pro-activity, the ability to work in a team and adapt to an expanding working environment.


  • Able to demonstrate innovative engagement in Technology Enhanced Language Learning

COMPETENCIES (behavioural)


  • Proven high quality teaching and assessment skills.
  • Highly developed communication skills (written and oral).
  • Planning & organising.
  • Problem solving & decision-making.
  • Proven interpersonal and relationship-building skills.


  • Creative, flexible, and innovative approach.
  • Customer & service orientation

For all positions: Please note that original certificates and degrees will be required on arrival in Vietnam (degree and teaching certificates; CRB or other police checks) are required for work permit purposes.


  • Highly competitive salary package (plus benefits) for Vietnamese and expatriate candidates depending on qualifications/experience;
  • 13th month Tet bonus (Vietnamese candidates);
  • Annual cost of living adjustment;
  • Annual salary increases and bonuses based on performance;
  • Recognition & awards programmes;
  • 20 days annual leave, plus Xmas closure, public holidays and 5 days paid sick leave;
  • Healthcare plan (Private accident, medical, and dental insurance, including annual health checks);
  • Education support for staff, spouse and children;
  • Relocation allowance to cover visa/flights/initial days accommodation
  • Support and assistance in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam;
  • Transportation support;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Various staff events through the year (outings, year-end party, sports activities and other events);
  • Onsite fitness and sports centre;
  • Opportunity to work within a professional and multi-cultural environment.


Interested candidates should prepare an up-to-date CV and application letter.


British University Vietnam (BUV) is the first and only international university in Vietnam to directly award British degrees from the prestigious University of London and Staffordshire University. BUV is rated a 5-star university of excellence by the world-recognised QS accreditor and is also recognised with a university-wide accreditation from the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

BUV has three main brand drivers:

  • Offering accredited British and international higher education and training in Vietnam.
  • Providing 5-star university campuses, learning spaces, and services.
  • Including a compulsory personal and social growth program that prepares students for the future of life and work.

Established in 2009, BUV provides teaching for undergraduate and graduate programmes. Employability rates for students are exceptionally high with 100% of graduates from BUV either employed or continuing higher education within 3 months after graduation.

With a wide network of more than 300 enterprise partners in various fields, and 12-week internship programmes, BUV helps students gain professional knowledge and practical skills to meet employers’ requirements as well as be ready to develop their careers immediately after graduation.

Students study at BUV’s award winning campus in the Ecopark township near Hanoi. With its state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and an iconic design, BUV is recognised as one of the best educational environments in Southeast Asia.

For more details, please visit our website.


All staff are expected to understand and enact the University’s commitment to ensuring equality and diversity in all activities. This commitment is enshrined in the BUV mission statement and our core values.

Every member of staff has a responsibility to ensure colleagues are treated with dignity and respect. The University is committed to creating a work environment for all staff that is free from harassment, intimidation and any other forms of bullying at work, where everyone is treated with dignity, respect and professional courtesy.