Trường Nguyễn Siêu (view profile)
Salary Range: VND 70,000,000 to VND 80,000,000
Available until: July 5, 2024
Salary: VND VND 70,000,000 to VND 80,000,000 Month

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at Trường Nguyễn Siêu (view profile)
Location Hà Nội
Date Posted 2024-06-23
Category Academic English
Job Type Full-time
Are you willing to accept and support qualified teachers currently outside of Vietnam? Yes
How many positions do you need to fill? 1
Nationality of candidate: Any Nationality
Experience > 5 years
Candidate Requirements Bachelor's Degree, CELTA, Master Degree in TESOL (or equivalent), IELTS Certificate
Where is the employer located: Hà Nội
Salary: VND 70,000,000 to VND 80,000,000
Type of institution Private School


About Nguyen Sieu – A Proud Vietnamese School:

Nguyen Sieu School (NSS), located at Mac Thai To Street in Cau Giay District - Hanoi, is a selective entry school. The school’s vision is to become a premier bilingual school that offers world-class education while upholding traditional Vietnamese values.

NSS offers two main international education pathways: one leading to Cambridge International qualifications (CI Pathway) and another incorporating Academic English with IELTS/SAT Preparation & Advanced Placement (AP) courses (AE Pathway). Both pathways are offered in conjunction with the Vietnamese High School Diploma. NSS is also a Study Center of NCUK, delivering the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) as an alternative pathway to universities. Our flexible and dynamic pathways are designed to empower Vietnamese students with a holistic education that transcends traditional boundaries.

Our commitment to delivering an international education of the highest quality is reflected in our esteemed accreditations. These accreditations are not just symbols on our profile; they reinforce our commitment to fostering academic excellence and providing exceptional opportunities for educational advancement in the country.

  • NSS is accredited by Cambridge International to offer Cambridge International Curriculum from Primary to Lower Secondary, International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), and AS-A Level.
  • NSS is a College Board registered school approved to deliver the AP curriculum (school code 225002) and an accredited SAT testing center in Vietnam (Test Centre No: 65599).
  • NSS is a Study Center of NCUK, delivering the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY).
  • NSS is a High-Performance Learning Pathway School, officially in a two-year journey to achieving HPL accreditation.
  • NSS has also set out to prioritize the support of aspiring teachers to secure qualifications and competencies for school teaching through our network of current qualified teachers and trained in-school mentors. In 2023, Nguyen Sieu becomes a Teacher Development Hub School of TES Institute (Times Educational Supplement), serving as an authorized placement site for practice teaching as part of the iPGCE and MA programs offered by the University of East London (UEL).

About the role:

Nguyen Sieu School is looking for a Head of Academic English who is responsible for the coordination of the Academic English Programmes in the AE Pathway and leads a diverse group of local and expatriate English teachers.

Whilst this position is full-time for the next academic year, the school may offer another arrangement for the preferred candidate, should this be desired.

Essential Criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized university,
  • An internationally recognized English language teaching qualification (e.g. CELTA, or equivalent)
  • A postgraduate ELT/TESOL qualification, such as Cambridge DELTA Level 02, Cambridge IDLTM, or a Master’s degree in ELT/TESOL (or in the process)
  • At least 5 years of relevant teaching experience with a proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • At least 3 years of relevant ELT management experience at reputable institutions
  • A sound knowledge of curriculum design and development relating to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), SAT, and/or IELTS Preparation
  • The capacity to be a proactive member of a professional learning community and a sound commitment to contribute to the school’s journey to achieving the HPL school award and world-class school accreditation
  • Previous teaching experience in a school context and an understanding of ELT quality accreditation, such as NEAS, are preferred.

Working conditions:

  • Work hours: 40 hours per week (plus 1 hour per day for lunch), normally to be worked between 7.30 am and 4.30 pm, Monday through Friday. Occasionally, the Head will be required to work during weekends.


  • Attractive competency-based pay (after tax), ranging from VND 70,000,000 to VND 80,000,000
  • Sick leave and annual paid leave, including a 2-week holiday during Christmas and New Year
  • Premium Medical Insurance with Bao Viet
  • Tuition discount for dependent children
  • End of Service Allowance
  • Work permit and visa/residence card support
  • CPD programs and initiatives
  • Great students and an inclusive working environment.

Safeguarding and Student Welfare:

Nguyen Sieu is committed to high safeguarding standards and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and those who work in the school. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, identity checks, qualification verification checks, and criminal record checks.

Equal employment opportunities:

Nguyen Sieu is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applicants from all nationalities and as such we ask that all applicants have the right to work in Vietnam.

Selection process:

Applicants are required to submit the current resume (including contact details of 3 referees), a scanned copy of relevant degree certificates, and a statement of suitability against the essential criteria as outlined above.

Successful applicants will be short-listed for an interview.

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