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LOWER SECONDARY SCIENCE TEACHER - START JULY 2024

Trường Nguyễn Siêu (view profile)
Salary Range: 45,000,000 - 60,000,000 VND
Available until: July 31, 2024
Salary: VND 45,000,000 - 60,000,000 VND Month

Other Information

at Trường Nguyễn Siêu (view profile)
Location Hà Nội
Date Posted 2024-07-18
Category Math / Science
Secondary / High School English Teaching
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 > 2 years
Candidate Requirements Bachelor's Degree, PGCE, CELTA
Where is the employer located: Hà Nội
Salary: 45,000,000 - 60,000,000 VND
Type of institution Public School

Description

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 centre 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 that is officially on a two-year journey to achieving HPL accreditation.

NSS has also set out to prioritise 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 authorised placement site for practice teaching as part of the iPGCE and MA programmes offered by the University of East London (UEL).

About the role

Nguyen Sieu School is looking for an enthusiastic Science teacher with evidence-informed teaching to join our fantastic Lower Secondary teaching team in the Academic Year 2024-2025.

  • 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

  • A university degree and appropriate teaching qualifications (CELTA/PGCE equivalent);
  • A sound subject knowledge in relevant fields and a good understanding of the Cambridge International Curriculum;
  • 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;
  • Relevant teaching experience with a proven record of teaching effectiveness;
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills to cope with high workload;
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills to engage positively with colleagues, students and parents for educational impact;
  • Excellent classroom management that creates supportive and safe environments, including managing challenging student behaviours and meeting a variety of learning needs;
  • An excellent understanding of a variety of assessment and reporting strategies and the need to provide effective and timely feedback to parents and students.

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 Teacher will be required to work during weekends.
  • Standard contact hours: A maximum of 80 contact hours per month. Contact hours include teaching, learning support provision, and coaching/mentoring students, as assigned by the Senior Leadership Team (SLT).

Job Expectation

Besides teaching duties, all teachers are expected to use their standard working hours for lesson/resource preparation, assessment work (including feedback, grading/marking and reporting), curriculum/course/programme development, and supervision duties. Teachers are also required to complete other complementary duties as per requests from the School. Such work may include learning support provision, coaching/mentoring students in their student-led clubs and local/international competitions/contests, involvement in extra-curricular activities, attendance at staff meetings, parent-teacher events, school functions and professional development/training sessions.

Benefits

  • Attractive competency-based pay (after tax), ranging from VND 45,000,000 to VND 60,000,000
  • 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 check, qualification verification checks and criminal record check.

Equal employment opportunities

Nguyen Sieu is committed equal opportunities and welcomes applicants from all nationalities and as such we ask that all applicants have the right to work in Vietnam. We strive for a culturally diverse teaching environment where teachers come from over 12 countries, across all 5 continents.

Selection process

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

Successful applicants will be short-listed for an interview.

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