[Hanoi] WIDA Coordinator

Horizon International Bilingual School (view profile)
Salary Range: Attractive; Housing Allowance; Free lunch at school
Available until: June 30, 2024
Salary: VND Attractive; Housing Allowance; Free lunch at school Month

Other Information

at Horizon International Bilingual School (view profile)
Location Hà Nội
Date Posted Today
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? 01
Nationality of candidate: American, Australian, British, Canadian, Irish, South African
Experience > 2 years
Candidate Requirements Bachelor's Degree, PGCE
Where is the employer located: Hà Nội
Salary: Attractive; Housing Allowance; Free lunch at school
Type of institution International School

Description

The SLS teacher is responsible for providing leadership and coordination in the implementation and use of the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards and Assessments. 

The teacher will work with the WIDA coordinator and school administrators, teachers, and staff to develop and implement programs and strategies to support the academic success of English as a Second Language learners (ESLLs) across the school.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the implementation and use of the WIDA ELD Standards and Assessments
  • Develop and deliver professional development opportunities for teachers and staff on the WIDA Standards and Assessments
  • Collaborate with school administrators, teachers, and staff to develop and implement programs and strategies to support the academic success of ESLLs
  • Provide support to teachers and staff in the implementation of effective instructional practices for ESLLs
  • Collect and analyse data to monitor and evaluate the progress of ESLLs in meeting language proficiency and academic standards
  • Develop Individual Learning Plans, track, record, and report the progress of ESLLs.
  • Provide guidance and support to school teams in developing and implementing effective instruction and assessment practices for ESLLs
  • Assist in the development and implementation of language proficiency and academic standards for ESLs
  • Collaborate with community agencies and organisations to develop partnerships and resources to support ESLLs and their families

Qualifications:

  • Native speaker holding a pedagogical certificate/PGCE/QTS if you do not hold a degree in Education
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience with ESLLs
  • Strong understanding of WIDA ELD Standards and Assessments
  • Knowledge of current research and best practices in  ESLL instruction
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience in providing professional development to teachers and staff
  • Ability to analyze data and use it to inform instructional decision making
  • Knowledge of second language acquisition theory and its practical application in the classroom
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning
  • Creativity, flexibility, adaptability and enthusiasm
  • Being able to commit to work for the full academic year 
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, such as interactive whiteboards (IWBs), laptops/tablets/smartphones/apps/software/websites/platforms/etc., online learning management systems (LMSs) such as Google classroom/Moodle/Canvas/etc., online collaboration tools such as Google Docs/Slides/Forms/etc., Zoom/Skype/etc., online assessment tools such as Kahoot/Quizizz/Socrative/etc., etc.
  • Creativity/flexibility/adaptability/enthusiasm for teaching diverse learners from different cultural backgrounds/languages/abilities/interests/personalities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to create engaging and effective lesson plans and teaching materials.
  • Familiarity with teaching technology and software, such as learning management systems and online teaching platforms.

Conditions:

  • 11 Months contract (August - June)

Working Hours:

  • This is a full-time position, with working hours determined by the school's schedule.
  • Occasional weekend and evening work may be required to support co-curricular music activities and events.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Housing Allowance
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Bonus salary upon completion of the contract
  • Flight allowance per contractual year 
  • 80% discount on tuition fees for children at school age (max 2 children)
  • Assistance and provision of Stay Permit in Vietnam
  • Free lunch at school
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