Professional Development Coordinator (VIE-T-2070)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Vietnam
Location
Ho Chi Minh City
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Teacher co-ordinator
Pay Band
Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Contract: 36 months | Start Date: October 2019 | Deadline for Applications: 27 August 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
Details

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM 

The British Council was first established in Vietnam in 1993. We have 163 staff located in two cities: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. We currently have three teaching centres in HCMC, with plans to further expand over the coming years to meet continuing high demand for English in the Vietnamese market.

British Council HCMC is perceived as a premium brand, with a reputation for delivering high quality English classes to over 4,000 young learners, teenagers and adults per term with a 50/15/35% split across the student profile respectively.  Vietnamese students are enthusiastic, polite and well-disciplined. The Centres are well resourced.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY
Your main responsibilities will include:

· Teaching up to 18 hours per week

· Implementing and administering professional development programmes, under direction of the applicable Academic Manager responsible

· Line management and Tutor responsibilities for the effective implementation of British Council’s Performance Management and Professional

Development (PMPD) system, as well as Trinity training programmes
· Positive contribution to effective management as an active member of the Teaching Centre Management team as well as occasional Duty Management.

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
This is a great opportunity to take your career to the next level with a high level of responsibility and autonomy, as well as be part of a diverse and successful team in a country that is poised to expand and grow its operations.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for candidates who hold an Undergraduate university degree, and who are Cambridge DELTA or Trinity Dip TESOL qualified. In addition, you should have recognised certificate in YL teaching (TYLEC, YL Extension to the CELTA, CELTYL, etc.)

 

You should bring at least four years’ (1600+ hours) post-certificate (i.e. CELTA / Trinity CertTESOL) teaching experience, which includes primary, secondary, and upper secondary age-groups and adults, plus IELTS / Academic Skills (400+ hours)

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- 35 days annual leave plus Vietnamese public holidays

-  International cover by Allianz medical scheme for teaching staff (and their eligible dependents).

-  Transfer Package – for those recruited outside Vietnam only

 

Please refer to the attached Role Profile for more detailed information.

 


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For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours


ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We work to change lives by creating opportunities for people to learn and develop. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.