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Teacher of English (Summer School) (VIE-T-1856)
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Location: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam | Contract: 27th May to 31st July 2019 (with possible extension) | Start Date: 27 May 2019 | Deadline for Applications: 3 February 2019 (23:59 UK time)

Teacher of English (Summer School) (VIE-T-1856)


We are looking for enthusiastic teachers of English to join our professional teaching team. You will have a first degree and a TEFL-Q qualification (DELTA or equivalent), or be TEFL-I qualified (CELTA or equivalent) and interested in committing to further training. You must also be a highly proficient user of English with extensive young learner and/or adult teaching experience.  As a member of the teaching team, you will deliver high quality lessons and will be looking to develop your experience in all areas with highly motivated groups of Vietnamese students.

Candidates should have experience of and enthusiasm for teaching Young Learners, and a relevant YL qualification would be an advantage. Experience in course development is desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must, as is the ability to work in a team. Candidates should be computer literate with familiarity with core Microsoft Office applications (Word/Outlook).

You must be available for the entire period: 27 May to 31 July 2019



For more information, please see Vacancy Documents and British Council Generic Behaviours  


Interviews are likely to be held one week after closing date.


In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.


 If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 3 February 2019 (23:59 UK time).


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The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.


Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Teacher Recruitment team (EAteacher.Recruitment@britishcouncil.org.sg) based in Singapore.


Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager. 

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