Language Link Vietnam is seeking REGIONAL HEAD TEACHERS for its Schools Link program.
As a Regional Head Teacher, you will be a fundamental component of the Academic Management Team, working directly with teachers to support their performance in the classroom, and also working with the wider ACMAN team to enhance the academic quality of the Schools Link product.
This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced teachers looking to progress in their career or junior managers looking to join an established and professional school with language centres around the world.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
--> Plan, prepare, and deliver high-quality English language lessons that meet the needs of your learners, taking into account individual learning styles, and make these lessons available for other teachers to observe in order to support their professional development as teachers. Teaching hours, including cover, can be up to 50 hours per calendar month.
--> Provide cover as required, including being on call for emergency cover (2nd round) up to two half days a week.
--> Monitor student progress and provide necessary feedback to help manage students’ performance.
--> Complete teaching-related adminstrative tasks (e.g. marking tests, reporting results) in a timely fashion.
--> Assist teachers in your assigned region to handle issues that arise. Such issues could include: difficulties with teaching, with TA/school relationships, with materials, with facilities, and with life in Hanoi in general.
--> Work with the ACMAN team to prepare and deliver sharing sessions and workshops to develop specific teaching competencies throughout the academic year and during induction.
--> Attend regular meetings with both internal (teachers, fellow RHTs, and the wider ACMAN team) and external stakeholders (parents, school boards) as required.
--> Conduct teacher observations as required during the academic year, delivering high-quality written and verbal feedback to support teachers in their professional development, and complete performance reviews for your teachers at the end of the academic year.
--> Assist ACs and the AM to identify teachers who are over- or under performing and provide support and guidance to these teachers (including through the use of a Teaching Development Plan) in order to help them meet the required standards.
--> Engage in frequent face-to-face and phone communication with every teacher in your assigned region. Visit each school in your assigned region at least once per semester.
--> Communicate regularly with the academic management team and other departments within the company.
--> Support the ACMAN team to conduct interviews for new teachers as necessary.
--> Participate in school outreach events (e.g. school assemblies, English competitions) as and when required.
--> Complete development work projects and other relevant tasks as assigned by AM/AC.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
--> At least three years’ experience of teaching young learners in a classroom environment.
--> Bachelor’s degree in any subject.
--> CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent teaching certificate.*
--> A clean police clearance check from your home country with 6-month validity.
--> Native English speaker or equivalent with evidence of high language proficiency.**
--> Must commit to work until the end of the 2018-2019 academic year (31/05/19).
* Online-only teaching certifications will not be accepted. All certifications must include a teaching practicum component.
** For non-native speakers, references must cover at least three years of your ELT experience outside of Vietnam.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
--> Young Learners extension certificate (e.g. TYLEC, CELTYL).
--> Cambridge DELTA, Trinity DipTESOL, or equivalent.
--> MA in a related discipline.
--> YLE/IELTS examiner status.
--> Previous experience of working in ELT management.
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS
--> Competitive salary.
--> Annual Leave and Sick Leave.
--> Nationalholidays, including Christmas Day and International New Year’s Day.
--> Issuance of Vietnamese State Medical card.
--> Private health insurance for which LLV pays ½ of the annual premium.
--> Visa and Work Permit sponsorship fully provided and paid for by LLV (except for document authentication).
--> Intensive induction program.
--> Professional development opportunities including discounts for any future TYLEC courses.
Send your CV, cover letter and copies of your relevant documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 21st APRIL.