Located in Hanoi.

Positions start on 1st August with training.




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.

--> 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 administrative 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.




--> 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.*

--> 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 working until the end of the 2019-2020 academic year (31/05/20).

* 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.




--> 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.




--> Competitive salary - 50,000,000 VND/month gross.

--> Annual Leave and Sick Leave.

--> National holidays, 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.




Language Link has been a leading player in the global ELT industry for over forty years, and Language Link Vietnam has been operating in Vietnam for more than twenty years. As an established and trusted educational organisation, Language Link aims to further become a market leader in innovative and quality academic programmes, helping learners achieve outstanding academic results.

Our mission is to help students and trainees get measurably high achievements at school and in all English tests and examinations, to provide an innovative, effective, and efficient learning solution to learners in the workplace, and to help students get into elite secondary and high schools and universities, and for adult learners to make progress in their careers.

Language Link works closely with the Ministry of Education and Training and the Hanoi Department of Education and Training to promote English learning in Vietnamese schools, supporting the goals of the ministry’s 2020 project, and organising the Hanoi English Olympics for the past thirteen years.

Schools Link started collaborating with local public and private primary, secondary, and high schools in Hanoi ten years ago, delivering programmes based on strict guidelines set by the Ministry of Education and Training. Schools Link has since has enjoyed remarkable growth over this time and we now work with around seventy tier one schools across the city, with our 140 teachers and 250 teaching assistants bringing our English language training to approximately 30,000 students, many of whom would otherwise not be able to access high-quality language training.

To Apply

Send your CV and copies of your degree, teaching certificate and police check to schoolslinkrecruit@languagelink.vn