British Vietnamese International School
Ho Chi Minh City
The British Vietnamese School (BVIS) is the Premier Bilingual School in Ho Chi Minh City. It was set up with a clear vision to provide the best English-speaking international education and to nurture and protect the Vietnamese language and Culture. BVIS was the first school in Vietnam to follow this model and is a pioneer in high quality bilingual education. We aim for all our students to leave the school fluent in English and Vietnamese and to be ready for the best universities in the world. We have an outstanding team of international teachers as well as what we believe to be the very best Vietnamese teachers. We want our students to be inspired by you and will look to recruit even more of the best teachers from around the world. We will continue to support your professional development, to achieve our aim of providing the best Bilingual education in the world.
BVIS is a member of the prestigious Federation of British Schools in Asia and is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools. We have wonderful facilities and were recently shortlisted in the community category for the TES Independent School Awards 2018.
Secondary English Language and Literature Teacher with Drama Experience
The English department is dynamic and forward thinking with a strong team ethos. You will be joining a small group of dedicated professionals who work closely with one another to resource and deliver an engaging curriculum. Our Key Stage 3 Curriculum is based upon the British National Curriculum, with IGCSE Language & Literature delivered at Key Stage 4 and a healthy uptake of A Level English Literature in Key Stage 5. We have a strong focus on developing strong communicative and analytical skills and have recently introduced the ‘Let’s Think In English’ programme. In Drama you will benefit from the Juilliard - Nord Anglia Performing Arts Programme which provides inspiring CPD from visiting Juilliard tutors, innovative curriculum planning and pupil centered resources. You will be part of a new and energetic team in its formative stage and your valuable contribution will help shape the future of Creative Arts at BVIS. This a great opportunity to develop as a Drama teacher with the support of our Head of Drama.
We are looking for a teacher who:
- Is passionate about English and has a creative and flexible approach to teaching both Literature and Language at KS3, KS4 & KS5.
- Has experience of teaching Drama and is able to motivate and engage our students in a creative way.
- Will support, challenge and engage a diverse cohort of students, enriching their learning experience, maximising their potential and raising attainment.
Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver UK National Curriculum and IGCSE or International A Level programmes. You will challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance the student experience and outcomes. BVIS HCMC is proud to be a Nord Anglia Education school. Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 56 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 50,000 students from preschool to 18 years of age. Our schools are united by one philosophy - we are ambitious for our students, our people, our community and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve and progress more in our schools, than any other schools in the world. We ensure this through personalised learning enhanced with bespoke global opportunities and unique collaborations with orgaisations such as Juilliard, MIT and UNICEF. We learn from the best and with the best.
We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer a professional working environment and an attractive remuneration and benefits package. Initial contracts are for two years with a start date of August 2019.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th January 2019 although we reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as we are ready.
Further information can be obtained and downloaded from our web site www.bvisvietnam.com or from the Job Train site.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practice and appointments are subject to an interview, satisfactory references, identity check and a minimum 10-year criminal record check.