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Recruitment Announcement for Foreign Teachers Teaching EAL (English as additional language) 

Job Summary:

EAL Teachers who are supporting and encouraging students in international programs. EAL Teacher who is in charge of connecting and communicating with Special Education Needs Teachers (SEN) in order to support students with special needs. EAL Teachers at VFIS will have the opportunity to set the tone for learning for the rest of a student’s life. While adhering to the core curriculum required by the academic team, teachers will enjoy the large autonomy to find creative, engaging ways to teach and support students and each other. More than that, teachers are a part of a large, happy and healthy learning community, which promotes collaboration, trust, respect, empowerment and excellence for the success of all community members in the 21st century.

Requirement Policy:

•    Master Degree in a relevant field
•    Professional Teaching qualification/license/certification as applicable
•    Preference will be given to those graduating with honors or holding a Master’s degree
•    Air ticket from home countries to Vietnam at the beginning of the contract
•    Monthly accommodation allowance in Vietnam;
•    International health insurance
•    A school laptop and a 6-inch smartphone with basic data connection are provided;
•    Annual return air ticket to home country based on school policy and budget set;
•    Summer break plus school holidays according to VFIS’s academic calendar;
•    Maximum 10 days of paid sick leave per year with doctor certificate;
•    Scholarship equal to tuition fee at VFIS for two dependent children 
•    Personal development opportunities via study programs offered by TDTU;
•    Professional development opportunities and networking with Finnish, Vietnamese and international educational experts throughout the year;
Recruitment Procedure:

Candidates will participate in FOUR rounds of competition, which are enumerated below:

•    Round 1: The candidate submits the application and the Human Resources Department will consider the application based on the recruitment criteria.
•    Round 2: The candidates selected in round 1 will be invited to interview with the academic department and Head of School about knowledge related to the objectives, methods, and forms of teaching. 
•    Round 3: Candidates selected in round 2 will be invited to participate in a demo lesson
•    Round 4: Candidates selected in round 3 will be invited to participate in the final interview with TDTU Recruitment Council and VFIS Leadership Board

After being recruited, teachers will be trained according to the Finnish contents, programs and teaching methods before officially teaching at VFIS.

Application form Package:

Applicant prepares 01 set of the SCAN documents arranged in the following order:

•    Curriculum vitae with photo
•    Cover letter
•    Copy of Master degree and certificate in relevant field
•    Copy of transcripts for all qualifications.
•    TESOL / TEFL and certificate in teaching
•    Police Background Certificate / Criminal Record (or equivalent) – additional background screening is required in accordance with Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) / Vietnam Finland International School (VFIS) safer recruiting child protection and safeguarding standards
•    Health check certificates - Fully vaccinated (Green card) (If any)
•    Work permit at current school/company (If any)
•    Temporary Residence Card - TRC or Visa (If any) 
•    Passport
**All documents are required to be notarized and submitted later after being interviewed successfully

Application submission procedure:

Deadline: January 29th, 2022
•    Candidates arrange application in order, scan them into 1 PDF file and send to email inbox
•    Email Title: Full name _ Position Application

Later, Please submit the above hard application copy  to: HR - Office of Vietnam - Finland International School
For more information, please contact:

•    Human Resource Department           Phone: (028) 37 755 110  (Ext.: 189)
•    Office of Vietnam Finland International School, Ton Duc Thang University
•    Gate 9 - No.1, D1 Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam