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Part-time Teacher of English

Date: 06-Apr-2021

Location: Hanoi, East Asia, VN

Company: British Council

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. 
 
We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. 
 
These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.

 

Teaching Centres: Hanoi, Vietnam.

Role Title: Part-Time (PT) Teacher of English (Young Learners)

Pay band: Minimum 34,922,500 (50 hours guaranteed, likely to be more)

Contract type: Part-Time (PT), 24 month
Closing Date: Sunday, 18 April 2021, applications will close 23:59 CET time.


Role Purpose:

To assure effective teaching and learning of English. To support the wider aims of the British Council and its cultural relations mission.

 

Challenges & Accountabilities:

Teaching classes according to agreed schedules and standards. Ensuring an effective learning experience. Ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality Standards and organisational expectations. Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues. Representing the British Council’s values and supporting its plans in Vietnam. Enhancing the reputation of UK English teaching.

 

Responsibilities & main duties:

To plan, prepare and deliver effective English language teaching that meets the needs of different learner groups. To monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage learners’ performance throughout the course, and to actively promote learner autonomy. To contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to best meet learners’ needs. To complete teaching-related administrative tasks to specified standards. To actively engage in professional development and performance management systems and procedures to assure high standards in teaching and learning. To contribute positively to the British Council’s reputation and position as a benchmark standard in best practice in the sector. To support marketing and promotional activities and to assist the teaching team in delivering excellent customer service. To ensure safeguarding standards are rigorously applied and upheld in line with applicable policy in the following areas:

•Safeguarding

•Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

•Health and safety

 

Language requirements:

Full proficiency in English across all 4 skills, equivalent to CEFR C2/IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.

 

Essential Requirements:

Undergraduate degree (BA or equivalent/higher).Cambridge CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent recognised entry-level qualification to teach English as a Foreign/Second Language. Applicants must hold a Vietnamese Visa .

 

Desirable Skills:

CELT-YL extension/TYLEC/PGCE in Primary/Secondary or equivalent. Recognised diploma in EFL i.e. Cambridge DELTA/Trinity DipTESOL.

 

Benefits:

Annual paid leave of 12 days, national holidays, professional development opportunities including DipTESOL, TYLEC, etc.

 

Additional Information:

Teaching schedules typically involve both evening work and working on Saturdays and Sundays – the times at which most teaching activity takes place. Teachers may be required to work in one or more centres in the city they are based in, scheduling policy is to restrict teaching to one location only on any given day. Schedules are subject to change periodically, but advance notice is given. Part-time teachers are required to make themselves available to teach at least the monthly number of hours specified in their contract according to the schedule given. Should operational needs require, a teacher may be asked to carry out teaching-related non-teaching tasks in lieu of teaching (e.g. developing teaching materials, administrative tasks etc.) as part of their scheduled hours. Part-time teachers may be offered more hours of teaching than in their core contract; if they accept, they will be paid additionally for these hours.

 

Further details:

If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you. Please apply by Sunday, 18 April 2021 (23:59 CET Time). Please note, interviews are likely to be held in the following week to the closing date.

 

Equality Statement:

The British Council is committed to a policy of equality and to valuing diversity and is keen to reflect the diversity of the societies in which we work at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.
The British Council has Disability Confident Employer Status. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role. Applicants are encouraged to highlight any specific requirements or adjustments needed to enable participation in the recruitment process.


The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.

We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.


Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.

If you have any problems with your application please email askhr@britishcouncil.org


 

A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.

 

Equality Statement

 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equality and to valuing diversity and is keen to reflect the diversity of the societies in which we work at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies. 
The British Council has Disability Confident Employer Status. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role. Applicants are encouraged to highlight any specific requirements or adjustments needed to enable participation in the recruitment process.


The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.

 

We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.

 

Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.

 

  If you have any problems with your application please email askhr@britishcouncil.org