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Westlink International School
Hanoi, Trung Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District
Date Added: Jan 23, 2024

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About our School 

Westlink International School, Hanoi opened in 2022 and is part of a growing number of schools worldwide owned by the International Schools Partnership (ISP). It benefits from the insights, practices and resources of a network of 52 schools in 15 countries around the world, to ensure all children experience Amazing Learning.

Westlink, Hanoi caters for students from Prep through to Grade 12, offering two pathways. Students may join our rigorous IB program or our 50/50 Integrated Bilingual Program that combines the MOET standards with the international program. We are looking for experienced teachers with International experience, practice inquiry-based teaching that emphasizes the student’s role in the learning process where they are actively encouraged to explore, ask and research.

Westlink International School’s location in Hanoi, Vietnam’s cultural and vibrant capital, gives it some of the best advantages that an international school could ask for in the country. Occupying an area of 2.5 hectares in the Star Lake Tay Ho Tay residential area, and conveniently located no more than 5 kilometers from most major locations and expatriate residential areas. Inspired by Korean-style luxury apartments, Star Lake Tay Ho Tay benefits from modern apartment designs, open green spaces, connecting many high-class utilities from international schools, trade centers to medical clinics, supermarkets, restaurants and green parks and lakes, meeting the needs of the “All-in One” lifestyle couples and families.

ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Develops lesson plans which meet established school and curriculum models

- Adapts and reassesses lesson plans to meet specific student needs, comply with newly implemented guidelines or rules, update relevant information, and utilize new developments in education.

- Adapts curriculum to fit student needs while maintaining overall class progress.

- Possesses and continually develops a working knowledge of curriculum programs and frameworks.

- Assesses and records student development, while identifying problem areas and areas which need attention and improvement.

- Provides a safe, positive learning environment for students.

- Communicates with all other staff members who engage with students.

- Communicates with parents as per school guidelines regularly, including presenting student progress reports and informing parents of requisite student discipline.

- Manages the diverse ability levels of students.

- Maintains order and discipline among students while promoting safety and compliance with school rules and guidelines.

- Attends occasional continuing education seminars

- Attends and takes part in school meetings on curriculum, organization, and guidelines

- Perform other tasks and responsibilities as might be reasonably assigned by your direct supervisor or the Deputy Head

Teacher skills

Class Management Skills, Curriculum Building, Lesson Planning, Extensive Knowledge of Relevant Teaching Subject Areas, Adaptable Teaching Practices, Creative Problem-Solving Skills, Patience, Empathy, Strong written and verbal Communication Skills, Developed Organizational Skills, Deadline Adherence, Cultural awareness.

Qualification & Experience:

- Be a native speaker and hold a valid passport from the US, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, or South Africa

- Bachelor or higher degree in Primary Education or another degree with internationally qualified teaching certification such as PGCE/PGCertEd /QTS

- Previous experience in an international school and familiarity with the IBPYP framework preferred

- Demonstrated experience in using ICT to promote learning

- Experience in teaching EAL students preferred

- Ability to analyze student data to support student achievement

- Demonstrated experience in raising achievement and setting challenging targets

- Strong commitment to supporting all aspects of our program, especially through participating actively in extra-curricular activities and contributing to the life of the school community

- Clean criminal records

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous ten years’ employment history.

HOW TO APPLY

The closing date is 30th March 2024 but interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as interviews may be arranged before the deadline.

 


 

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