Full Time EFL Teachers Needed in Vietnam

Date posted:2014-09-29 | Writer: Apollo Education and Training | Email: [email protected]

Experience working in a fascinating country with a unique cultural combination of old and new, traditional and modern. Apollo is currently looking for energetic, creative and dedicated TEFL qualified teachers to join our Hai Phong team. We have 20 years of experience teaching English in Vietnam and currently operate 12 training centres nationwide. Apollo Hai Phong offers a range of classes, teaching young learners (3 to 17) and adults (17+) with the goal of creating a rewarding and high quality learning environment.

At Apollo you can expect:

• A commitment to ongoing professional development and high-quality teaching standards

• A wide range of resources and modern facilities

• A variety of courses and learners

• Academic and personal support from a dedicated team

• Opportunities for career development

Responsibilities:

• Planning communicative, student-centred and participative lessons while following a designated syllabus

• Participating in professional development activities. These include training sessions, peer observations and developmental observations led by senior academic team members

• Teaching across our range of levels, ages, and courses

• Administering and marking course tests

• Writing student reports

• Conducting placement testing

• Teaching off-site classes, as required

Average teaching hours: normally scheduled at 18-25 hours per week. Classes run from 7:30am to 10:00pm Monday through Friday; 7:45 am to 8:15pm on Saturday and Sunday. Split shifts are sometimes inevitable, though they are avoided where possible. Whenever possible, teachers are scheduled two consecutive days off.

Essential requirements for all teaching positions:

• CELTA / TESOL / TEFL or equivalent

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher

• Native level English speaker (USA, UK, Australia and Canada preferred)

• A willingness to teach across our full range of classes

• Clean criminal record check (with validity within 6 months)

• Adaptability, flexibility, and cultural sensitivity

• 4 months’ validity on passport

Remuneration:

• Competitive salary with performance based contract completion bonus (up to $1,000 bonus)

• Overtime payment

• Work permit costs covered by Apollo

• Fully paid leave: up to 15 days of annual leave and up to 10 days of public holidays – (applying to one year contracts)

• Salary and benefits paid in Vietnamese Dong. Tax is payable on a progressive scale and averages around 11-12% for a typical full-time teacher

Interested candidates are invited to apply via email to Recruitment at the email address given on the job heading. Your application should include a cover letter stating your desired working location, your updated CV in English and scanned copies of your degree(s) and Teaching Certificates. Candidates who have already obtained a current valid Police Check preferred. Submission of original documents will be required later for Work Permit application, photocopies will not be accepted.

*Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

This unit was an extremely helpful one. It has briefly introduced the different methodologies of teaching a second language. It has focused on the ESA way of teaching and it has provided a lot of ideas for activities in the classroom. I have learnt about the basic building blocks of a lesson, about the way a lesson should be structured, about teacher's reaction to mistakes and many more things.This unit made me want to apologize to my students who are starting to learn tenses! Most of these areas, I use without even consciously thinking about their use, nor what tense I need to use. But this unit made me think deeply about the challenges that my students will have with learning future tenses,. I feel better equipped now to help them, with the teaching ideas mentioned in this section.

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