English Teacher’s Assistant (Vietnamese candidates only)

March 19, 2024
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Job Description

Where are you teaching next?
Through seven modern campuses and with a large team of professional teachers, Vietnam Australia School (VAS) offers a highly unique and integrated bilingual education system to over 8,500 predominantly Vietnamese students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. As our student base is growing even stronger, we are truly excited about having even more highly motivated, enthusiastic and capable teachers to join us.

What are the advantages for you?

VAS has been improving the quality of our curriculum over the past years and incorporates an advanced and highly successful integrated curriculum between Cambridge International and Vietnamese National Programs. We currently have strong and competent teams of teachers and support staff across a range of subjects. Teachers are supported and encouraged to use a modern and active learning approach to deliver the curriculum.

This role is a tremendous opportunity for someone who wants to gain teaching experience at a fast-growing, innovative and successful school. We offer a clear career pathway for growth and development within your subject area or to step into a leadership and management role.

What you will do? The key role of a teachers’ assistant is to provide teaching and administrative support to teachers and students in the Department to ensure a high quality educational experience that fully meets the requirements and stated aims of the school. The teachers’ assistant has the following responsibilities: 1. Teaching and Learning responsibilities Tutor and assist students individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers; Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior; Help teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades; Plan with and assists the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for lessons/activities; Assists teacher to implement the developmental assessment for students to determine their strengths and areas for improvement;• Assist with marking and correcting work; Support students with English as a second language; Conduct lessons in case of teachers’ absence when required. 2. English Speaking Environment All teachers and teachers’ assistants are required to encourage and enforce an English speaking environment for all students within the school compound. No communication in Vietnamese should be allowed during and within all Cambridge and English classes. 3. Other tasks Participate in staff meetings, parents/teacher meetings, school trip, school activities as requested by the classroom teacher; Attend meetings or other functions outside of school hours as needed; Participate in on-going professional development;• Ability to take charge of a class in an emergency situation; Undertake other tasks as and when assigned by the assigned classroom teachers and/or the School; Next steps Please send in your full application including your resume, scans of all relevant documents/certifications, three references, and a copy of your ID card