The British International School, Ho Chi Minh City is a Nord Anglia Education (NAE) School. BIS HCMC is the largest international school in Vietnam and a leading international school in South East Asia. With over 2,000 students from more than 55 countries it operates from three campus sites in Ho Chi Minh City. The school provides a top quality British style education in first class facilities resourced to the highest level. The National Curriculum for England, IGCSE and the IB Diploma are taught to English speaking students from the Early Years Foundation Stage to Year 13.
Each NAE school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 56 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University (NAU), and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.
The school is currently looking to recruit
Head of Chinese (Mandarin)
Applications are invited from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced teachers. A minimum of three years recent experience of teaching Mandarin to GCSE/IGCSE and either A level or the IB Diploma programme is essential. The Chinese Department is a part of a very vibrant and creative MFL Department at BIS, where French and Spanish are also offered to students. Good collaboration amongst students and staff are key to its success. The teaching of Chinese takes place in a high-quality learning environment where classrooms offer our teachers the very latest learning technology.
When you join a NAE school, you join a global community of more than 10,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. NAU unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through NAU to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.
Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.
As a NAE educator, you enjoy the following benefits:
- A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
- An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
- A culture which is fair and consultative
- Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
The closing date for application is Monday 14 January 2019 although we reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as we are ready.
To apply for this position please submit an application, CV and recent professional photograph by clicking the ‘Apply’ button.
First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone and final interviews will take place at the NAE Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing 21st January 2019 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person).
Start Date: We offer a professional working environment and an attractive remuneration and benefits package. Initial contracts are for two years with a start date of August 2019.
At NAE we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.