British Vietnamese International School
Ho Chi Minh City
The British Vietnamese School (BVIS) is the premier International Bilingual School in Ho Chi Minh City. It was set up with a clear vision to provide the best English-speaking international education and to nurture and protect the Vietnamese language and culture. BVIS was the first school in Vietnam to follow this model and is a pioneer in high quality bilingual education. We aim for all our students to leave the school fluent in English and Vietnamese and to be ready for the best universities in the world. We have an outstanding team of international teachers as well as what we believe to be the very best Vietnamese teachers. We want our students to be inspired by you and will look to recruit even more of the best teachers from around the world. We will continue to support your professional development, to achieve our aim of providing the best bilingual education in the world.
BVIS is a Nord Anglia Education school and a member of the prestigious Federation of British Schools in Asia. It is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools. We have wonderful facilities and were recently shortlisted in the Initiative to Support Safeguarding category for the TES Independent School Awards 2021.
We are now seeking to add more outstanding teachers to our staff team.
Head of Creative Arts (Music or Art Specialist)
We are seeking an enthusiastic, imaginative and collaborative leader to take this faculty on the next stage of its development. You will be able to lead the faculty and teach Art or Music across the school up to A level. The School has a well-equipped and vibrant creative arts faculty including Drama, Art, and Music. This a collaborative team that is developing a curriculum with common themes across these subjects. The school has embedded the Julliard drama and music programmes and we have excellent facilities for Music, Drama and Art. The Art Department teaches in both Primary and Secondary and you will need to be enthusiastic supporting the Art department to teach across this range
The Creative Arts Faculty is very successful: there is strong uptake in Drama, Music and Art at IGCSE and A Level and results are consistently good in these subjects. We are looking for an enthusiastic leader who can build a strong team ethos and bring these subjects together to create a truly excellent learning experience for our students. You will have a clear vision of what excellent learning looks like and create an environment where colleagues are sharing their expertise to deliver this in all subjects.
BVIS HCMC is proud to be a Nord Anglia Education School . Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 76 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to over 68,000 students from preschool to 18 years of age. Our schools are united by one philosophy - we are ambitious for our students, our people, our community and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve and progress more in our schools, than any other schools in the world. We ensure this through personalised learning enhanced with bespoke global opportunities and unique collaborations with organisations such as Juilliard, MIT and UNICEF. We learn from the best and with the best
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 a professional working environment and an attractive remuneration and benefits package. The initial contract will be for 2 years, start on 1st August 2022 and be renewed by mutual agreement after that.
Please apply for this vacancy using our recruitment portal operated by Job Train at Head of Creative Arts (Music or Art Specialist)
Closing date for applications is Friday 07 January 2022 although we reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as we are ready.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practice and appointments are subject to an interview, satisfactory references, identity check and a minimum 10-year criminal record check.