Primary Music Teacher, Vietnam

Closing date:Expiring soon

British International School - Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 55 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 50,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of 55 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have a wide range of resources and support to enhance our students’ success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

The British International School, Ho Chi Minh City is a Nord Anglia Education 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. Further information can be obtained from our web site at  

The school is currently looking to recruit a:

Primary Music Teacher

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced music teachers.  A minimum of three years teaching music in either a primary or secondary school is required. The candidate should have the experience and flexibility to work with our students from pre-nursery to Year 6. The appointed candidate will be expected to take a full role in the extensive extra-curricular instrumental programme in this busy department.

We look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s curriculum and creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion.


When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of approximately 9,000 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. Nord Anglia University 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 Nord Anglia University 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 and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 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 Nord Anglia Education teacher, 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

Selection Process

The closing date for application is Monday 26th March 2018 although we reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as we are ready.

Please apply for this vacancy using our recruitment portal operated by Job Tracker at You will need to upload a letter of application and an up-to-date CV, which must include a recent professional photograph and the contact details of two educational referees, one of whom must be your current employer.

First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype.

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 2018.

At Nord Anglia Education 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.

Job location

More about British International School - Ho Chi Minh City
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Secondary Campus, 246 Nguyen Van Huong Street, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Telephone: +84 8 3744 2335
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