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FINNISH TEACHER RECRUITMENT - APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2020

Vietnam-Finland International School (VFIS), an independent unit of Ton Duc Thang University, located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the first Finnish styled K-12 international school in Southeast Asia, is looking for top-line Finnish educators to work as Class Teachers, Subject Teachers and Special Needs Teachers (Grade 1 to 9) from the next school year 2020-2021.

School location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 

School type: Public, autonomy. 

Duration of service required: Minimum 2 year++ 

Employment starts:  Autumn 2020

Its inception started in 2015 and after 4 years of planning and preparation, VFIS was officially inaugurated in August 2019. The opening of VFIS is a meaningful achievement marking not only a collective effort by the investor but also an ongoing support by many governmental organisations, top-notch educational and consultation agencies in both Finland and Vietnam.

 

The school is located in Ho Chi Minh city, the most vibrant metropolitan area and the business hub of Vietnam. It has embraced timely global trends in teaching and learning, while inheriting Finnish education excellence and Vietnamese educational and cultural heritages as a harmonised convergence. Finnish National Core Curriculum is adopted in the school in adaptation with Vietnamese and global contexts.

 

Teachers from Finland have also played an important role as trusted professionals at VFIS. In brief, they are expected to deliver an excellent education to its students of diverse nationalities, to collaborate effectively with Vietnamese and other international teachers, and together, to build a sustainable and dynamic learning community at VFIS. Everyone at VFIS shares a vision of a human-driven school that reflects four core values: Vitality – Flexibility – Inclusion – Sisu! With such a huge contribution, teachers are promised a competitive compensation package and a highly supportive working environment.

 

Teach in Vietnam: Where LIFE expands!

Job Summary 

Teachers at VFIS will have the opportunity to set the tone for learning for the rest of a student’s life. While adhering to the core curriculum required by the academic team, you will enjoy the large autonomy to find creative, engaging ways to teach and support students and class teachers. More than that, you are a part of a large happy and healthy learning community, which promotes collaboration, trust, respect, empowerment and excellence for the success of all community member in 21st century.


Join our team, if you have:

  • As a Class Teacher Applicant: A good Master’s degree in educational science (or in specific subject education plus multidisciplinary studies taught in basic education grades 1-6) including pedagogical training;

  • As a Subject Teacher Applicant: A good Master’s degree, proven studies in the subject to be taught and proven pedagogical studies;

  • As Special Needs Teacher Applicant: A good Master’s degree in education with special needs pedagogy as the main subject (or with a teaching qualification including special needs teacher studies);

  • Solid and proven English language skills;

  • Passion for teaching overseas;

  • Strong work ethic and flexibility;

  • Strong pedagogical skills and competence;

  • Cultural adaptability;

  • At least two-year commitment to VFIS;

Job Description

Class Teachers

  • Planning and implementing teaching according to the school curriculum and Finnish pedagogical approach with local adaptation.

  • A customer-oriented approach according to the school guidelines

  • Continuous student assessment, follow-up and recording of student development

  • Student supervision

  • Participation in Professional Development programmes

  • Contribution to school development work

  • Weekly home-school communication with parents

  • Substitution

  • Any other duties allocated by the school administration

 

Subject Teachers

  • Planning and implementing teaching according to the school curriculum and Finnish pedagogical approach with local adaptation.

  • A customer-oriented approach according to the school guidelines

  • Continuous student assessment, follow-up and recording of student development

  • Student supervision

  • Participation in Professional Development programmes

  • Contribution to school development work

  • Weekly home-school communication with parents

  • Substitution

  • Any other duties allocated by the school administration

Special Needs Education Teacher (SEN):

  • Supporting students in collaboration with teachers, learning assistants and parents

  • A customer-oriented approach according to the school guidelines

  • Implementing and supporting student testing according to school guidelines 

  • Being active members in the Student Welfare Team

  • Contribution to school development work with a focus on SEN structures

  • Expertise in student admission through student testing and results analysis

  • Substitution

  • Participation in Professional Development programmes

  • Any other duties assigned by the school administration

How To Apply

Please email your application to Mr. Pasi Toiva and Ms. Dieu Nguyen (to be found at the end of this post) no later than February 15th, 2020. The application includes the following documents:

  1. Updated resume with portrait photo;

  2. Cover letter;

  3. Scanned copy of all relevant Degrees and Qualifications;

  4. Scanned and English translated copy of all relevant degrees or qualifications (only if the original documents are not in English);

  5. Scanned copy of Transcripts of all relevant Degrees and Qualifications;

  6. Scanned and English translated copy of the Transcripts (only if the original documents are not in English);

After the application screening, successful candidates will be contacted for an interview(s).

 For more information, please contact our recruitment team:

pasi.toiva@wcf.fi  |  Phone Call or WhatsApp: +358 40 865 4454    

dieu.nguyen@wcf.fi  | Phone Call: + 358 469 526 726  | WhatsApp: +84 904 998 922