Deadline: Wed 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
  • Vietnam, Hanoi
  • Language Link Vietnam
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

The Academic Coordinator position is a challenging, yet rewarding job. You will be able to have an impact on teachers lives, helping them to aspire to higher levels of teaching quality. It will also give you the opportunity to operate a language center in all academic areas.

Details of Position

Language Link is seeking qualified individuals to add to their current management team, namely Academic Coordinators. Your post is assigned based on experience, expertise, and availability. We have one opening for this position. This position needs to be filled by July 26.
Language Link has been THE reputable English language center in Hanoi, for over 20 years! There is a sense of community within the company and this attitude is passed on to the customers. Teachers are welcomed to interject their own personality, tailoring the lessons for a positive and fun learning environment. Our teachers have access to all the resources (inclusive of a vast online library) at the Language Link centers as well as tech solutions to help them keep organized and connected with a large network of teachers.
Our programs cater to very young learners through teens and adults, with the bulk of focus on young learners. Teachers are provided with texts, pacing guides, flashcards, and other resources to help them teach their students.
The Academic Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:
Helping to organize training workshops/ seminars and teachers’ meetings
Providing mentoring for new teachers and going through class feedback forms with teachers
Assisting teachers in planning, working with pacing guides, locating supplementary materials
Conducting observations and coordinating such with the Director of Studies and Teacher Trainer accordingly.
Connecting teachers with appropriate members of staff member for various issues
Providing emergency cover in the event of teachers being sick or otherwise unable to teach a scheduled class
Receiving Student and Parent feedback
Conducting placement tests; maintaining placement test schedule; training teachers on placement testing
Scheduling and conducting inductions for new teachers
Working with Teacher Recruitment and Welfare Officer and Scheduler to stay active in teacher recruitment process and selection of teachers and rehires, as applicable.
Addressing and managing scheduling issues such as: basic scheduling, covering classes, and course teaching suitability
Teaching and non-teaching Schedule:
The Academic Coordinator is contracted to work 40 hours per week, inclusive of teaching 3 to 7 hours per week (depending on center location), and non-teaching duties, over a 5-day week. Presence at the school will be reduced proportionally on weeks containing Annual Leave, Sick Leave or public holidays.
The Academic Coordinator must work one (1) weekend day.
All interested should send their application via the link below


Essential Criteria:
CELTA or CertTesol (essential)
Minimum of 2 years of in-classroom ESL related experience. (essential)
Extensive teaching experience with YL, Teens and adults (essential)
A minimum of one year's management experience in an ESL context (essential)
Bachelor’s degree in any subject, preferably in English/Education (essential)
A clean home country Police Clearance Check (essential)
Desirable Criteria:
DELTA or DipTesol (desirable) - candidates who have completed or who are currently studying modules 1, 2, or 3 will be given priority
Young learner extension certificate such at CELTYL, Trinity TYLEC or IH YL and Teens cert (desirable)
Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria will not be contacted

Salary and Benefits

* Competitive salary offered is based on experience, qualifications, and location assigned. Monthly salaries can range from 55 to 63 Million VND, gross (about $2500-$2900). Possessing a YL extension helps to move you up the scale while having a Dip TESOL elevates you towards the top of the range.
*Performance related end-of-contract bonus 21 Million VND (about $950)
*Severance payment - ½ month per year
*Visa-Run flight reimbursement (for local hires) is up to 4.2 Million VND (about $190)
*In-bound flight reimbursement (for overseas hires) is up to 12.6 Million VND (about $570)
*Up to 10 days hotel accommodation for relocating hires, valued at 4.5 Million VND (about $200)
*Annual Leave and Sick Leave (approx. 20 days)
*National holidays, including Christmas Day . . . (approx. 11 days per calendar year)
*Issuance of Vietnamese State Medical card
*Full Inpatient and Evacuation Medical Insurance through Liberty Insurance -- company pays for annual premium, valued at 11.2 Million VND (about $510)
*Visa & work permits sponsorship – full assistance
*Setup of a local bank account
*Direct deposit for payroll
*Welfare team support, with 24/7 emergency assistance
*Paid induction
*Professional development opportunities

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