Are you seeking an exciting new teaching opportunity overseas?Would you like to live in beautiful, bustling Ho Chi Minh City with cheap access to travel around the rest of Asia?Would you like to work in a great school community and make new friends?Would you like to earn a tax-free salary with no accommodation costs?We are seeking a fully qualified primary teacher of Music to for an excellent international school in beautiful Ho Chi Minh City starting 1st August 2019 which is the beginning of the school’s next academic year. The school ranges from K-12 and incorporates the Australian National Curriculum along with the International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP programme. Australian teachers and teachers with experience teaching in Australia are ideal for this school.The roleThe role is teaching Music as a specialist subject to students from P-6. The Australia National Curriculum applies.The schoolThere are about 1200 students representing 40 countries in this K-12 school with over 90 ex-patriot teachers on staff across three campuses. Class sizes are a maximum of 28, with many classes smaller than this. 50% of students at the school are Vietnamese with the other 50% comprising a large international mix. Over 90% of students come from non-English speaking backgrounds. The school offers an unpretentious high quality international school education with well-resourced classrooms where teachers and all staff are treated well. Staff tend to stay well beyond their initial two- year contracts.The school is run smoothly by an Australian principal and effectively welcomes and supports newly arrived teachers. The school will consider single teachers, teaching couples and families where one or both parents are teachers. Non-teaching spouses who wish to find work will need to seek this independently.The school values highly the work that teachers do, and the salary and benefits offered reflect this. The competitive salary provides teachers the opportunity not only to live comfortably but also to save for the future.LocationThe school is located across three campuses in the beautiful District 2 region of Ho Chi Minh city in the southern part of Vietnam. The Tan Son Nhat International Airport is located within 6kms of the city centre. Bordering Laos, Cambodia and China, Vietnam and its southern city are a great base from which to explore Asia during school holidays. About YouYou will be a teacher with at least 3 years’ experience teaching music to primary students, seeking an exciting professional and personal opportunity. You will have a love of adventure and travel. You will be team and community oriented as well as self-sufficient, adaptable and resilient. You will be good in hot and humid weather!The packageSalaries range from 800mill Dong/annum (approx. $AUD47,450) NET for a three-year experienced teacher to 1billion Dong (approx. AUD$59,300) NET for a teacher with 10 years' + experienceInitially, a two-year contract is offered then, under mutual agreement, another two-year contract or year by year after thatAn accommodation allowance is paid as cash. For a single person this is $850USD/month with a suitable condominium renting for approximately $750USD/month. For a family there is a larger accommodation budget.Accommodation is found during the first weekend of arrival in the city with the help of school staffHealth insurance is included in the salary and Vietnam has an excellent health care system.Annual return flights are paid as a cash equivalent travel allowance of $1100USD/annum/person, slightly less per child in the case of dependentsEnd of contract gratuity equating to ½ a month's pay per year of serviceAnnual leave – the school has two semesters, beginning in August with four breaks of varying length in Oct, Dec/Jan, early Feb for a long public holiday, April and then June/July.For families, up to three children are educated free of charge at the schoolJob requirementsBachelor of Education (Music major) or Bachelor of Arts/Music + Grad Dip Ed (Music)The Vietnamese teaching visa requires teachers have a minimum of 3 years' teaching experience.A good level of fitness and health, physically and mentally.English speakerTo apply for this position, please email your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in this opportunity to:Meredith DrynanTeacher Recruitment ConsultantTEACHER APPOINTMENTSmeredith@teacherappointments.com.au0450 125 657 Australia - WA Perth

Primary Music teacher for top international school Vietnam: AUGUST 2020

Are you seeking an exciting new teaching opportunity overseas?

Would you like to live in beautiful, bustling Ho Chi Minh City with cheap access to travel around the rest of Asia?

Would you like to work in a great school community and make new friends?

Would you like to earn a tax-free salary with no accommodation costs?

We are seeking a fully qualified primary teacher of Music to for an excellent international school in beautiful Ho Chi Minh City starting 1st August 2019 which is the beginning of the school’s next academic year. The school ranges from K-12 and incorporates the Australian National Curriculum along with the International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP programme. Australian teachers and teachers with experience teaching in Australia are ideal for this school.

The role

The role is teaching Music as a specialist subject to students from P-6. The Australia National Curriculum applies.

The school

There are about 1200 students representing 40 countries in this K-12 school with over 90 ex-patriot teachers on staff across three campuses. Class sizes are a maximum of 28, with many classes smaller than this. 50% of students at the school are Vietnamese with the other 50% comprising a large international mix. Over 90% of students come from non-English speaking backgrounds. The school offers an unpretentious high quality international school education with well-resourced classrooms where teachers and all staff are treated well. Staff tend to stay well beyond their initial two- year contracts.

The school is run smoothly by an Australian principal and effectively welcomes and supports newly arrived teachers. The school will consider single teachers, teaching couples and families where one or both parents are teachers. Non-teaching spouses who wish to find work will need to seek this independently.

The school values highly the work that teachers do, and the salary and benefits offered reflect this. The competitive salary provides teachers the opportunity not only to live comfortably but also to save for the future.

Location

The school is located across three campuses in the beautiful District 2 region of Ho Chi Minh city in the southern part of Vietnam. The Tan Son Nhat International Airport is located within 6kms of the city centre. Bordering Laos, Cambodia and China, Vietnam and its southern city are a great base from which to explore Asia during school holidays. 

About You

You will be a teacher with at least 3 years’ experience teaching music to primary students, seeking an exciting professional and personal opportunity. You will have a love of adventure and travel. You will be team and community oriented as well as self-sufficient, adaptable and resilient. You will be good in hot and humid weather!

The package

  • Salaries range from 800mill Dong/annum (approx. $AUD47,450) NET for a three-year experienced teacher to 1billion Dong (approx. AUD$59,300) NET for a teacher with 10 years' + experience
  • Initially, a two-year contract is offered then, under mutual agreement, another two-year contract or year by year after that
  • An accommodation allowance is paid as cash. For a single person this is $850USD/month with a suitable condominium renting for approximately $750USD/month. For a family there is a larger accommodation budget.
  • Accommodation is found during the first weekend of arrival in the city with the help of school staff
  • Health insurance is included in the salary and Vietnam has an excellent health care system.
  • Annual return flights are paid as a cash equivalent travel allowance of $1100USD/annum/person, slightly less per child in the case of dependents
  • End of contract gratuity equating to ½ a month's pay per year of service
  • Annual leave – the school has two semesters, beginning in August with four breaks of varying length in Oct, Dec/Jan, early Feb for a long public holiday, April and then June/July.
  • For families, up to three children are educated free of charge at the school

Job requirements

  • Bachelor of Education (Music major) or Bachelor of Arts/Music + Grad Dip Ed (Music)
  • The Vietnamese teaching visa requires teachers have a minimum of 3 years' teaching experience.
  • A good level of fitness and health, physically and mentally.
  • English speaker

To apply for this position, please email your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in this opportunity to:

Meredith Drynan

Teacher Recruitment Consultant

TEACHER APPOINTMENTS

meredith@teacherappointments.com.au

0450 125 657