The British Council Teaching Centre Team in Hanoi is seeking suitable candidates for the post of Senior Teaching Assistant. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with our teachers, supporting them both inside and outside of the classroom. As well as a pastoral role, they may also have to ensure smooth coordination with Teaching Centre Team to make sure high performance of teaching assistants and children are supported during their learning with the British Council.

Details

Location Thanh Xuan and Ha Dong, Hanoi
Salary VND68,000 per hour
Closing date Monday 06 February 2023

Role overview

Applicants should meet the following initial requirements: 

  • good level of English and Vietnamese (equal to IELTS 6.0/Upper Intermediate and above)
  • good academic records
  • experience as a Teaching Assistant for at least one year or experience of working with children in another relevant role
  • good leadership skills
  • ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of children
  • experience of working as part of a team
  • experience of customer service with both children and parents
  • good office IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer)
  • be available for at least 32 hours of work per week
  • commitment to work continuously for at least one year
  • ability to demonstrate the British Council behaviours: Working together, Being accountable, Connecting with others and Making things happen (all at essential level)
  • The applicant needs to be able to prove that he/she has no civil or criminal records of any nature relating to any allegation or conviction concerning any type of harm to a child or children by providing a valid local police record after getting the job. (Please refer to the attached document)

The applicant needs to be able to prove that he/she has no civil or criminal records of any nature relating to any allegation or conviction concerning any type of harm to a child or children by providing a valid local police record after getting the job. 

Term of service 

This is a non-employment position and a term-based hourly paid contract. Gross wages: VND68,000 per hour, together with experience of a dynamic working environment and career development opportunities. 

How to apply

Please refer to the Scope of Work and British Council behaviours, which can be downloaded from the links at the end of this job ad, for more details about the post.

If you are interested in the post, please apply by filling in the online recruitment form following this link: https://forms.office.com/e/r1LYxGa9kd 

The British Council is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

The British Council believe that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.

About us

We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.

We uniquely combine the UK’s deep expertise in arts and culture, education and the English language, our global presence and relationships in over 100 countries, our unparalleled access to young people and influencers and our creative sparkle.

We work directly with individuals to help them gain the skills, confidence and connections to transform their lives and shape a better world in partnership with the UK. We support them to build networks and explore creative ideas, to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications.

We work with governments and our partners in the education, English language and cultural sectors, in the UK and globally. Working together we make a bigger difference, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world.

We work with people in over 200 countries and territories and are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2021–22 we reached 650 million people.

The British Council in Vietnam is a priority country for the British Council within East Asia. The British Council in Vietnam has offices and teaching centres in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

For more information see www.britishcouncil.org or www.britishcouncil.vn