Primary Teacher/Teaching Assistant

 

Purpose

The Teacher:

  • Ensures high quality student learning within the Vietnamese and International curriculum in the Primary school.
  • Works collaboratively with the international teachers to develop effective dynamic teaching teams.

 

Nature and scope of the position

The Teacher will be responsible to and will report to, the Vietnamese and International Principals for Primary.

The Teacher will contribute to the fulfilment of the mission and vision of International Education and of the school towards providing excellent Vietnamese and International education to all students in the school.

In fulfilling the following responsibilities the Teacher will be bound by any policies produced by the TH School Board of Management and the school.

In addition to the responsibilities described here, the Teacher will perform any other duties and provide any other services necessary for the proper operation of the school which may be reasonably required by the Principals.

 

Learning
The most important responsibility of the Vietnamese Teacher is to work with others to promote and improve the learning of students in the school.

Teaching
The Teacher will:

  • Teach the Vietnamese primary curriculum as well as the International curriculum that is relevant to the needs of the Vietnamese students;
  • Teach students in a way that enables them to achieve high standards of learning;
  • Contribute towards the development of the provision a dynamic, creative international learning environment.

Curriculum Planning
The Teacher will:

  • Work collaboratively with others in the development of the Vietnamese subjects in the primary curriculum and contribute to programme planning and implementation in the International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
  • Provide the Vietnamese Principal with effective and clear teaching and learning plans for classes taught;
  • Help design and then implement policies, systems and procedures for the efficient operation of the school.

Assessment, Recording and Reporting
The Teacher will:

  • Contribute towards the development of assessment policies within the school for the Vietnamese and International curriculums;
  • Ensure that student learning in their classes is monitored, appropriately assessed and that the results of such assessment are used to improve and maximise learning;
  • Use the results of these assessments for:
    • feedback to students
    • contributing to further planning for individual, group and class work
    • contributing to whole-school planning and target setting
    • producing records for use in school
    • reporting to parents and other interested parties
  • Involve parents in their children’s learning by keeping them informed about learning activities and communicating with them regularly.

Leadership and Management
The Teacher will participate in those parts of the management and leadership of the school delegated by the Vietnamese and international Principal.

Pastoral and other activities
The Teacher will:

  • Promote the general progress and well-being of individual students and any group or class of students assigned to him/her;
  • Provide guidance and advice to students on educational and other matters;
  • Make records and reports on the personal and social needs of students;
  • Communicate and consult with the parents of students in the school;
  • Communicate and cooperate, as appropriate, with persons and bodies outside the school;
  • Participate in meetings associated with the fulfilment of responsibilities.

Review and development
The Teacher will:

  • Participate in meetings with the Vietnamese and International Principals associated with the fulfilment of responsibilities;
  • Meet with the Vietnamese and international Principals to prepare and monitor a Personal Performance and Development Plan;
  • Work closely with the international teachers assigned to their classes and use the opportunity to develop their own teaching skills;
  • Commit to and actively participate in professional development programmes related to Vietnamese curriculum, the IPC and the development of skills in written and spoken English.

Resources
The Teacher will advise and cooperate with the Vietnamese and International Principal and other colleagues concerning the acquisition, storage, maintenance and use of educational and other equipment both in the classroom and associated with any particular responsibility.

Discipline, health and safety
The Teacher will:

  • Contribute towards the development of an effective behaviour policy;
  • Maintain and promote good order and behaviour among the students of the school at all times;
  • Safeguard and promote the health and safety of students both on the school premises and when they are taking part in school activities elsewhere.

Extra-curricular activities
The Teacher will:

  • Actively participate in the range of extra-curricular activities and programmes that the school will develop outside the regular school day;
  • Take part in the other extra-curricular commitments including attending official school meetings and functions outside school hours when necessary.

 

Requirements

  • Vietnamese
  • Fluent in English
  • University graduates from Primary Education Department.
  • Good knowledge of Primary education
  • Understand psychophysiology of primary children
  • Skills of organizing activities in educating and taking care of children
  • Skills of observing and assessing children
  • Good communication skill, be able to work independently
  • Presentation skill, effective educational situation solving skill and teamwork