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Primary Art Teacher
Start Date: August 2019
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: PYP (Primary), IGCSE / A-level and IBDP (Secondary) (Moving towards MYP)
Experience Required: 3+ years
Salary: Excellent salary package with great benefits.
Sponsorship: Single or Married with up to 2 dependent children (tuition waiver)
Contract: 2 years

School Vision/Ethos: This International school in Vietnam is a not-for-profit Pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 institution, serving both the international and the local community. It has an experienced international faculty and a delightful group of students of various different nationalities. The school follows the PYP curriculum in Primary, followed by the Cambridge IGCSE / A-levels or the IBDP at Secondary level, soon to be moving towards MYP. The schools purpose-built facility has well-equipped classrooms, spacious sports areas and two swimming pools. The whole school is surrounded by an impressive Eco Garden to enrich the lives of staff and students. The schools vision is to empower and inspire students to become active, lifelong learners by providing a challenging, globally relevant curriculum that meets the needs of individual learners. The schools holistic and balanced approach nurtures each student's potential and their inquiring minds. They foster international-mindedness by connecting students to their local and global communities to foster awareness and sustainable action.

Location Overview: The school is located in a quiet leafy suburb just 20 minutes from Hanoi's fascinating old centre. Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. Hanoi is emerging as an elegant, cultured, and affluent city, where museums and galleries coexist with chic shops and fashionable restaurants. One can wander, in a few minutes, from the narrow streets of the Old Quarter to the imposing mansions and buildings lining the leafy boulevards of the former French Quarter. Hanoi's past has also ensured a superb culinary legacy, where French and Chinese cuisines blend marvellously with the Vietnamese traditions.

Role Overview: The PYP Visual Arts Teacher provides students from PreK - G5 an opportunity to explore visual art through a variety of media. The basic art elements are taught using a variety of individual and group projects. Children are exposed to a wide range of visual art from various cultures and eras. In doing, so the art program reflects the international nature of the school. The program is designed to establish a solid visual arts background and an appreciation for different styles and forms of art. All class sizes are 16 students or less. A skilled assistant is assigned to the art room to support the art program for the Early Years class groups.


* Fully qualified with at least 3 years of post-qualifying experience
* Current Art teaching Certification/Qualifications
* PYP experience for Primary roles is preferred
* UK and/or IBDP experience for Secondary roles is preferred
* Dynamic and dedicated individuals with a passion for exceeding expectations.
* A passion for and deep understanding of teaching and learning
* A familiarity and enthusiasm for integrating innovative technologies both in administrative systems and classroom environments.
* The ability to work well with faculty and staff from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and be resilient, resourceful and have an optimistic personality.
* This is a unique opportunity to help create a world-class school, they are looking for teachers who can contribute fully to an evolving school.


* Competitive salary, dependent upon qualifications and experience
* Housing allowance
* Annual flights (for spouse and up to 2 dependent children)
* Health insurance (for spouse and up to 2 dependent children)
* Shipping allowance
* 100% tuition waiver for up to 2 dependent children


knowledge of curriculum