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  • The Leading Bilingual International School in Vietnam

    We are proud to be the only bilingual school in Ho Chi Minh City that is fully accredited by CIS (Council of International Schools).

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Physical Education Teacher (Whole School)

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: 2 years contract (extendable)
  • Closing date for applications: 06 January 2017


The British Vietnamese International School (BVIS)


Physical Education Teacher (Whole School)


To support the Primary and Secondary Headteacher and leaderships team in fulfilling the school’s mission statement by delivering a high quality education to children


Head of Department


Head of Secondary, Head of Primary, Principal



Students, families (current or prospective)




The British Vietnamese International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including references from previous employers in accordance with our recruitment policy.  Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children.



General Responsibilities

  • Promote the ‘mission’ and philosophy of the school, ensuring that children are working towards being international citizens;
  • Ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting are of the highest quality and meet the varying learning and social needs of students;
  • Be flexible and adjust to the needs of the school, actively contributing to its development and growth;
  • To demonstrate thorough curriculum knowledge, teach and assess effectively;
  • Use the student tracking and monitoring processes to advance student learning and enhance professional practice in line with the school’s aspirations and priorities;
  • Take personal responsibility for professional development and for student progress
  • Communicate effectively the school’s stakeholders, being an ambassador for the school at all times.


Quality Learning

  •  Ensure all children develop their language skills;
  • Plan lessons to ensure high student engagement and enjoyment;
  • Plan to meet the needs of a wide range of learners, so that all are appropriately challenged;
  • Ensure children’s skills of enquiry, problem solving and creativity are developed and applied;
  • Provide opportunities for both collaborative and independent learning;
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers and teaching assistants to support quality learning;
  • Deliver home learning tasks to children in accordance with the agreed policy and guidelines;
  • Maintain a good quality learning environment, including public spaces;
  • Communicate progress through written reports, parent consultations and other, as required by the school.

Pastoral Care

  • Be the first point of contact and provide pastoral care to children in your class(es);
  • Maintain a purposeful and safe learning environment for all students;
  • Promote the general progress and well-being of individual students, of the class and of the tutor group as a whole, when assigned as a form tutor;
  • Contribute to the preparation of action plans and other support mechanisms;
  • Alert appropriate staff to problems experienced by students and make recommendations as to how these may beresolved;
  • Communicate effectively with parents of students, liaising with other staff as appropriate.


Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Support the life of the school beyond the classroom;
  • Undertake the planning and organisation of day trips as required;
  • Support the Head of PE and the school in delivering after school clubs, squads and sporting competitions;
  • Support all Key stage events such as productions and assemblies.

Personal Development

  • Continual development through the identification and implementation of your own Personal Development Plan to include:
  • Continually striving to improve performance;
  • Setting and working towards targets with the Head of PE, linked to the school development plan;
  • Participating in learning walks, observations and coaching as appropriate.


Promote and adhere to the Nord Anglia Education vision and values:

  • Opportunity - for us, opportunities need to be meaningful, about achieving potential and making progress.
  • Impact - for us, impact is about making a difference. It needs to be immediate, positive and lasting.
  • Leadership - for us, leadership is about considering the team’s needs as well as your own, setting inspiring examples, being supportive and showing real accountability and responsibility.
  • Respect - for us, respect is about listening, being inclusive, showing tolerance and getting the little things right


All staff are required to manage effective personal development as part of the Company’s commitment to invest in staff as the key resource in the organisation.

  • Each individual must ensure that they meet their statutory responsibilities and Company policies with regard to Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and other relevant legislation
  • Any other appropriate duties as allocated by the Chief Executive Officer

Be a valued member of the team and organisation˜



Experience / Knowledge

  • Degree plus PGCE/QTS


  • Good working knowledge of the English National Curriculum


  • Good working knowledge of the Primary PE curriculum


  • Good working knowledge of IGCSE


  • Good working knowledge of A Level


  • Good classroom practice and interpersonal skills


  • Ability to prioritise workloads and to work on own initiative



  • Experience of teaching in the UK and overseas

Highly Desirable

  • Experience of leading meetings or INSET sessions


  • Ability to teach a range of sports


Qualities specific to a dual-language school

  • EAL levelling


  • Be able to engage and inspire new learners of English


  • Be open to ideas, to continued professional development


  • Be creative in the design and delivery of the curriculum


  • Be energetic and prepared to go the extra mile in shaping the school’s future


Personal Attributes

  • High levels of personal integrity.


  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills


  • Attention to detail


  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm


  • Willingness to take on multiple tasks


  • Proactive and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved


  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic


  • Ability to work independently


  • Continually strive for improvement



Hold a current Criminal Background Check or International Police Check or equivalent for countries lived in outside of the UK tracing employment history for previous 10 years;
Compliance with visa requirements for working in Vietnam.