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Primary English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for applications: 01 November 2018

We are currently looking to recruit a Primary English as an Additional Language (EAL) Teacher, someone with a strong desire to work for a growing organisation who has an affinity with, and an interest in, teaching EAL to Primary children.

Successful candidates will be able:

  • To provide creative and stimulating lessons that provide opportunities for all students to learn and make good progress;
  • To promote high standards of work amongst the students;
  • Plan interesting, learning focused EAL lessons;
  • Teach according to the needs of the students in the class, differentiating for varying abilities;
  • Have an ability to integrate technology within EAL teaching and learning;
  • Provide in class support to enable children to access the curriculum;
  • Design and suggest additional communicative language activities related to the classroom programme;
  • Provide students with appropriate information that allows them to know where they are and what they need to do to improve upon within their taught/chosen language;
  • Contacting parents on academic or social matters including follow up on reports, parent's meetings etc.

Other conditions:

  • The person appointed will work at the Junior campus, they must hold a full degree, qualified teaching certificate, CELTA preferable or equivalent;
  • Have a minimum of two years recent experience of teaching English in a school or language centre;
  • Knowledge of the EAL in the mainstream classroom.


  • Able to work as part of a team;
  • High level of IT competence.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal and intrapersonal skills;
  • 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;
  • Adaptability;
  • Sense of humour.


Hold a current Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure or equivalent for countries lived in outside of the UK.

Compliance with visa requirements for working in Vietnam.



Contract is renewable.

Competitive package in a highly reputable International Primary school.

Opportunities for professional and career development.

Health Insurance.


Closing date: 1 November 2018

If you are interested in this position please send a letter of application, an up-to-date CV in English with relevant degrees and certificates and the contact details of two referees via email to Ms Deirdre Grimshaw, Head Teacher, Junior Campus. Email

(Only qualified candidates are invited for interview).


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We look forward to receiving your application.