Friday, November 2, 2007

Short Term Teaching Opportunities in HCMC/Saigon Vietnam


Apollo Education and Training Vietnam
Location

Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamDSaturday 15. December 2007 E
No experience required

Spend three months teaching in a fascinating country and experience the unique cultural combination of old and new, traditional and modern. From cities to mountains to beaches, Vietnam has something for everyone. Accommodation, visa and arrival arrangements all taken care of for a stress-free experience.

Short term Opportunities

An attractive 3 month package for full time teachers to work partly on a special children's project and on our general programs. A teaching load that leaves ample time for exploring the city and surroundings and getting a feel for the culture and people.

We offer:

• Competitive packages
• Commitment to professional development and high teaching standards
• Wide range of resources and modern facilities
• Variety of course types
• Opportunities for development and promotion
• Academic and personal support from a dedicated team

Competitive Package

• An allowance of $655 net per month (non resident tax of 25% is
paid by Apollo)
• Good standard accommodation provided including water and
electricity bills.
• $500 contract flight allowance ($250 upon arrival and $250 at
the end of the 12 week period – receipts and ticket required).
• Visa cost – (receipts required)
• Transport to and from the airport on arrival and departure
• Overtime payment of $16-$22 per hour (depending on experience
and qualifications)
Plus
• Commitment to professional development and high teaching
standards
• In-house training program
• Wide range of resources and modern facilities
• Variety of course types
• Academic and personal support from a dedicated team




Professional Development

We are committed to high standards of teaching and training for teachers. Our professional development program includes:
• Regular observations schedule plus ‘pop-in’ observations
• Annual Professional Development Interviews
• Regular training workshops

Interesting range of teaching opportunities

YL/ Kindy / G.E./ IELTS / TOEFL preparation courses, plus Business English, English for Academic Purposes and specialised courses (e.g. Pronunciation), as we expand our program for corporate & public clients.
Teachers are encouraged to teach across a range of courses.

Timetable

222 hours over the 13 weeks - normally scheduled at 21-23 hours per week, spread over 5 working days.
The off-site young learner program is day time Monday – Friday. The on-site YL program is at the weekends except during summer when it expands to weekdays. Most adult teaching hours are in the evening, although some corporate teaching is daytime. Classes run from 7.30am to 9.30pm, 7 days a week, with mornings and evenings the most popular. Split shifts are inevitable, but we try to keep them to a minimum for individuals

Support

The Academic team includes an Academic Manager, Academic Coordinators and/or Senior teachers
plus support staff in each location. They are there to support you in both academic and personal matters and will help you settle into life in Vietnam.


Please visit our website for information about working at Apollo and living in Vietnam
www.apolloedutrain.com/teachers

Contact
Ms. Kathleen Parsons
personnel.hcm@apolloedutrain.com

QualificationsJob requirements

• Native English speaker
• CELTA/ Trinity TESOL or equivalent
• Enthusiasm, energy and a strong sense of cultural awareness are essential.


CompensationWe offer:

• Competitive packages
• Commitment to professional development and high teaching standards
• Wide range of resources and modern facilities
• Variety of course types
• Opportunities for development and promotion
• Academic and personal support from a dedicated team

Competitive Package

• An allowance of $655 net per month (non resident tax of 25% is
paid by Apollo)
• Good standard accommodation provided including water and
electricity bills.
• $500 contract flight allowance ($250 upon arrival and $250 at
the end of the 12 week period – receipts and ticket required).
• Visa cost – (receipts required)
• Transport to and from the airport on arrival and departure
• Overtime payment of $16-$22 per hour (depending on experience
and qualifications)
Plus
• Commitment to professional development and high teaching
standards
• In-house training program
• Wide range of resources and modern facilities
• Variety of course types
• Academic and personal support from a dedicated team

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