Monday, January 28, 2008

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Hanoi vietnam Private English Teacher requested

Location: Hà Nội, Ba Đình
Description

Part-time English Teachers required for GE and IELTS. Must be experienced and reliable.Native degree holders only, with a CELTA etc. 25-30USD per hour- cash weekly! Mainly evenings and weekends.

To Apply

Call Huyen on 0906050084 or e mail huyennguyenftu@yahoo.com

English Teachers at EMG Education in Hanoi vietnam


Location: Hà Nội, Hoàn Kiếm
Description

As part of a long-term, government sponsored project, EMG Education provides language training programmes for Vietnamese high school teachers in Hanoi. We aim to develop the English communication skills of both English language teachers and subject teachers from schools across the city.

We are currently looking to recruit suitably qualified, native-speaking EFL teachers, to work on a part-time basis, for an initial period of up to six months.

All classes run between 17.30 and 19.30 on weekday evenings.

Minimum requirements: CELTA or recognised equivalent.

To Apply

For further details, please contact:

Shirley Tatton

EMG/NCUK Academic Director

shirleytatton@fastmail.net

IELTS/TOEFL teacher needed soon at UNESCO Centre for International Cooperation on Education (CICE)

Location: Hà Nội, Ba Đình
Description

Have experience teaching IELTS and TOEFL?

Want to start working soon?

Like to earn good money on a convenient schedule?

If YOU are interested in earning highly competitive hourly rates at a well-known language centre, located only 10 minutes from Hoan Kiem, you'll be pleased to hear that UNESCO CICE is looking for an enthusiastic IELTS and TOEFL English teacher to take classes starting soon.

The suitable candidate will be offered classes at competitive hourly rates from US$19/hr NET, rising to US$20/hr NET from February 1st.

To Apply

To arrange an interview, please contact:

Stephen Edwards

Director of Studies

UNESCO CICE

tel: 04 823 4850

mob: 0945 698 090

maximerobespierre@gmail.com

10 Hang Chao, Dong Da District

Music & Gym Part-Time Teacher at Wizisland Vietnam

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Location: Hà Nội, Ba Đình
Description

We are seeking part-time MYC & GYM teachers. The teachers are required to work twice a week. (For 3 hours a day)

* We need a music teacher who can teach children the special music program with a variety of instruments.

Wiz MYC (Music for Young Children), Music program of Wizisland Vietnam, was created and developed in Canada. MYC has two kinds of methodology: ‘Music Special-for ages 2-5’/ ‘Sunrise-for ages 6-7’.

* We need a gym teacher who can teach children to develop a broad range of motor skills and sociality through many activities.

Wiz GYM has an organized program concentrating on motor skills.

The teacher will be required to:

- Instruct in child education

- Be trained by Wizisland in our special “Teacher Qualification Course”

- Take charge of open-class, level test, and academic advice

If you meet the following requirements:

- Native English speaker

- Degree in Music and Physical education or related child qualifications

- ESL teacher highly regarded

- At least one year teaching experience at a kindergarten

- Eligibility for Vietnam working visa (school supported)

- Love of children

- Able to show full care and responsibility for children

- Recent photograph

To Apply

Application Details:

Please send a full CV and covering letter to Jessica Choi /GM

Email: jascj2@na-dam.com

Telephone: 84 4) 974. 2719~20 Fax: 84 4) 974. 2721

Address: Suite #8 12A Floor, Vincom City Tower B, 191 Ba Trieu, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi.

For more information about Wizisland Vietnam, please visit our website at www.wizvietnam.com

Monday, January 14, 2008

Bell Vietnam needs teachers

English Trainer
Bell Vietnam Training Centre
Location Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Deadline Friday 08. February 2008
Experience 2 years
Positions2
Details
Bell Vietnam is a partner school of the UK-based educational trust Bell International and we provide quality language training to adults. Our centre is owned and managed by teachers, which provides a supportive and open atmosphere. We are currently looking for dynamic, experienced, professional teachers to deliver General English, Academic English, Business English and exam preparation courses.

Experience of teaching or examining IELTS and/or Cambridge ESOL exams is desirable. Teaching experience in two or more countries is also an advantage.

We have full-time teaching positions available from the end of February 2008. If you feel up to the challenge of working in a new and exciting school where there will be genuine chance to make a difference, this is the ideal opportunity for you. Please include an up-to-date CV and a short essay describing your professional career to date and how you see your career developing in the future, with particular emphasis on why you want to work with Bell Vietnam(approx. 500 words).

Qualifications
Short-listed candidates will have a minimum of 2 years overseas experience, a degree and recognised teaching qualification such as the CELTA, as well as a keen interest in professional development.

For the work permit procedure, UK, Irish and Australian applicants are preferred.

Compensation
Full-time contracts include monthly net salary of US$1,350 - $1525, paid holidays (20 days + 9 days national holidays), health insurance, flight allowance and end-of-contract bonus.
Visas will be paid for by Bell Vietnam and local costs in Vietnam for work permits will also be covered.
For English Trainers hired from overseas, we provide accommodation close to the school for the first five nights after your arrival.

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Company/Organisation
Address 16 Ngo Thoi Nhiem
District 3
Ho Chi Minh City, - - Vietnam
Click here to visit the Bell Vietnam Training Centre website
Telephone 0084 8 9301908
Fax 0084 8 9330278
Contact person Averil Bolster, Training Manager
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Saturday, January 12, 2008

See the world, teach English abroad

by GARY HUFFENBERGER

ghuffenberger@wnewsj.com

At 28, Quinn Mattingly already is more well-traveled than most people twice his age. He has taught English since February 2005 in South Korea and Vietnam, and during that time has capitalized on his home base by going on journeys in other nearby lands.

The 1997 East Clinton graduate went roaming through Mongolia twice in 2007, both times renting a van, a driver and a guide. Mattingly said he pointed to locations he wanted to go to in Mongolia on a map, and was transported from place to place in the rent-a-van.

On his first trip to Mongolia, which is south of Siberia in Russia and north of China, he went to the Gobi Desert and rode around for a week, staying at white guest tents some nomadic residents have set up for tourists. Nomads, after all, can relate to wanderers.

“You see nothing for hours and hours, then you’ll see a little tent pop up on the horizon,” said Mattingly.

The Mongolians will cook for the tourists, but usually Mattingly did not sleep in the tent the nomads live in.

The primary livestock species of the nomads, said Mattingly, are sheep, goats, horses, camels and cows. In order to feed them in the scant land, the nomads have to keep moving around to find fresh pasture.

The Mongolians sell sheep wool as well as goat wool for cashmere, he said. Goat milk is for their own consumption, he thinks. They milk horses and make an alcohol out of it, their national alcohol, said Mattingly.

“It’s awful,” he said of the fermented mare’s milk.

Like cowboys of the East, the nomadic herdsmen usually appear “burly and rough,” said Mattingly.

In contrast, almost everybody in South Korea has a modern, settled middle-class lifestyle, he said.

After graduating from Bowling Green State University in criminology, Mattingly moved to Los Angeles. Searching for something else or somewhere else, he started doing some internet research and found a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) school in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He said he decided to take the course “kind of on a whim,” wanting to go to Europe for a while, anyway.

He completed the one-month class in Prague and then, via e-mail, was hired for a job in South Korea teaching English.

As he puts it, he “kind of just fell into” the combination of teaching abroad and traveling. It affords him the opportunity to live somewhere else and soak up another culture, while also making it more feasible to travel other places far from the Americas.

He said he enjoys teaching children. It’s a fun way to spend the day, he said, “usually, most days.”

He also has found it’s not difficult to make good friends. There are quite a few other English-speaking teachers with whom it’s easy to meet up with, he said.

Mattingly has made a lot of native friends, too. That’s fortunate, because it helps a lot to be friends with someone who, for example, speaks Korean fluently.

“If I didn’t have Korean friends, I probably would have gone mad trying to figure out some of the things I had to figure out,” he said.

There is a lot of demand in foreign countries for people to teach English, said Mattingly. In fact, “it’s pretty much getting more and more” as business becomes more global and companies become more transnational.

In South Korea, English language classes used to be offered mainly in private schools in after-school programs. But the Korean government is putting a foreign teacher in every public school — elementary, middle and high school, said Mattingly. So now a majority of public schools have an embedded English teacher working in the school, making the demand in Korea even greater than before.

Mattingly usually tries to teach a class only in English, which is possible because usually “it won’t be the students’ first day in English class.”

When a communication gap does arise, sometimes there’s a Korean teacher sitting in the classroom or just down the hall.

“If the children don’t understand, generally a picture can help or another kid will understand and relay it,” said Mattingly.

“I didn’t speak any Vietnamese when I was teaching there this past summer. Didn’t really need to. They’re pretty good, better than my Korean students,” he added.

Mattingly taught English in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The old core part of the city is still referred to as Saigon, he said.

Mattingly had not been born when the American war in Vietnam ended.

“Traveling around the country you can still see things that you know why they’re there. Taking a train up to Hanoi, you can still see bomb craters all along the railroad tracks,” said Mattingly.

A lot of the drivers of the pedal taxis — bicycles with a cart — are “left over from the war” and like to tell Mattingly war stories. He said they are in a “bad situation,” not being eligible for passports or government benefits.

In Vietnam, Mattingly taught the children of the upper middle class — children of families that financially are better off than much of the Vietnamese population. The extracurricular English language classes are voluntary and carry a tuition.

Economically, Vietnam is developing and hatches more smaller businesses than South Korea, Mattingly said.

The streets, he said, are “lined up with shop after shop after shop.”

In South Korea, on the other hand, Mattingly estimates at least three-quarters of the South Korean male population work either for Samsung or LG. To advance in those global companies, an employee needs to know English, he added.

Mattingly, who returned to Clinton County for the holidays, said he will probably sign a one-year contract to teach in Vietnam and probably stay as long as he likes it.

“There’s still a lot of that country I want to explore,” he said.