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British Vietnamese International School

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in the British Vietnamese International School (BVIS). You have been directed to our recruitment portal which is operated by Uptic.

Formerly part of the BIS Group of Schools, and now part of Nord Anglia Education, BVIS has developed a new dual language concept in education for Vietnam. The British Vietnamese International School (BVIS), with campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and in Hanoi, produces a high quality international education standard with a rapidly growing reputation. Fully integrated within the curriculum is the deliberate nurturing and safeguarding of Vietnamese language, culture and heritage. These new type of schools are the first in Vietnam to offer this unique and special model.

Please visit our websites to find out more about our schools:

Our schools offer teachers a unique opportunity of working in a dual language environment alongside Vietnamese teaching colleagues. Some of the vacancies described below could be located in either of our two campuses in Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi.

We look forward to receiving your application.

 

The British Vietnamese International School is based in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, offering a unique world class education model that ensures true bilingual proficiency. Students are educated to an international standard in English, but are still given a good understanding of Vietnamese culture and language.

Curriculum

The schools follow the International Primary Curriculum, National Curriculum for England and Wales, followed by IGCSE and A Level courses.

Facilities

The BVIS Schools have been designed fully in line with international standards. Both BVIS schools have excellent purpose-built facilities which include the following:

  • spacious, modern, air-conditioned classrooms with wireless connectivity and interactive white boards
  • combination of ICT suites and student laptops depending on age
  • a large library
  • auditoria / theatres
  • large sixth form centres
  • music suites including individual practice rooms and recording studios
  • science laboratories
  • dance and drama studios
  • art and design suites
  • indoor 25m swimming pools
  • large sports halls
  • the Early Years Centres with separate, but adjacent, facilities including mini pools, sand pits, dedicated playgrounds, climbing apparatus and indoor soft-play areas. 

Benefits

  • Furnished accommodation – all of the BIS Group of Schools rent good quality, spacious and conveniently located apartments on behalf of its teachers or provides (at its own discretion) a housing allowance
  • 2 free places for children per teacher from appointment
  • Health insurance for teacher, spouse and all dependent children
  • Annual return air tickets for the teacher, spouse and all dependent children
  • A settling in allowance
  • An end of service bonus payable at the end of the final contract with the school based on the number of years of employment
  • Health Club membership for the teacher only
  • Transport to and from school apartments
  • A contract renewal incentive bonus scheme

Application Process

If you are interested in any of our vacancies and feel you can inspire our students please click on the vacancy you are interested in and either log in or register yourself with Uptic.

Please note that you need to complete all of the mandatory sections of your profile before you're able to apply for a vacancy.

Please also make sure you download the relevant information pack and/ or job description in the 'related downloads' section above.

Initial contracts are for 2 years. It will be assumed that applicants wish to be considered for posts in either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City unless otherwise stated in the letter of application.

Closing date
The individual closing dates are listed below (next to each vacancy). Early applications prior to the closing date are encouraged as the school will shortlist on a rolling basis.

Interview process

We will be conducting interviews locally in HCMC, Hanoi, in the UK and via Skype when appropriate.

Further information about the school can be obtained from our web site at www.bvisvietnam.com and http://bvishanoi.com

To view current vacancies for this school please see below. You can also view and apply for vacancies at the British International School, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi schools (part of the BIS Group).

Senior position requirements

Essential

  • A university degree and a teaching qualification
  • A minimum of 10 years teaching relevant experience in an English National Curriculum school either in the UK or overseas
  • A proven record of successful leadership at a senior level in a secondary school
  • Fluent English speaker

An advantage

  • Previous international experience
  • A Masters degree in the field of education or NPQH
  • Experience of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for primary posts
  • Experience of the IB Diploma for secondary post

Teaching position requirements

Essential

  • A university degree and a teaching qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in an English National Curriculum school
  • A proven record of successful leadership if applying for a leadership position
  • Fluent English speaker

Desirable

  • Previous international experience
  • Experience of working in a Dual Language (Bilingual) school
  • Experience of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for primary posts
  • Experience of A Level teaching for secondary posts
  • Competence and confidence with ICT in the classroom

Available jobs

Vacancies for our schools will go live on 6 December 2016

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