Part-time Teacher of English

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by British Council
Proficient speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
Assure effective teaching and learning of English and support the wider aims of the British Council and its cultural relations mission.

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:


Student type:

18+ years

Group size:


Contract term:

1+ year

Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:


Teaching Centre: Ho Chi Minh 
Role Title: Part-Time (PT) Teacher of English (Adult specialist) 
Pay band: Minimum 34,922,500 ( 50 hours guaranteed,likely to be more )
Contract type: Part-Time (PT),24 month 

Role Purpose: 
To assure effective teaching and learning of English.
To support the wider aims of the British Council and its cultural relations mission.

Challenges & Accountabilities: 
Teaching classes according to agreed schedules and standards. 
Ensuring an effective learning experience. 
Ensuring teaching meets Teaching Quality standards and organisational expectations. 
Maintaining good relationships with customers and colleagues. 
Representing the British Council’s values and supporting its plans in Vietnam. 
Enhancing the reputation of UK English teaching. 

Responsibilities & main duties: 
To plan, prepare and deliver effective English language teaching that meets the needs of different learner groups. 
To monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage learners’ performance throughout the course, and to actively promote learner autonomy. 
To contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to best meet learners’ needs. 
To complete teaching-related administrative tasks to specified standards. 
To actively engage in professional development and performance management systems and procedures to assure high standards in teaching and learning. 
To contribute positively to the British Council’s reputation and position as a benchmark standard in best practice in the sector. 
To support marketing and promotional activities and to assist the teaching team in delivering excellent customer service. 
To ensure safeguarding standards are rigorously applied and upheld in line with applicable policy in the following areas:
•Child protection
•Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)
•Health and safety

Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

    (Full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.)

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.

    (Cambridge CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent recognised entry-level qualification to teach English as a Foreign/Second Language.)

  4. Applicants must be potentially eligible to work in Vietnam and must hold a passport which has at least two blank pages and at least 6 months’ remaining validity.
  5. CELT-YL extension/TYLEC - desired
  6. PGCE in Primary/Secondary or equivalent - desired
  7. Recognised diploma in EFL i.e. Cambridge DELTA/Trinity DipTESOL - desired

What we offer

  1. Annual paid leave 12 days
  2. National holidays
  3. Professional development opportunities including DipTesol, Tylec.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Job location

British Council

About the employer

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.

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