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VACANCY: ACADEMIC MANAGER - Hanoi, Vietnam

Posted By: Language Link Vietnam <[email protected]>
Date: Tuesday, 12 September 2017, at 1:11 a.m.

Responsibilities
The Academic Manager reports to the Head of Schools Link Department. The Academic Manager provides overall leadership for the Schools Link teaching team. The Academic Manager works with the Head of Department to develop programs that meet schools Link requirements.
Tasks and Functions
• Provide teaching team with academic management and support
• Design placement tests/ progress tests/ and final tests for schools (primary, secondary and high schools)
• Develop the program in primary, secondary and high schools for both students and teachers so as it is very prescriptive and effective.
• Provide teaching team with academic management and support
• Develop, managing the development of the programs in primary, secondary and high schools and project that schools link might involve and diversify to for both students and teachers. This includes:
o selecting appropriate course books and implementing curricula
o developing daily and weekly lesson guides(pacing guides) for teachers to follow;
o developing grammar content to help students with state exams (with support from VNC team);
o developing supplementary materials of high interest to learners;
o developing an ongoing improvement process with regular course review and modification to better fit changing requirements from schools and Department of Education and Training. (DOET)
o Work with academic team to develop extra curriculum for students and schools in Schools Link system.
• Provide leadership in induction, training, mentoring, observing, managing, supporting, and organizing a growing team of Native English teachers and Vietnamese Teacher assistants Teachers. Develop a reliable system to monitor the quality of the teaching team and the learning programs.
• Coordinate with teacher recruiters to recruit teachers for the projects.
• Provide on-going teacher development for the team.
• Develop and conduct teacher workshops at schools to help them increase the quality of their schools’ English teaching team. Facilitate, develop and implement training for teachers of district department.
• Work closely with schedulers of the project and at schools to make sure teachers are used most effectively in line with their skills and experience.
• Be involved in relationship building between Language Link, schools, government, and other related parties with coordination and support from Business Development head if required
• Managing the assessment and reporting procedures very clearly and in a timely fashion, with ongoing and formal tests, and reporting on student progress to schools and parents.
• Be involved in marketing, organizing and supervising activities promoting the Schools Link project
• Work closely with Operation team dealing with customers' complain (students, parents, schools);
• Work closely with Operation team dealing with regular and irregular inspection from Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and the Department of Education and Training (DOET).
• Suggest an Academic Management Team/structure that meets the changing needs of the SL program while being cost effective.
• Assist in developing/preparing successor(s) for the AM position.

Qualifications and Experience

An advanced degree, preferably in Education. A DELTA or equivalent teaching certification and at least 5 years experience in academic management.

Benefits package

Monthly Salary: 80,000,000VND (Gross) / $3655.00

Local National Holidays Provided
Annual Leave and National Day of your home country 16 Days
Christmas Leave (Traditional Day of your home country) 01 Day
Sick Leave 03 Days
Medical Insurance (Full Inpatient and Evacuation) Provided
Vietnamese State Health Insurance Card Provided
Full assistance with visa and work permit Provided
Performance related end of contract bonus 42,000,000 VND (gross)
Severance payment (according to company policies) (½) mth per yr
Monthly telephone allowance (according to company policies) 400,000 VND (gross)
Taxi card (according to company policies) Limit 1,000,000vnd per month
HSBC Bank Account FOC
Part sponsorship of ongoing professional development, if qualified and selected as a suitable candidate Up to 21,000,000 VND (gross)

Contact Hours
The AM is contracted to work a 40-hour week on-site, normally over a 5-day week. Presence at the school will be reduced proportionally on weeks containing Annual Leave, Sick Leave or public holidays. Contact hours are set at a maximum, on average, of 20 hours per month and teacher observations and placement testing are included in the time allocated for core duties.
Qualified candidates can send their CV and scanned documents to:

[email protected]

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