Secondary Psychology A Level Teacher - HCMC, Vietnam - July 2024

School - South East Asia
IPC , United Kingdom
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
26 July 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced Psychology Teacher to teach Secondary Cambridge International Psychology curriculum to A-level students and ensure that teaching and learning in the classroom are of a consistently high quality. They are looking for someone who will actively contribute to a cohesive, hard-working, and happy team, with a strong collegiate culture, and promote and develop students’ academic, personal, and social development beyond the classroom.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
This is a certified Secondary Psychology teaching position that requires you to have a recognised teaching qualification in Secondary Psychology.
Bachelor or Master in Education or
Relevant degree (minimum 3-year Bachelor degree) and a post-graduate qualification in education (PGCE, IPGCE, Teaching Now/Ready) and/or a teaching license from a national/state accreditation board)
This position is not open to candidates without the above qualifications. We will not be able to consider applicants with non-education degrees and a TEFL/TESOL qualification.

Furthermore, the school are looking for a teacher who:
Has demonstrable experience of teaching Psychology in a UK curriculum environment up to A-Level
Has a strong curiosity about learning about other cultures and working with diverse people
Has a genuine interest in the field of Psychology from both a pedagogical and theoretical perspective
Display an open mindset and ability to develop efficient student and parent relationships
Shows a willingness to embrace the school's core values
Has real enthusiasm for their subject and a commitment to teaching Psychology
Believes that Psychology plays an important role in the development of students’ skills, knowledge, and understanding
Recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom in enhancing the understanding and experience of the world in which we live
Is a team player, with a ‘can do’ solution-focused attitude
Possesses outstanding communication skills and personal integrity

This is a private school group with the national education system offering K-12 education programmes to nearly 8000 students from K through 12 to a number of campuses in Ho Chi Minh City. The school offer a unique blended Cambridge international and local Vietnamese curriculum through Kindergarten to Grade 12. High School students take IGCSE and A Level examinations.

The package will include a competitive salary, monthly housing allowance (included in the salary), relocation allowance for overseas hired teachers, tuition waiver for up to two children, international health insurance, up to 12 weeks of paid holidays, retention bonus, and more. You can expect to teach an average of 23 teaching hours per week, plus 3 hours per month allocated to substitute teaching. In addition, you will have a generous amount of non-contact time for planning, preparation, and professional growth.

Please ask your Edvectus consultant for more details.

Note regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations
Before joining the school, teachers must submit a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination record/passport/equivalent, including the information of two (2) vaccinations, the dates of each vaccination, and the type (manufacturer, including batch number). This is a compulsory requirement from Department of Health and Department of Education and Training (DOET) in Vietnam.
Number Of Students:
Nearly 7500
Student Make Up:
predominantly Vietnamese
Regional Info:
Ho Chi Minh City ( formerly Saigon) is the largest city in Vietnam and with a population of about 9 million people it is the most populated metropolitan are in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is located in the southeastern region of Vietnam and just over 1000 miles south of Hanoi. The city has a tropical wet and dry climate with the wet season usually running between May and late November and the dry season running from December until April. The average temperature is 27 °C (81 °F) though temperatures often reach the high 30s. Ho Chi Minh city is a lively, vibrant city with plenty to see and do from visiting historical or religious sites such as the Reunification Palace or the Notre Dame Cathedral to the market stalls, parks, shops and numerous bars and restaurants. Enjoy! Ten Best Places to Visit in Vietnam HCMC Travel Vacation Guide 23 Things to do in Saigon Ho Chi Minh City by Drone
Tax Rate:
Tax Free
Allowance on top of salary
Flights - allowance, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Urban, Westernised - highly
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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