head of secondary - hanoi in vietnam

08 February 2019
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Head of Secondary
Start Date: August 2019
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Region: Far East and South East Asia - Leadanywhere
Curriculum: PYP (Primary), IGCSE / A-level and IBDP (Secondary) (Moving towards MYP)
Experience Required: 5+ years, previous experience at Senior Management Level
Salary: Excellent salary package with great benefits.
Sponsorship: Single or Married with up to 2 dependent children (tuition waiver)
Contract: 2 years

School Vision/Ethos: This International school in Vietnam is a not-for-profit, pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 institution serving both the international and the local community. It has an experienced international faculty and a delightful group of students of various different nationalities. The school follows the PYP curriculum in Primary, followed by the Cambridge IGCSE / A-levels or the IBDP at Secondary level, soon to be moving towards MYP. The schools purpose-built facility has well-equipped classrooms, spacious sports areas and two swimming pools. The whole school is surrounded by an impressive Eco Garden to enrich the lives of staff and students. The schools vision is to empower and inspire students to become active, lifelong learners by providing a challenging, globally relevant curriculum that meets the needs of individual learners. The schools holistic and balanced approach nurtures each student's potential and their inquiring minds. They foster international-mindedness by connecting students to their local and global communities to foster awareness and sustainable action.

Location Overview: The school is located in a quiet leafy suburb just 20 minutes from Hanoi's fascinating old centre. Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. Hanoi is emerging as an elegant, cultured, and affluent city, where museums and galleries coexist with chic shops and fashionable restaurants. One can wander, in a few minutes, from the narrow streets of the Old Quarter to the imposing mansions and buildings lining the leafy boulevards of the former French Quarter. Hanoi's past has also ensured a superb culinary legacy, where French and Chinese cuisines blend marvellously with the Vietnamese traditions.


* UK and/or IB experience
* 5+ years previous experience at Senior Management Level
* Dynamic and dedicated individuals with a passion for exceeding expectations.
* A passion for and deep understanding of teaching and learning
* A familiarity and enthusiasm for integrating innovative technologies both in administrative systems and classroom environments.
* The ability to work well with faculty and staff from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and be resilient, resourceful and have an optimistic personality.
* This is a unique opportunity to help create a world-class school


* Competitive salary, dependent upon qualifications and experience
* Housing allowance
* Annual flights (for spouse and up to 2 dependent children)
* Health insurance (for spouse and up to 2 dependent children)
* Shipping allowance
* 100% tuition waiver for up to 2 dependent children