Available Positions

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police or equivalent background checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether you worked in those countries).


Available Positions 

Student Support Teacher.

A Student Support Services team member. Will spend 50% of their schedule being responsible for identifying and differentiating for Primary School gifted students, Grades 1-5, with the other 50% used for supporting students with learning differences in the IB Diploma. We are looking for a person who can manage their time and work collaboratively with teachers, planning lessons, providing support strategies and pushing into classrooms. The successful candidate will have a learning support background, experience of working in a gifted programme and be willing to provide after school extension activities and study skills classes.  Knowledge of the IB programmes would be preferable.

 Councillor

International School of Ho Chi Minh (ISHCMC) seeks an energised and engaged college councillor with the capacity to also provide some social and emotional guidance to Secondary students.  The preferred candidate will be part of our Student Support Services team and will have a thorough understanding of the needs of students at this age range.

Key aspects of the position are:

Provide experienced and knowledgeable guidance and support to our college applicants

To support the delivery and on-going development of the Secondary Advisory programme

Provide support to relevant Secondary school educational programmes

Work effectively and collaboratively as a member of the Secondary Student Support Services

MYP Science/DP Biology

International School of Ho Chi Minh (ISHCMC) seeks an energised educator to join our Secondary Science team. The preferred candidate should have experience with the IB Middle Years and Diploma Years Programmes. Learning at ISHCMC is driven through a constructivist, enquiry-based approach and the successful candidate will show a commitment towards these beliefs.

Key aspects of the role are:

  • Teaching MYP Integrated Science  and DP Biology classes 
  • Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning and delivery
  • An understanding of how to apply a conceptual approach to the subject area

Music

International School of Ho Chi Minh (ISHCMC) seeks an energised educator to join our Secondary Arts team. The preferred candidate should have experience with the IB Middle Years and Diploma Years Programmes. Learning at ISHCMC is driven through a constructivist, enquiry-based approach and the successful candidate will show a commitment towards these beliefs.

Key aspects of the role are:

Teaching MYP and DP Music across the secondary age range

Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning and delivery

An understanding of how to apply a conceptual approach to the subject area

Secondary English Teacher 

International School of Ho Chi Minh (ISHCMC) seeks an energised educator to join our Secondary English Language A team. The preferred candidate should have experience with the IB Middle Years and Diploma Years Programmes. Learning at ISHCMC is driven through a constructivist, inquiry-based approach and the successful candidate will show a commitment towards these beliefs. 

Key aspects of the role are:

•             Teaching MYP English Language A and DP Language and Literature

•             Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning and delivery

•             An understanding of how to apply a conceptual approach to the subject area

Please note that for the 2015-2016 academic year we are unable to offer free education to children of new staff members.

Mathematics Teacher (Grades 6 – 8)

The International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) seeks an energized educator to join our Secondary Mathematics Team. The preferred candidate should have experience with the IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme. Learning at ISHCMC is driven through a constructivist, enquiry-based approach and the successful candidate will show a commitment towards these beliefs. Will be required teach across the secondary age range. Will need to collaborate with colleagues in lesson planning and delivery. An understanding of how to apply a conceptual approach to Mathematics is required. Please note that for the 2015-2016 academic year we are unable to offer free tuition to children of new staff recruits.

Physical Education (Primary School)

We are seeking a dynamic and energizing teacher to complement our current team. PYP and department leadership experience preferred. 

Spanish Teacher (Across the school)

Will show a commitment towards these beliefs. The International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) seeks an energized educator to join our Language Acquisition team. Learning at ISHCMC is driven through a constructivist, enquiry based approach and the successful candidate will show a commitment towards these beliefs. The preferred candidate should have experience in teaching all three IB Programmes. Will need to teach in all three programmes across the school. Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning and delivery is essential. An understanding of how to apply a conceptual approach in the teaching of Spanish required. Please note that for the new academic year 2015-2016 we are unable to offer free education for children of new staff members.

Secondary Spanish Teacher (Grades 6 – 12)

The International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) seeks an energized educator to join our Language Acquisition team. The preferred candidate will have experience in the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Learning at ISHCMC is driven through a constructivist, enquiry-based approach and the successful candidate will show a commitment towards these beliefs. Will teach MYP and DP Spanish across the secondary range. Collaboration with colleagues in lesson planning and delivery essential. An understanding of how to apply a conceptual approach to the teaching of Spanish required. Please note that we are unable to offer free education for children of new staff recruits for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Teachers should apply directly to the Headmaster Mr. Simon Leslie by sending an email to SimonLeslie@ishcmc.edu.vn with a full resume.