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Hot Director Of Studies Hanoi Ho Chi Minh City

đź’Ľ Australian Centre for Education and Training
đź“Ť Hanoi, Vietnam
đź’° Competitive salary based on qualification & experience; Fee of Work Permit & TRC will be sponsored by ACET; 20 days of Annual Leave + 10 days of Sick Leave
Job Description:

The Director of Studies (DOS) is responsible for the coordination of programmes for all of ACET’s private and fee-paying students at all centres in either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City and leads an Academic Team as well as a diverse group of local and expatriate teachers

Benefit packages:

- Competitive salary based on qualification & experience

- 20 days of Annual Leave + 10 days of Sick Leave

- Healthcare insurance AON

- KPI bonus up to 01 month of gross salary

- Fee of Work Permit & TRC will be sponsored by ACET

Key Responsibility:

44 hours per week including 40 compulsory hours and 04 hours for marketing, student recruitment or company activities when required.

Academic Management - City level
Manage the Academic Team (both teaching and non-teaching staff) by way of effective communications and the allocation of tasks, duties and roles in conformity with ACET HR policy and procedures
Oversee the implementation of all curricula on all programs according to the needs of the Academic Director.
Plan and manage the teaching and admin hours allocation of the academic team under the guidance of the Academic Director
Recruit and timetable teaching staff (in cooperation with the HR team whenever necessary)
Determine class timetable on a term by term basis – allocating teachers to classes in a timely manner
Monitor and evaluate student assessment reports for both AE and FS
Monitor and evaluate student exit questionnaires/ satisfaction surveys for both AE and FS
Conduct teacher appraisals and teaching observations, and arrange to mentor for both AE and FS
Assess professional development needs of teaching staff and construct an in-service training (INSET) and professional development programme for both AE and FS
Conduct academic management team meetings and teaching staff meetings for both AE and FS
Developing professional development for teachers of AE and FS
Administrative - City level
Supervise student programme formalities required to ensure the termly teaching cycle runs smoothly – including the testing and student induction
Assist the HR & Admin Manager in finalising salary payments to ACET teaching staff
Interview and recruit teachers
Placement Test as required
Products Development - City level
Work with Academic Director/TCM on curriculum development and implement
Respond to planning and initiation of any change in ACET product
Support the Marketing team and Sales team for a marketing campaign; product training
Be well-versed in commercially available placement tests and in proficiency tests for university admissions overseas (including IELTS, TOEFL, and TOEIC)
Design and develop corporate training programs drawing on the existing curriculum but modifying and complementing this in response to client demand under the guidance of the Academic Director
Work with Academic Director for Department’s projects
Project Manager General:
The DOS will work with other members of the ACET City management team playing a role relevant to projects in the ACET Strategic Plan


Academic Director/Country Manager
Head of Sales and Operations/ Training Centres Manager Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh
IDP and ACET Department Managers [Marketing, Sales & Customer Service, IELTS, Finance, HR & Admin, IT and Academic]
Teachers/Teaching Assistants


Companies and organizations with English language training requirements
Secondary Schools, High Schools, and Universities
Public students

Essential requirements (skills, knowledge experience & qualification(s)):

2-5 years year experience as an Academic manager
An undergraduate degree from a recognized university
An internationally recognized English language teaching qualification (e.g. CELTA, or equivalent)
At least 5 years of ELT/TESOL teaching experience at reputable institutions – mainly with adults
A postgraduate ELT/TESOL qualification, such as Cambridge DELTA, Cambridge IDLTM, or a Master’s degree in ELT/TESOL
Academic supervisory experience at a reputable institution
Thorough understanding of the role of culture in language teaching and learning
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
A great deal of energy and enthusiasm
Ability to work in a team environment Experience in teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and/or IELTS preparatory classes is preferred

Desirable requirements:

ELT experience in Vietnam or Asia
Experience in teaching Academic English/ Young Learners / Teens