Australian Centre for Education And Training - ACET
Vacancy at ACET 
Hanoi, Vietnam

The Australian Centre for Education and Training (ACET) is Vietnam’s leading provider of quality Academic English and IELTS preparation courses undertaken as a first step to studying and living overseas. ACET is a partnership between IDP Education and UTS:Insearch and is accredited by NEAS International.

Director of Studies – Hanoi:

The Director of Studies (DOS) manages the Academic department in delivering high quality English Programs in each school in Hanoi. The DOS is responsible for teacher management and maintaining high teaching standards, working closely with the Academic team.

The Hanoi DOS is part of the Hanoi management team. The position reports to the Training Centres Manager in Hanoi. The DOS is supported by an Academic team of Assistant Directors of Studies, an Academic Coordinator, Senior Teacher and Year Teachers. 

Position Responsibilities include:

Teacher Management and Teacher Support:
·   Forecast teacher recruitment needs and recruit new teachers
·   Oversee the induction and mentoring system for teachers
·   Manage teacher professional development including classroom observations, in-service teacher training (INSETT) and appraisal.
·   Recruit and manage the Academic team in each school in Hanoi.
·   Maintain teacher professionalism.

Program Development:
·   Liaise with UTS:Insearch, the Ho Chi Minh City DOS and the Country Manager on curriculum development initiatives.
·   Design and develop new English Programs as required.
·   Develop and review existing English Programs.
·   Review and develop supplementary materials.
·   Review and develop the Independent Learning Centres.
·   Monitor and assess exam delivery and course results.

Administrative responsibilities:
·   Produce and coordinate teaching timetables and placement testing timetables on a termly basis.
·   Arrange cover for teacher absences as required.
·   Monitor and assess student feedback.
·   Conduct teachers’ meetings.
·   Maintain administrative standards of teachers.

Other responsibilities include:
·   Produce annual Academic budget in conjunction with the Finance Manager. 
·   Liaise with other departments to ensure the smooth running of operations.
·   Support Marketing Department to promote ACET as required – media events, seminars, etc...
·   Follow UTS:Insearch Academic policies and procedure.
·   Maintain professional customer focus at all times.
·   Manage extra-curricular activities and student Clubs


·   An undergraduate degree from a recognised university.
·   A postgraduate ELT/TESOL qualification such as Cambridge DELTA, Cambridge IDLTM or a Master’s degree in ELT/TESOL.
·   Have 3 years experience in an ELT management role.
·   Demonstrate extensive ELT experience including in EAP/ESP programs.


·  A competitive monthly salary on a two year contract.
·  End of year completion bonus.
·  US$500 contribution towards medical insurance.
·  20 days annual leave.
·  Paid public holidays and Christmas Day.
·  Sick leave up to 10 days per year.
·  Visa and work permit costs covered.

Application Deadline: 15th June, 2015
Position Start Date: June/July, 2015 , preferred

How to Apply:
Please send an email to and attach the following details with your application:
·  Covering letter.
·  Full CV with referees.
·  Scanned colour copy of passport page with information and photo (passports need to be valid more than 6 months).
·  Scanned colour copy of teaching certificate(s) and university degree(s).

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

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