FIS has a vacancy for:  Classroom Lead Teacher

Reporting to:  FIS Academic Director

Closing Date:  June 24, 2018     Start Date:  August 6, 2018


  • Create a positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Oversee the safety and wellbeing of all students while they are under the school’s care.
  • Create lesson plans and integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into these plans.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities. Create instructional resources as needed.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance. Modify and create Common Core-aligned assessments.
  • Maintain online and paper records, grade papers and perform administrative duties as needed.
  • Prepare and distribute required reports on time.
  • Supervise the Assistant Teacher(s) (AT) assigned to their classroom in assigned and shared tasks.
  • With ATs help students with daily care and hygiene needs. For Nursery, this includes diapers and feeding.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures.
  • Regular communication with parents, including meetings as required and greeting in the morning.
  • Submit and maintain ESL Assessments and Individual Educational Plans for particular students in need.
  • Tutor students on an individual basis as needed (during working hours).
  • Coordinate and plan two of the school events and/or activity days during the academic year.
  • Plan for and prepare the class for special event performances.
  • Run at least one after-school club per calendar year.
  • Participate in all staff meetings, team building activities and company-wide events.
  • Take responsibility for actively planning and participating in continuing professional development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants must possess a passport from a native English speaking country.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (education, psychology or related field) from a native English speaking country.
  • 3 years’ teaching experience, with evidence of highly professional conduct.
  • Dedication to learn and grow as an educator.
  • Ability to express opinions, concerns, and observations.
  • Be flexible, understanding, approachable and sympathetic in sensitive situations.
  • Possess the necessary skills needed for working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Be able to appropriately handle feedback and make modifications as suggested.
  • Ability to implement techniques and systems that foster and encourage growth for young learners.


  • Relevant teaching qualifications: UK PGCE/QTS, US Certificate/License, or equivalent.
  • Experience instructing at Preschool or Primary level.
  • Experience dealing with multinational groups of students.
  • Experience working with children with social or behavioral developmental delays.

FIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; police record checks and references will be required.

Employment Application Form: download

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FOSCO International School (FIS) is currently searching for a qualified individual to fill the position of:



  • Support the Leader Teacher in fulfilling their vision of what how the classroom should function and look like.
  • Oversee the safety and wellbeing of all students here at FIS during class, activities, and events.
  • Safely transport students to and from weekly specials (P.E, Dance, Vietnamese Studies, Recess, Lunch).
  • Monitor and give additional 1 on 1 help to students who are struggling during academic sessions.
  • Assist the Lead Teach in implementing and monitoring academic protocols and behavior systems.
  • Meet with parents, other lead teachers, assistant teachers and FIS Administration as requested.
  • Speak positively with parents on a regular basis concerning their child in your classroom.
  • Help to choreograph dance routines and performances for special events.
  • Attend Meetings at FOSCO Head Quarters when requested to do so.
  • Attend Staff Meetings as directed by the Assistant Teacher Coordinator and the FIS ADMIN Team.
  • Attend professional growth and team building (non-pupil days) activities / trainings.
  • Complete all administrative work as needed for your classroom and as assigned to you by the Lead Teacher.
  • Fulfill early morning and/or after school responsibilities (Bus Duty, After School Care, etc…).
  • Accepts additional responsibilities before, after, and during school as needed by the FIS ADMIN Team.
  • Reports directly to the Assistant Teacher Coordinator.


  • Minimum 2 years educational experience (maturity & a high degree of professionalism are necessary).
  • University Graduate in Possession of a Degree (Kindergarten/Primary education, education, psychology or related field).
  • Specialty in Kindergarten Education and/or Elementary Education is desired.
  • Experience dealing with Vietnamese and International Students.
  • Experience working with fragile, emotional and/or delayed children is desired.
  • Dedication to learn and grow as an educator.
  • Ability to express opinions, concerns, and observations.
  • Be flexible, understanding, approachable and sympathetic during sensitive situations.
  • Possess the necessary skills needed for working in a Team Oriented Environment.
  • Be able to appropriately handle feedback given by the Administration and make modifications as suggested.
  • Must be Bilingual (Fluent in Vietnamese and be proficient English Speaking, Writing, and Reading).


  • Full-Time Staff Member Monday through Friday or as directed by Administration.
  • Duration of Contract: August 6, 2018 to June 21, 2019 with the possibility to extend.

* Documents to Submit:

  • Relating Degrees and Certificates (Notarized).
  • CV written in Vietnamese and certified by the local People’s Committee (within 6 months).
  • CV written in English.
  • Vietnamese ID, Residence Book (notarized within 6 months).
  • Medical Check (within 6 months).
  • Letter of Application written in English and Vietnamese.


  • Interested applicants should submit their documents by e-mailing them directly to:

Khanh/Ms. Kim Truc (Tel: 028 3930 930. Ext. 141 / 164), Ms. Kim Truc’s mobile phone: 0916818163


The above mentioned documents must be submitted by July 31, 2018

 *All documents must be submitted, incomplete applications will not be considered.

Read more:

⇒ Letter from School Management

⇒ School Profile

⇒ School Program

⇒ School Staff