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Posted on 26th September 2023

Young Learner Coordinator

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Salary

    £238 - 3030/month ($2906 - 3689)
  • Contract Length

    24 months
  • Start date

  • Qualifications Required

    Bachelor’s Degree or higher + DELTA / DipTESOL
  • Experience

    2 Years
  • Number of Positions

  • Passport Held


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Job description

Job Description:

If you’re interested in the role, please apply by before 30 Oct 2023.

Role Purpose:

  • To assure effective teaching and learning of English
  • To provide support for the effective and efficient running of teaching operations
  • To provide learners with a rewarding and stimulating English language learning experience.
  • To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission


Main accountabilities but not limited to the following: 



  • To plan, prepare and deliver effective English language teaching that meets the needs of different learner groups
  • To monitor progress and provide regular feedback to help manage learners’ performance throughout the course, and to actively promote learner autonomy
  • To contribute to the development, evaluation, and improvement of English language courses, materials and related services, in order to best meet learners’ needs
  • To complete teaching-related administrative tasks to specified standards
  • To actively engage in professional development and performance management systems and procedures to assure high standards in teaching and learning
  • To contribute positively to the British Council’s reputation and position as a benchmark standard in best practice in the sector
  • To support marketing and promotional activities and to assist the teaching team in delivering excellent customer service
  • To ensure standards are rigorously applied and upheld in line with applicable policy in the following areas: Safeguarding, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), Health and safety


Support for teaching operations 

  • To act as Duty Manager as scheduled
  • To ensure that teacher absences are recorded, that cover teachers are assigned as a required and that cover teachers are provided will all documents and materials
  • To ensure all applicable fire safety policies and procedures are followed
  • To respond to child-safeguarding-related incidents and escalate / involve management colleages as appropriate
  • To support teachers in the effective implementation of the behaviour policy
  • To support the effective implementation of child safeguarding policies and procedures, including safe collection
  • To ensure that issues with equipment or resources are reported in a timely manner to responsible staff for prompt resolution
  • To log and escalate incidents as required by policy
  • To support recruitment activities by being a member of shortlisting and interview panels
  • To assist in the running of promotional events in collaboration with the marketing team
  • To assist in the running of British Council global competitions (e.g. Global Art Competition)

Local life stage referent  

  • To act as local referent for national academic managers for the life stage(s) assigned (early years, primary or secondary)
  • To ensure developments and updates are passed on to teaching teams and other stakeholders
  • To ensure that teaching materials and resources for the life stage are up to date and complete
  • To provide feedback on materials, product performance etc. to appropriate teaching management team members


Line management and performance management  

  • To line manage up to four (4) teachers in alignment with Performance Management and Professional Development (PMPD) policies and procedures
  • To assist Professional Development (PD) leads and trainers with delivery of the in-service teaching training (INSETT) programme, delivery of certifying training course (e.g. TYLEC), trainee support and administration


Customer management 

  • To support the Sales and Customer Management (SCM) team in the resolution of parent and learner queries
  • To deliver parent workshops as required

Salary & benefits

Salary & Benefits 
Salary : 2,906 USD to 3,689 USD gross per month, on a ten-point salary scale ,24 contact hours contract (Depend on qualification and experience)  
Annual Leave: 35 working days per annum plus Vietnamese public holidays (currently 11 days per year). 
Medical Allowances : International cover by Allianz medical insurance scheme for teaching staff and their eligible dependents.This is comprehensive medical insurance which covers outpatient medical treatment, vaccinations, hospital treatment for illnesses and accidents, consultancy fees, maternity, essential operations, and repatriation. It excludes dental and optical costs, and there is an annual deductible of GBP150.
Settling-in allowance (if recruited from outside Vietnam): Unaccompanied teacher allowances: 2 weeks’ salary + up to 2 weeks’ hotel accommodation. Accompanied teacher allowances: 3 weeks’ salary + up to 2 weeks’ hotel accommodation
Fares and travel Allowance (if you are recruited from outside Vietnam):Economy class air fare(s) are paid for the member of staff and their accompanying dependents to Vietnam. Dependents are defined as a spouse or civil partner or a person with whom the employee declares to be in a stable and continuous relationship, or a dependent unmarried child aged under 18.
Work permit/ Right to Work: Applicants must be potentially eligible to work in Vietnam and must hold a passport which has at least two blank pages and at least 6 months’ remaining validity.

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Salary

    £238 - 3030/month ($2906 - 3689)
  • Contract Length

    24 months

Job requirements

Role specific knowledge and experience:

At least 2 years of post-qualification experience (600 hours) covering at least two of the following age-groups

  • Young learners aged 6 to 10
  • Young learners aged 11 to 13
  • Young learners aged 14 to 17



  • Experience of IELTS or Cambridge Exams Preparation
  • Experience in teaching Adults (500+ hours)
  • At least 600 hours’ experience in teaching two or more young learners age groups




  • Undergraduate Degree.
  • Cambridge CELTA/Trinity Certificate TESOL.
  • Cambridge DELTA/Trinity Diploma TESOL or equivalent as recognised by the British Council.



  • Relevant masters/post graduate qualification
  • Relevant Young Learner qualification
  • CELT-YL extension/TYLEC
  • PGCE in Primary/Secondary or equivalent
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