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Vientiane International School

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English Language and Literature (MYP/DP)

VIS is committed to the wellbeing of its learners by ensuring a healthy, safe, and secure environment and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All new appointments, therefore, will be subject to rigorous screening to ensure that they are suitable candidates to work with children and young people. This includes appropriate checks by external agencies to validate identity, employment history, qualifications and self-declared criminal / civil offenses, etc., as well as face-to-face interviews with at least two professional references from previous employers.

In order for us to assess the suitability of a prospective candidate, we are required to collect, share, and store personal data about each candidate in accordance with our Privacy Policy for Safer Recruitment.

A VIS educator is a flexible professional, who is committed to building positive relationships and valuing the unique potential of each student. As members of our community, teachers undertake a wide variety of responsibilities to support the learning program. Teachers support co-curricular activities and engage in projects and initiatives that improve the school and outcomes for all learners.

VIS educators work in a professional learning community to continuously improve teaching practice for the benefit of the students at the Vientiane International School in pursuit of our Mission, Vision, and Values.

Our Work VIS Educators honor and model the VIS values through:

Balance
Fostering the wellbeing of students and colleagues
Demonstrating a commitment to the professional inquiry by personalizing instruction, knowing and engaging each learner
Embracing the Proximal Zone of Development concept to guide their practice
Embracing a balanced work-life experience

Respect
Building positive interpersonal relationships and actively engaging in Child Protection practices
Valuing students’ ideas and views
Developing and promoting positive interactions among our diverse community
Communicating effectively with all members of the VIS community
Presuming positive intent

Resilience
Fostering learners’ capacity to grow from failure
Persevering by channeling the energy of frustration productively
Empowering students to take responsibility for their own actions
Challenging students to persevere and do their best work

Innovation
Sparking student engagement and interest in learning
Thinking outside of the box
Selecting effective teaching strategies that motivate and inspire our learners
Valuing play as an important catalyst in learning
Creating an environment in which learners can explore and innovate

Courage
Doing the right thing even when it is difficult to do so
Exploring facets outside of the normal role
Taking professional risks and embracing mistakes as opportunities to learn and grow
Being vulnerable

Starting

30 Jul 2021

Apply By

1 Feb 2021

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor

Cover Letter

Required

Minimum Experience

2 years
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Job Structure

Teacher
IB MYP
Middle School
English and Literature
Language Arts/Language and Literature
50%
IB DP
High/Secondary School
English and Literature
Language Arts/Language and Literature
50%

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