Kindergarten ESL Program Coordinator

Vinschool
April 07, 2024
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I. JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Curriculum research & development:

  • Develop comprehensive ESL curriculum tailored to the needs of kindergarten-aged students

  • Map the subject's curriculum to ensure the consistency between standards, unit outcomes & lesson outcomes; and the consistency between learning objectives, instruction & assessment
  • Research and develop age-appropriate teaching strategies and materials (sample lesson plans, sample instructional activities, sample student handouts, etc.) to enhance learning experience and promote language acquisition and proficiency
  • Lead the designing and/or the selection of both offline and online learning materials for students within and out of school time to support the attainment of learning objectives
  • Review curriculum implementation and evaluate the effectiveness of the ESL program to continuously make adjustments and improve the curriculum
  • Develop and frequently update an inventory of curriculum development resources including professional periodicals, bulletins, books, journals, research papers and other materials

  • Curriculum implementation support:

  • Provide School Managers, Heads of subjects, and Teachers with system-wide training on curriculum implementation (introductory courses about the subject and the program, curriculum monitoring courses, curriculum-related professional development courses, etc.)

  • Provide constructive feedback to teachers to enhance teaching practices through observation or review of their lesson plans
  • Create action plans to improve teachers' performance in delivering the curriculum and work with School Managers to monitor their progress
  • Facilitate professional development opportunities for ESL staff to improve their instructional skills.
  • Create and periodically update the library of professional learning resources including best practices in teaching and learning, case studies, expertise in the subject, etc.
  • Provide School Managers and Heads of subject with guidance on how to discover and solve problems related to curriculum implementation in practice

  • Curriculum implementation management:

  • Create and lead the QA-QC plan to ensure the consistent and progressive quality control of the program at schools

  • Conduct regular classroom observations in order to collect data on the implementation of curriculum and the use of appropriate instructional strategies
  • Review classroom observation rubrics on a regular basis
  • Design assessments and provide guidance on how to measure ESL students‘ language proficiency and progress
  • Analyze curriculum implementation's impact on students' learning outcomes and propose solutions; update curriculum implementation plan (if necessary) after each semester
  • Make monthly reports to School Managers and the CEO about the subject's teaching and learning quality and propose solutions
  • Evaluate the efficiency of Key ESL Teachers and/or campus-level coordinators

  • Curriculum-related operations:

  • Create yearly curriculum implementation action plan and update it monthly

  • Review the curriculum-related action plan of individual schools
  • Review the student evaluation and stage placement results of individual schools
  • Write and distribute high-quality documents that provide teachers and parents with important information about both the School's curriculum and instructional program
  • Support schools in teacher recruitment and teacher assignment
  • Work closely with community resources and external partners to enhance the ESL program and support student learning
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities assigned by the Academic Directors and the CEO
  • II. REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education, TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field
  • A good command of English (IELTS 7.0 or above; or other international English certificates equivalent to C1 level or higher according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • Strong understanding of language acquisition theory and best practices in ESL instruction
  • Profound knowledge of the subject curriculum and good knowledge of Vietnamese young learners
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and a proactive approach to problem- solving.
  • Critical thinking; good research and analytical skills; sharp mindedness
  • Familiarity with educational technology and digital learning resources.
  • Experience in coordinating work between parties in a high-pressure working environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Prefer candidates with experience in curriculum mapping and implementation of educational program
  • Prefer candidates who have experience in implementing and managing ESL programs in a kindergarten setting
  • III. COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary commensurate with ability and experience
  • Health insurance (medical examination and treatment at Vinmec International General Hospital and Special health insurance packages for Vingroup employees at different levels) and retirement benefits
  • Tuition fee reduction when enrolling children at Vinschool
  • Benefits and insurance according to the Labor Code
  • Discounts and incentives when using Vingroup's products and services
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive, professional, dynamic, productive and active work environment focused on student success and teacher growth
  • Opportunities to be challenged and recognized
  • Working with leading education experts in Vietnam
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