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Biology Teacher Ho Chi Minh City

Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

3 months ago

British International School, HCMC

The British International School, Ho Chi Minh City is a Nord Anglia Education School. As the largest international school in Vietnam and a leading international school in South East Asia, we educate over 2,400 students from more than 55 countries. As one school operating from three campus sites in Ho Chi Minh City, the school provides a top quality British style education in first class facilities resourced to the highest level. The National Curriculum for England, IGCSE and the IB Diploma are taught to English-speaking students from the Early Years Foundation Stage to Year 13. The Secondary Campus currently serves around 1050 students from age 11-18 and is continuing to grow as larger year groups progress through the school.

BIS offers the IB Diploma Programme to an increasing number of highly capable and exceptionally well-motivated Sixth Form students. Our 2022 cohort of 122 IB Diploma Programme graduates achieved an average score of 38.02... points with 45% students scoring 40 points or more. At IGCSE our students are equally successful. Our 2022 cohort achieved 70% A*/A with 50% of students awarded 8 or more A*/A grades Further information can be obtained from our web site at

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 81 schools located across over 32 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 74,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.

Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes, and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st century learning experience for all students.

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. Nord Anglia schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.

The school is currently looking to recruit a:

Science - Biology Teacher

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced teachers. A minimum of two years’ recent experience of teaching Biology to GCSE/IGCSE and either A level or the IB Diploma programme is essential.

About the Department:

The Science Department at BIS is a forward thinking, collaborative environment. This is typified by our mission statement “we in Science are encouraging students to be independent critical thinkers who are inquisitive about the world around them and learn from their mistakes”. The team consists of highly motivated teachers who are eager to work together to both produce and deliver experiences that develop the student’s skills in scientific enquiry without compromising their acquisition of knowledge. At KS3 students learn through a rich inquiry based curriculum developed in-house, at KS4 students take CIE IGCSEs, they opt to take either the Coordinated Science course or all three sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) as separate courses. At KS5 students take the IB programme choosing either one or two subjects at Standard or Higher Level, many elect to take two science subjects. Subjects include Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Systems and Societies. The Science department is a rich and rewarding place to work for creative, inspiring teachers.

Please refer to the Candidate Brief for Teaching Posts 2023 for further information.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 15,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education employee, you enjoy the following benefits:
• A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
• An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
• A culture which is fair and consultative
• Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

Selection Process

The closing date for application is Friday 3rd March 2023 although we encourage early applications and reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as we are ready.

Please apply for this vacancy using our recruitment portal operated by Job Tracker. You will need to upload a letter of application and an up-to-date CV, which must include a recent professional photograph and the contact details of two educational referees, one of whom must be your current employer.

Interviews: will be conducted online will be conducted online

Start Date: We offer a professional working environment and an attractive remuneration and benefits package. The initial contract is for two years with a start date of August 2023.

Safer Recruitment: At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years
Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

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