Job Details

Physical Education Teacher

Scotch College AGS Australian International School

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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    Preference : Fluent English Speaker
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    Salary : Competitive
Apply by : Aug 31, 2024
Start Work : Sep 2024

Highlights :

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    Job Type Full-time
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    Education Bachelor degree
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    B.ED./ PGCE / iPGCE Preferred
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    Experience 2 years
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    Major Physical Education
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    Gender Any

Position name: Physical Education Teacher

Employment Status: Full Time

Tenure: Permanent, subject to a 2 month probationary period

Reporting to: Academic Director & Board of Principal

Scotch Australian Grammar School (AGS) is newly established School in HCMC Vietnam. We work in strategic partnership with Scotch College Adelaide and South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) and offer a comprehensive Australian Curriculum from Year 1 to Year 12. Scotch AGS is a young and innovative learning community which welcomes applications from qualified and passionate educators. We aim to develop all aspects of each student to instill the capacity for life-long learning and a sense of community. We commit to build strong relationships with our students, colleagues and parents.

Contextual Information relevant to the role:
As a growing school, Scotch AGS commenced operations in September 2022 with student cohorts from Year 6 – 10. Students will study the Australian Curriculum and Commence their Senior Secondary Certification – the South Australian Certificate of Education – in Year 10. The first campus is located in Phu Nhuan District, HCMC, and will offer Year 11 and 12 in the coming years.

Key Responsibility Areas


Teacher of Physical Education following the Australian Curriculum Physical Education framework.

Teacher of SACE Physical Education as the Year 10 cohort progresses to Year 11 (2024) and Year 12 (2025)

Prepare and submit programs each semester in line with school requirements

Communicate teaching, learning and assessment activities and feedback to students using the school’s Learning Management System.

Develop programs which cater inclusively to all students, supporting those in need as well as those requiring extension.

Work with other teachers of Physical Education to ensure consistency of program and assessment across year levels

Assessment and Reporting

Assess and report on student achievement in line with the Australian Curriculum Achievement Standard for the relevant Physical Education subject.

Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of student performance and achievement.

Use a variety of formative and summative assessment methods.

Provide relevant and meaningful feedback, regularly and promptly, to promote student learning.

Provide parents / caregivers with meaningful reports on student achievement.

Participate in internal and external moderation processes.

Teaching and Learning

Model exemplary teaching practice.

Use a range of teaching and learning strategies, including but not limited to, direct instruction – whole class and small group, class discussions, group work, independent learning, practical activities.

Conduct formal parent teacher interviews in accordance with the School parent teacher interview arrangements and schedule.

Actively seek and be involved in opportunities for your own professional learning.

Participate in an annual appraisal process, which includes feedback from students.


Contribute broadly to the activities offered by the School, including supporting and attending School community events and participating in promotional activities at the request of the site Principal.

Attend all staff meetings.

Undertake other duties as required.

Demonstrate a commitment to professional learning in relation to the requirements of this role.

Safety and wellbeing

We care significantly for your safety. You must:
take reasonable care of, and cooperate with actions taken to protect, the health and safety of both yourself and others,
report all accidents, incidents and hazards as soon as is practicable and
adhere to School policies.

Key selection criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Bachelor of Education degree (or equivalent)

Valid teaching certification

At least two years of experience teaching in the relevant subject. Experience in an international setting is preferred, but not a requirement.

Ability to work in Vietnam.

Fluent English Speaker - language proficiency of IELTS 7 or equivalent

Proficiency in use of technology for teaching, learning and assessment.

Highly Desirable

Experience teaching the Australian Curriculum and/or SACE or teaching in another Australian senior secondary program.

Key selection criteria: Personal Attributes

Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and parents from diverse backgrounds.

A high degree of professional judgement and confidentiality.

Superior organisational ability with demonstrated self-motivation and initiative in goal setting, prioritising work and managing multiple tasks.

Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to listen and communicate effectively across all areas and levels of a school community.

Well-developed problem solving skills and proven experience in creating solutions.

Well-developed verbal and written communication skills when communicating in English.


A competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful applicants in accordance with applicants’ qualifications and experience.

Private health insurance.

Subsidised tuition at Scotch AGS for dependent children of successful applicants is available, which can be negotiated by applicants.

Non-contact time for planning and marking.

Professional development opportunities will be available.

Conditions of employment

Applicants must be eligible to work in Vietnam

Applicants must satisfy relevant pre-employment screening and agree to adhere to the School Child Protection Policy

Applicants must be prepared to work flexible hours to service the School’s activities, which at times, may include evening or weekend work.

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