Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
• Working with a team of committed and enthusiastic lecturers and management staff, as Teacher Trainer (English for Specific Purposes) your primary role will be to design, update and deliver English Teacher Training, Trainer Training and ESP Development courses in conjunction with key institutional stakeholders.
• In addition, your hands on work in the classroom, alongside local staff will provide lecturers at NTU with new and innovative teaching methods, thus enhancing both their capacity and the learner’s experience.
• As a result, your contribution to NTU will ensure the sustainable delivery of quality teaching through development of materials, systems and training that you have provided.
• Furthermore, graduating students will have increased employment and further study opportunities due to the implementation of sound ESP teaching practices.
Description of Assignment Location
• The assignment will be based in Nha Trang in South Central Vietnam.
• Nha Trang is one of the more safe cities in Vietnam, however, with the rapid growth of tourism a new element of opportunistic theft has arisen, so caution must be exercised
• The official language is Vietnamese, but a wide range of other languages including English are spoken
• A wide range of religions are practised, including Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity and Islam
• Crime can occur throughout the city, and scamming can occur particularly in tourist areas, so security advice should be followed
• Be sensitive when discussing the country’s political history and its past conflicts
• Assistance with the identification of suitable, secure and affordable accommodation will be provided by the In-Country Management Team and the host organisation.
Preparing Your Application
• It is recommended that you have the following documentation prepared in order to be uploaded/entered into the online application system: An electronic version of your CV to copy into our online template, Statement against selection criteria
• Q1. Individually address each assignment outcome and consider what they might involve. In relation to these outcomes, provide evidence of the skills and experience you would bring to the role and the host organisation. (max. 800 words)
• Q2. Why have you chosen to volunteer at this time within this role and location? (max. 300 words)
• Q3. Discuss the challenges that you would anticipate adjusting to living in this location and volunteering in this role. Outline the strategies you would use to overcome these. (max. 400 words)
• Scanned copy of your PR visa and Medicare card (if applicable)
• If you are Interested kindly use the following link to apply: http://www.volunteering.scopeglobal.com/assignments/AV0616VN20