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Job Description:

SNA-HCMC is looking for an experienced DP Coordinator to commence August 2024. Candidates should already have a minimum of at least 2 years experience.
The closing date is May 31 2024, however, candidates may be contacted before this deadline and the position filled if a suitable candidate is found ahead of this deadline.

Candidates should be aware that SNA-HCMC is a member of CIS and places safe-guarding and child prevention at the forefront of recruitment. To this end, SNA-HCMC abide by the UN Convention on the Rights of The Child. Candidates MUST be able to provide suitable background checks. Should a candidate NOT already have these, we will NOT process your application without these.

The DP (Diploma Programme) Coordinator is a key member of the leadership team at SNA, playing a vital role the coordination and implementation of the DP at SNA. This role involves managing and maintain high-standard teaching quality of the DP, as well as overseeing the administrative work of the DP teaching group.

As DP Coordinator you are responsible for:
– Ensuring that the IB Diploma Programme is implemented and developed in line with the requirements of the IB Standards & Practices, the General Regulations for the Diploma Programme, and other IB-mandated guiding documentation including general requirements set forth by the Head of School.
– Assisting with the admission process for students entering the DP.
– Ensuring that accurate student records are maintained through ManageBac.
– Ensuring that teachers are kept up to date with the latest news. curriculum guides and other guiding documentation from the IB.
– Organizing the mock and final examinations and the orals, taking overall responsibility for the running of the examinations, the safe keeping of examination materials and the dispatch of all papers and examination documents to the IB through the required channels.
– Ensuring a focus on student learning and best practice in teaching, and on achieving the aims as outlined in the School Mission and Vision.
– Liaising with the Deputy Head of School / Head of School to develop an annual IB Diploma budget.
– Liaising with the Deputy Head of School / Head of School to: develop, follow, end update a DP Action Plan as a guide to the ongoing development of the IB DP at SNA.
– Establishing a clear timeline of events from Grade 10-12, (other with the MYP.
– Coordinator, which leads students, teachers and parents into and through the Diploma Programme.
– Overseeing curriculum review and facilitate curriculum development and documentation.
– Developing and using assessment results to inform curriculum review and development.
– Supporting teachers in the development of assessment tools in line with the school’s assessment policy
– Ensuring that Grades 11-12 have a well-organized curriculum that is articulated with and builds on the Grade 6-10 programme, ensuring that there is concurrency of learning between classes in the same subject and level.
– Supporting and advising teaching staff regarding the administration of the DP and ensuring that all moderation and final mark requirements are met by the stipulated deadlines.
– Administering the Extended Essay (EE) through the EE Coordinator ensuring that teachers and students are properly informed about the requirements, guidelines and assessment criteria.
– Overseeing the administration of the CAS programme, through the CAS Coordinator.
– Ensuring that teaching and learning promotes the IB Learner Profile, and the values of the IB Mission Statement.
– Mentoring teachers and model good inquiry practice in the classrooms.
– Ensuring that teaching and learning enable students to develop lifelong learning skills and to be well-prepared for the appropriate IBDP examinations.
– Ensuring that the planning and teaching of Approaches to Learning Skills build on skills from Grade 10 and develop them further throughout Grades 11 & 12.
– Overseeing the teaching of TOK and its embedding into teaching and learning throughout the programme.
– Facilitating, promoting, and leading collaborative planning.
– Chairing regular Diploma Programme team meetings at various levels across the school.
– Delivering and helping develop DP information workshops for all stakeholders.
– Identifying DP professional development needs and opportunities on and off campus.
– Providing orientation sessions for all stakeholders, as necessary.
– Assessing the professional development needs of Diploma Programme teachers and coordinate their participation in appropriate workshops.
– Engaging with all stakeholders (students, teachers, parents) in working to support Grade 11 & 12 students.
– Preparing documentation for authorization/accreditation as and when required.
– Acting as the liaison between the school and the IB.
– Providing outreach to the wider IB DP community.
– Establishing and maintaining links with other IBDP schools in the region.
– Providing content for SNA blogs, newsletters, webpages and other publications.
– Preparing an annual report for the administration following each assessment session.
– Ensuring that examination transcripts/Diplomas/Certificates are distributed to candidates upon receipt from the IB.
– Ensuring that candidates meet programme and examination requirements and fulfill IB Diploma regulations.
– Supporting academically at-risk students through regular communication between home and school.
– Working with the intervention counselor to ensure that teachers are aware of students specific learning needs, and ensuring that these needs are being met through the use of appropriate teaching and learning strategies throughout Grades 11 & 12.
– Applying to the IB for special assessment conditions for those students who would benefit from such accommodations.
– Providing information to students and parents on the most appropriate pathways from
– Grade 10 into the DP, as well as HIS graduation requirements.
– Ensuring that graduation requirements are established, monitored, and relevant student transcripts can be created to support students applying for college.
– Work closely with College Counselor to ensure all students receive necessary support for college admissions.
– Focus on holistic secondary program to ensure accountability, rigor, quality, and data driven decisions are followed.
– Perform other duties assigned by the Head of School.

Job Requirements:

– Master’s degree in Education/ Education Management/ Education Leadership
Specialized requirements
– Excellent interpersonal skills
– Experience in IB DP curriculum
– Strong leadership skills

Salary and Benefits:

The offered remuneration is highly competitive comprising of:

  • Housing allowance
  • Complimentary air ticket to Vietnam along with an annual airfare
  • Shipping allowance.
  • Temporary accommodation facility allowance
  • Waiver of tuition fees for the employee’s immediate children
  • Coverage of personal healthcare for the employee and one dependent
  • Paid school holidays, national holidays, personal leave
  • Complimentary work visa/TRC and work permit renewals.

Application Process:

Please direct resume and contact information to hiring@sna.edu.vn

We will keep your details on file for one year and contact you should a suitable vacancy arise.