Join the best, be the best

From time to time, and for various reasons, we recruit for new teaching and support staff at ISSP.

A key element in our commitment to our students and their families to providing the best education and care, is the recruitment and retention of the highest quality staff. The recruitment process at ISSP is rigorous and naturally, all staff are expected to maintain the highest standards in their work and conduct.

In turn, we are committed to the ongoing support and personal progression of our staff members by providing high quality continuous professional development and the global resources and unique opportunities offered by our parent, the Cognita Group. 


Admissions Manager

International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) is looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing person with a passion for education to join our Admissions team.

The purpose of the role is to oversee the program of admissions of new students and maximize quality enrollments and deliver an outstanding customer experience for parents and students. To act as a key brand ambassador for ISSP, understanding the local market, the school’s value proposition, appreciating the needs of parents and students and in doing so, together with the Admissions Officer manage a program that effectively sells the schools and converts admissions prospects into strong advocates of ISSP. The position will be measured against clear KPI’s, as set by the Head of School and Head of Admissions and Business Development.

We are looking for a [Vietnamese] candidate with the following attributes;

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in education or relevant expertise in a relevant field
  • Experience in customer relations is desirable (preferably at International Schools)
  • Proficiency in Vietnamese, English and Korean is desirable
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the execution of admissions, and public relations activities
  • Experience in accurately analyzing data
  • Experience in hiring, and training and managing personnel
  • Proven experience in working to a deadline
  • Demonstrated skills in  working successfully in a collaborative environment
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Highly motivated with an eye for detail and quality of work; pro-active attitude and passion for achieving results.

Please review the Job Description and apply by completing the Application Form, sending it to


Child Safety & Welfare

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police or equivalent background checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether you worked in those countries).


Application Process

 Applications should preferably be electronic (please click here to download an application form) and include:  

  • Your up-to-date CV
  • Copies of degree(s) and teaching certificate
  • A letter of application
  • Names and contact information of three professional references
  • A recent photograph

Please review the Job Description and apply by completing the Application Form, attached the above and forward on to

Alternatively, applications are also welcome by applying directly to International School Saigon Pearl, 92 Nguyen Huu Canh St., Ward 22, Binh Thanh Dist., HCMC, Vietnam.

Director of Education Asia

As a member of the Asia Executive Team, the Director of Education will actively support the strategic direction and overall educational performance of the business. This will be achieved by providing guidance and support to Heads of School and ensuring a culture of teaching excellence exists throughout our organisation. Please refer more details with job description for this role.

Interested applicants should submit an application to Cognita Asia HR Director Ms Alice Lim at directly.

The closing date for application will be Friday, 7th July 2017.  

Where to find us

International School Saigon Pearl, 92 Nguyen Huu Canh St., Ward 22, Binh Thanh Dist., HCMC, Vietnam
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