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Teach In Vietnam

Teach In Vietnam – Overview

Vietnam is becoming an increasingly popular destination for teachers looking for a new teaching challenge in Asia. A stable government, a growing economy, and increasing education standards are resulting in more and more international educators findings reason to stay and teach in Vietnam rather than just passing through this picturesque country during the travel periods.

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There is an abundance of English language schools offering various levels of English classes to the local communities in rural and urban settings across Vietnam. For experienced ESL instructors who want to teach in Vietnam, there are suitable opportunities not only with private language schools, but also with reputable universities in main cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

For the international schoolteacher, there are a number of high quality international schools in major cities that require teachers on yearly hiring basis, usually interviewing potential teachers between January – May. Many of these schools offer full expat packages including a housing allowance, medical insurance and yearly flights to your home country.

Aside from the availability of teaching positions, Vietnam a offers teaching experience like none other in East Asia. With welcoming people, beautiful beaches, laid back lifestyle and famous cuisine, Vietnam is the perfect location for teachers who want to experience teaching in Asia in a country that offers the benefits of city life, professional working environments, and outdoor adventures.

Opportunities For Teachers:

New University Graduates:

  • Availability Of Jobs: Medium
  • Packages To Expect:

    For work permit reasons new graduates should spend time getting TEFL certified but due to the demand for English teachers there are positions available for uncertified new university graduates. These positions will provide a basic salary but you will be responsible for securing accommodation, medical insurance, will not receive return flights, and you will not be able to obtain a full work permit. For TEFL certified new graduates, you can find employers who provide accommodation, medical insurance, paid leave, and full visas.

  • Minimum Requirements:

    BA degree & TEFL Certificate.

Experienced ESL Teachers:

  • Availability Of Jobs: Medium to High
  • Packages To Expect:

    Universities and private language schools offer the most attractive positions for experienced ESL teachers. Expected salaries between $1,500 - $2,700 per month, accommodation provided, medical insurance, and 1 return flight per year to your home country depending on the employer.

  • Minimum Requirements:

    BA + TEFL/CELTA/DELTA. 2 years teaching experience.

International School Teachers:

  • Availability Of Jobs: Low to Medium
  • Packages To Expect:

    There are a solid number of high quality international schools in the main cities in Vietnam. Although the recruitment demand for international schoolteachers is not extremely high, there are good packages available for those that are successful in their job search. Salaries can fall between $1,800 to $3,300 per month, and benefits include accommodation allowance, medical insurance and yearly return flights to your home country.

  • Minimum Requirements:

    BA + Teaching Certificate/Teaching Diploma. Minimum experience is normally 2-3 years depending on the hiring school.

Popular Locations:

The popular locations to teach in Vietnam are:


Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City

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