There are several places to find English-speaking teaching jobs in Vietnam: colleges, language institutions, and international schools. Teach abroad jobs in Vietnam exist for licensed teachers, teachers with IB experience, and ESL instructors.
Teach Away offers some of the most attractive teaching positions in Vietnam in conjunction with international and governmental organizations. Positions are generally located in major cities where teachers work in a friendly and supportive environment. ESL jobs in Vietnam involve a full range of instructional activities including English instruction, student counselling, staff development and curriculum development. The age of students range from children (7-15 years of age) to adults (16-50) years of age.
Teaching jobs in Vietnam through Teach Away offer some of the most attractive employment packages in the region:
|Monthly Salary||$15-$19 per hour; approximately $20,000 USD per year ($1,700 per month)|
|Visa Sponsorship||Single entry visa sponsorship; assistance with renewals and work permit|
|Training||English teaching workshops, ongoing professional development|
|Teaching Hours||25 hours per week guaranteed; overtime available|
|Extra Benefits||Assistance finding an apartment; professional, supportive work environment; 4 weeks of vacation and sick leave; assistance getting a work permit|
The following are requirements for all ESL jobs in Vietnam offered through Teach Away Inc. Some requirements are due to visa guidelines and restrictions: 1. Native English speaker 2. Bachelor’s degree (English major preferred) 3. TEFL/TESL qualification (100+ hours completed in class) 4. Teaching experience preferred
The teacher acts as a facilitator of students’ learning. As such, they have many roles to fulfill. Teachers are highly respected in Vietnam. The ESL teacher is responsible for managing classroom activities in an effort to promote communication in English. The teacher will also work as an advisor, providing feedback on student questions and monitoring their performance.
Many private schools in Vietnam require applicants to possess a TEFL certificate. The University of Toronto’s TEFL Online Certificate can help you become a leading candidate for some of the top Vietnamese private school positions.
Capital - Hanoi
Language - Vietnamese
Population - 89,693,000 (2013)
Currency - Vietnamese dong ( ₫)
Government - Single-party Communist-Socialist Republic
Major Religion - Folk religions/beliefs
Climate - Tropical and Temperate
Size - 331,210 km²