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ESL Jobs in Vietnam

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.

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Start dates are ongoing but spaces are limited for all of these jobs teaching English in Vietnam, so candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

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Benefits of ESL Jobs in Vietnam

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
Vacation 4 weeks
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

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Candidate Requirements

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 Role of the Teacher in Vietnam

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.

OISE TEFL Certification for Private School Teachers

Many private schools in Vietnam require applicants to possess an OISE TEFL certificate. The University of Toronto’s OISE TEFL Online Certificate can help you become a leading candidate for some of the top Vietnamese private school positions.

Vietnam at a Glance

Country Information

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

Quick Facts
  • Vietnam is well-known for its ancient, traditional buddhist pagodas.
  • It shares a border with Cambodia, Laos and China.
  • It is the world's largest exporter of cashew nuts and black pepper.
  • The capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi, however the largest city in Vietnam is Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Viet cuisine traditionally combines five taste elements: spicy, sour, bitter, salty and sweet.
  • Soccer, table tennis, volleyball, badminton, tennis and martial arts are the country's most popular sports.
  • Some of the most important cultural symbols are the dragon and the bird.

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