A South East Asia developing country with language & international schools attracting teachers from around the world. Teaching in Vietnam schools can be in government, international school or English Esl teaching jobs in language schools. Licensed teachers will find most opportunities Ho Chi Minh City or Ha noi to teach in Vietnam.
Teaching in Vietnam teacher requirements
To obtain a work visa and residency permit you require:
- BA degree or above, and qualified school teacher (International school)
- TEFL/TESL/CELT certificate teaching English (40 + hours class taught), any 3 yr + BA degree. Native English speaker (English language teacher)
- No criminal record for any teaching post
- Medically fit
(Fluent non native speakers have a chance of a visa, only if shortage of native speakers)
Salary & benefits Vietnam teacher
International school teachers (US$2000-$3,700) monthly – Language teaching (US$1,000-2,300) monthly
Class hours around 25-28 hours with 2 days off weekly. – Accommodation allowance paid by some schools
Paid flight or reimbursed after 1 year – Annual paid holidays
Partial medical insurance cover – Performance bonus
Teach English in Vietnam
Best chance to find school jobs are in cities and larger towns. Teaching English in Vietnam locations include:
Bien Hoa Da Nang Can Tho Hai Phong Buon Ma Thuot Hue Nah Trang Vung Tau
ESL jobs in Vietnam language, international or government school can be obtained throughout the year.
You will require money to process documents and a flight to the country before you move abroad to Vietnam. Finance to rent an apartment, deposit and 5-6 weeks living expenses (minimum) is required. Most jobs for English teachers advertised do not provide accommodation.
As Vietnam develops as a country more jobs are becoming available to foreign teachers.
Before relocating to teach overseas in Vietnam get yourself medical insurance. Jobs to teach English in Vietnam seem to be offered to people aged around 21-55, visa regulations.