Reach To Teach accepts applications for teaching positions in Vietnam from June through October each year.
With its tropical weather, beautiful beaches and river systems, numerous cultural heritage sites, and teeming cities, it’s no wonder that Vietnam is a popular teaching destination for ESL teachers around the world. Vietnam is home to some 83 million people. Southern Vietnam is characterized with thick rainforest, complex river systems, a hot and humid tropical climate, and, of course, vibrant Ho Chi Minh City. The north is known for its cooler climate, beautiful mountains and mountain villages, and colonial style architecture.
Because of Vietnam’s flourishing economy, the Vietnamese government has placed a strong emphasis on English language learning in recent years. Reach To Teach offers some of the best teaching positions in Vietnam. Our teaching positions in Vietnam give teachers plenty of opportunities to immerse themselves in Vietnamese culture. The food, the culture, the language – You can enjoy everything that Vietnam has to offer while experiencing a rewarding career as an English teacher.
ESL teachers in Vietnam enjoy a competitive monthly wage and a low cost of living. Coupled with a teaching position that offers free housing and flights, teachers in Vietnam can save money each month while experiencing the best that Vietnam and Southeast Asia have to offer.
English Teaching Jobs in Vietnam for Qualified ESL Teachers
We’re looking for teachers that have a passion for teaching and a strong desire to learn as much as they can about this beautiful and diverse country. Our teaching positions are predominantly in international schools and public schools in Hanoi, as well as other large cities in Vietnam. We’re looking for K-12 educators that can teach a variety of subjects, including English, Math, Science, and Social Science.
Teaching experience is preferred, but not required. A 60-hour TEFL certificate is also required to meet government regulations for a work permit.
If you’re just looking for a change from your current job, teaching English in Vietnam could be just the opportunity that you’ve been looking for!
Typical Job Duties of an ESL Teacher in Vietnam
Your ESL job duties will include the following:
Up to 24 classes per week (60 minute and 45 minute classes, depending on the age you are teaching)
Parent-teacher meetings and professional development days
Be responsible for providing a safe and fun learning environment for your students
Teach Monday through Friday from 7:45am to 4:45pm with one hour each day for lunch.
Teach English in Vietnam – The Benefits of Teaching in Vietnam
The benefits of a first-year teaching position in Vietnam include the following:
A monthly salary of $1,000USD
Free furnished housing
10.5 days of paid vacation plus national public holidays
At Reach To Teach, we support you throughout your year (or more!)
Visa Requirements for English Teachers
Work permits are issued by the Vietnamese Department of Labor, Invalid, and Society. This is the only organization in Vietnam that has the authority to issue work permits to foreign workers. Work permits are valid for three years.
Your employer will assist you in obtaining a visa and work permit. You must have a full BA, an internationally recognized TEFL certificate, and police clearance from your home country to teach legally in Vietnam.