Teaching English in Vietnam 101
Descending from the border of China into the heart of Southeast Asia like an ancient mythical dragon, Vietnam represents a distinct blend of Chinese Confucianism and Cambodian Buddhist cultures, tempered with a taste of French-colonial charm. Stretching across thousands of miles of coastline, Vietnam mixes rural mountainous highlands with a collection of colorful and bustling cities.
With a TEFL certification and a four-year degree, you can find jobs teaching English in Vietnam year-round, as it is an enormous and fast-growing market for teaching English abroad. There are jobs teaching English in Vietnam in private language schools for both children and adults.
Please note, a Bachelor’s degree is required in order to obtain a work visa. There may be limited opportunities to secure a job without a degree, depending on the school and its locations, however not having a degree will make your job search more challenging in this country. ITA does not recommend looking for a job without a Bachelor’s degree in Vietnam.