About Teaching English in Vietnam
Breathtaking beauty and endless adventure, Vietnam has proven to be a premier market for English teachers seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience.
To teach English in Vietnam, most teachers will need TEFL certification and a bachelor's degree. Native English speakers are preferred. A criminal background check may also be required. The average salary for an English teacher in Vietnam is about $1,100 - $1,500 USD per month.
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.
While most job interviews for teaching English in Vietnam are conducted in person, some are completed in advance over the phone and via e-mail. English instructors in Vietnam are responsible for airfare and housing expenses. Most teachers live in apartments recently vacated by previous teachers, and many