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TEFL Ho Chi Minh

Study TEFL in Ho Chi Minh. Applications open for 2023!

TEFL Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is a hub for business and commerce in Vietnam, making it a bustling, busy city, perfect for tourists, ex-pats, and those looking to find English teaching jobs in Ho Chi Minh. If city life is your thing, you’ll love Ho Chi Minh City.

Formally named Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City has a population of over 9.3 million people, making it the biggest city in Vietnam. Situated in the south of the country, on the banks of the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is split into 24 districts, of which 19 are considered part of the inner city, and just 5 are classed as suburban.


4 Week On-site TEFL Course in Ho Chi Minh

Open the door to a TEFL career!

  • On-site TEFL Course

    4 week government regulated TEFL course in Ho Chi Minh
  • Expert tuition

    Learn in-class with experienced tutors
  • Teaching practice with real ESL learners

    Includes minimum 14 hours assessed Teaching Practice
  • Access employment opportunities

    Launch a rewarding career as an ESL teacher
  • Meet fellow students

    Welcome party
  • Explore Ho Chi Minh

    City Tour
  • Convenient accommodation

    25 night hotel stay included
  • Learn with qualified assessors

    Under strict, Australian Government compliance standards
  • Spread the cost

    Payment plans available
TEFL jobs in Ho Chi Minh City 

TEFL jobs in Ho Chi Minh City

A low cost of living, extensive public transport networks, and warmer weather year-round make Ho Chi Minh City a popular destination in Southeast Vietnam.

However, there is more to Ho Chi Minh City than tourism. Underneath the bustling urban metropolis is a snapshot into Vietnamese culture that many ex-pats are keen to live amongst- funding their adventure by teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City.

So, why choose a TEFL job in Ho Chi Minh City?

Course dates for TEFL Ho Chi Minh City

Does Ho Chi Minh City sound like the place for you?

Join TEFL to complete your TESOL training and find yourself looking for English teaching jobs in Ho Chi Minh City in as little as a month after leaving your home country.

Simply sign up for the TESOL course in Ho Chi Minh City and launch your Asian adventure, completing teaching jobs across Ho Chi Minh.

  • 2023: 5 Feb 2023 - 2 Mar 2023
  • 2023: 5 Mar 2023 - 30 Mar 2023
  • 2023: 2 Apr 2023 - 27 Apr 2023
  • 2023: 30 Apr 2023 - 25 May 2023
  • 2023: 28 May 2023 - 22 Jun 2023
  • 2023: 25 Jun 2023 - 20 Jul 2023
  • 2023: 23 Jul 2023 - 17 Aug 2023
  • 2023: 20 Aug 2023 - 14 Sep 2023
  • 2023: 17 Sep 2023 - 12 Oct 2023
  • 2023: 15 Oct 2023 - 9 Nov 2023
  • 2023: 12 Nov 2023 - 7 Dec 2023
  • 2023: 10 Dec 2023 - 4 Jan 2024
TESOL training accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City

TESOL training accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City

Your accommodation for 25 nights of your TESOL training will be in a designated guesthouse or hotel no more than 400 metres from the TESOL Training Centre.

The accommodation is included in the fee for the TESOL programme with everything you need within walking distance, including:

  • Restaurants
  • Pubs
  • Pharmacies
  • Banks and ATMs
  • Laundry services
  • Medical facilities
  • A range of grocery shops and 24-hour convenience stores

During your stay, each TESOL student will be allocated their own room with an ensuite bathroom and all the facilities you will need daily, including a roomy double bed, desk, chair, small fridge, television, air conditioner, and a place to hang your clothes.

If you would prefer to find your own accommodation, then you can exclude accommodation from your TESOL package and receive a refund of US $100.00 per room.

Teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City

Teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City typically comes with plenty of free time, especially if you make a point of getting a good work-life balance. This can be achieved by negotiating a timetable with your school, allowing you to teach English in Ho Chi Minh City while continuing to discover everything Vietnam has to offer.

In your free time, you might choose to take up a hobby, learn the local language, or simply explore near and far, it’s completely up to you!

TESOL training for teaching jobs in Ho Chi Minh City

From day one of your TESOL programme, you’ll be in a school environment, in the same building as a well-established English Language Centre, with around 300 mixed-age ESL students. This gives you excellent experience working with children of all ages and adults alike, which will be invaluable for your teaching development.

The lead TESOL Trainer in Ho Chi Minh City is a well-seasoned ESL professional with a wealth of experience in both Vietnam and Cambodia. His specialist vocational training certification means he’s an expert at passing on the knowledge and skills needed to do the job, which in turn will help you to discover how to teach English in Ho Chi Minh. 

What is the weather like in Ho Chi Minh City?

There are two distinct seasons in Ho Chi Minh City, wet and dry.

The wet season is characterised by heat, humidity, and frequent, torrential downpours. The monsoonal rainfall that occurs during this time is spectacular and well worth a watch. However, there is a potential of flooding which can make it difficult to travel.

You should also be aware that the average summer temperatures hover at around 34°C and is probably much warmer than you’re used to!

During the dry season, there’s a good chance that you won’t see a drop of rain. The humidity usually decreases, which makes trips out much more comfortable. You won’t, however, need rails of jumpers, as winter temperatures are unlikely to dip much below 21°C.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

No matter your personal interests, there are endless options for things to do in the city. So, in your time off from teaching English Ho Chi Minh, you can get out and explore Vietnam.

If you enjoy discovering new places by night, there’s plenty to choose from.

In the downtown District 1 area, Bui Vein Street is a great place to enjoy a cold beer and watch the world go by. The best part is, you don’t have to travel far to be greeted with terrific local and western-style pubs, clubs, and restaurants in every part of the city- giving you plenty of choices.

Shopaholics are also well-catered in Ho Chi Minh City. The city is home to the world-famous Ben Thanh Market, which is populated with a mix of outdoor restaurants and pop-up shops perfect for collecting unique memories from your trip.

Prefer local history? Ho Chi Minh City is home to numerous historical landmarks, including:

  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • The War Remnants Museum
  • The Central post office
  • The Independence Palace
  • Saigon Opera House
  • Saigon Notre Dame cathedral
  • Ho Chi Minh Square

Travel in Ho Chi Minh City

Travelling to all of these places is easy too, as Ho Chi Minh City is well supplied with public transport.

For local travel, you can consider the use of buses, trains, motorbikes, and regular taxis which are affordable and well-placed.

If you’re using Ho Chi Minh City as a launchpad to visit places further afield, hopping on a flight is simple and easy thanks to the nearby Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

In as little as a few hours, you could be in Phnom Penh, Singapore, or Hong Kong, ready to explore!

4 week on-site TEFL course in Ho Chi Minh

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