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Teaching Abroad Vietnam Program

Hiring now for 157 exciting English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching positions!

Teaching English in Vietnam Program

We’re offering well-paid English teaching positions the length and breadth of Vietnam. Positions are available in both government and privately owned primary and secondary schools – and English Language Centres.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is professionally-minded, culturally sympathetic, adaptable and easy to get along with. While experience as an English language teacher is valued, it is not a core requirement for placement in our partner school network in Vietnam.


Teach English in Vietnam


  • Save money

    Savings capacity (after meeting all expenses) of US $500.00 to US $1,000.00 a month (+/-)
  • Regular teaching schedule

    20 to 25 hours a week in-class (+/-)
  • Explore Vietnam

    Plenty of free time to explore
  • Legal work permit

    Work Permit and related visa
  • City locations, regional and rural offers

    Support to find your ideal placement
  • Full training and orientation

    9 days of training with accommodation, workshops and excursions on arrival
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Join TEFL UK's Southeast Asian ESL Teaching Network Today

TEFL UK, in collaboration with local partners, has established a sizable partner school network across Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam and Cambodia. Right now, there are 157 English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching positions that we’re seeking to fill on behalf of our partner schools, with new jobs being added daily. All positions will be filled via our Teaching Jobs Abroad Programme, that provides a safe, secure and fully supported pathway to teaching English abroad.


  • No degree required
  • Clear background (criminal record) check
  • Able to pass a basic health check
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Teaching English in Vietnam is an opportunity like no other!

Snapshot of Vietnam Teaching Jobs Abroad Program

  • Pre-course support - visa, insurance and documentation advice
  • Direct referral to local accommodation options to satisfy all budgets
  • A welcome dinner and drinks in the evening on day one
  • Early access to our secure, purposedly designed Student Learning Portal
  • 9-day intensive programme with an emphasis on practical teaching skills and job placement
  • Expert guidance from local trainers and tutors
  • Lesson planning workshops delivered by experienced tutors
  • 6 hours of observation classes (actual classes with an emphasis on variety)
  • 8 hours of teaching practice (actual classes with an emphasis on variety – the first 6 hours are critically assessed)
  • Interactive cultural immersion workshop conducted by local staff
  • Interactive employment workshop conducted by AVSE’s designated Job Placement Administrator
  • Interactive job interview workshop
  • Job placement in a partner school post programme
  • Post-programme support – guidance with long-term accommodation, career pathways, visa issues, employment contracts and a lot more
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Dates and Details

  • Arrive to Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi with arrival groups available every month
  • Full-time teaching load is considered to be 20-30 classroom hours a week
  • Minimum one day off each week
  • Foreign ESL teachers in Vietnam typically earn US $1,200 to US $2,000 (net) per month
  • Savings capacity is around 50% of your earnings
  • Paid holiday arrangements vary from school to school
  • Start a great job between day 9 and 14 after arrival!
  • Stay for 6 / 12 months


The Teaching English in Vietnam Program offers well-paid teaching positions in Vietnam, including government and private schools and English Language Centres. It's designed for culturally sympathetic, adaptable explorers, and prior teaching experience is valued but not mandatory.

The program offers several benefits, including: nationwide teaching opportunities in Vietnam, potential savings of $500 to $1000 per month after expenses, and a regular teaching schedule of 20 to 25 hours per week. Additional you will enjoy plenty of free time to explore Vietnam, assistance with obtaining a work permit and related visa, and support to find your ideal city placement. There is a comprehensive 9-day training, including accommodation, workshops, and excursions on arrival.

Yes, you'll receive pre-arrival support, including visa and documentation advice.

The training includes practical teaching skills, job placement, lesson planning workshops, observation classes, teaching practice, cultural immersion workshops, job interview workshops, and more. You'll receive expert guidance from local trainers and tutors.

You'll receive direct referrals to local accommodation options that suit various budgets. A welcome dinner and drinks are provided on the first day.

Right now, there are 157 ESL teaching positions available across Vietnam, with new jobs being added regularly. These positions are filled via the Teaching Jobs Abroad Programme.

TEFL UK, in partnership with local organizations, has an extensive network of partner schools in Southeast Asia. This program offers a safe, secure, and fully supported pathway to teaching English abroad, with numerous benefits and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Joining this network opens doors to a rewarding teaching experience in Vietnam!

Want to teach in Vietnam?

We’ve got you covered! Discover our teaching jobs in Vietnam and launch an exciting career as an international teacher. To apply for this role, fill out the below application form and an advisor will contact you with next steps.

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