Vietnam is the perfect destination for those looking for a beautiful setting to live in while reaping the benefits of high salaries and a significantly low cost of living.
Earning potential is just over R30 000.000 per month.
Vietnam is also one of the only countries where teachers can advance their career in schools through promotion to management positions.
This makes it the ideal program to immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture, it’s natural beauty and unique cuisine while honing your teaching craft and gaining teaching experience.
Choose between short contracts starting at 4 months up to 12 month private school contracts are available and are renewable if you want to stay on in Vietnam. (Salaries for short contracts may be lower but are based on hours worked – the more you work the more you can be paid)
You’ll have numerous travel opportunities with 20 days vacation plus all public holidays (for 12 month contracts) to explore and weekend getaways from the major cities are cheap, feasible and easy to plan.
A passport from the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
A bachelor’s degree in any field
A 120-hour, internationally accredited TEFL/TESOL certificate or equivalent qualification
How long is a teaching contract in Vietnam?
Placements are for as little as 4 months up to 1 year and can be renewed if you’d like to stay in Vietnam for longer.
What if I don’t have a TEFL/TESOL certificate?
We offer both in-class and online Internationally Accredited TEFL/TESOL courses to prepare you for your adventure abroad. Just ask us how
If you’re unsure about any of your qualifications, chat to us! We’ll answer all your questions and do our best to accommodate you.
About our IN COUNTRY TESOL/TEFL course
Many TESOL courses are not accredited and do not provide adequate preparation for teaching English abroad.
That’s why we highly recommend completing the 120-hour in-class TESOL in Vietnam.. It will give you the best possible preparation and ensure that your students get the best education.
These courses are tailored specifically to living and working in Vietnam and will give you valuable insight into Vietnamese culture, living arrangements and the specifics of teaching in a Vietnamese classroom.
The TESOL Course and orientation takes place over 4 weeks in Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi, Vietnam and is tailored specifically for native English speakers preparing to teach English in Vietnam
It consists of a 1 week Vietnamese cultural orientation followed by 3 weeks of TESOL theory and practical learning.
➔ Pre departure assistance including budgeting, packing tips and more
➔ Getting the necessary documentation prepared prior to departure
➔ Assistance with booking the flight
➔ 24/7 Dedicated Ongoing In-country Support
➔ We check in with you regularly and keep up to date with your teach abroad experience.
➔ Guaranteed job placement at a carefully vetted school
➔ An Internationally Accredited TEFL/TESOL certification
➔ Practical Teacher Training
➔ A support network of fellow teachers
➔ Airport transfer - We’ll take you to your pre-arranged accommodation.
➔ We assist you with your SIM card setup so that you can contact your loved ones back home and your new friends
➔ 1 week of cultural orientation and activities
➔ 3 week in-classroom TESOL course and qualification
➔ Lifetime placement guarantee on our network once you’ve completed your first contract
What else do you need to budget for?
You’ll also need to budget for various other expenses, not payable to us or our partners, which allow you to legally teach abroad plus the cost of travel to your destination and insurance for your trip.
Flights, Insurance and additional documentation (we will be able to assist you with all of this, so don't worry, we will help) Accommodation for your first month in Vietnam will need to be paid upon arrival. We will assist in setting it up for you. Any additional things that you will need to purchase on arrival that you did not bring with will be at your own expense, along with daily expenses, food etc.
Make sure to budget for your first month working too, as your first pay check will be at the end of that month.