If you wish to travel and work where the culture is rich and vibrant, and where a dining experience is unbelievably cheap and sumptuous, then Vietnam is definitely a wise choice.
The demand for ESL teachers in the country is high. There are hundreds of language schools in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi (the country’s capital) along with plenty of jobs. You can also check out “Tuoi Tre” newspaper, it is considered the best publication when looking for English teaching jobs.
Bear in mind that Vietnamese people are still highly conservative. When it comes to applying for jobs, appearance is very important.
Technically, there are no strict requirements where becoming a teacher in Vietnam is concerned. However, just like in any other country, more qualifications would mean better job offers and of course, would mean, a higher rate of salary.
The country’s citizens are known to be very friendly people to visitors. In fact, this is one of the reasons why people choose to work in Vietnam. They try to make foreigners feel like one of their own citizens. Teachers in the country also receive a lot of respect from students and in society in general.
Vietnamese students tend to be very hardworking and motivated to learn. They also put in a lot of effort to use what they have learned from their teachers, making the learning effective and the experience worthwhile.
Another feature of Vietnam is their exceptional cuisine. The unique blend spices with meat and vegetable dishes are a palatable delight.
Teaching in Vietnam can be an unforgettable experience and, who knows…you might just find the answer to your quest for a lifetime career.
TEFL English teaching job listings in Vietnam
Detailed living costs for teaching English in Vietnam
Information on visa requirements to teach English in Vietnam