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Posted on 12th June 2022

ESL Teacher in Vietnam

  • Location

    HO CHI MINH, Vietnam
  • Salary

    £866 - 1082/month ($1120 - 1400)
  • Contract Length

    12 months
  • Start date

ILA Vietnam

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Job description

We are looking for ESL teachers to work in one of our 45 centres located across Vietnam. 


The role of ESL Teacher is one of high responsibility, directly concerned with the education and welfare of our Young Learner students. As an ESL Teacher, you are responsible for delivering engaging, interesting and involving lessons which benefit learners both inside and outside the classroom.

The role of ESL teacher is not restricted to the classroom and at LA Vietnam we expect all of our staff to fully engage in all aspects of the programme to ensure the maximum enjoyment and safety of students whilst participating in our course.

The position includes the following duties:

  1. Academic Responsibilities
    • To prepare and deliver dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to classes comprising of students aged 3-17 years old to the standards set out in the Teacher Handbook and following the ILA Young learner syllabus.
    • To follow, adapt and supplement the prescribed project lessons and develop strategies to ensure successful academic outcomes.
    • To actively link the academic programme with the projects through meaningful activities in the classroom.
    • To ensure student receive constructive and positive feedback on any completed work.
    • To assist in the placement testing (when trained to do so) and classroom allocations of all students.
    • To undertake essential administrative tasks such as keeping up to date records of work, classroom registers, lessons plans, etc. as directed by the Academic Manager (or Senior Teacher) in accordance with ILA requirements.
    • To write individual, constructive and positive student reports as required.
    • To submit to periodic announced or unannounced classroom visits by management.
    • To develop and share academic materials and resources as required.
    • To attend the required number of professional development sessions during your term of employment.
  2. Other Responsibilities
    • To actively participate in centre events both on and off site as required by the Academic Manager.
    • To actively encourage students to take part in centre events.
    • To accompany and supervise students on Summer School excursions to a variety of locations.
    • To organise, lead and supervise engaging and safe activities for the students.
    • To report any issues to the Academic Manager or Centre Manager.

Salary & benefits


  • Competitive salary plus supplements
  • Premium Health Insurance
  • Visa and Work Permit organized and covered by ILA
  • Contract Completion payment
  • Paid Training / Induction
  • Housing Allowance
  •  Ongoing professional development workshops
  • Rotation/relocation opportunities to gain experience and explore Vietnam with various roles in different locations
  • Support from an experienced and dedicated management team
  • Chance to create impacts to community through ILA Community Network activities
  • Social events
  • Location

    HO CHI MINH, Vietnam
  • Salary

    £866 - 1082/month ($1120 - 1400)
  • Contract Length

    12 months

Job requirements


  • A qualification in English teaching (TEFL, TESOL, CELTA) that is a minimum of 120hrs and from a accredited provider
  • A 3-year or higher Bachelor Degree
  • To be a native English speaker or demonstrate native level mastery of English
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