English Class Teachers

Far East, Vietnam

Japanese International School - Hanoi, Vietnam

Japanese International School - Hanoi, Vietnam

From August 2018 JIS has been a fully accredited Cambridge Primary school and Cambridge International School offering the Cambridge programme from Grades 1 through 7. There will also be English medium Kindergarten.  

Positions: Native English primary class teachers for Cambridge programme

Number of teachers required: 10

Appropriately well - qualified and experienced for the positions - Minimum Bachelors degree and Qualified Teacher status such as PGCE, QTS or GTP.
2 years teaching experience

Degree in education such as B.Ed with specialisation in Primary and experience of teaching in International Schools and Cambridge Primary programme.


  • Able to adapt to foreign environment and culture
  • Ability to learn and adapt to global trends in education.
  • Good communication and computer skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills with colleagues within the group and outside of the group. 
  • Desire to develop international education career; 
  • Ability to motivate students.  

Monthly basic salary: 2,500 – 3,000 USD (depending on ability and experience). Employee has to pay personal income taxes according to the regulations of Vietnam. Responsibility and Qualification Allowances as appropriate.

Yearly bonus: According to the school’s regulations


  • Flight ticket to Hanoi when starting the job from place of recruitment;
  • One round trip ticket per annum for summer or lunar new year holidays.
  • Return ticket when contract ends
  • Apartment accommodation near the school or housing allowance of $270 per month, if the employee and the school cannot not agree on using the accommodation provided by the school.
  • Fees such as visa fee, work permit, temporary residence card paid by school.  
  • Health insurance and annual health check paid by school.
  • School lunch provided
  • Free of tuition fee for children of teachers.

Working hours: 
7:50 am – 16:40 pm, Monday - Friday; one hour lunch break/ lunch supplied by school; Students in school 8am - 3.30 pm. However, the working hours can vary for events such as Parent Meetings or Open Days.
Teachers are not required to stay at school to prepare lesson plans. 
Start date: Asap
Contract:  years renewable.


  • All public holidays according to the regulations of Vietnam (around 10-12 days/year)
  • Winter break: from 24/12 ~03/01 (around10 days)
  • Summer break: from 15/6-14/7 (around 30 days)
  • Lunar new year break: 10 days (In February) 
  • Autumn midterm break: 9 days (In October)

Certified documents needed for application submission:

  • Curriculum Vitae in English (Word Document) with passport size photograph
  • Recent Police Check Certificate from last country of work
  • 2 recent recommendation letters from previous jobs. Preferably one from current employer. (With date of working) 
  • Academic and Teaching Certificates (must have Bachelor degree + teaching certificate or B.Ed)
  • Passport Copy
  • Other documents as appropriate

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