Fluent ESL Teacher Needed

Far East, Vietnam

Apollo English

Job Summary

Experience working in a fascinating country with a unique cultural combination of old and new, traditional and modern. Apollo is currently looking for energetic, creative and dedicated teachers to join our Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh teams.

Our teaching staff at Apollo is an experienced and supportive group and we are looking for other qualified and dedicated ESL professionals to join this dynamic team and help to deliver quality education to Vietnamese young learners.

Start date: July and August, September 2020

We have 22 years of experience teaching English in Vietnam and currently operate more than 20 training centres nationwide.

At Apollo you can expect: 

  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and high-quality teaching standards 
  • A wide range of resources and modern facilities 
  • A variety of courses and learners 
  • Academic and personal support from a dedicated team 
  • Opportunities for career development


  • Planning communicative, student-centred and participative lessons while following a designated syllabus 
  • Participating in professional development activities. These include training sessions, peer observations and developmental observations led by senior academic team members 
  • Teaching across our range of levels, ages, and courses 
  • Administering and marking course tests 
  • Writing student reports 
  • Conducting placement testing 
  • Teaching off-site classes, as required 

Average teaching hours: normally scheduled at 12-16 hours per week. Classes run from 7:30am to 10:00pm Monday through Friday; 7:45 am to 8:15pm on Saturday and Sunday. Split shifts are sometimes inevitable, though they are avoided where possible. Whenever possible, teachers are scheduled two consecutive days off.


  • Essential requirements for all teaching positions: 
  • CELTA / Trinity TESOL or equivalent (100% online TEFL certificates will not be accepted) 
  • Bachelors Degree or higher 
  • Full mastery of English 
  • A willingness to teach across our full range of classes 
  • Clean criminal record check (with validity within 6 months) 
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and cultural sensitivity 
  • 6 months validity on passport 
  • Experience of teaching young learners desirable

Salary and Benefits 

  • Competitive salary 
  • End-of-contract bonus and relocation bonus 
  • Visa and work permit reimbursement 
  • Training opportunities available 
  • Minimum 10-12 hours per week

Interested candidates are invited to apply. Your application should include a cover letter stating your desired working location, your updated CV in English and scanned copies of your degree(s) and Teaching Certificates. Candidates who have already obtained a current valid Police Check preferred. Submission of original documents will be required later for Work Permit application, photocopies will not be accepted.

*Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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