• Start Date: October, November, December 2019 
  • Duration : 12 months

Essential role requirements

  • You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
  • You must have a degree (e.g. BA, BSc)

Job Description

Start date: October, November, December 2019 with the Possible Incentive Bonus for teachers who sign the contract starting from now until October 2019.

We have 22 years of experience teaching English in Vietnam and currently operate more than 2o training centers 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 

    Responsibilities: 
  • 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. 


Qualifications : 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 with performance based contract completion bonus 
  • Overtime payment 
  • Relocation bonus, company health insurance scheme, visa and work permit costs covered by Apollo 
  • Fully paid leave: 15 days of annual leave and up to 11 days of public holidays (applying to one year contracts) 
  • Salary and benefits paid in Vietnamese Dong. Tax is payable on a progressive scale and averages around 11-12% for a typical full-time teacher 
  • Please visit our website for information about teaching at Apollo, teaching and living in Vietnam.

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.

Other benefits

  • One week hotel stay for FT overseas hires
  • Visa reimbursement

About the school and City

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 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.

Take a look at the school page here.

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