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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam: Southeast Asia
Start date: 
February 1, 2020
12 months
Candidate Qualifications: 
Native English Speaker, Bachelor Degree, Teaching License
Positions available: 
Ho Chi Minh
Southeast Asia

About the School

APAX English by April launched in Vietnam in May 2015. Our program brings a new style of curriculum and standard that is raising the bar of English education in Vietnam.

Program Information

The curriculum and program originated in South Korea in 2007 as of April English. In 2012, it launched its revised April 2.0 program. It leverages education-based technology tools such as automated speech recognition, smart boards, and e-learning systems, allowing students to improve their expressive skills and logical thinking abilities.

There are over 90 campuses in South Korea. APAX English curriculum can also be found in China and the Philippines and is continuously expanding. The success stems from the highly designed program, cognitive objectives, and teaching methodologies, effective online training system for teachers that was evaluated and approved by the Korean Association for Teachers of English, and our passionate and caring teachers.

Right Now

With 60 centers in Vietnam already up, running, and well established, we are currently hiring 50 more teachers for new centers. That's right - it's hiring season! Opening a center from scratch can be very rewarding. This also means head teaching positions will be available for those with managerial experience.


  • Native English Speaker from the USA, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, or the UK 
  • Original Bachelor's degree or higher in any field 
  • Original ESL teaching certificate (TEFL/TESOL, CELTA) OR a teaching certificate 
  • Able to provide a background check less than 6 months old from your home country or last country of residence 
  • Able to pass a health check required by the Vietnamese government

Job Description

  • Preparing and delivering fully organized lessons that are provided (No lesson planning is required) 
  • Classroom management 
  • Marking and providing appropriate feedback to quizzes, writing assignments, etc. 
  • Attending and contributing to training sessions 
  • Basic administration: taking attendance, inputting grades, giving monthly feedback on student progress, etc.

Job Benefits

  • Entry level salary range of 32,000,000 VND to 39,000,000 VND for 18 teaching contact hours per week 
  • Over-time hourly rate of 525,000 VND 
  • Monthly accommodation allowance: 6,450,000 VND [Hanoi & HCM] 
  • Completion Bonus: 10,750,000 VND; pioneering bonus potential for smaller cities ranging from 8,000,000 VND to more than 56,000,000 VND (~$800-$2400) 
  • ~20 vacation days 
  • 50/50 Health Insurance support 
  • Work permit reimbursement upon 12-month completion 
  • Average class size of 10-16 students 
  • Program training provided 
  • Opportunities for advancement (not only teaching) 
  • Ongoing teacher support


Make your resume stand out!

  • If you don’t have classroom experience, include any experience working with kids or teenagers tutoring, coaching sports teams, music teaching, babysitting, Sunday school volunteering, summer camp counseling, etc. It all counts!
  • If you have a TEFL certificate, include it on your resume. If not, we highly recommend enrolling in a 120 TEFL hour course and state that it’s in progress on your resume. Check out our Recommend TEFL Courses.
  • For more tips on how to present your experience check out our RESUME GUIDE


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