The Vietnamese law states that the foreigner who are entering and working in Vietnam to resolve the emergent errors or situation that the Vietnamese labors or current foreign workers in Vietnam cannot solve are exempted from the obligation of getting a work permit. That’s why I believe ESL teachers in Vietnam fall under this category that is exempted from getting a work permit.
Some categories of foreigners are exempted from getting a work permit in Vietnam and this is what this article is about.
This article is part of Q&A series concerning ESL teachers in Vietnam.
Here’s an interesting question I hope you can assist me with: Lets say a non-vietnamese is teaching English in Vietnam with only a tefl/celta certificate, but wishes to pursue higher education at an accredited Vietnamese university. IF this individual received the Vietnamese equivalent of a four year college degree, would this allow said individual to obtain a work permit to legally teach English? Thank you for your time and take care.”
It seems that some people are ready to do everything it takes to make sure they teach English in Vietnam legally. This is understandable since having a work permit gives you the peace of mind. [read the full article …]
Many prospective ESL teachers would like to find an English teaching job before arriving in Vietnam. This is understandable because getting a job before arriving here means security. Once you are in Vietnam you can start working; you don’t have to loose your time walking on the streets to find a teaching job. [read the full article …]
If you are Indian and looking to find an English teaching job in Vietnam then this podcast might be interesting for you. There are many Indians who are well qualified as teachers of English and work for good, well established schools in Vietnam. If you consider teaching English in Vietnam then this podcast (and quite a few others) can give you useful insight in the ESL job market for Indians in Vietnam.
If you are Indian and you are looking for an English teaching job in Vietnam then this article might be interesting for you. I have just got an email from a person from India who is interested in teaching English in Vietnam. The mail says: [read the full article …]