• Vietnam
52+ weeks
Classroom Audience
Pre-School Elementary Middle School High School Adults

Program Details

Job Type
Classroom Audience
Pre-School Elementary Middle School High School Adults
Age Min.
Age Max


Salary / Benefits
First time teachers can expect to earn a generous salary of £1000 per month for just 20 hours teaching per week. Many locations provide a housing allowance, so that your rent is covered for the duration of your placement. You work permit, in country visa & medical insurance is all covered by the school.

We have a mix of public school positions and private language centres which span the entire length of Vietnam, meaning we have many locations to choose from!

Vietnam has always been an incredibly popular place to teach English; with cost of living being even lower than even the likes of Thailand, you can expect to live very comfortably as well as saving up each month!
Starting Price
Price Details
⊛ Fully Accredited 120 Hour TEFL Course - completed before you arrive in Vietnam
⊛ 24/7 support from your coordinator before and after arrival in Vietnam
⊛ Assistance with criminal record check, visa process and authentication of documents
⊛ £1200 - £1700 salary per month (after tax)
⊛ Medical insurance provided 
⊛ 1 week paid teacher training & induction in Vietnam
⊛ The Fewer Things Survival Guide to Vietnam
⊛ Private group chat with all applicants
What's Included
Some Accommodation Activities Airport Transfers Some Meals SIM cards Transportation Visa
What's Not Included
Airfare Travel Insurance
Jul 03, 2023
Sep 24, 2023
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About Program

Seeking a life-changing experience? Our Teach English in Vietnam Programme is the perfect alternative to the traditional 9 to 5 routine. Embrace a new way of living with us!

Designed for urban enthusiasts and adventurous souls, our programme offers a range of options to suit your preferences. Whether you're drawn to the vibrant energy of Hanoi or the bustling charm of Ho Chi Minh City, we've got you covered. We provide the largest selection of public school placements in Vietnam.

No teaching experience or international travel? No problem! We understand the challenges faced by first-timers, and our dedicated team, along with our partner schools and coordinators, will support you every step of the way. Our tailored teaching approach allows you to learn on the job, and we offer comprehensive training before your placement begins.

This programme is ideal for aspiring educators and wanderlust-driven explorers seeking a supportive community.

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Program Highlights

  • Fully accredited TEFL course
  • Great salary & benefits
  • 1 week teacher training and induction
  • 30+ new TFT teachers to share the experience with (August fly out)
  • Frequent travelling time throughout placement

Current Teaching Jobs

Program Reviews

4.92 Rating
based on 13 reviews
  • 5 rating 92.31%
  • 4 rating 7.69%
  • 3 rating 0%
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  • Benefits 4.8
  • Support 4.95
  • Fun 4.85
  • Facilities 4.45
  • Safety 4.95
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Yes, I recommend this program

TFT Vietnam

The support provided Jaemi was superb and the coordinators Will & Molly they literally helped a I and many others dream come true, whilst living and teaching in Vietnam who could imagine. From the first interview with Jaemi from TFT, he was extremely informative by providing all the relevant information I need about teaching and working in Hanoi or HCMC.

The timeline or deadline for having things done by 5-8 months prior to departure to Vietnam really helped put us the applicants in good steadfast before coming to Vietnam as it relieved a lot of the stressors of social mobility. Including the steps and help provided for doing a video and pre-selection of documents (e.g. TEFL, CV, Legal documents, Degree certification)

The information given during the webinar was very good as it gave you an insight on what to expect when coming to Vietnam. The accommodation and orientation week was very well organized as it as it provided justice and sufficient time to get the ground running in terms of meeting new friends, getting accommodation sorted out and becoming familiar with the new surroundings.

1 person found this review helpful.
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Amazing Support System!

The program offers great support from the TFT team and my fellow program teachers!! TFT promptly answers all questions and lays out the immigration and document process before departure. They also offer call check ins, a group Q&A zoom and set up a group chat so you don't feel alone as you arrive. Once you arrive they still check in with everyone, can introduce you to alumni and help organize small social events to help you feel at home. EXCELLENT SUPPORT for anyone experiencing such a big change. More than one TFT person is assigned to a region so there's always someone to help you out when needed, whether its just to talk or to address concerns.

  • Great pre-departure support
  • Consisten communication, group chat set up to meet people
  • Check-ins available whenever requested!
  • Expectations between individual schools and your third party employer do not always match
3 people found this review helpful.
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Yes, I recommend this program


I decided to move to Vietnam from China with The Fewer things at the start of 2023 and I’ve never looked back.

Jaemi and the team have been super helpful, moving from China to Vietnam is a stressful experience but they helped me with every step along the way. From using a suitable agent to make sure my documents were in order, to advising me on the correct tefl course to complete. The whole process felt easy as ever.

If you are looking to travel abroad and teach, I definitely recommend TFT!

  • Adventure
  • Communication
  • Great pay for the cost of living
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24 people found this review helpful.
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Yes, I recommend this program

TFT Vietnam Review

Having taught abroad before in Thailand I knew I wanted to use an agency for moving to a new place as it was a bit of a headache when I first got to Thailand (without agency). TFT has been very supportive from start to finish in setting me up with everything I needed, I had full support with all of the document and visa stuff as well as being placed in a great public school here in Hanoi. I did not have any issues at all and I am very happy with the overall experience. Like any new place you got to there will be culture shock and settle in period, but you have to keep going through it, it is an amazing thing to do an I have a huge more amount of confidence than when I first started. 100% recommend TFT for teaching in Asia.

37 people found this review helpful.
Yes, I recommend this program

From Thailand to Vietnam

My first programme with The Fewer Things was with Thailand, had a great experience teaching and working there for a year!

After completing the Thailand programme I am now in final stages of the legalisation process to make a move again, this time to Hanoi in Vietnam! So far again endless amount of support and reassurance from the team by Jaemi and now the lovely new members Will and Molly and they’ve been more reassuring than ever, for this positive change to a new country I’ve never been to before with confidence and excitement!
I’m really excited to continue my dreams starting with new one in Vietnam, more adventures in Asia and further afield and teaching abroad in the new year.

  • Endless amounts of support
  • Reassurance
  • Good tips to save time and money
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39 people found this review helpful.
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Amazing experience

What an experience!!! Like all things, there will be a few stressful moments but they are always exceeded by the highs. It’s also nice to have a travelling experience where you are left with a healthy bank account at the end rather than scraping your pennies together for your flight home. For someone who never really had a interest in teaching and only really joined for the money and travel I have been shocked by how rewarding and engaging the teaching can be and has become a highlight of my experience. A little tip if you are thinking of joining - Vietnamese companies can be a bit sucky with organisation at the start of the year so don’t feel overwhelmed if it’s all chaos at the start, is does settle down.

  • Make a lot of money
  • Safe environment
  • Incredible location
  • Lack of organisation in Vietnamese companies at the start.
46 people found this review helpful.
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Vietnam 2022

The Fewer Things made the whole process of moving to Vietnam stress free. Jaemi was so supportive. We were always given guidance when needed - from deciding on a city to legalising documents and booking flights. We knew what to expect at every step and I felt well prepared, both for the move and for working as an esl teacher for the first time. The social aspect of moving to HCMC wouldn’t have been the same without The Fewer things who introduced us to other applicants flying out together. I would highly recommend The Fewer Things to anyone wanting to teach in Vietnam.

42 people found this review helpful.
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Yes, I recommend this program

Vietnam 2022

I have been in HCMC for 3 months now and have really been enjoying my experience. The city is very lovely and so much fun! and the teaching is also very enjoyable. I’ve had an amazing time and TFT has really helped to make this experience be as stress free as possible. They offer excellent support and step by step guidance throughout the whole process. It will make moving abroad so much easier, having their support along the way! I would definitely recommend them if your looking to teach abroad :)

47 people found this review helpful.

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