Vietnam 150 Hour in-Class TESOL Course With Paid Job

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Want to travel and earn? Get TESOL certified to teach English abroad!

Vietnam has attractive salaries compared to the cheap living costs, so teaching in Vietnam allows you to live a great lifestyle in this bustling, energetic young nation as well as the ability to save money during your time here.

We certify you to teach English, even if you have no previous experience, through our fully in-class TEFL course, help you find a lucrative teaching position and begin teaching abroad.

Our program at Ninja Teacher Academy includes a 150 hour TEFL certificate, 4 weeks of in-class training, practical teaching hours, job placement assistance, and more! We pride ourselves on our community, and work hard to create an environment that produces enthusiastic, well-trained teachers who are ready to enter the market here in Vietnam (and around the world).

Ninja Teacher is the leading TEFL company in Vietnam, having assisted hundreds of people start teaching English in Vietnam.

Highlights
  • Support: Vietnam-based Academy with friendly team.
  • Fun: Social community and networking events.
  • Professional: extensive connections to jobs and opportunities.
  • Training: quality English teacher TESOL training.
  • Cultural: Welcoming weekend rooftop party and city tour.

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Reviews

9.6 Rating
based on 15 reviews
  • Instruction 9.7
  • Support 9.8
  • Value 9.5
  • Academic Rigor 8.7
  • Job Assistance 9.8
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Kyle
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

THE BEST way to jump into teaching English abroad

I'm sure many people who decide to teach English abroad wonder if they will be good enough to do so. I was no different, which is why I wanted to do an in-class TEFL.

Ninja Teacher went above and beyond all of my expectations. Not only did they give me the tools I needed to succeed as a teacher, they also helped me settle into a foreign country and gave me advice whenever I needed it.

Claire, the teacher trainer, was absolutely amazing. I'm going to keep using the lessons she taught me wherever I go.

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Take it seriously. The course is pretty front-loaded, so don't expect an easy ride. And buy work clothes in your home country --especially if you are "western sized".
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umar
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Quickly becoming a foremost name in Vietnam's ESL teaching community.

I am rather a skeptical person in terms of if "something sounds too good to be true". However, in this case Ninja Teacher do deliver!

Everyone on here has told you how it prepares you for actual practical living in Vietnam, aswell as teaching. So I do not want to dwell on that as it has been said.

I will comment on the fact that Ninja teacher gas such extensive contacts in the ESL teaching field, in Vietnam, that it can easily help you find recruitment. I myself found recruitment through a Ninja Teacher connection and I couldn't be happier with my choice if company and job. I have talked to several teachers who did their TESOL online or through some next academy, and they are not working for the best of companies or schools. Thanks Ninja!

What was your funniest moment?
It is not actually a particular funniest moment. It's just that every expat teacher seems to be connected to Ninja Teacher in a roundabout way!
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Devon
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

An introduction to teaching and Saigon living

My experience with Ninja Teacher provided me with the tools and skills necessary to succeed as an English teacher in Saigon. The hands on experience let me see first-hand what to expect when entering the workforce. In addition to this, the Ninja Teacher team acted as a support system for us as we navigated our way through Saigon living. They offered advice on where to live, work, and other useful tips when moving to a new country. I did find a lot of the content is geared towards teaching young children in learning centers, so if you are thinking of working in public schools some of the content might not be totally relevant.Overall I would highly recommend Ninja Teacher to those thinking of coming to Saigon and pursuing their dream of teaching English.

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Try to branch out and interact with locals just as much as the expats here. It will enrichen your experience.
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Alex
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Great support

For someone nervous to take the leap and move to and work in a different country, Ninja Teacher is an excellent choice. They give you a sense of community and make you feel extremely prepared for teaching. Honestly, probably more prepared than you'll need (considering the standard of teacher/employment here). However, you should care about giving the best support to your students as possible so don't be upset you paid more to be more prepared than other teachers. This course is extremely focused on teaching young learners at English centers though. So if you really know you just want to teach adults I might go a different route. They give top notch instruction on life in Vietnam though and help with so many essential basics. The help they give you job hunting is extremely valuable. Overall would recommend.

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Lisa
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Excellent course and community

I found this course essential for my experience in Vietnam. Not only did they provide me with all the necessary tools to help me with becoming a teacher in Vietnam they also helped adjust to life here. They helped with everything from where to find accommodation, bike rentals, just generally everything to help me settle into a country that is very different from my own. The course is so much more that a tesol certificate (which is absolutely vital to teach legally in Vietnam) they introduce you to a community that is more than happy to help you with every query or difficulties you may be having. The location of the ninja teacher academy is perfect as it is very central (next to Ben than market) so you can discover your surroundings on your lunch break. On the first week of the course, we had to observe classrooms which really helped a lot as I knew what to expect and it prepared me for my own solo teaching classes that would take place in the final week. I would 100% do it all over again.

What would you improve about this program?
This company tick all the boxes. I can’t find anything they need to improve on. They looked after my every need.
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Lisa
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Best course!

I’m so glad I stumbled upon ninja teacher. My experience in Vietnam would have been a lot different without them. Not only did they teach me how to actually teach in a classroom setting, they taught me to compose lesson plans and generally provided me with all necessary tools I needed to teach in this country. They helped with accommodation information, where to rent/buy bikes, all the information you need really. They have such a good support system which I still take advantage of 7 months after my course.

Ninja teacher also has a great community of alumni who all have no problem helping you if you need advise.

Ninja teacher is so much more than a tesol certificate (which can I add is absolutely vital) they are like a family who hold your hand and welcome you here with open arms.

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Meggie
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Ninja Review

I thought the course was pretty straight forward. Intense in the beginning and then more preparation for teaching life in Vietnam towards the end. I think it would be helpful to address the options earlier in the course because saving it all for the last week was a bit of an information overload and then people are rushing into decisions because of finances. I might try to rearrange that organizational part of that aspect. I also was unaware that we would be responsible for finances like getting transportation to and from classes if it was on the weekend or on the way back. That money really adds up when you're on a budget. I didn't like that we didn't get say in the times of our lessons or observations and that some of them were very inconvenient times but still a requirement. I would recommend this course if you are looking for top notch preparation to be a teacher but for someone who just wants to work short term and teach abroad I would recommend they just come because they will find a teaching job with or without a TESOL certificate.

What would you improve about this program?
I would make it less primary age focused and equally incorporate other age ranges in the activities and so on.
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Liberty
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Worth Every Penny!

Ninja Teacher Academy was such and amazing experience! I was excited to go to class everyday and learn from knowledgeable trainers. I have finished the course will all the skills and confidence I need to become a great ESL teacher in Vietnam!

This course was not easy, it was a long month of practice and learning. Ninja Teacher makes sure that you have everything you need to succeed though. We went through a bunch of learning modules, three teaching observations, one peer teaching, and three solo teachings at real schools located in Ho Chi Minh City.

Ninja Teacher has such a great reputation and strong connections in the city. Learning centers know who Ninja Teacher is and the quality of teachers they produce. Everyone in our class was getting job offers right away!

Overall just a great experience!