Start teaching English in Vietnam through our classroom TEFL / TESOL course in Ho Chi Minh City, with placement in a paid teaching English job.
At Ninja Teacher Academy we offer a 4 week long, in-classroom 150 Hour TEFL course (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) with training that equips you with the skills, confidence and practical experience needed to become an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher in Vietnam and countries across the globe.
You’ll receive USA issued certificate which you can use to get jobs teaching English around the world!
Observations: 6 hours observing experienced ESL teachers conducting lessons with Vietnamese students of varying ages and levels in real schools in Vietnam.
Peer Teaching: 2 full days of peer teaching where you teach a lesson in front of your classmates, observe each other and get feedback and assessment on your teaching from your trainer.
Solo Teaching: 6 teaching hours taught by you to real Vietnamese learners in real schools. You will receive feedback on your teaching by our team so that you can improve your teaching throughout the training.
We award a US issued certification on successful completion of the course. With over 4 weeks of classroom training and over 6 hours of practical teaching experience with real students our certification meets widely accepted agreed upon standards of a professionally TEFL course.
This means it stands out from online or combined TEFL certificates and offers a modern syllabus perfect for first time teachers or those looking to improve their teaching skills.
This job placement assistance takes place during the final week of the program. We’ll conduct a CV workshop to ensure your resume is ready to go, and during the first few days of Week 4, you’ll be greeted by some of Vietnam’s most-established employers while they provide you with more information on what positions they’re hiring for, what they offer, and what it’s like to work with them. This gives you the opportunity to get to know the market and see what you like and don’t like about various employers in Vietnam.
After you complete the employer presentations, we’ll conduct our Career Readiness module, in which we prepare you for the hiring process and conduct our 1-on-1 job coaching sessions – unique to the Ninja Teacher program! We’ll spend time chatting with you to determine what you’re looking for in a teaching position, and answer any questions that you might have as you prepare to go into the hiring process.
We’ll then send out your resume to our active network of schools and work with you until you secure a paid teaching position.
We’re based in center of the city which offers hundreds of nearby accommodation options. Once enrolled we’ll suggest housing options near Ninja Teacher Academy. The cost of accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City is very affordable and there many short term housing options that you can choose from while completing your training and job placement, after which you’ll typically find an apartment in an area you like and based on your job location.