American International School, Vietnam

Jan 2019
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American International School, Vietnam

American International School in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, offers children in grades PK-12 a robust curriculum based in the Common Core State Standards and delivered through the program framework of the International Baccalaureate Organization.

The vast majority (over 90%) of our students are Vietnamese nationals intent on pursuing university study in English-speaking cultures. ΛIS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). ΛIS has been authorized to offer the IB Diploma Programme since 2010, is currently in candidacy for the PYP, and is applying for MYP candidacy for the 2019-2020 school year.

Our teacher-student ratio is 1:8. While the faculty is composed of teachers from over 20 different countries, the majority is from Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

School Details

  • Year founded 2006
  • Public or private Public
  • Profit or not for profit Profit
  • Governing body Board of Directors
  • Campus size (hectares) 6.00
  • Day or boarding Day
  • Segregation type
  • Religious affiliation None
  • Accreditation IB DP
  • Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • Accreditation Council of International Schools (CIS)

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Education Information

  • Curriculum Common Core
  • Curriculum IB DP
  • Curriculum IB PYP
  • Instructional language English
  • Alternate instruction language
  • Start grade PreK
  • End grade 12

Tuition Fees

  • Lower fee amount (USD) 0.0
  • Upper fee amount (USD) 0.0

Teacher Information

  • Teacher numbers 167
  • Local teacher % 20
  • Expatriate teacher % 80
  • Number of nationalities 20

Student Information

  • Total student numbers 0
  • Nursery infant students 0
  • K or Pre-K students 0
  • Elementary students 650
  • Middle school students 290
  • Senior school students 300
  • Grade school students 0
  • Local student % 0
  • Expatriate student % 0
  • Nationalities represented 0

Teaching Information

  • Teaching days/year 180
  • Contracts begin July
  • We require teaching certification or licenses. Yes
  • We offer 1 year contracts. No
  • We hire intern teachers. No
  • We assist with pet relocation. Yes

Job Types and Salaries

  • Position type Teacher
  • Lower salary range (USD) 26800.00
  • Upper salary range (USD) 35800.00

Visa Requirements

School Benefits

  • Benefit type Number of contract days
  • Description 180 student-contact days and 8 professional development days. For details of school holidays and vacation schedule, please view
  • Benefit type Starting salary range
  • Description Starting NET salary bachelor degree step 1 = $26,800 p.a. The maximum entry level is Step 7 (12 years experience and more). After the initial year of teaching , teachers receive incremental step increase on the salary scale. Example: Certified teacher with a Bachelor degree and 4 years experience: NET take home annual US$29,200. Certified teacher with a Master degree and 8 years experience: NET take home annual $33,700
  • Benefit type Taxes
  • Description Salaries are net. Local personal income tax paid by school.
  • Benefit type Savings potential
  • Description High savings potential. Savings potential per year (U.S. $): Single contract: 12,000-15,000; Team contract: 25,000-30,000. Please view to compare cost of living.
  • Benefit type Accommodation
  • Description $800/month ($9,600 p.a) for single teacher. $1500/month (($18,000 p.a) for teaching couple.
  • Benefit type Flights/Transport
  • Description Flight tickets provided at beginning and end of contract. Same package for accompanying dependents.
  • Benefit type Moving allowance
  • Description Settling allowance: $500 provided at arrival.
  • Benefit type Dependent opportunities
  • Description Tuition fee waiver for the first two youngest children and 50% waiver of tuition fee for the oldest child attending the School. Same flight package provided at beginning and end of teacher's contract. Visa and residency cards assistance provided and paid by school
  • Benefit type Medical
  • Description Medical insurance: coverage is a worldwide standard plan, which includes hospitalization and outpatient care and emergency medical evacuation.
  • Benefit type Other
  • Description Documentation allowance: $500 paid against receipts. VISAS & WORK PERMITS assistance provided and paid by school.

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American International School, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Starting: 26 Jul 2018
  • Apply By: 31 Mar 2019
  • Closes In:
The major responsibility of the ΛIS teacher is to promote individual student learning by drawing upon best practices in the areas of curriculum, assessment, and instruction in service to an English im...