American International School-Ho Chi Minh City-Vietnam

Working at ΛIS

Teaching at ΛIS

ΛIS believes that our students’ success depends highly on our dedicated faculty. We recruit teaching professionals who prove to be excellent educators for our international student body. Long-term commitment, friendliness, flexibility, innovation and ability to adapt are key determinants for being a successful teacher at our school.


  • Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant teaching subject, along with a teaching credential
  • Experience: at least 2 years (full academic year) teaching K to 12; IBDP/AP experience is preferred for the high school level
  • Proven success in adapting and being flexible to a new cultural/working environment

ΛIS General Information

American International School is a mid-sized international school in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, offering an American-based curriculum for grades K to 12. Our high school program includes the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB) and Advanced Placement Program (AP). The majority of our students are local. The school is currently an IB World School, an official member of CIS and is seeking accreditation from the Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC).

Our general teacher-student ratio is 1:20. Majority of faculty are from Northern America, Canada, U.K. and a small number are from Vietnam and a few other countries.

Compensation and Benefits

An initial contract is offered for two years with competitive salary and benefits among international schools in Vietnam. Teaching staff will be placed on the appropriate step of the salary scale commensurate with their degrees/qualifications as well as full academic year work experience in a K-12 school setting. Salaries are paid in net terms (tax free) for a 12-month period during each academic year, resulting in a high saving potential.

Salary ranges from USD24,000 to USD33,000 and benefits include housing allowance, settling allowance, health insurance, contract-end airfare, sick leave, personal leave, school holidays, summer holidays, and gratuity bonus and annual round-trip airfare for an extended contract, dependants’ benefits (tuition fee waiver for up to two children, airfare, health insurance, visa) and staff professional development opportunities.

School Calendar

New faculty report for a new school year on August 1 and the last day of school is generally on June 14. On average, there are 183 student-contact days and 5 professional development days. For details of school holidays and other events, please click here.


We welcome interested and potential candidates to send their application, including resumes, licensure/certification details, a recent photo, and contact details for 3 references to Ms. Thu, HR Coordinator, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Elementary School

  • Add: 102C Nguyen Van Cu Street, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
  • Phone: (848) 3838 5005
  • Fax: (848) 3838 5006
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        Middle School

        • Add: 35 Nguyen Huu Canh Street ,Ward 22, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
        • Phone: (848) 3514 6680
        • Fax: (848) 3514 6681
        • Website:

        High School

        • Add: 781/C1-C2 Le Hong Phong (Extended) Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
        • Phone: (848) 3868 1001
        • Fax: (848) 3868 1002
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