About ΛIS

Working at ΛIS

We believe that our students’ success depends highly on a dedicated team of faculty. We recruit teaching professionals who prove to be the right educators for our student body. Teachers at ΛIS should embrace following characteristics:
Eager to teach non-native English speakers
Willing to make a difference
Friendly, flexible and able to adapt


Education: Bachelor’s degree in subject area; master’s degree preferred
Certification: teaching credential in subject area and appointed school level issued by a state or national agency in an English-speaking culture
Experience: minimum 03 years (full academic year) of full-time teaching in PK-12 setting; IBDP/AP experience is highly preferred for high school faculty
Flexibility and demonstrated success in adapting to new cultural/working environments

ΛIS General Information

American International School is a international school in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, offering an American-based curriculum for grades PK 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 accredited by Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC) at the high school level (Grades 9-12).

Our general teacher-student ratio is 1:20. Majority of faculty are from Northern America, U.K. and a small number are from Canada, Australia, 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 preK-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 USD 25,000 to USD 34,000 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, dependents’ benefits (tuition fee waiver for up to two children, airfare, health insurance, visa) and staff professional development opportunities.

School Calendar

Generally, new faculty report for a new school year on August 1 and the last day of school is 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 candidates to send their application, including resumes, licensure/certification details, a recent photo, and contact details for 3 references to:

Minh Cao (Ms.)
HR Manager


For an updated list of openings, please visit the International School Services recruiting webpage at www.iss.edu or the Search Associates recruiting webpage at www.searchassociates.com. School policy requires that all candidates for posted openings, must create a profile and apply through either ISS www.iss.edu or Search Associates www.searchassociates.com. Letters of inquiry may be sent directly to the school, but for the School to give the inquiry consideration, the candidate must refer the School to the site at which s/he maintains a profile.

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