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  • Our school is a caring and multicultural environment.

    With students from over 50 nationalities, our school values respect and integrity. Our children excel socially, personally and academically.

    Our School - British International School Ho Chi Minh City

  • Admission Season for Academic Year 2020-2021

    Join our vibrant school community. Talk to us now about enrolling your child.

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  • We develop individual talents and strengths.

    Learning to learn and developing study skills to make our students lifelong learners is a key focus as BIS HCMC.

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  • We focus on the all-round development of every child.

    Our students confidently and independently prepare for life as global citizens.

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  • Our teachers are dedicated, skilled and inspirational.

    Behind every success is a great teacher. At BIS HCMC our teachers believe in every student and have the skills and commitment to guide them towards their dreams.

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    Our repertoire of activities and events is reflective of our vibrant school culture.

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Teaching Qualifications

We are always looking for experienced, passionate, and highly skilled teachers who can inspire young minds to love learning and succeed. Could that be you?

  • Teaching Qualifications - BIS HCMC

The following teaching qualifications and experience are sought for anyone considering a teaching post at the British International School, Ho Chi Minh City:


  • A university degree and a UK recognised teaching qualification
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching relevant experience in an English National Curriculum school either in the UK or overseas
  • Secondary teachers only – the ability and experience to teach across the age range from Year 7 to Year 13

An Advantage

  • Previous international experience
  • Experience of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for primary posts
  • Experience of the IB Diploma programme for secondary posts
  • Competence and confidence with ICT in the classroom

Professional Qualities Sought

  • Positive attitude
  • Flexible approach
  • Accepting of responsibility
  • School comes first
  • Professional Appearance (Dress Code)
  • Deep pride in the quality of your work
  • Committed to the students
  • Positive role model

“Being creative, agile, open-minded and flexible are key to being a successful and outstanding international school teacher. “ - Ms Mary McAloon, Deputy Head Teacher, Early Years and Infant Campus

Personal Qualities Sought

  • Fluent English speaker
  • A positive and professional approach to school life
  • Personal confidence and determination
  • A willingness to go the “extra mile”
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Reliability and integrity
  • Sense of humour
  • Creativity and vision
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to manage own time and workload
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise
  • Good ICT skills
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to Asian culture

If you feel that international teaching at the British International School, Ho Chi Minh City might be the right option for you, please visit our vacancies page to view our latest job opportunities.