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Opportunities to Teach at SNA -International Schools of North America

Job Opportunities

Vacancy added 17th Aug 2020

Due to some complications with covid-19 travel restrictions, we have the following opportunities

    • MYP Language Acquisition Teacher.

    • MYP Individuals and Society Teacher with potential to be Personal Projects coordinator.

    • PYP Coordinator, preferably with PYP authorisation experience. ( Not located in countries with severe restrictions, e.g. India, Sweden, and if possible, but a long shot, in Vietnam…)

Vacancy added 31st July 2020

    • MYP Science Teacher

Working at

International Schools of North America was founded in 2005. It has a great sense of traditional Vietnamese culture, with a majority of their cohort local Vietnamese students, and it gets all of the students and staff involved in the school community. It is one of the smaller but growing international schools in the area, and the staff spends a lot of time with their students helping them to master academic content. It is a close-knit family atmosphere that allows students to develop meaningful relationships with their teachers and peers. SNA is part of large Vietnamese education group (NHG) specialising is bilingual, private and higher education in approximately 50 campuses across the country. SNA is considered the group’s ‘flagship’ school and, as such, is fully supported by NHG’s ambitious plans for its growth and development.


  • BSc, B.Ed or BA (Honors candidates only, not ordinary), mandatory.
  • Secondary license or certification for teaching, e.g. PGCE, PGCEi or similar, mandatory.
  • Master’s degree in Education, preferred.

How to Apply

Please note that we only accept applications from teachers who have a valid teaching license, not TEFL/TESOL or similar. Also, Degrees should be at Honours level, not “Ordinary”
Applicants should understand that SNA regard child welfare as our number one priority. To this end, interested teachers should be able to supply appropriate criminal background checks from the last 5 years proving suitability to work with children/minors. If you are interested in joining our team on its journey, please email your CV, certificates (MA/MEd/BSc/BA), teaching certification/license and any other relevant documents, IN ONE PDF file to:

Please mention in your Application

Teacher Benefits

The school are offering a salary of between 30,000 and 50,000 USD per year before tax, dependent on experience. Alongside this, they offer

  • flight allowance,
  • relocation allowance,
  • accommodation allowance,
  • private healthcare
  • free school places (guaranteed) for their children.

New staff will be provided hotel accommodation upon arrival and assistance with finding long term accommodation, where rental prices are relatively low compared to many other parts of the world.

School Facilities The school is based in the South Eastern area of Ho Chi Minh City, a dynamic city that rarely sleeps, with a rich and complex history and plenty of culture to soak up. The campus is very new, having been completed in October 2017, and boasts an array of labs, music rooms, ICT suites, virtual golf rooms, new art and design and STEM rooms and other specialized areas. The school offers an excellent extra-curricular after school program with activities such as roller-blading, chess, golf, football, basketball, study clubs and other activities that enrich and enhance students’ experiences. They have a very busy calendar that is packed with academic and non-academic celebrations and festivals, the purpose of which is to increase their students awareness and allow them to become more internationally minded.
Headmaster Mike Miller – Deputy HOS
Curriculum SNA is an authorized DP school  and is pursuing authorisation for PYP and MYP. SNA have around 150 students in the primary school, 250 in the secondary school and around 50 students post 16. The school also has a small boarding provision.

International Schools of North America is committed to its vision of using student learning as the foundation for everything we do.

SNA provides a student – centered learning environment which inspires students to become responsible global citizens and life-long learners whose graduates value integrity, cultural diversity, and the pursuit of academic excellence and patriotism through aligned American and Vietnamese curriculums.

SNA believes that all students can and will learn to become capable 21st century leaders who are:

  • Effective Communicators

  • Collaborative Workers

  • Critical Thinkers

  • Life-long Learners

  • Responsible Global Citizens

Though many travellers might be shocked when they visit Vietnam’s chaotic biggest city for the first time, Hồ Chí Minh City (formerly known as Saigon) is beloved by its residents as a place of surprising calm and order. “The traffic looks crazy, yet once you are in it the cars move at a slow and steady pace, and you rarely see road rage,” said James Clark, an Australian who has lived in the city since 2012 and writes about his travels at Nomadic Notes. Kelsey Cheng from Chicago, who lived in HCMC while volunteering, agrees. “Saigon is a very calming place, despite all the chaos. The lifestyle is relaxed and everyone seems to always make it to places (almost) on time.” Read more

SNA – International Schools of North America
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