Hoi An International School


  • Hoi An, Vietnam

No. of students:

  • approx. 90 students

Grade levels:

  • Preschool – Grade 9 (introducing Grade 10 in 9/2020)

Type of curriculum used:

  • Cambridge International Curriculum

Year founded:

  • 2018

About Hoi An International School:

Founded in 2018, this growing school was designed with the goal of being an environmentally sustainable campus. It is composed of renovated buildings that previously belonged to the neighbouring College of Technology, Economics and Irrigation. Hoi An International School is made from “upcycled” materials and painted with lively colours. The buildings are surrounded with gardens. There are playgrounds and sports facilities for students to enjoy, including a new swimming pool.

The Hoi An International School campus includes modern classrooms, a multi-lingual library, a science lab, an auditorium as well as art, music and dance studios.

Teachers work with an experienced team of educators and use the internationally recognized Cambridge curriculum.

Located in beautiful Hoi An, the school also offers bus service to the larger city of Danang.

About the staff and students:

The Hoi An International School founder, Tran Hanh An, has been an educator for over 17 years in addition to been named an Ambassador of Vietnamese culture. The principal, Sue Donaldson, is from Australia and has 40 years of experience in international education. Staff also come from all over the world, including the UK, the US, Ireland, Australia and Canada, working alongside local Vietnamese teachers. The student body at The Hoi An International School is diverse, representing over 20 different countries. The school offers both an international and a bilingual programme, so there is a good mix of international and local students.

Teacher benefits at The Hoi An International School:

  • Competitive Salary paid in USD
  • Housing Allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Free tuition for accompanying children (max. 2)
  • Flights
  • Professional Development

Location advantages:

Hoi An is a popular place for tourists to visit because of the beaches and its UNESCO World Heritage Old Town. There’s a thriving expat community and plenty of social activities to enjoy.

Unlike other cities in Vietnam, Hoi An offers a slightly slower pace of life, away from the chaotic traffic and noise. However, if you need the convenience of a big city, Danang is only thirty minutes away.

Vietnamese food is delicious, healthy and cheap. Enjoy Banh Mi, Pho and Fresh Spring Rolls. Be sure to try special Hoi An delicacies such as White Rose Prawn Dumplings and Cao Lau (pasta-like rice noodles topped with pork and fresh herbs and vegetables).

There’s so much to see and do in the country of Vietnam.You can use your holidaysto explore Vietnam and neighbouring South East Asian countries.

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