|Vung Tau Bilingual Primary
Vung Tau Bilingual Primary School
44 Luong The Vinh St., Ward 9,
Vung Tau City, Vietnam
Truong Tieu hoc Song ngu Vung Tau
44 Luong The Vinh, Phuong 9, TP. Vung Tau, Viet Nam
Tel: +84 (0)64 383 7456
• 5th September to 15th January
• Late January to 31st May
• 20th June to 31st August with two weeks off in the middle
Please note that we work with hosts to establish start and finish dates for
placements in each programme. However, exact end dates may vary somewhat from placement to placement and year to
year. On arrival at your placement, you should receive guidance and training on your role and responsibilities, and
you should take this opportunity to establish when your host expects you to finish. This date should be respected,
and you should only leave your placement earlier than this date with the express agreement of your placement and
Placement Head: Ms Le Thi Kim Ngan
Tel: +84 (0)64 383 7456
Mobile: +84 (0)982 909 656
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Volunteer mentor: Ms Nguyen Thi Xuan Diem
Tel: +84 (0)64 354 3543
Mobile: +84 (0)909 933 356
Background on host institution
Private primary school with nursery school.
To improve the communication skills of the pupils and improve the English of the
English teaching staff. The school has the ambition of establishing a selected group which would be taught
bilingually. Vols will teach from Grade 1 to Grade 5. The classes typically have about 35 pupils.
In summer all children have a right to two weeks’ schooling. In Vung Tau they stay
for at least two months. In summer they are not obliged to follow the MOET teaching course, so it can be more
interesting for Vols. Vols and Vietnamese teachers will co-teach.
Volunteers will usually teach about 20 hours per week.
Accommodation and food
Accommodation is on the campus. Well appointed. Two
good sized rooms with good facilities.
There is a canteen in the school. Volunteers receive 3,000,000 VND per
month, to be spent in the city and also food (breakfast and lunch) supplied from Monday to Friday in lieu
There is an additional allowance of 1,000,000 VND per
Vietnam is a reasonably conservative country and both male and female
Lattitude volunteers should dress appropriately at their placements. As teaching assistants, Volunteers need
to dress in professional attire and not as backpackers. Blouses, tops (no strappy singlets), knee-length
skirt and trousers are good choices for females and collared tops and neat trousers are required for
• Good bus service (2.5 hrs) to
HCMC. Also ferry (1.5hrs).
• Vung Tau is a seaside resort popular with the Vietnamese. Because of off-shore oil and gas, there is
an ex-pat British community there. The town is small but animated and there is an attractive
There is urban development
extending along the coast as far as Ba Ria. There are restaurants,
markets, shops, clinics, ATMs. There is a hydrofoil connection with HCMC. Vols need to
it is not Saigon, but it is cheerful, colourful and very pleasant. Note that a pleasant breeze
blows in off the sea.
• Many internet cafés. Internet access in rooms.
• This has been a very caring and comfortable placement.
• There have been incidents with bag snatching, pickpocketing just in front of the
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The front view of Vung Tau Primary School