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Do you remember your favorite teacher at school? Were they kind, patient, strict, generous, funny, maybe a combination of all those things

How Do We Select Dwight Teachers?

A multi-faceted application, selection and interview process includes assessment centers and panel interviews to identify and attract educators who will bring dynamic energy, a thirst for continuous improvement and the creativity to ignite sparks of genius every day.

Our requirements are the highest in the industry.

Studying the IB is challenging, teaching the IB is also challenging

Here are the qualifications our teachers must have:

  • Teaching certification from a recognized teacher training institute
  • Minimum 5 years experience teaching the IB curriculum.
  • Proven success with improving student outcomes through innovative teaching
  • Passionate about Hanoi and all that Vietnam has to offer!

Every educator and every student is unique. There are different growth paths for educators.

Our Heads of School, Deputy Heads, Administrative and Academic Directors, drive communities of educators in Shanghai, Dubai, New York, Seoul and London to gather, share best practice, and learn. We constantly absorb the latest advancements in research and teaching practice that strengthen learning environments and bring better outcomes to our students. Many of our leaders have PhDs in Education.

All faculty have mentoring, coaching, training from the IB, EARCOS, ECIS and other international bodies.

A full list of our professional development programs are listed here.

  • Child Protection
  • Effective use of Technology
  • Pedagogy
  • English Language
  • Educational Needs
  • Experiential Learning
  • Service Learning
  • Inclusion and Accessibility
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Social & Emotional Support to Students

All faculty get Frontier Teacher Training which is based on the skills and frameworks used by startups, innovators, and entrepreneurs. They need this because we do things differently from other schools.


To learn more about our faculty:

To join our faculty, email us at careers@dwighthanoi.org and tell us about yourself. We’re excited to hear from you.

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Dwight School Hanoi

Dwight School Hanoi