English proficiency requirement for staff

English proficiency requirement for staff

Professional Staff 

Professional Staff Level

TOEFL/ PBT

TOEFL/IBT

IELTS

BULATS

Technical and maintenance PS1 and PS2 470 - 510 47 - 64 3.5 - 4.5 20 - 39
PS1 and PS2 511 - 550 65 - 79 4.5 - 5.5 40 - 59
PS3 through to PS6 551 - 560 80 - 83 5.5 - 6.5 60 - 74
PS7 through to PS10 560+ 83+ 6.5 - 7.5 75 - 93
English Teaching Staff Native speaker N/A
Non-native speaker 640 - 660 111 - 115 8.5
(Academic, no band less than 8.0)
 
Academic Teaching Staff Native speaker N/A
Non-native speaker 600 100 7.0
(Academic, no band less than 6.5)

 

RMIT Vietnam is an English-speaking campus. All employees are required to meet a minimum standard of English language proficiency. Different positions have different set minimum standards, as outlined in the table above.

Exemptions:

  • For any role, English Language Proficiency may be proven by showing successful completion of secondary education to a level qualifying to enter university study while being instructed through the medium of English, as per the RMIT University recognised qualification list.
  • For Academic Teaching Staff, English Language Proficiency may be proven by showing completion of PhD and/or Masters qualifications while being instructed through the medium of English, and have been teaching in an English-speaking environment during the previous 24 months.

If you are unsure of your current level of English Proficiency, RMIT Vietnam will provide opportunities for you to undertake English competency testing if you are shortlisted for the position.