July 12th 2023
Teaching English in “The Land of Smiles” will keep you grinning for years to come—and, be warned: Thai hospitality will make you want to stay forever.
From its affordable street food (you’ve never seen pad see ew quite like this) and majestic Buddhist temples to its peaceful vibes and of course, elephants, Thailand is a dream destination for all types of travelers. But, their collective desire to learn English makes it especially great for TEFL teachers.
Teaching English abroad in Thailand is super-sized, and the highs come by the dozen. Join us next semester!
Apply to teach in Thailand
Fully Inclusive Programme
- 120 hour accredited online TEFL course
- Arrival orientation
- 4.5-month teaching placement
- Rent-free accommodation
- Visa assistance
- Ongoing & emergency support
Your Trip Itinerary
All qualified applicants will fly into Bangkok airport (BKK) where you’ll be picked up by our in-country team.
Our pre-departure Zoom induction will help you to prepare for your exciting new life in Thailand before you touch down.
Then full onsite orientation on arrival in Bangkok will last around three days.
During orientation, you will learn about Thai culture, language and society, while forming friendships with other teachers. Previous interns spend free time exploring cultural landmarks—be sure to include Grand Palace and a Wat (or three) as well as sampling some tasty local dishes.
Your teaching experience
It’s time to get into the classroom! You’ll be teaching learners ranging in age from 5 – 18 years old with mixed English ability, giving you an incredible first-time teaching experience. You can expect around 25 hours of hands-on teaching per week, plus some time to plan lessons following the in-house curriculum.
Your goal as an intern English teacher will be focused on conversational English practice, helping your eager students to feel confident as they develop their skills. You’ll be able to ask advice from local teaching colleagues but don’t forget to bring your own creativity and ideas into the classroom, this is your chance to shine!
With weekends off and a great salary to enjoy, you will have a long list of sightseeing and travel plans. Book a boat trip, visit an ancient temple and grab an ice-cold mango smoothie with new friends. Prepare to check off a few amazing bucket list items!
After your internship
Congratulations, you did it! Make sure to celebrate this achievement. It’s time to decide if you’d like to see more of Asia, traveling or teaching (or both).
You might decide to extend your stay in Thailand and teach for another semester. The possibilities are endless for you now as a confident and experienced TEFL teacher.
Essential information about this trip
What our interns say
Discover if teaching English in Thailand is for you with the help of our past interns. They were inspired to have a truly authentic Asian experience.
After you settle in, you will spend the semester teaching in one of our stunning placements throughout Thailand. Locations are varied and include: North, North East and Central Thailand.
Want to learn more about this placement? Drop your details below & we'll get in touch very soon!
How it works
Before you go, you’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat and then you’ll be on your way.
Paid TEFL Internship Guide
Wondering what you’re going to do with your precious free time? We’re glad you asked! We know your adventure bucket list is long, but make sure you tack these recommendations from past TEFL interns in Thailand towards the top!
Questions and Answers
Can I stay for longer than 4.5 months?
Yes! There are two semesters, approximately 4 months long, in the Thai academic year running May to Aug and November to February.
Many teachers who begin in May, use the time to travel in between semesters and then extend their contract to teach for a second semester.
Am I the main teacher in the classroom?
Yes, you will have a class of your own to teach and you will be the main teacher in your classroom.
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