Paid TEFL Internship in Myanmar - Premier TEFL

Paid TEFL Internship in Myanmar

Get paid to teach and travel whilst experiencing Myanmar’s enchanting culture. 

Start: January, February & July

5 months

Was: £1,399 Now: £909.50

Offers End: March 25th

Monthly allowance of 1 – 1.75 million MMK (US$700-US$1,200/€600-€1,028/£533-£915)

120 Hour TEFL Course

70+ page Grammar eBook

In-depth Lesson Planning Guide

Airport pick-up & transfers

 5-day orientation

Accommodation guidance

Opportunity to teach primary and secondary level students

Two consecutive days off per week

Visa sponsorship

Ongoing in-country support

TIP  You don’t need to have a degree or previous teaching experience to apply for this internship.

TEFL Internship in Myanmar

Get paid to teach and travel whilst experiencing Myanmar’s enchanting culture.

Was: £1,399 Now: £909.50

Offers End: March 25th


Find out more, we will call you


Formerly known as Burma, Myanmar is home to gilded pagodas, picturesque mountains, and tranquil lakes. You want an authentic Southeast Asian experience, right?

Ride high in a hot-air balloon over 9th-century Buddhist temples in Bagan, see the sunrise from the Shwedagon Pagoda, and taste lahpet-taw – the traditional Burmese pickled tea leaf salad.

Teach English in Myanmar, where the local Burmese people are the kindest you will ever meet, the temples abound, and there is no shortage of delicious food to try.

Myanmar will provide a unique outlook on life that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

Before you start your exciting new life in Myanmar, you’ll be completely prepared for the classroom with our 120 Hour TEFL Course.

On arrival, you’ll enjoy airport pickup and spend your first 5 days in Yangon on teacher’s orientation.

Myanmar is an aspiring ESL teacher’s dream. Take the circular train and experience a dizzying array of street vendors selling everything from bundles of spicy-sweet ripe mangoes to grilled corn husks.

Ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Then put on your travel cap and let’s get started!

Internship requirements

  • Aged between 19 to 45
  • Native English speaker
  • Completed High School
  • TEFL qualified (included)
  • Flexible, hardworking and mature
  • Good mental and physical health
  • Clean police record

Find everything you need to know about the Myanmar internship inside our brand new free guide!

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.

Your English teaching adventure made simple. There’s no two ways about it, we love teaching English abroad! Passion for what we do at Premier TEFL is in abundance. Every. Single. Day.

And, from all of our combined experience, we know that embarking on a TEFL adventure is simply life-changing. We can’t wait to support you to get started…

Getting there

On arrival at Yangon International Airport (RGN), you’ll enjoy airport pickup from our in-country team.

What do you need to organize?

  • International flights: You’ll need return flights (can be two one-way)
  • Police check: You’ll need a clean criminal record
  • Health check: You may need to provide a health statement
  • Vaccines: Consult your local doctor for advice
  • Budget: Spending money for your first six weeks plus excursions etc
  • Visa cost: You’ll have full support to obtain your visa and the cost is reimbursed by your placement school (budget around US$50-100)
  • Insurance: It’s really important to sort your travel and health before you go!

Your teaching experience

You’ll typically teach for a maximum of 25 hours of face-to-face teaching on a Mon – Fri teaching schedule, with some Saturdays. During class time you will aim to improve your students’ reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Any support you need for lesson planning will be on hand from your teaching colleagues and you’ll have up to 15 hours for preparation and school activities each week.

Teaching placements are in language institutes and private schools, your students will range from three to 16 years old.

Friends and couples are welcome to apply, we recommend applying early as placement together is based on availability.


After you settle in, you will spend the semester teaching in one of our stunning placements throughout Myanmar. Locations are varied and include:

  • Yangon
  • Mandalay
  • Pyin Oo Lwin

Outside the classroom

Your free time will be well spent, whether you decide to have a chill weekend in the town or city you’re based in or go a little further and experience the country at large!

Take a trip to one of the five countries bordering Myanmar, including Thailand, Laos, China, and India. You’ll experience a diverse range of cultures during your time here—it’s going to be AMAZING!

For the wine connoisseurs out there, you won’t be disappointed. Who knew Myanmar had vineyards, right? The Aythaya winery is a must do! Make sure to stay in the Monte Di Lodge, a tiny boutique hotel overlooking the hillside vineyard—sit back and relax with a glass of rosé.


With between 1,000,000 – 1,750,000 K (Myanmar Kyat) (US$700-US$1,200/€600-€1,028/£533-£915) monthly allowance you’ll be the best-paid TEFL intern in Myanmar. This is a generously paid internship, which means you’ll make the most of your amazing surroundings.

Ready to begin your Myanmar adventure? We have an in-house expert waiting to guide you.