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Paid TEFL Thailand Internship

Stop wishing you could live in Thailand and start doing it! Teaching 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 it’s 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 abroad in Thailand is super-sized, and the highs come by the dozen. Dive in!

Thailand Nationwide Internship

Start: May & October

4 Months

Offers End: January 18


What’s up for grabs?

Monthly stipend of 30,000 – 34,000 THB (US$995-US$1,125/€890-€1,000/£760-£860)

Opportunity to teach in primary and secondary schools

120 Hour TEFL Course

Weekends off

70+ page Grammar eBook

In-depth Lesson Planning Guide

All public holidays off

Airport pickup

Visa assistance

Full orientation upon arrival

Accident insurance

Ongoing in-country support

Rent-free accommodation worth 3,000 THB (US$99/€89/£76)

Apply if you are:

  • Aged between 21 – 45
  • Bachelor’s degree holder
  • Native English speaker
  • TEFL qualified (included)
You'll Need
  • Passport from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
  • Dedication, cultural flexibility, organization, respect, creativity, enthusiasm and professionalism.
  • To be ready for a life changing teaching experience abroad!

Accredited Courses

Hear from our past interns

Discover if teaching English in Thailand is for you with the help of Brianna’s story. She was inspired to have a truly authentic Asian experience.

How it works

  • Apply

  • Interview

  • Documents

  • Go to Thailand!

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.
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 Teaching Experience

You’ll be based in an English language school during your TEFL experience in Bangkok and you’ll enjoy weekends off to sightsee.

Most placements will involve teaching students with a range of ages and English ability from teens to mature learners, generally beginner to intermediate levels.

You can typically expect to teach up to 25 contact hours per week, plus some preparation time to lesson plan following the in-house curriculum.

Your goal as an English teacher on this internship will be focused on conversational English practice.

However, depending on demand you may also have the opportunity to teach English for hospitality or healthcare, business communications and public speaking classes.

Whilst there is a syllabus to follow, you’ll be able to ask advice from local teaching colleagues to assist with any help that you need.

Cultural Excursions

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!


Buzzing Bangkok is worth a deeper look. Forego Khao San chaos for a ride along the Khlong Saen Saep to the city’s older neighborhoods. It’s super scenic, too!


Hit up the 7/11 for foodie fun. Banana marshmallows, strawberry milkshake potato chips, fried chicken skin, milk in a can. It’s fun. And definitely weird.


If you're teaching in the fall, you’ll love Loy Kratong, the “Festival of Lights.” Floating candles are sent down waterways to honor the river goddess.

Thailand Nationwide Internship

Our experience means we know the ins and outs of living and working abroad.

The Guide to Teaching English in Thailand gives you a real understanding of how exciting your new life will be in one of the most popular TEFL teacher destinations in the world.



    With between 30,000 – 34,000 (THB) Thai Baht monthly allowance you’ll be the best-paid TEFL intern in Thailand. You’ll save plenty of money for traveling during weekends off and sightseeing.

    Since accommodation is fully organized you’ll have a hassle free internship. With this ultimate internship package you’ll find it hard to spend your monthly allowance.

    Ready to begin your adventure? We have an in-house expert waiting to guide you. Ask our Thailand advisor about living and working in Thailand, we’ll call you.

    30–34,000 Thai Baht Per Month

    Getting there

    All qualified applicants will fly into Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok where you’ll be picked up.

    Get the Guide

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

    • North Thailand
    • North East Thailand
    • Central Thailand


    Practice a few Thai phrases, learn about food and culture, plus get tips for moving to Thailand (that you won’t find in any guide book!).
    Join Today’s Tour

    What do you need to organize?

    • International flights: You’ll need return flights (can be two one-way flights)

    • Budget: Spending money for your first month plus excursions etc

    • Police check: You’ll need a clean criminal record

    • Visa cost: You’ll have support to obtain your visa. Ask our team before applying if your home country is eligible for the correct visa.

    • Health check: You’ll need to provide a health statement

    • Insurance: It’s really important to sort your travel and health before you go!

    • Vaccines: Consult your local doctor for advice

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