Paid Teaching in Thailand

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Group Size: Avg 15-40 

Trip code: THPT

Duration: 6 or 12 months or longer

Live and work abroad!
Make a difference to children's lives!
Explore Thailand in your free time

Want to travel to Thailand, gain teaching skills, earn a university-accredited TEFL qualification, and make good money in an English teaching role? Well now you can! On this 120-hour TEFL/TESOL course based in the beautiful beach resort of Hua Hin, you’ll gain all the skills and qualifications you’ll need to teach English to students of any age abroad.  This programme is unique as it also offers a whole week of exciting cultural immersion, where you can discover all about Thai culture, see the sights, learn a little of the Thai language and have fun trying Thai cooking or visiting temples!  With a further 120 hours of expert TEFL training you will then be given assistance to apply for an exciting teaching role anywhere in Thailand.  Once you've landed a paid teaching position you can expect to earn up to USD1200 per month - Amazing!

Trip highlights

  • Gain a 120-hour TEFL qualification, accredited by a top Bangkok university!
  • Get a paid teaching job in Thailand after training and earn up to USD1200 per month in a teaching placement
  • Gain practical classroom experience and study at our beach front training centre with views of the sea in beautiful, laid-back Hua Hin!
  • Meet like-minded mates and bond with teaching buddies as you train
  • Make a real difference to the lives of Thai kids as a school teacher, plus volunteer for 2 days teaching at a kids camp during your TEFL training
  • Get expert assistance finding a fantastic teaching placement and then gain amazing teaching experience teaching in a Thai school - plus the chance to explore Thailand in the school holidays!
Further trip information

Gain a coveted university-accredited TEFL qualification and get paid up to USD1200 per month to teach in amazing Thailand on this incredible Asian paid teaching programme!

TEFL Course

Located in the lush beach resort of Hua Hin, this is a TEFL course with a difference. The course is monitored and accredited by Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok’s top university for education!

The course begins with a one-week cultural immersion experience with an ongoing cross-cultural flavour so you get to know the real Thailand. Then your 120-hour teaching course will begin.

At the end of your course, you will receive a certificate signed by this prestigious university. Having completed this accredited course you will be highly sought after by Thai schools.

TEFL Training itinerary

The 120 hour TEFL training part of the programme takes place after a week cultural orientation and last for 3 weeks.

You will be met at Bangkok airport by a programme representative and transferred to Hua Hin.  You will spend one day settling in to your accommodation, setting up a bank account, organising your transport and sorting out other practicalities.

The following day your four-week TEFL course will begin:

Week 1: Cultural Introduction to Thailand, including language lessons, cultural excursions, getting to know Hua Hin and experiencing authentic Thai culture and temple visits.

Week 2: Lesson planning and basic grammar introduction.

Week 3: Honing your skills and detailed lesson planning.

Week 4: Completion of TEFL course and 2 days volunteer teaching at a non-profit local English camp for disadvantaged children - great hands-on practical classroom experience. Final exam.

Intensive TEFL training: Please note, on certain start dates (which may include dates in February, March, September and November, although this may vary) your 120-hour TEFL training may be condensed into 2-2.5 weeks. The aim of this format is to help you get a school placement even more quickly once you are in Thailand. Please speak to us for further details. 

Teaching Placements

Once you have completed the TEFL part of the programme and received your qualification, you will receive assistance in finding a suitable teaching placement in Thailand for the duration of your stay.  Your itinerary will vary depending on the school you work in, but teaching days are typically Monday – Friday and you can expect to work an 8-hour day, with around 4-5 hours of this being classroom based.

Booking options

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On some start dates, participants who apply for this programme will take part in a 'mix/learn' option, which means you will spend 1-2 weeks studying at home towards your TEFL qualification on an e-learning online platform BEFORE you depart for Thailand.