Internship Eligibility Form
Travel to Bangkok airport (BKK) where you will take a short taxi ride to your orientation hotel (unless you need to complete quarantine at an ASQ hotel or Sandbox quarantine for 7 – 10 nights).
Your orientation (whether online or in a hotel – depending on restrictions) will help you to prepare for your exciting new journey in Thailand before you start teaching. After the orientation, you will receive a full onsite induction on arrival will last around 3 days, and take place after you complete any necessary quarantine hotel stay (check current Covid-19 requirements or contact our team for updates).
It’s time to start teaching. You will be mostly teaching learners ranging in age from 5 – 18 years old with mixed English ability. From beginners to more advanced students. You can prepare to teach approx. 25 hours plus some time to plan your lessons following the in-house curriculum.
Your goal as an intern English teacher will be focused mostly on conversational English practice but you might be asked to share some of your knowledge on a different subject from geography to maths, depending on your CV and degree. You will be given a lot of materials from the school itself but feel free to log in to your TEFL course and create some new ideas and topics.
With weekends off and a great start-up salary to enjoy, you will have a long list of sightseeing and travel plans around Thailand!
Congratulations, well done on the completion of your first teaching placement. Now, you can decide if you’d like to see more of Asia or extend your contract with the school!, travelling or teaching (or both).
The possibilities are endless for you now as a confident and experienced TEFL teacher.
What our teachers say
Read all about Evelina’s journey with the TEFL Institute and making her way back to Thailand; the Land of the Smiles. Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions you can have, and what better place to follow your passion in? Read about all things you need to know before making the big move!
I spent a lot of time looking at both the Thailand and Vietnam internships. During this time I was in touch with the Tefl Institute and Ola was great for giving me any info I wanted and answering any questions. One thing that hugely drew me to these two internships was the one semester contract they offered with the option to renew if you wanted.
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Explore this internship!
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!
Outside the Classroom
Outside the Classroom
Stepping outside the classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to experience Thailand’s rich culture. Not to mention the vibrant heritage of its neighbours, such as Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia. Southeast Asia is a hot spot for authentic and traditional festivals, adventure trails, Buddhist temples, tantalising cuisine and nightlife. Why not spend your school holidays island hopping with your fellow TEFL interns?
Teach & Travel
Teach & Travel
There are many reasons why you should teach English in Thailand. And one is an excellent salary. For only four months, you’ll be one of the highest-earning TEFL teachers, pocketing 30,000-34,000 (THB) Thai Baht per month. This will be one of the most incredible adventures of your life. So, get in touch, and we’ll tell you why.
If you want to teach English in Thailand, you couldn’t find a more rewarding internship than this. Your role as a teacher includes up to 24 hours of in-class teaching, Monday-Friday. Your classes will be divided between primary and secondary school students, with an age range of 3 to 17. Lessons will focus on the spoken and written proficiency of the students. But don’t be afraid to make the lessons engaging and fun.