Ideal for first time English teachers looking to gain valuable teaching experience in a safe and secure environment.
4.5 months teaching placement – 5 spaces remaining

Overview

Myanmar is a true Asian teaching experience for anyone with the desire to dive right into living in Asia! You now have the opportunity to teach English in Myanmar for 5 months as a TEFL intern. Taking a hot-air balloon flight over the picture-perfect mountains, serene lakes, and ancient Buddhist monasteries is the best way to get to know your new home.

Who better to share your first experiences with than the TEFL teachers you’ll meet in Yangon for the duration of your 5-day orientation? While teaching in Myanmar, you’ll feel like a local celebrity! It’s possible that you’re the first foreigner the villagers have seen.

Burmese people are friendly and their food is delicious, so you’ll never be without a nutritious meal or a new friendly face to meet. You’ll complete our 120-hour express TEFL course before beginning your Myanmar journey, so you’ll be ready to lead your class as a confident leader. You can relax once you get off the plane, knowing that our in-country team will be waiting to pick you up from Yangon International Airport (RGN) and drop you off at orientation.

Myanmar is the place for you, whether you’re a seasoned teacher or have just finished your own education! Even for the most well-travelled TEFLers, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Let’s get you registered and booked for your next trip to Myanmar!

Essential information about this trip

Monthly allowance 1,000,000 – 1,750,000 K (Myanmar Kyat) (€600-€1,028)
120 - Hour Premier TEFL Course
Airport pickup & transfers
5-day orientation
Accommodation assistance
Opportunity to teach in primary and secondary schools
Two consecutive days off per week
Visa sponsorship
Ongoing in-country support
Aged 19-45
Fluent or Native English speaker
Completed secondary school
TEFL qualification (included)
Flexible, mature and culturally sensitive
Clean bill of both mental and physical health
Passport holder from one of the following countries: USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Ireland, South Africa or New Zealand
No criminal record
COVID vaccination preferred, however please highlight to our team if you are not
International flights: You’ll need return flights (can be two one-way)
Police check: Each applicant must have a clean criminal record
Vaccines: Consult your doctor
Travel insurance: Comprehensive cover for travel & medical insurance
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 (€50-€100)

Your Trip Itinerary

Locations

Once you settle in after your orientation, you’ll be placed in one of our fantastic placements throughout Myanmar. Locations are varied and include: Yangon, Mandalay and Pyin Oo Lwin.

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If you are interested in teaching English in Myanmar and would like to learn more, request a call with one of our experienced travel advisors about this opportunity.

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    How it works

    Before you go, you’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat an then you’ll be on your way.

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    Cultural excursions

    You’ll have no trouble keeping busy during your time in Myanmar; there’s plenty to keep you and your newfound pals occupied. In Myanmar, there is enough to do on your days off.

    Wander around the beautiful gilded pagodas, take a hike through the beautiful highlands, or spend the day relaxing by the serene lakes.

    Myanmar’s natural splendour. Are there any wine connoisseurs among us? Surprisingly, Myanmar produces some of Asia’s best wine! Make a point of stopping at the Aythaya winery for a taste of the excellent grape juice!

    Neighborhood

    Neighborhood

    Myanmar’s most populous and lively city. The city features a diverse collection of museums, art galleries, and markets where you can learn about Myanmar culture while haggling to your heart’s content at the local markets!

    Food

    Food

    Enjoy spectacular Burmese cuisine with a wide-range of dishes, including traditional Burmese curries, salads, and soups typically enjoyed with white rice.

    Activity

    Activity

    Without a doubt the best way to see Bagan is by hot air balloon! Bagan’s balloons have become a symbol of the region, transporting many travellers on once-in-a-lifetime journeys. Bagan’s ballooning season extends from early October through the middle of April.

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