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Teach English in Thailand!

Thailand rewrites the rule book in superlatives! From blissed out islands and beaches to the chaotic thrum of Bangkok, from hip, laid back Chiang Mai to the temple studded, historical hubs of Ayutthaya and Lopburi, you can do it all here! 💚🙏

Teaching in Thailand Overview

If you are interested in teaching in Thailand through a social impact program, would like to immerse yourself in a local Thai community and gain TEFL training and teaching experience (all with the support of an expert local team), Go Thailand is the program for you.

Go Thailand works in collaboration with up country Thai schools, helping bring English language education to provincial Thai communities that are often underprivileged and in low income areas.

You would be supporting local students, many of whom have never had the chance to learn English with a fluent speaker.

You will also have a full orientation in Bangkok, curriculum support and access to teaching mentors.

Benefits

Enjoy some fanastic benefits as an English teacher in Thailand:

  • Teaching job before you go

    Guaranteed teaching job with Go Thailand
  • No long term commitment

    One semester contract
  • Great local salary

    Up to 37,000 Baht p / month salary (depending qualifications / experience)
  • Housing support

    Monthly accommodation allowance
  • Visa contribution

    3,000 Baht visa reimbursement on contract completion
  • Full training

    Orientation Course in Bangkok
  • Legal work permit

    Visa and work permit assistance
  • Logistical assistance

    Support in finding accommodation
  • Visa guidance

    Thai consultant support
  • Teaching materials

    Full curriculum and teaching mentors
  • Reference and certificate

    Certificate on program completion
  • Free placement service

    No program fee
Thai tribe
Thailand is a cultural gem

Job description for English teacher in Thailand

  • Teach 6 – 18 year olds in provincial Thai schools
  • Work with local Thai teachers to help build upon existing knowledge and teaching resources
  • Help improve the lives of Thai students through English education
  • Lead classroom based English teaching activities
  • Build confidence and work towards a vision for positive change in local students’ education

You will be surrounded by a close-knit and friendly team who meet up regularly for social events.

The morning commute looks different though as you travel to work through lush rice paddies, listen to the sound of monks chanting and swap smiles with local street vendors, touting their exotic wares!

Social Impact

Go Thailand offers a unique opportunity to make a positive social impact in ‘up-country’ Thailand.

Many of the students will not have had any experience of learning English with a fluent speaker. As such, it’s an exciting chance to help develop English language education, exchange ideas with local Thai teachers and give students the confidence they need to succeed in later life.

Class of Thai kids

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Genuine passion for supporting English education development in Thailand
  • Culturally adaptable
  • Team player

Program dates

  • May - October
  • November - April
Thai kids in class

Locations for teaching in Thailand

Chaiyaphum, Khon kean, Korat, Buriram, Marasarakham, Udon Thani, Ubon Rachathani, Roiet, Sisaket, Sakon Nakhon, Nong Khai, Mukdahan, Yashotorn, Kalasin, Amnat Chareon, Phayao, Lampang, Phae, Sukothai, Uttraditt, Khampeng Phet, Nakon Nayok, Chonburi, Chumpon, Lopburi, Nakon Prathom, Prachinburi, Samut Prakarn.

Rewards

As a Go Thailand team member, you will receive full support on arrival to Thailand and enjoy working as part of a close-knit, international team.

  • Over 1,000 program participants
  • Serving schools throughout Thailand
  • Prepare to teach your way around the world!
tefl course to teach in thailand

The program staff are so kind and friendly, they are always available to help you and answer any questions you may have about teaching, local culture, language, visas, work permits and absolutely any problems you may face within your journey.

Louise

Teaching in Thailand

FAQs

The majority of new teachers in Thailand find jobs that pay about $1,000 per month, which should be more than enough to cover basic living expenses, particularly outside of major cities like Bangkok.

If you're a native English speaker with a university degree and a TEFL certificate you're eligible to teach English in Thailand.

Learning and education are highly valued in traditional Thai culture, as they are in most other Asian countries. As a result, teachers enjoy a high level of respect because they are seen as authoritative and knowledgeable.

Teaching in Thailand allows you to gain international experience in an exciting job where you will work with lots of different people on a daily basis. Teaching students from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives prepares you for future career success!

The school year runs from May to March, with breaks in October and April, as well as a number of local holidays. The majority of hiring occurs in the month leading up to each term, but it occurs all year. If you are interested in teaching in Thailand, get in touch today for more information.

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