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Teaching Abroad Cambodia Program

Hiring now for 190 exciting English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching positions!

Teaching English in Cambodia Program

Discover lucrative English teaching opportunities across Cambodia, spanning from government-run to privately owned primary and secondary schools, as well as English Language Centres. We seek individuals who are professionally-oriented, culturally attuned, flexible, and amiable. While prior experience as an English language teacher is advantageous, it is not a fundamental prerequisite for joining our esteemed partner school network in Cambodia.


Teach English in Cambodia


  • Save money

    Savings capacity (after meeting all expenses) of US $400.00 to US $500.00 a month (+/-)
  • Regular teaching schedule

    20 to 25 hours a week in-class (+/-)
  • Explore Cambodia

    Plenty of free time to explore
  • Legal work permit

    Work Permit and related visa
  • City locations, regional and rural offers

    Support to find your ideal placement
  • Full training and orientation

    9 days of training with accommodation, workshops and excursions on arrival
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Join TEFL UK's Southeast Asian ESL Teaching Network Today

TEFL UK, in collaboration with local partners, has established a sizable partner school network across Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam and Cambodia. Right now, there are 190 English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching positions that we’re seeking to fill on behalf of our partner schools, with new jobs being added daily. All positions will be filled via our Teaching Jobs Abroad Programme, that provides a safe, secure and fully supported pathway to teaching English abroad.


  • No degree required
  • Clear background (criminal record) check
  • Able to pass a basic health check
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Snapshot of Cambodia Teaching Jobs Abroad Program

  • Pre-course support - visa, insurance and documentation advice
  • Direct referral to local accommodation options to satisfy all budgets
  • A welcome dinner and drinks in the evening on day one
  • Early access to our secure, purposedly designed Student Learning Portal
  • 9-day intensive programme with an emphasis on practical teaching skills and job placement
  • Expert guidance from local trainers and tutors
  • Lesson planning workshops delivered by experienced tutors
  • 6 hours of observation classes (actual classes with an emphasis on variety)
  • 8 hours of teaching practice (actual classes with an emphasis on variety – the first 6 hours are critically assessed)
  • Interactive cultural immersion workshop conducted by local staff
  • Interactive employment workshop conducted by AVSE’s designated Job Placement Administrator
  • Interactive job interview workshop
  • Job placement in a partner school post programme
  • Post-programme support – guidance with long-term accommodation, career pathways, visa issues, employment contracts and a lot more

Dates and Details

  • Arrive to Phnom Penh with arrival groups available every month
  • Full-time teaching load is considered to be 20-30 classroom hours a week
  • Minimum one day off each week
  • Foreign ESL teachers in Cambodia typically earn US $800 to US $1200 (net) per month
  • Savings capacity is around 50% of your earnings
  • Paid holiday arrangements vary from school to school
  • Start a great job between day 9 and 14 after arrival!
  • Stay for 6 / 12 months

FAQs: Teaching English in Cambodia Program

Explore lucrative English teaching opportunities nationwide, spanning government-run and privately owned schools as well as English Language Centres. Enjoy a regular teaching schedule of 20 to 25 hours per week in class, with plenty of free time to explore Cambodia. Receive a legal work permit and related visa, along with support to find your ideal placement in city locations, regional areas, or rural settings. Benefit from full training and orientation, including a 9-day program with accommodation, workshops, and excursions upon arrival.

Book now for £640, which covers pre-course support, visa assistance, accommodation referrals, welcome dinner, training program, and job placement support.

No degree is required, but applicants should possess a TESOL, TEFL, or CELTA certification, along with a clear background check and the ability to pass a basic health examination.

Apply through our Teaching Jobs Abroad Program, which provides a safe, secure, and fully supported pathway to teaching English abroad. Positions are filled based on qualifications and availability.

Receive direct referrals to local accommodation options, access to a student learning portal, intensive training with expert guidance, observation and teaching practice sessions, cultural immersion workshops, and job placement assistance.

Expect a teaching load of 20-30 classroom hours per week, with foreign ESL teachers typically earning between US $800 to US $1200 per month, allowing for a savings capacity of around 50%.

Enjoy a minimum of one day off each week, with paid holiday arrangements varying from school to school.

Start your teaching job between day 9 and 14 after arrival in Phnom Penh, with arrival groups available monthly.

Receive guidance with long-term accommodation, career pathways, visa issues, employment contracts, and more to ensure a smooth transition into your teaching role and life in Cambodia.

Want to teach in Cambodia?

We’ve got you covered! Discover our teaching jobs in Cambodia and launch an exciting career as an international teacher. To apply for this role, fill out the below application form and an advisor will contact you with next steps.

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