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NEW FOR 2023

degree-required

THAILAND TEACHING PLACEMENT

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Duration

6 MOnths

Start Dates

JUN – NOV

Cost

FROM £899*

*Paid in full

Secure your place today and pay the balance at your own pace.

TEACH THAILAND PLACEMENT PROGRAMME

Prepare for a life changing adventure in paradise! Add teaching to your CV and experience teaching and living in Thailand! 

Are you interested in teaching overseas? Maybe you’ve taught English as a second language before, or this is something new and of interest to you! Either way, we’re looking for passionate, motivated and excited teachers to help us make a real difference this summer! If you’ve ever dreamed of working overseas in a beautiful location, getting paid to teach and travel then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

***IMPORTANT > YOU MUST HAVE A UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (OR EQUIVALENT) TO TAKE PART IN THIS PROGRAMME***

WHY TEACH IN THAILAND

TEACH IN LOCAL SCHOOLS

Teach English to local children

UnIque cultural experIence

Immerse yourself in a new culture and way of life

EARN 30,000 to 40,000 BAHT

Get a starting salary of 30,000 to 40,000 Thai Baht for full time teaching

INCLUDED ACTIVITIES

Experience Muay Thai Boxing, Cooking Classes and discover Thai Temples

EXPLORE THAILAND

Explore the country's diverse landscape, sample delicious Thai cuisine, and participate in traditional cultural activities

Teaching English abroad is an excellent alternative to the traditional post-graduate employment path. It also serves as a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others while experiencing the rich culture of the East. Teaching in Thailand can be the beginning of a rewarding career path, not to mention a chance to gain a one-of-a-kind international experience exploring one of the most beautiful countries in the world! We work closely with our in-country partner to provide you with an excellent orientation, placement, and teacher assistance and support to help you make a smooth transition into your new and exciting venture!

 

Choosing to teach English in Thailand offers some great benefits: 

  • Teachers can expect to get a starting salary of 30,000 to 40,000 Thai Baht for full time teaching! 

  • Flexible contract options

  • Short term options are possible (6 Months minimum!)

  • Full-service placement process, with extensive post-placement support. 

  • 120hr internationally accredited TEFL / TESOL certification 

  • 40hr cultural immersion experience (Week 1 programme on arrival)

REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

BEACH BBQ / WELCOME DINNER

Welcome to Thailand! Start the program in style with our beach BBQ / welcome dinner. Imagine the sound of the waves crashing on the shore as you enjoy a delicious meal of grilled seafood and tropical fruit.

THAI LANGUAGE CLASSES

Immerse yourself in the Thai culture and learn to communicate with the locals during your travels. Learn all the essential phrases and grammar needed to have basic conversations.

THAI COOKING CLASS

Experience the flavours of Thailand with a Thai cooking class! Get hands on and learn how to make authentic Thai dishes.

MUAY THAI CLASS

Learn the techniques and strategies used in this exciting martial art. Not only will you learn how to defend yourself, but you'll also get an intense cardiovascular workout.

TEMPLE VISIT & MEDITATION

Experience the peace and serenity of Thai temple life with our guided temple visit and meditation.

TEACHING LOCATIONS:

WHAT TO EXPECT

This incredible 6 Month+ placement programme is made up of a 1 Week Orientation, Completion of your 120 Hour TESOL qualification, followed by at least 6 months of teaching in your placement school (if you want to commit to longer than 6 months, even better, we can place you for up to 24 months!) You’ll have your evenings and weekends, and approximately 24 public holidays per year free to explore the delights of Thailand! Typically, Teachers will stay in Thailand after their placement has finished to travel the rest of this amazing country! 

 

ONE WEEK ORIENTATION

Here’s what you can expect during our unique, in-country cultural immersion experience.

  • Thai Cooking Classes
  • Muay Thai Boxing Classes
  • Thai Language Classes
  • Temple Visit + Meditation Class
  • Animal Rescue Volunteering – Check out our amazing Rescue Paws programme for more info!
  • History, Culture, and Politics Lectures
  • Visit Local Thai Markets
  • Dinner on the Beach
  • Teaching workshop and first day of school presentation to help you prepare for teaching
  • Observe  teaching practice in a Thai school to give you a bit of classroom experience to gain confidence before you hit the field to start teaching.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR 120 HOUR TESOL QUALIFICATION?

The XploreAsia 120-hour TEFL / TESOL provides significant instruction on the theories, strategies and techniques of teaching English as a second/foreign language. The course also includes a strong cultural and linguistic foundation to prepare participants to teach and live in Thailand.

The course components include: 

  • 120 hours of onsite and offsite instruction and work. 
  • Extensive instruction on the history and theory of teaching English as a second language 
  • Significant practical training in how to teach listening, reading, speaking and writing in the classroom, including extensive lesson plan development and presentation
  • Tons of tips, tricks and examples of how to teach English to every age group 
  • Advice and guidance for effective classroom management Practical training (8-16 hours) and assessment through participation in a non-profit English camp in a real Thai school 
  • Access to online XA Teacher Resource

 

TEACHING PLACEMENT INFO

We work closely with our in country partner to find you the best overseas teaching placement and prepare you for your unique teaching experience. We’ll support you every step of the way, from the moment you commit right through to when you finish your placement and any questions/concerns you have along the way. This is what the full process can look like:

 

Typically teaching days range from 8:30am – 4pm and then your afternoon is yours to do exactly as you please! The best bit? Degree holders can expect to earn between 30,000 to 40,000 Thai Baht throughout their placement, which is super competitive pay!

Teachers will also get all public holidays off as standard!

 

WHERE WILL I BE PLACED AND HOW MUCH CAN I EARN/EXPECT TO SAVE?

Where you’ll be placed on your teaching placement is all dependent on which of our partner schools require teachers. This can also be dependent on your experience and the age/level of teaching required by the particular school. Nevertheless, we have a 100% placement success rate, so as long as you’re open and flexible, we’re sure you’ll get snapped up! 

Some of our most popular placement areas include Bangkok (the countries buzzing capital!), Sukothai, Trang, Ubon Ratchathanii & Chonburi! All of these locations are within walking distance from local shops, temples, markets and some of the most amazing tourist hotspots! Please note, we can take into account your preference on placement location, but we cannot guarantee it.

 

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Many of the issues and challenges that one faces when teaching in a foreign country are rooted in cultural differences and language barriers. Gaining a thorough understanding of language, history and culture is imperative to making a success of teaching in Thailand.

Preparing to teach abroad with this mindset results in a smoother cultural integration, making the experience more enjoyable and enlightening.

Our cultural immersion course delves into the heart of Thai culture and values through in-class instruction/lectures, and active-learning cultural excursions to various sites of cultural and historical significance. The in-country orientation is punctuated by in-class language lessons to build a strong foundation in Thai language.

What's Included

Teaching Workshop and TESOL qualification (120 Hour TESOL to be completed prior to placement)

Course materials

Logistical support and guidance on how to prepare for your trip

Teaching placement

Thai Sim Card & T-Shirt on arrival 

Help setting up your Thai bank account and insurance

Support finding your accommodation, signing contracts etc.

Airport pick-up

Transport to Hua Hin for your Orientation week (full of amazing activities & tours!)

Shared accommodation during your Week 1 Orientation. 

40 hour Cultural Immersion including language lessons and Thai Culture briefings. 

An unforgettable PAID teaching experience. 

Lifetime Placement Guarantee

Medical insurance

Flights

Visa

Meals

Accommodation (although we will support you in finding accommodation and signing contracts etc).

Any sort of financial assistance

Day-to-day transport (including to job interviews)

Entertainment outside of your Orientation Week

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REVIEWS

Erica

I have really enjoyed the entire training process and living in Hua Hin. I have had a lot of fun getting to know the area – it was a very nice way to start my journey here in Thailand. I loved all the activities that were setup for us.

Colleen

Instructors and coordinators were great resources for advice on this huge culture change. Seeing/hearing all of their stories gave me the confidence that I can do this and change my life. The TESOL / TEFL course allowed me to make great friendships, while adapting to life here.

Spencer

Overall, I am extremely impressed with the training. The teachers have a good grip on Thailand and have considerable experience working with all age groups.

AVAILABILITY

2023 START DATES

26TH JUNE 2023

£899

Paid in full or £949 with a £99 deposit.

• Available

24TH JULY 2023

£899

Paid in full or £949 with a £99 deposit.

• Available

25TH SEPTEMBER 2023

£899

Paid in full or £949 with a £99 deposit.

• Available

30TH OCTOBER 2023

£899

Paid in full or £949 with a £99 deposit.

• Available

27TH NOVEMBER 2023

£899

Paid in full or £949 with a £99 deposit.

• Available

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