2017 Paid Internships – Teach English in Thailand


SEE TEFL offers a 4-5 month contract for PAID full-time English Teaching in Northern Thailand. 2 weeks of TEFL training included.

The SEE TEFL Paid Internship is an ideal way for people who wish to experience living and working in Thailand as a paid English language teacher, but who are not ready to commit to a 4-week training course, or a teaching commitment longer than 5 months.

The Internship involves pre-arrival classroom familiarization training and 2 weeks of face-to-face classroom skills and cultural awareness induction training in Chiang Mai. After that, the Interns are offered a paid 1-semester (4-5 months) teaching job in a rural or provincial Thai formal school.

Location of Internships – Northern Thailand Provinces

We have placed students in Northern Thai provinces of Khampaeng Phet, Utthai Thani, Mae Hong Son (when available), and Nan (when available). Our program is now popular, and we are a partner with OEG (Overseas Education Group) and GVI (Global Visions International), two established international organizations who place students in paid and volunteer positions.

SEE TEFL and TEFL Internships

Over the past 11 years SEE TEFL has trained over 1,000 teachers of English as a foreign language. SEE TEFL is one of a few TEFL courses in Thailand fully licensed by the Ministry of Education, and the first TEFL provider in Asia to acquire ISO 9001:2008 quality management standards (first certified in 2009, and recertified again in 2012 and 2015).

TEFL Internship Eligibility Requirements

Teaching placements are normally for 1 semester of 4–5 months. However, placements that start at the beginning of the academic year (Semester 1) have the option of extending their placement to 1 academic year for no additional charge.

Requirements for Participants of the TEFL Internship

* Be physically and mentally fit.

* Be adaptable and flexible.

* Be a university graduate and hold a recognized bachelor’s degree.

* Be no older than 50 and no younger than 21.

* Be an English native speaker

* Hold a passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States.

In addition, interns must possess a police clearance from their home country.

It’s not necessary to possess previous teaching experience or to know any Thai language. Induction training will equip you with teaching and Thai basics. This training will give you the ability to make a confident and successful start to your teaching experience.

Placements are in formal Thai schools. Opportunities exist to teach in kindergarten (anubahn), primary school (pratom), secondary school (matayom) and colleges working Monday to Friday from around 7:30am to 4:00pm each day. A working week normally involves 18 – 22 teaching periods of between 50 and 60 minutes.

TEFL Internship Fees

The standard fee for the complete program is $1,295 USD. This includes the two weeks of Teaching Essentials training and comfortable resort accommodation during the 2-week course in Chiang Mai.

TEFL Salary

Interns are paid at least 25,000 Thai Baht per month during the placement period. Thailand has low living costs, so this salary can provide a comfortable lifestyle while teaching in Thailand in local Thai communities.

This internship is actual paid employment by a school in Thailand. Interns must be employed by a school in order to obtain non-imm B visas and work permits. There is normally no extra charge for work permits and visa extensions.

For more information and to apply please visit SEE TEFL.

Expires: Jan 1, 2018


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