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Teach English in Thailand (Hua Hin)

4.9(430 reviews)
Experience
Teach
Destination
Thailand
Duration
6 months
Ages
21 to 55

Limited spots. Earliest available arrival is currently Mar 2023, and closing very soon.

From $3,635

$495
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Trip overview

Our Teach in Thailand trip combines both passions of teaching and travel into one. You’ll gain an internationally-recognised accreditation and be presented with the unique opportunity to have your own classroom of students as you embark on an unforgettable adventure to teach English abroad. Home to over 1400 islands, soak up the sunshine by island hopping, relaxing on the beautiful tropical beaches fringed with palms galore, or experiencing the famed full moon parties. 

We offer the complete package for those wanting to teach English overseas and, best of all, we’ve partnered with exclusive local teaching organisations who can offer you an optional paid teaching placement upon completion of your TESOL course. You’ll be able to earn a local income in Thailand, or you can take your new accreditation with you to almost anywhere else in the world. Our team will help you with all the essentials you need to kickstart your journey to becoming an English teacher overseas, from visa assistance to bank account set up, cultural activities and excursions, local support and so much more.

Immerse yourself in a whole new culture, create lifelong connections and tick off incredible bucket list spots in between. This trip is perfect for anyone looking for direction or a new adventure and dreaming of broadening their horizons, travelling Asia and gaining international work & travel experience. 

Inclusions

Certified TESOL course

Gain accreditation to teach English overseas when you complete an in-country 120-hour training course (4 weeks) with our experienced TESOL instructors. Receive your certificate upon completion. You’ll find the best time to complete your course is in April or October.

Optional job interviews

On completion of your TESOL course, our team can arrange job interviews with institutions across the country. There’s a huge demand for English teachers in Thailand and you could earn between $790 - $1100 USD per month, so you can fund your travels further. Or, take your new certification to a new country instead.

Dedicated Trip Coordinator

Handpicked from an experienced team who’ve been there, done that and ready to guide you through your entire journey and leave no question unanswered.

Pre-Departure Guide

Our in-depth pre-departure guide will have all the information you need about your trip & destination, at your fingertips.

Trip visa guidance

Get your visa approved as cheap and easy as possible with our step-by-step instructions and personal guidance by your Trip Coordinator.

Personal Travel Concierge

You'll get a personal Travel Concierge to plan your flights, insurance or any add-ons to synchronise perfectly with your trip. Deal with a real human and get a personalised booking experience that ticks all your boxes.

Comfortable accommodation

Relax in modern twin-share accommodation, located in Hua Hin and minutes away from the town centre, for the duration of your TESOL course.

Arrival airport transfer

To take you from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to your initial orientation and one night’s accommodation in Bangkok.

Welcome orientation

Join other travellers in an introduction to Thailand's culture, society, geography and language. Plus, enjoy one-night of hotel accommodation in Bangkok with complimentary breakfast.

Local cultural experiences

Join other travellers as you take part in some of Thailand’s cultural activities, including a Muay Thai class, visit to a local street dog rescue clinic, a tour of a local mountain-top temple, visit to a nearby Thai market and traditional Thai cooking class, plus a beach barbecue where you’ll meet fellow teachers.

Local life essentials

Our partner will give you a t-shirt, Thai SIM card, important documentation and assistance opening your local bank account.

Interview preparation

Receive valuable feedback from expert in-country TESOL trainers to help you land your perfect teaching job, if you wish to stay on after your course.

Permanent accommodation support

If you choose to start a teaching English placement and if permanent accommodation isn’t provided with your placement, our in-country partners will help you find the perfect home close to your school.

Certificate of completion

In recognition of your hard work and dedication throughout the experience. Employers will love this addition to your resume!

Ongoing local team support

From our team and in-country project partners, think of them as your family away from home. Whether you need advice or a shoulder to lean on, you’ll be provided with unlimited support.

24/7 Global Emergency Line

Feel confident knowing we have a worldwide emergency team on standby, 24/7/365, so you can feel safe and secure throughout your whole trip no matter where you are in the world.

gWorld access

Stay organised with your personalised portal where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global.
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Social

Travel alone but never lonely with Social! An exclusive social network inside our gWorld app to talk, share & meet-up with other Global Travellers in your region, with a dedicated Community Manager.

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Global Academy

Gain access to an ever-growing range of skills & languages to learn before & whilst you travel.

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Marketplace deals

Get exclusive access to deals and discounts through our online Marketplace. Save big on a huge range of products and services from our brand partners worldwide.

$250 off your next trip

The “Travel Bug” is a very real thing! Once you catch it, it really doesn’t go away! Book any other trip with us later and save $250. Why would you ever stop travelling?

Just in case it’s not clear already, we’re not an employment or recruitment agency. Read more

Qualification

To qualify for this trip you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be between 21-55 years of age
  • Be a citizen of an eligible country
  • Have no criminal convictions in the past 5 years

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Trip details

Our Teach in Thailand trip is designed to get you travelling, living and teaching English overseas as smoothly as possible. We’re here to help you from the very beginning, offering step-by-step guidance as you embark on a path to work and travel as an English teacher abroad. We provide an internationally-recognised TESOL course, arrange local cultural experiences and provide you with the optional opportunity to work as a paid English teacher upon completion of your course. 

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Interest-free payment plans

Pay your trip off in instalments that you get to choose.

Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility

If Covid gets in the way, again, we've got your back. Read more here.

Trip itinerary

Week 1-4

Once you’ve touched down at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, your private transfer will take you into Bangkok for your initial in-country orientation, introducing you to Thailand and other teachers. You’ll be introduced to your TESOL classmates and trainers and taken to Hua Hin, where you’ll prepare to begin your 4 weeks of training before your optional teaching contract starts! You’ll get to experience the cultural orientation activities planned, such as joining a Muay Thai class, volunteering at Rescue Paws, a street dog rescue clinic, going on a tour of a local mountain-top temple, shopping for groceries at a nearby Thai market and using them in a traditional Thai cooking class. You’ll finish orientation with a beach barbecue where you’ll meet fellow teachers.  Most people are presented with a local teaching contract before they’ve even finished the TESOL course, in the unlikely chance you haven't received yours, our local partner won’t stop until you’ve got one.

Ongoing

You're well into the swing of your teaching English abroad experience! Each teaching placement generally receives time off in the March, April and October school holidays, giving you plenty of time to take off and explore some of Thailand’s well-known night markets and incredibly stunning islands.  We’ll constantly keep in touch with you throughout your stay. If at any point during your trip you need advice or support, our team will be on hand to answer all your questions. Don’t forget you can jump on our social media pages too or buzz our 24/7 emergency support line for urgent matters.

   

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Reviews

Andrea S
Fantastic welcome and introduction from Rachel on all aspects of teacher training and work placement in Thailand. I'm in and looking forward to an amazing life experience.
Jesse B
Dealing with Sam so far has been a very positive experience. He has been very helpful, mindful and professional in my opinion. He has given me more than answers to my questions. Thank you!
Seonaid V
Overall a good experience so far with lots of help, information and support from Kerry when needed. Looking forward to our trip!
Harry H
Just would like to write a few words about my recent booking experience with Kerrie. I would like to feedback that she was absolutely wonderful when arranging anything for my teaching trip. Very professional yet personable service, and would recommend happily even just purely based on her customer service.
Kimberley B
I would highly recommend Global to anybody that is looking to travel and work or volunteer in a county that is not their own. I cannot give high enough praises for how much they have helped me so far and I still have 7 months until my trip. Kerrie has been my trip coordinator for the past few months and I couldn't be more grateful for all the help and information she has given me. She has given me a call once a month to make sure I am OK and if I have everything on track. I appreciate this as I don't feel like I have to struggle on my own. She has answered any questions and given me great information. I feel more at ease about my trip more and more each day. A big thank you once again.

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Frequently asked questions

Why go with Global Work & Travel?

As the world’s leading gap-year and “work & travel” company, we offer you the ability to not only choose from a number of awesome experiences all over the world but, we'll be your support system from the very first moment you become a Global Traveller! We provide a premium service that allows you to pick the destination of your dreams, get our visa & pre-departure assistance, book great flights and organise the perfect travel insurance or tours for when you arrive. Plus, we’ll back it all up with some cool and exclusive tech features that are with you the entire time.

As a Global Traveller, you’ll get exclusive access to gWorld, our personalised app where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global. This is where you will find exclusive Marketplace deals for discounts with our brand partners, a unique social network to connect you with other Global Travellers when you’re overseas, access to our Academy with an ever-growing range of skills & languages to learn as you travel, invites to bucket-list side trips with other travellers, local meet-ups and so much more. Think all of your favourite apps merged into one, but like, better?

And it doesn't even stop there. We continue to be there from the moment you land with a dedicated 24/7 emergency team, over 100 staff and ongoing support ensuring that you have the tools you need to feel like a local. That’s why 65,000+ Global Travellers from all over the world have chosen to turn their travel dream into reality with us and we can proudly brag that we’ve got the most & best reviews in the biz!

Why should I book now?

Covid-19 threw us a curve ball and pretty much halted all travel. This means that we have a backlog of travellers, just like you, who are desperate to get out and explore the world! Global Work & Travel works on a first-in-best-dressed basis. Booking earlier ensures that you don’t miss out on the best intake, season, placements and more! We recommend our travellers take 6-12 months to plan their trip for a reason - to make sure you’ve got everything organised perfectly, stress-free.

As a Global Traveller you’ll get exclusive access to gWorld, our personalised app where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global. This is where you will find exclusive Marketplace Deals, a unique social network to connect you with other like-minded Global Travellers, access to our Academy with an ever-growing range of skills & languages, and so much more. Think all of your favourite apps merged into one, but like, better?

Why not give yourself something to look forward to by booking that trip!

Can I travel with a friend?

Yes you can! Simply tell your Trip Coordinator after booking that your friend is also going and they can link your profiles. For most of our trips we should be able to have you and your friends placed together or nearby. Meaning that you can live, work, play & travel together!

But wait there's more! Not only can you travel the world with your besties at your side, you can also earn some extra cash towards your own trip just by referring your friends to Global Work & Travel. You can learn more about the great referral rewards program inside your gWorld account once you join.

And for those who decide to go-it-solo, we’ve made it easier to meet other Global Travellers in the same region as you. Just like any other social platform, you’ll be able to interact, share, chat and meet with some really cool people who are doing trips just like you!

What happens if COVID affects my trip?

If you have to make any changes to your departure date, you’re protected with our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee and our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility. With this, we will change your trip dates for free. If this doesn’t fit around you and you can’t go on your trip anymore, we will give you a 100% refund in the form of a Trip Credit with us (See terms). If you’re unable to use it, you can also transfer that credit to someone else for them to put towards any trip too.

If you’re affected by Covid-19 while you’re overseas, you will have all the support you need from our team or partners in-country as well as have access to our 24/7 Global Emergency Line. We recommend travellers purchase Global Travel Cover travel insurance that provides Covid-19 medical protection too.

Do I need to be vaccinated to book?

As border restrictions for countries begin to ease, being fully vaccinated will maximise the number of locations you can visit. So while you are not legally required to be vaccinated, and it’s also not a requirement to travel with us, it will limit some of the countries that you can visit and may make it harder to travel through over the next 12-18 months. We highly recommend our travellers look at the current travel restrictions of their destination, speak with a medical professional or get in touch with our team for travel advice.

What happens if I want to cancel my trip?

Our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility means you can change your trip’s start date up to 84* days before departure without incurring any charges when you rebook it for any time (or even any other trip) in the next 2 years from your original start date.

In the event that you want to cancel your booking altogether, if you give us over 84* days notice you can do so with only a 50% cancellation fee. Your refund of the balance will come in the form of a Store Credit which you can put towards booking absolutely anything travel related with your Travel Concierge within the next 2 years!

*Some select trips excluded, including Teach (Spain, Italy & Czech Republic) and USA (Summer Camp, Working Holiday and Hotel Professional), and others as listed in Booking Conditions.

How it works

Make your decision

Choose your trip style and destination, and confirm your spot with a deposit. Then, open your gWorld account and celebrate, the hardest part is over and the fun is about to begin.

We become friends

You’ll be matched with a personal Trip Coordinator who knows all the ins & outs. They’ll guide you through everything we need to do together, so you can leave your worries behind.

Time to go

We’ll get your tickets in-hand and your transfers ready. Then, our in-country team or partner will have everything prepared for your arrival. It’s now time for the real adventure to start.

24/7 support

Never stress, knowing we’re there with you when you need us with ongoing & unlimited local team support and check-ins. And just in case, we’ve got an emergency team on stand-by, 24/7.

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Know that someone is always ready to assist throughout the journey & they’re only a call, tweet, comment, text or double tap away, 24/7.

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With over 10 years in the industry and a team of over 100 passionate pros, you can bet we know our stuff better than anyone else.

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We have over 1,200 partners around the globe, so we have access to plenty of exclusive opportunities to make your trip the best it can be.

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