TEFL Training with Private School Teaching Practicum in Thailand for Non-Degree Holders
120 Hour TEFL
Teach Thailand Program
This is our most comprehensive Teacher Training Program combining classroom based TEFL training at Frisby's College, Great Yarmouth UK with a 1 year teaching job in northeast Thailand guaranteed.
This program is suitable for trainees who don't have a degree certificate or any previous TEFL teaching experience and are prepared to attend theory module lessons in-class with Professional Instructors at Frisby's College. The value of completing a TEFL certification through classroom based theory learning is preferred by many TEFL employers worldwide and often demonstrates a higher level of teaching ability. We are proud to offer this program in partnership with Frisby's College as a way to best prepare non-degree holders for a successful career teaching English with private schools across Thailand.
The initial 40 hours of online learning materials provide a flexible way for trainees to introduce themselves to the fundamentals of TEFL theory and learning concepts used in modern language teaching. Once registered trainees can access these materials as and when they want freely. They allows a self-pace approach to become familiar with the underpinning techniques of the Frisby method before beginning their in-classroom based training with a Professional Instructor at the College.
40 Hours Online
TEFL Theory and Techniques
20 Hours Teaching Practicum Thailand
Upon arrival in Ubonratchathani, northeast Thailand trainees are welcomed and briefed at their YESasia Network School before starting their in-class practicum with full-time Thai students. This briefing includes a cultural orientation and an introduction into the specifics of Thai teaching and the Thai school environment.
Trainees are then paired with a mentor teacher and given a time table of lessons for the week that they will be involved with. The week of practicum is designed to provide a varied experience of shadowing, teach assisting and full lesson management with students of different ages. Trainees are encouraged to utilize free time for lesson planning using Thai curriculum and learning resources available at the school.
At the end of the week both the trainee and their mentor shall select a lesson and accompanying lesson plan for final assessment. After which successful trainees are then issued full TEFL Certification from Frisby's College by YESasia in Thailand.
People who choose this program
Gap Year Students
Licensed Teachers from other countries
Non-degree holders planning a career change
How to enroll on to this program?
Trainees can enroll onto this program at anytime of the year however should understand that the teaching practicum and job placement stage in Thailand upon successful completion follows the academic high school calendar May-March.
The 40 hours online theory package may be completed any time prior to booking the 60 hours classroom placement start date, although we advise that this shouldn't be more than 1 month prior to arriving in Thailand.
Teaching Practicum Thailand Start Dates 2017
May 15 (7 days) Ubonratchathani
Teaching Job Start Dates 2017
May 24 - 31 (1 year) Northeast Thailand
Terms and Conditions
Its important all trainees understand the terms and conditions in which we guarantee job opportunities after completing a training program. We ask that you read them carefully before finalizing your enrollment details and payment.
Private School TEFL Job Placement
Following certification trainees are allocated a full-time 1 year teaching job with a YESasia Network School in Northeast Thailand. All network schools are privately licensed schools with the Thai Ministry of Education and fully authorized to employ foreign teachers through the scheme, providing a monthly salary of 22,000 Baht, full visa support and employee medical insurance. For non-degree holders in most cases trainees will be registered with the YESasia Foundation and will be required to report to the foundation office in Bangkok throughout the years teaching. The cost of such is covered as part of this teaching program. Following the 1 year teaching placement trainees may be given the choice to either continue teaching at their network school for a second year or search for alternative teaching opportunities with private schools else where in Thailand. For those who decide seek teaching jobs independently following their 1 year placement, we ensure that both the TEFL Certification completed as part of this program and having their credentials registered with the Frisby's College Teachers Register shall demonstrate adequate teaching experience to gain further employment with private schools in Thailand. We can not ensure however the exact way in which such private schools outside our network provide visa support to non-degree holders.
The 60 hours classroom based part of this program provides trainees with 2 weeks of intensive learning at Frisby's College headquarters, Great Yarmouth UK. This is a further in-depth chance to practice, build and develop teaching methods in small groups with other trainees and a Professional Instructor at the College. Trainees should be prepared for a fast pace and challenging environment that nurtures motivation and confidence for teaching ESL.
Both the design and reasoning behind the Frisby method for teaching languages has been put together using over 20 years' experience teaching students in over 60 countries. The techniques taught work within a realistic classroom setting and that's why we endorse the Frisby method approach for teaching in Thailand. All Professional Instructors at Frisby's College have extensive ability in training teachers to ASIC Accredited Standards.