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Teach English on an Island - Thailand

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks


Throughout the year


Volunteers often worry that their English may not be good enough or that they don't know how to be a teacher. This is not a problem, full support is provided and we can assure you that your skills are very valuable. There is no need to have any previous teaching experience, just enthusiasm, energy and a love of working with children.


  • English

Cost in US$:

From 1395 GBP

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

* A comprehensive information booklet and pre-departure support
* Travel advice and assistance
* Being met on arrival at Koh Phangan
* Accommodation - your own room (not shared) in an amazing beach hut!
* Introductions to your school, timetable and syllabus
* Thai language and culture training
* Daily transport on teaching days for the first 4-8 weeks if required (by private taxi to and from your school)
* Activities: Koh Phangan island tour, night food market visit, 1 day boat & snorkelling trip to the island of Koh Tao
* Pod polo t-shirt
* Thai SIM card for your mobile phone
* Ongoing support, help and advice from our local team

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Age Range


This Program is open to

Asian, Worldwide, Kiwi, South African, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of Normally 2-4 (up to 8)

Application Process Involves

  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad