The city of Bangkok is a national treasure, as well as Thailand 's spiritual, cultural, political, commercial, educational and diplomatic centre. Thailand 's major gateway, Bangkok casts an irresistible spell of enchantment on travelers. This magical city appeals to all senses - captivating the imagination of ALL who visit. More than anywhere else in the country, Bangkok serves as an outstanding example of Thailand 's uncanny ability to blend the old with the new. This unique ability lends a thrilling sense of discovery to visitors' sightseeing - adding an element of surprise when exploring the Orient's most fabled city.
Global Crossroad's affiliate TEFL school is located on Phaholyothin road in Bangkok - the spiritual, cultural, and political capital of Thailand . Within easy walking distance in any direction from the school are incredibly inexpensive internet cafés and innumerable food shops offering mouthwatering Thai cuisine at significantly low prices.
Two TEFL Programs in Bangkok
Global Crossroad presently offers two unique professional TEFL programs in Bangkok . Participants can select either one course or both courses depending upon time permitted and/or interest:
4 or 6-week TEFL certification course fee: US$1650 (+$45 for insurance)
4-Weeks TEFL Certification Course
- 6 October - 31 October
- 17 November - 19 December
- 5 January - 4 February
- 16 February - 18 March
- 30 March - 12 May
- 18 May - 5 June
- 29 June - 29 July
- 4 August – 10 September
- 21 September - 21 October
- 2 November - 2 December
- 7 December - 15 January, 2010
Program fee does not cover:
- Airport pick-up and drop-off
- Personal Expenses
- International Flights
- Visa, Immunization, Insurance. (Note: free assistance will be given for acquiring a long-term visa!)
6-Weeks TEFL Certification Course
- 3 November - 17 December
- 19 January - 26 February
- 9 March - 23 April
- 14 May – 12 June
- 22 June - 30 July
- 10 August - 17 September
- 28 September - 5 November
- 16 November - 23 December
With advanced notice, the Global Crossroad-affiliate school can reserve excellent housing accommodations for participants. Most accommodations are available within a 5 minutes' walk of the TEFL school. Many accommodations run up to 4,300 baht (less than $100 US) per month. Participants are provided with a large, one-bedroom, air-conditioned apartment which is fully furnished with a large bed, dresser, table, chairs, refrigerator and telephone, as well as a cable television connection. A 5,000 baht (about $115 USD) security deposit is charged upon arrival and is refunded (fully/partially) when departing.
Native English-speakers are in great demand in Thailand . Many private schools, colleges, universities, and private business are looking for qualified TEFL teachers. Should participants decide to remain in Thailand , our coordinators' local knowledge and contacts will prove very useful - having connections throughout the country (primarily within private schools). English-teachers can expect salaries ranging from $800-$1000/month.
Generally speaking, our TEFL graduates seldom (if ever) encounter any problems finding employment in Thailand . With a well-written resume/CV, and a little effort on your part, 99% of TEFL participants are offered a job within 0 to 30 days of the successful commencement of their certification course. For more information on these positions, please visit: http://www.globalcrossroad.com/paid_teaching/thailand/
Whether enrolled in our online TEFL course or one of our numerous abroad courses (in 12 destinations worldwide), Global Crossroad can guarantee paid, English-teaching positions in China for native English-speakers. Over the last five (5) years, Global Crossroad has sent hundreds of native English-speakers to China (since 2003, sending nearly 1000 teachers to China). As an English-teacher in China, you not only receive free living accommodations, meals, and competitive monthly salaries, but also a number of benefits. For more information on these abroad English-teaching programs, please visit: http://www.globalcrossroad.com/teach_in_china.php.
Thailand 's TEFL courses are recognized by the Middlesex University of England as well as the Thailand Ministry of Education - meeting Thailand 's exact standards, thus improving the chances of those receiving their TEFL certification in Thailand to be offered an English-teaching position in Thailand .
Global Crossroad is a leader in volunteer/intern abroad programs - sending nearly 150 volunteers to Thailand each year. Global Crossroad provides $300 discount for successful TEFL participants, should they decide to join Global Crossroad's Thailand volunteer program.
Fees do not cover internal/domestic transportation from location/site of TEFL course to volunteer projects.