English Teaching Programme

Lattitude Thailand

Teach English Abroad Programme

In collaboration with one of our amazing partner organizations, we are pleased to offer unique paid teaching opportunities for participants aged 21-35. This is ideal if you are someone looking to gain international work experience, while immersing yourself in a foreign culture. If you are considering a teaching career, wanting an independent yet supported international experience, or perhaps a second experience abroad as a Lattitude alumnus, this programme is a great fit for you!

  • Age


    21 – 35 years

  • Start Dates


  • Application deadline


  • Duration

    4-5 months

    1 year, or longer

South Korea

South Korea is the perfect programme for you if you want a 12-month experience teaching and travelling in a vibrant and fascinating destination. You will have the option to attend a 4-week TESOL course in Incheon, specifically tailored to life and work in South Korea. As a paid teacher, you will earn approximately $1700-$1900 USD per month and receive free furnished accommodation, airfare reimbursement, paid holidays, and health insurance coverage. All together this will enable you live comfortably and save enough to travel during your time off! Teaching contracts in South Korea are for a minimum of 12 months but are renewable if you wish to extend further.



Teach English in Thailand for 1 semester (4 to 5 months), for a year, or longer to give yourself a truly unique experience. You will earn a salary of approximately $950-$1300 USD a month, which goes a long way in a country with a low cost of living. You will have ample holiday time and weekends off to travel and explore all that amazing Thailand has to offer. You have the option of attending the 4-week TEFL/TESOL course in Hua Hin to prepare you for your teaching experience.

Costa Rica

As an English Teacher in Costa Rica, you will most likely be working with young adults in a private language centre and will earn about $700-$1000 USD per month while working 20-30 hours per week. Your flexible schedule will allow you to explore all the natural beauty of Costa Rica including the national parks, beaches along both the Pacific and Atlantic coastlines, and more. You can earn your TEFL/TESOL certificate at the course offered in Palmares. This will give you an orientation to the Costa Rican culture and school environment while giving you 16 hours of practical teaching experience in a local classroom. Teaching in Costa Rica also offers you the opportunity to learn Spanish as you will have 6 hours of language lessons included and ample opportunity to practice. Teaching contracts are a minimum of 12 months and are renewable.

 Lattitude Teaching


Teaching English in Vietnam allows you to work in a beautiful setting while earning about $1200-$2000 USD per month. Short contracts starting at 4 months are available, with options up to 12 months. If you wish to stay longer, contracts at private schools are renewable. You’ll have ample time to explore Vietnam with 20 days vacation plus all public holidays (over a 12 month contract).  In Vietnam, English is seen as a skill that opens doors to employment opportunities, so you will be making a valuable difference to your students. Vietnam is country of unmatched beauty, easy to get around, and well-situated for travel to other parts of Asia.

Lattitude Vietnam



Japan is an extraordinary destination rich in culture, history, and natural beauty. Here is your opportunity to spend 1 year or more immersing yourself in everything Japan has to offer. Teaching English in Japan will have you earning $2000 to $2500 USD per month, and you will enjoy 5 – 10 paid vacation days, which will allow you to save extra funds for your travels. Minimum teaching contracts in Japan are for 12 months but can be extended. You will have the option to attend a 120-hour TEFL/TESOL course in Japan which will give you the opportunity to gain 20 hours of practical teaching experience at a local Japanese school. This will set you up to go into your teaching experience with confidence.

Pre-departure Support

As you prepare for your trip, you will receive support regarding:
  • Packing
  • Visas
  • Budget
  • Travel insurance
  • Pre-arrival program information
  • And any questions you might have to help ease any anxieties during the pre-departure process.

In-Country Support

Upon arrival, you can expect
  • Airport pickup
  • In-depth Cultural orientation
  • Internationally accredited TEFL/TESOL courses
  • 24/7 In-country support throughout your teaching placement
  • Guaranteed paid job placement at a carefully vetted partner school
  • Guidance on finding suitable accommodation 


  • 21-35 years old
  • Passport holder from: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa
  • Native English speaker – must be fluent in English
  • Education level: A Bachelor’s degree in any field of study is required (except for Costa Rica)

Teaching abroad is one of the most life-changing journeys you can go on. It comes with its challenges, but the growth and new perspectives that come with embracing these challenges are worth more than gold.

Olivia Griffin - Thailand 2019

Are you a graduate interested in teaching English abroad?

Contact us at volunteer@lattitude.org for more info!