FAQ's

Why Choose Us
Simple, our service level agreement dictates that we have to respond to 90% of our queries within 4 hours of receiving it. You will never be left in the dark. We are a family owned company with family values, and we didn't choose these values, these values chose us. This is naturally who we are and we would love for you to be a part of it. We are a group of existing teachers, that has lived abroad in various countries and have real life experience with almost any living abroad issue you can possibly think of. We've experienced it and overcome it and can help you overcome that too. Our placement team and specialists are able to place you in Thailand, Vietnam, China and Cambodia. We are working very hard to improve our range. If this is not enough, we also offer the boring stuff, we are fully accredited and able to guarantee you a job. Need more info... Contact us now!
What is tefl/tesol
Tefl stands for teaching English as a foreign language and Tesol stands for teaching English to speakers of other languages. They are pretty much the same thing and is your gateway certificate to teaching English as a second language (esl) all over the world. Without it, you will rarely be hired.
Do I need a degree to teach abroad?
The truth is that if you have tefl or a tesol accredited course completed, any school will be happy to hire you. You are also able to teach English online without a degree and earn equal and sometimes more than in class teaching. Contact us to find out which countries demand a degree in order to obtain a work permit
Placement assistance vs placement guarantee?
With placement assistance we allow you access to our daily job feed, introduce you to recruiters and show you awesome easy methods to help you find work on your own. Of course we assist with information on all other issues such as visas, flights, accommodation etc. With placement guarantee, you are guaranteed to be placed in a job at the end of your course. Please view our jobs section on our website to find out how we are able to achieve this... Our placement team and specialists are able to place you in Thailand, Vietnam, China and Cambodia. We are working very hard to improve our range. With guaranteed placement, you have peace of mind that your investment in your tefl course with us will soon be recouped. Please contact us if you would like more information
Visa for me and my family?
At Teflonthebeachdotcom we are able to assist you with information about all the requirements for your visas. We can tell you exactly what is needed dependent on your situation. So that when living abroad, you have peace of mind that you are living legally.
Types of schools?
By completing our courses you are eligible to teach at any school in any country. The types of schools available are private schools, public schools, online teaching and language centers. We have links to all types of schools.
Accreditation?
In order to achieve accreditation and meet international standards, the following needs to be achieved: 1. At least 100 hours of coursework and training 2. At least 6 to 20 hours live practice 3. External validation and accreditation by a recognized, independent body within the field 4. Course instructors to hold at least a masters degree We have achieved all of the above standards and are accredited by the Education CPD of England. Please contact us for more information.
Benefits of in class learning?
Our in class training, while allowing you to experience Thailand, Thai culture, Thai language, lessons on the beach, day excursions and much more, also gives you in class practical training at a live school. You will be teaching real students while being monitored by professionals. You will meet people from all over the world and make great lifelong friendships. These people will be your practice dummies as well, and you will be theirs. Every section of our course will be explained very much in depth and assignments will be done in class with the help of your peers.
Accommodation?
When hired by a school or a recruiter, you are assisted fully with options for accommodation. You need not worry... We are also able to assist you with alternatives that are suited to your needs. Contact us to find out more.
Transport?
The schools we place you at are always rather accessible. Either by bus, or train. We are able to assist you with a monthly rental of a scooter and if you need scooter lessons and a licence, we provide that too.
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