Paid TEFL Cambodia Internship

Do you want your English teaching abroad experience to be a colorful whirlwind of ancient temples, gorgeous scenery, unsolved mysteries, and tasty curries? Then Cambodia is for YOU.

Becoming a TEFL intern in Cambodia is a brilliant way to use your skills and expertise to make the world a better place.

Afterall, Cambodia, as a country in transition, is still grappling with the effects of Khmer Rouge.

TEFL teachers like YOU are key to a thriving future, in a chapter of its history filled less with devastation and more with growth, opportunity, and light. Do your part and teach in Cambodia today!

Cambodia Internship

Start: Year-round

12 weeks

Offers End: June 11


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What’s up for grabs?

Monthly allowance of US$200 (€175/£155)

120 Hour Advanced TEFL Course

30 Hour Teaching Young Learners Course

70+ page Grammar eBook

In-depth Lesson Planning Guide

Airport pick-up & transfers

2-week orientation


Khmer language lessons

Khmer cookery lessons

Teacher development workshops

Visit NGO projects supported by your school

Visa guidance

Ongoing in-country support

Apply if you are:

  • Aged 22+
  • Fluent or native English speaker
  • High School graduate (A-levels, High School Diploma, Leaving Cert, Matric)
  • TEFL qualified (included)
  • Flexible, hardworking and mature
  • In good mental and physical health
  • Owner of a clean police record

Accredited Courses

Hear from our past interns

Discover if teaching English in Cambodia is for you with the help of Ishaq’s story. He was inspired by the positive impact you make on students’ lives.

How it works

  • Apply

  • Interview

  • Documents

  • Go to Cambodia!

Before you go, you’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat and then you’ll be on your way.
Before you go
You’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat and then you’ll be on your way.

Your Teaching Experience

You’ve got 12 weeks to make a difference in your students’ lives while teaching English in Cambodia, and we want to help you live life to the fullest for EVERY one of them.

Based in poppin’ Phnom Penh, your TEFL in Cambodia experience begins with a 2-week orientation. Lucky for you, this preparation is unmatched—you’ll walk away feeling confident as a traveler, community participant, and educator.

You’re now ready to start teaching English 25+ hours weekly to students ranging from teens to adults, beginners to intermediate levels.

Expect to follow a provided syllabus with wiggle-room for additional opportunities to teach English in Cambodia specifically for hospitality, healthcare, business, and public speaking.

When not daydreaming your students’ next “A-HA!” moments, you’ll have ample time to go deeper into your Cambodian experience and it’s intriguing history, language, and culture.

Cultural Excursions

Wondering what you’re going to do with your precious free time? We’re glad you asked! We know your adventure bucket list is long, but make sure you tack these recommendations from past TEFL interns in Cambodia towards the top!


Chill out in gorgeous, peaceful Kampot, where you can climb Bokor Mountain on motorbike to find Popokvil Waterfall before taking a sunset river cruise to see the fireflies.


Bugs were the main source of protein during the Pol Pot regime, and you’d be surprised how well a can of spiced snails pairs with Angkor beers and conversation.


You + sunrise + a 12th century Hindu (now Buddhist) temple = a daybreak to remember. Buy your tickets & book your 5am tuk tuk in advance to avoid the queues.

Cambodia Internship

Our experience means we know the ins and outs of living and working abroad.

The Guide to Teaching English in Cambodia gives you a real understanding of how exciting your new life will be in one of the most culture-rich countries in the world.



    With US$200 monthly allowance you’ll cover your basic living essentials. Bring some extra spending money to enjoy an exciting social life. The cost of living in Cambodia is extremely low-cost; your monthly allowance plus accommodation, utilities and use of a bicycle mean you’re set to have a fantastic Khmer experience.

    After your internship, full-time teaching positions are available with salaries up to $1,000USD per month. Our Khmer team will be happy to help you extend your stay in glorious Cambodia.

    Monthly allowance of US$200 (€175/£155) Per Month

    Getting there

    All qualified applicants will fly into Phnom Penh International Airport (Pochentong International Airport) where you’ll be picked up.

    Get the Guide

    Almost everyone is placed in one area of Cambodia’s bustling capital city, Phnom Phenh.

    • Phnom Phenh


    Practice a few Khmer phrases, learn about food and culture, plus get tips for moving to Cambodia (that you won’t find in any guide book!).
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    What do you need to organize?

    • International flights: You’ll need return flights (can be two one-way)

    • Police check: You’ll need a clean criminal record

    • Health check: You’ll need to provide a health statement

    • Vaccines: Consult your local doctor for advice

    • Budget: Spending money for your first month plus excursions etc.

    • Visa cost: You’ll have support to obtain your visa. Ask our team before applying if your home country is eligible for the correct visa.

    • Insurance: It’s really important to sort your travel and health before you go!

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