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Teach in India

  • Length: Four month placement
  • Price: 625
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Teaching Destination: India

Opportunities are available at schools in Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Mumbai, Chattisgarh, and Haryana. Being an English teacher in India is more than training students in a second language. It is also a chance to become a part of the world’s fastest growing economy, learn the Indian language and immerse yourself in local culture.

What It’s Like To Teach In India

About Punjab – Interns receive a free one-way flight from Trivandrum to Delhi as well as a coach or rail ticket to travel from Delhi to Barnala.

  • “Punjab” means the Land of Five Rivers
  • Visit legendary Golden Temple, a spiritual sanctuary whose healing waters attract travellers from all over India
  • Explore 2,000 rock sculptures crafted by a local transport officer displayed at Nek Chand Rock Garden.
  • Watch Kila Raipur’s very own rural Olympics!
  • Interact with the locals who will invite you into their homes and host you like a long lost family member!

About Tamil Nadu

  • Dine like the locals with meals served on a banana leaf.
  • Experience10th century architecture at the Great Living Chola temples.
  • Visit the local movie theatre and discover whyRajanikanthis a local cult hero!
  • Drink strong coffee from a davarah, a Tamil style cup used by the locals.
  • Learn ancient customs from tribal villagers in nearby Nilgiris.

About Mumbai

  • Experience the infectious energy of India’s financial powerhouse city.
  • Visit nearby Elephanta Island and explore ancient cave temples dedicated to Shiva.
  • Tour Fort and Colaba, Mumbai’s most famous precincts, and see the Gateway of India, Taj Mahal hotel and shop at Crawford Market.
  • Navigate the tangle of Mumbai’s bazaars and don’t forget to visit the famous Lalbagh Spice Market.
  • Shop at Sassoon Docks fish market, where locals haul in a fresh catch every day at dawn!

About Chattisgarh

  • Nature lovers will be at home soaking up the natural beauty of India’s most densely forested state.
  • Visit the Chitrakote Falls, India’s broadest waterfall,an impressive 300m wide.
  • Wander the ruins of dozens of ancient Hindu temples that dot the landscape of the surrounding villages.

About Haryana

  • Visit the Rock Garden that is renowned for sculptures created from recycled materials.
  • Relax amid the aroma of thousands of rose species at the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden.
  • Appreciate the modernist architecture and grid patterned streets the capital city is famous for.

Where ever  a teacher is placed, they are certain to be awed as they rub elbows with the population of the world’s largest democracy. And if you are a lover of the arts, you will feel right at home with a country that produces more than a thousand films every year and enjoys festivals that attract millions of participants. As the history and cultural attractions capture most of your attention, keep in mind these interesting bits of India trivia:

  • The world record for horseback yoga was performed in India.
  • 40% of the world’s mango production is in India.
  • India has more cell phones than toilets.
  • It takes 6 hours for the average Indian worker to earn enough money to buy a Big Mac.

Why Apply For An English Teaching Job In India Through ESL starter?

  • EXPERTS – arrange internship placements.
  • SUPPORT – Full in-country support by staff experienced in teaching English abroad.
  • NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – Perfect program for first time teachers.
  • SECURITY – Experienced professionals make arrangements such as airport pick-up.
  • COMMUNITY – Connect with social media community of other ESL starter teachers.
  • REVIEWS –  Join with confidence after reading the best testimonials in the industry!

Discover fabulous India as part of an all-inclusive TEFL internship that is perfect for first time teachers! JUST £625

Teachers are welcome to apply as couples for the opportunity to teach English to students ranging in age from 3 years to 18 years-old. As interns, teachers help students gain confidence in their English language skill mastery. Interns also have the opportunity to learn Hindi. If an intern prefers, they can also learn local languages such as Hindu, Punjab, Tamil and Malayalam. India has a low cost of living which means that a monthly allowance goes far since living accommodations and meals are provided.

What It Offers At A Glance

  • 4 months teaching English in India
  • Hindi language classes, 2 hours weekly
  • 4 day orientation upon arrival
  • Rs. 7,500 – 10,000 monthly allowance
  • Accommodation & meals
  • Teaching responsibility of 5 classes daily, 45 minutes per class
  • Placement with public and private schools

Your Application

  • No college degree necessary.
  • Fluent English speaker required.
  • 100+ hour TEFL certificate required.
  • Cultural sensitivity.

What The Program Offers

  • Airport pick-up/drop off
  • 4 day orientation upon arrival
  • Accommodation & meals
  • Monthly allowance
  • 24/7 local support team
  • Assistance with Visa process, but cost of Visa not included
  • FREE latest edition “Lonely Planet” e-guide for India
  • FREE teacher blog
  • TEFL job assistance after fulfilling India commitment

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How does the teaching in India TEFL Internship work?

  • Teach conversation and practical English to young Indian learners with further opportunities for project work
  • Gain heaps of international experience in one of the world’s fastest growing economies
  • Learn about Indian language, culture & way of life!

About the Teach & Learn India program

Teach English in India from Primary to 12th Grade (3-18 age group)

  • Couples and friends are welcome to apply
  • Assist students to become more confident in using spoken English
  • All placements are with schools in Kerala, Punjab, Chattisgarh, Haryana or Tamil Nadu provinces
  • Interns will work with local students teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • 5 sessions of 45 minutes per day
  • Get 2 hours of Hindi language lessons per week (at Interns’ request, additional local State languages such as Hindu, Punjab, Tamil and Malayalam can be added)
  • Low living costs meaning you can get by on your monthly allowance with accommodation and food also provided

Dates & Deadlines

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Teach in India dates

  • Flexible start dates anytime between June and October
  • Four month placement

Deadlines

  • Ongoing

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Why apply to teach in India through ESLstarter?

  • Experts at arranging internship placements
  • Full in country support
  • Our staff have taught English abroad and are passionate about helping others teach in this amazing county!
  • Great program for first time teachers and those who would like the security of having everything arranged for them including airport pick up
  • Join our Facebook communities & connect with lots of other ESLstarter India teachers before you go!
  • We’re pretty sure you won’t find more teacher Testimonials anywhere else!

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Locations

Option A – Teach in Punjab

About Punjab

  • Punjab means the land of five rivers
  • Check out the legendary Golden Temple, a sanctuary of spirituality with healing waters which attract travellers from all corners of India
  • Visit Nek Chand Rock Garden complete with its amazing collection of 2000 rock sculptures crafted by a local transport officer!
  • Watch the rural Olympics at Kila Raipur
  • Interact with the locals who will invite you into their homes and host you like a long lost family member!

Interns who want the Punjab option will receive a free one-way onward flight from Trivandrum to Delhi and then coach or rail ticket from Delhi to Barnala.

Option B – Teach in Tamil Nadu

About Tamil Nadu

  • Save on the washing up and eat a meal from a banana leaf
  • Visit the Great Living Chola temples which date back to the 10th Century
  • Watch a Rajanikanth movie and celebrate a local cult hero!
  • Drink strong coffee in a Tamil style cup locally known as davarah
  • Meet tribal villagers in the Nilgiris and learn about centuries old customs

Option C – Teach in Mumbai

About Mumbai

  • Sample the relentless energy of India’s financial powerhouse
  • Visit nearby Elephanta Island with its ancient cave temples dedicated to Shiva
  • Take a tour of Fort and Colaba, Mumbai’s most famous precincts, including the Gateway of India, Taj Mahal hotel and Crawford Market
  • Explore Mumbai’s myriad of tangled bazaars including the famous Lalbagh Spice Market
  • Check out Sassoon Docks fish market, a hardy place where locals haul their catch each dawn!

Option D – Teach in Chattisgarh

About Chattisgarh

  • Soak up the outstanding natural beauty of India’s most densely forested state
  • Visit the Chitrakote Falls, India’s broadest waterfall at 300m
  • Wander among the atmospheric ruins of dozens of ancient Hindu temples dotted around local villages

New placements are now added in Haryana!

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11 reasons why this TEFL internship in India is for you!

  • Airport pick up / drop off
  • 4 day orientation on arrival
  • Accommodation & meals provided
  • Monthly living allowance of Rs. 7,500 – Rs.10,000
  • 24/7 support from local team in India
  • Program run in conjunction with established, reputable Indian schools
  • Visa document processing**
  • FREE Latest Edition Lonely Planet E-guide to India
  • FREE teacher blog to share your experiences
  • Go further! More TEFL job assistance after your India teaching adventure!
  • Perfect program for first time teachers looking to try out teaching English abroad

** Please note that actual visa cost is not included

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Fast Facts India

  • 22.65 million – current population of Delhi making it the world’s second largest city
  • 1,100 – number of movies produced by the Indian film industry every year
  • 10 – number of hours of yoga performed on horseback to break world record
  • 40 – percent of world’s mangos produced in India
  • 1.2 billion people – make India the world’s largest democracy
  • 100 million – attendees of Kumbh Mela Festival making it the world’s largest gathering of humans!
  • India has more mobile phones than toilets
  • 6 hours – length of time average Indian worker must work in order to buy a Big Mac
  • India has a higher population than the entire Western hemisphere put together!

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Skills & Qualities

  • No degree necessary
  • Fluent English speaker
  • 100 + hour TEFL certificate
  • Cultural sensitivity
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