Employment Type
Contract Length
1 Year+
Student Level
Early Childhood Pre-School Elementary Middle School High School


Job Qualifications

  • No Bachelor's degree required! Cambodia is one of the only countries in Asia where you can legally teach without a Bachelor’s Degree.

Job Benefits

  • Salary between $700 and $18000 USD (2.8 – 7.4 million Riel) depending on qualifications and experience
  • Up to 21 days paid leave per year, teachers have the opportunity to balance their work lifestyle and have enough time (and money) to enjoy the opportunities to travel and relax in cultural paradise.
  • Placements are for 1 year and can be renewed if you’d like to stay and continue to teach English in Cambodia for more than a year.
  • Save money and then travel extensively around Cambodia and its neighboring countries.
  • In-class real life training in Thailand and Placement in Cambodia and Placement Only options.

Company Description

With TravelBud, you’ll always be talking to someone who has taught abroad before, so you’ll get knowledgeable, up-to-date, informed, first-hand advice to guide and prepare you for your experience.

For the past 10 years, TravelBud has helped thousands of teachers successfully navigate the intricacies of teaching abroad by offering guaranteed job placements at the most trusted schools, country-specific and online Internationally Accredited TEFL/TESOL Certification, In-depth Cultural Orientations to help you settle into your new environment and award-winning helpful support from start to finish including pre-departure and 24/7 in-country.

In addition the personal assistance and 24/7 support we provide, you’ll also have a support network of fellow teachers where you can meet other like-minded individuals who are experiencing the same pleasures and challenges you are.

We know the key to success is well-trained, culturally-adjusted, and emotionally-supported teachers and we understand from direct experience that working and traveling abroad is a challenging, fulfilling and deeply rewarding personal experience.

Job Description

Get paid to teach English in one of South East Asia's most exciting and culturally immersive destinations.

No Degree required! All you need to qualify is to be a citizen of one of the following countries: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa.

When can I start?

Start Dates for our In-Class TEFL/TESOL Course in Siem Reap, Cambodia

2024 Intake Dates

  • 16 September 2024 (Placement Only)
  • 30 September 2024
  • 28 October 2024
  • 11 November 2024 (Placement Only)
  • 25 November 2024
  • 30 December 2024

2025 Intake Dates

  • 6 January 2025 (Placement Only)
  • 03 February 2025 (Placement Only)
  • 24 March 2025
  • 28 April 2025
  • 21 July 2025 (Placement Only)
  • 15 September 2025
  • 17 November 2025 (Placement Only)

When you arrive in Cambodia, you can count on: Airport pick-up and transportation to your accommodation within walking distance to the training centre and the vibrant city center. You’ll then begin your orientation and get to know your fellow teacher travelers.

How is TravelBud Different?

We provide dedicated pre-departure support and 24/7 in-country support: Worried about preparing for your big move abroad all on your own or having no one to lean on for support when you arrive at your school placement? With TravelBud, we walk you through everything you need to know before you depart to Cambodia and from the moment you touch down, you'll receive 24/7 support from our in-country team who will be on hand for you throughout your teaching placement for anything you need help with - be it big or small.

Our TEFL Certification is tailored specifically to Tha/Cambodian classrooms: We focus on all the unique elements that come with teach English in Cambodia compared to other countries - like the unique cultural etiquette, the working environment, overcoming the language barrier, and managing Cambodian students effectively. And with teaching practice at a local school, you'll graduate more prepared and confident than ever to teach English in Cambodia.

Our activities includes fun cultural excursions to help you immerse yourself responsibly in your new cultural environment.

We've all taught abroad ourselves: TravelBud was born and grew out of the experience our entire team had teaching English abroad. There's nothing we're more passionate about! Based on our own experiences, we have developed holistic Paid Teaching and TEFL Certification programs which encompass all the most important elements we know are needed to ensure the most memorable and life-changing experience when it comes to teaching English abroad.

  • Cambodia offers incredible authenticity for those seeking meaningful travel. You can delve into the ancient world of temples, the tropical paradise on the coastline or the bustling, arty capital.
  • It's a program that has one of the highest saving potentials due to the low living expenses and relatively high salaries, where you can earn between $700 to $1800 USD, depending on qualifications per month!
  • Our internationally accredited 140 hour in-class TEFL/TESOL course in Hua Hin, Thailand provides the opportunity to acquire your certificate during our month-long course. Our TEFL/TESOL course is tailored specifically to teaching English in Cambodia to ensure you are prepared for the relevant teaching and cultural environment you’ll be placed in, but can be used around the world!
  • Gain an in-depth and broad foundation into Cambodian culture, history, politics, and language through our cultural orientation activities, which is included in both our in-class TEFL/TESOL program and Placement Only Program - with a variety of enriching and exciting activities and the all important cultural awareness sessions!
  • Receive full assistance for a placement at one of our highly vetted schools, which is facilitated during and towards the end of your course. We work some of the top International schools which undergo our strict vetting procedure
  • Enjoy thorough support from the moment you enroll as well as 24/7 in-country support once you touch down and throughout your placement. We’ve all taught abroad ourselves and will be guiding you every step of the way based on our first-hand experience
  • Receive TravelBud’s unique lifetime placement guarantee for Program Line A where we’ll assist in placing you free of charge at a school in stunning South East Asia or you can return to Cambodia in the future!

NO DEGREE REQUIRED! Cambodia is one of the only countries in Asia where you can legally teach without a Bachelor’s Degree. A degree is not required for the documents submission to obtain the work permit.

This program is only open to citizens of the following countries: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Neutral accent
  • Be a minimum of 20 years and maximum of 49 years of age, those aged older or younger will be reviewed on a case by case basis
  • Clean criminal record
  • A love for foreign cultures and willingness to embrace new challenges
Training: Internationally Accredited 120-hour TEFL/TESOL Certification in Hua Hin, Thailand.

The course is tailored specifically for those preparing to teach English in Cambodia offers both practical training and classroom sessions to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to teach English to non-native speakers.

The following areas/subjects are covered during your 4 weeks:

  • Information and discussion about Thai/Cambodian culture, history, politics, and society to provide exposure and help students navigate their new environment.
    Significant instruction in Thai/Khmer language (6 Hours).
  • Strong grounding in the history and theory of teaching English as a foreign/second language. This is taught in a way that emphasizes application of theory to enhance success in the classroom.
  • Significant practical training in teaching listening, reading, speaking and writing in the classroom, including extensive lesson planning, presentation, and feedback from peers and instructors.
  • Tons of tips, tricks and examples of how to teach English to every age group.
  • Advice and guidance for effective classroom management.
  • Practical training and assessment through participation in a non-profit English camp for disadvantaged kids.

Got a TEFL/TESOL certificate already?

For teachers that already have extensive experience in the teaching field, as well as an existing online/in-class 120-hour TESOL/TEFL/CELTA, we offer a Placement Only course.

You’ll travel directly to Cambodia for the 1-week in-country culture and language orientation before heading. toy your placement.

The TravelBud Team

Our entire enrollments and support team have teach abroad experience. They'll share their own personal stories with you and guide you through all the ins and outs of the program.