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Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions are an agreement between you, the customer and The TEFL institute of Ireland. It is important that you read and fully understand the conditions under which you are agreeing to, by signing up to any products, programs or services on our site. If you are unclear about any of the Terms and Conditions you are advised to contact us prior to booking, otherwise you will be subject to the stated Terms below.

Click on the relevant link below to read full Terms and Conditions.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

GENERAL COURSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

GENERAL USE, HISTORY & TRADEMARKS

ORDERS & PURCHASING

COURSE ENROLLMENTS, LINKS & DISCOUNTS

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS POLICY

COMPLAINTS CUSTOMER SERVICE

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM CONDITIONS

MYANMAR PAID INTERNSHIP

VIETNAM PAID INTERNSHIP

THAILAND – NATIONWIDE PAID INTERNSHIP

CHINA SCHOOLS PAID INTERNSHIP

SPAIN PAID INTERNSHIP

CAMBODIA PAID INTERNSHIP

ANGLO-TEFL SCHOLARSHIP

CAMBODIA PHNOM PENH EXPERIENCE

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS


  • Use

    The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

    When you contact our website, purchase a product, apply for a job or internship, it is through the TEFL Institute of Ireland. Registered in Ireland, company registration number: 613324


  • The content

    All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in the content displayed on this website belong to The TEFL institute of Ireland. All rights are hereby reserved.

    You may only use the content of this website for your use. You agree not to download, copy, reproduce, modify, store, redistribute or commercially exploit in any way, any part of the content of this website without the prior written permission of the TEFL institute of Ireland.

    The content of the pages on this website are for general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.


  • Acknowledgement

    Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, suitability, timeliness or performance, of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.

    You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.


  • Responsibility

    Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.

    It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available on or through this website meet your particular requirements.


  • Trademark

    All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

  • Links

    This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience in order to provide additional information. This does not imply that we endorse the linked website(s). We accept no responsibility of any kind for the content of the linked website(s).

  • Company

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, is registered at 254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin Ireland. Company Registration Number: 613324

GENERAL COURSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS


  • Payment Conditions

    Please note that enrollment on our courses is subject to the following. All courses must be paid for in full prior to the course commencing.

  • Discounts

    Discounts and coupon codes are applicable to online courses only, unless otherwise stated and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offers are valid for the date shown on the website and only extended at the discretion of the TEFL institute of Ireland management.

  • Online Courses

    All courses, material, content, tasks and certificates, are delivered online through the TEFL institute of Ireland website. Course study time is a standard 6 months for any course that you purchase. This is ample time to complete all sections of training on our most comprehensive course. If you require more study time, you can purchase this at a fee.

    Certification for the course is dependent upon achieving a pass rate of the following:

    • 120 hour advanced TEFL course – 80%
    • 30 hour IELTS teacher preparation course – 80%
    • 30 hour TOEIC teacher preparation course – 80%
    • 30 hour Teaching Business English course – 80%
    • 30 hour Teaching Young Learners course – 80%


  • Certificates

    A personalised and unique digital TEFL certificate (PDF format) will be generated and available to download on successful completion of any of your courses. You will find these certificates in the Dashboard of your Study Hub.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland can also provide a printed hard-copy certificate when you have successfully passed your course. It is printed and delivered worldwide from €39. It will be issued to the address requested by the customer at the time of ordering. Before ordering, confirm your name has the correct spelling. The name appearing on your TEFL certificate should match that of your passport, this is important when applying for a visa to work abroad.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible for any errors in the spelling or presentation of your name on hard copy certificates. Should you require a replacement certificate due to an error regarding your name, you will be charged for a replacement certificate. If you supply an incorrect shipping address you will be charged for any duplicate certificates required. The TEFL institute of Ireland branded certificates are issued once per week from our Head Office in Ireland and unless otherwise arranged, mailed by standard post.

    In the case of the 180 hour Ofqual regulated hardcopy TEFL certificate, The TEFL institute of Ireland requires the customer’s date of birth to be able to order the physical certificate from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). These certificates are mailed to the TEFL institute of Ireland Head Office by standard post from England. Once received by The TEFL institute of Ireland, certificates will be mailed to customers by registered post, to the customer address supplied at the booking date (unless otherwise arranged). A corresponding tracking code will be provided to the customer. If you supply an incorrect name or shipping address you will be charged for obtaining a duplicate certificate. From time to time, as part of quality checks, some student coursework will be sampled for internal quality assurance. This is critical to maintaining our committed training standards. A period of 4 – 6 weeks should be allowed for the complete process of receiving an Ofqual certificate, from the date of The TEFL institute of Ireland making the request with TQUK. Certificates are ordered from TQUK once per week.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland cannot be held liable for a certificate that goes missing in the post. After the recommended time for arrival has passed, a replacement certificate should be ordered. Should a certificate be lost, a suitable claim should be made against the postage service, where applicable.

    In addition to hard-copy certificates, customers can also purchase soft-copy (PDF) documents that serve as proof of enrolment and proof of completion letters for potential employers, priced at 10€. Letters are issued once per week and include information on course studied, modules covered and pass mark. It is delivered to the student in PDF format via email.


GENERAL USE, HISTORY & TRADEMARKS


  • Purchase History

    Full details of your order are held with The TEFL institute of Ireland. Details held can be obtained from info@tefl.ie.

  • Use

    The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

    When you contact our website, purchase a product, apply for a job or internship, it is through The TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • The Content

    All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in the content displayed on this website belong to The TEFL institute of Ireland. All rights are hereby reserved.

    You may only use the content of this website for your use. You agree not to download, copy, reproduce, modify, store, redistribute or commercially exploit in any way, any part of the content of this website without the prior written permission of The TEFL institute of Ireland.

    The content of the pages on this website are for general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.


  • Acknowledgement

    Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, suitability, timeliness or performance, of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.

    You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.


  • Responsibility

    Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.

    It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available on or through this website meet your particular requirements.


  • Trademark

    All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

ORDERS & PURCHASING


  • How to purchase

    To purchase a product select ‘Book Now’ or ‘Enroll’. When you’ve completed this stage, view the checkout to add or remove items.

    Completion payment can be via PayPal or via Stripe with a debit/credit card. You do not need a PayPal account to purchase with The TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Purchasing

    To purchase a product through The TEFL institute of Ireland, we need valid email, postal and phone number details.

    By placing an order with us, placed in English, you give The TEFL institute of Ireland permission to use your contact details regarding your order. These details will also be used for any future relevant marketing by The TEFL institute of Ireland only, and will not be passed to third parties.


  • Transaction pending and/or failure

    Should your order fail to complete, The TEFL institute of Ireland also has the right to contact you to confirm your order.

  • Currency

    Transactions from outside the UK will show the currency of the country you are in, including during the PayPal checkout process.

  • Transaction confirmation

    Once the order is confirmed and funds have been received you will receive a confirmation of order via email, which will form the contract between The TEFL institute of Ireland and the customer.

    This email will include that you are buying from The TEFL institute of Ireland, product information, costs and link to The TEFL institute of Ireland’s full terms and conditions.


COURSE ENROLLMENTS, LINKS & DISCOUNTS


  • Links

    This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience in order to provide additional information. This does not imply that we endorse the linked website(s). We accept no responsibility of any kind for the content of the linked website(s).

  • General Enrollment

    Please note that enrollment on our courses is subject to the following. All courses must be paid for in full prior to the course commencing.

  • Discount

    Discount codes or coupons offered on the site are applicable to selected internships and online courses only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offers are valid for the date shown on the website.

  • Online Course

    All courses, material, content, tasks and certificates, are delivered online through the TEFL institute of Ireland website. Course study time is 6 months from the date of enrollment. If you require further study time, it is available as a study extension for a fee.

    Certification for the course is dependent upon achieving a pass rate of the following:

    • 120 hour advanced TEFL course – 80%
    • 30 hour IELTS teacher preparation course – 80%
    • 30 hour TOEIC teacher preparation course – 80%
    • 30 hour Teaching Business English course – 80%
    • 30 hour Teaching Young Learners course – 80%


  • Course Expiration

    Should your course expire, it will become deactivated and you will not be able to access your course.

    To reactive your online course, there is a charge for extending your study time depending on the length of time needed. During deactivation you will not lose any of your coursework, it will simply free whilst inactive.

    You can purchase an extension of your online course in the following option: Lifetime access €18

    For information regarding a study extension purchase, contact info@tefl.ie.


  • Failure to Pass

    If you fail your end of module test, you have an unlimited amount of attempts to retake the tests.

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS POLICY


  • Refund - Online TEFL Courses

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with the course you have purchased, you are entitled to a full refund within 14 days of buying directly on our site.

    Note: Refunds issued under the 14-day cooling off period are subject to an administration fee of $30 USD / $30 CAD / £30 GBP / €30 EUR / $30 USD / $30 NZD. The only exception to the administration fee is the Anglo TEFL Scholarship, where a full refund will be issued.

    You cannot get a refund on an online course if you have already begun the course or out of the 14-day cooling period. You have 6 months to complete the course from date of purchase – please note, this is not when you first log-in to the course for the first time.


  • Cancellation and Refunds - Internships, Experiences & Scholarship Programs

    Please see each individual program for specific terms and conditions on cancellation and refunds.

    The general policy follows these underlying points:

    • If for any reason you wish to change your mind after applying for an internship, experience or scholarship, you are entitled to a refund within 14 days of buying directly on our site. Unless you have been officially accepted onto the program of your choice, and decide to withdraw from the placement.
    • Note: Refunds issued under the 14-day cooling off period are subject to an administration fee of $30 USD / $30 CAD / £30 GBP / €30 EUR / $30 USD / $30 NZD. The only exception to the administration fee is the Anglo TEFL Scholarship, where a full refund will be issued.
    • If you are declined from an internship program you will be entitled to a full refund of the price you have paid minus 50% of the course value that is included. You will remain a student of that TEFL course with full access to the online training. Please refer to individual internship programs for specific refund confirmation.
    • If you are declined from the Anglo TEFL Scholarship program you will be entitled to a full refund and course access will be ceased. Please refer to individual internship programs for specific refund confirmation.
    • Should you apply for an internship, experience or scholarship however cancel after 14 days or the point of official offer, there is no refund available.


COMPLAINTS CUSTOMER SERVICE


  • Customer Service Contact Information

    We aim to answer your voicemails, emails, live chat and all messages within 24-48 hours. Please allow more time during weekends and public holidays. Should you require our tutor support and contact the academic team, they’ll aim to answer your query within 24-48 hours, depending on the nature and type of assistance required.

    For complaints or any other customer service related queries, you can contact us on the following:

    For TEFL training, email info@tefl.ie or telephone +44 1273 82 869. We will endeavour to reply to your request within 1 working day (Monday to Friday) to acknowledge receipt and resolve any complaints within 28 days.

    For observed teaching practice as part of the Anglo TEFL Scholarship, email info@angloville.com.


  • Use of Information

    We at the TEFL institute of Ireland have set out these terms and conditions to clarify the relationship between you, the website visitor, and the TEFL institute of Ireland.

    Under no circumstances will we share your information to third parties (unless it is an application to a school/agent), and we will take all necessary precautions to ensure that this information stays within The TEFL institute of Ireland.


MYANMAR TEACHING INTERNSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • General

    The TEFL institute of Ireland acts as a referrer for the Myanmar internship. When purchasing this internship, payment in full will be paid to The TEFL institute of Ireland. Thereon, complete organization of the Myanmar internship will be handled by our internship provider. They have many years’ experience in organizing successful internships, and will be in contact with the applicant once full payment has been made. This is the beginning of the application process. When you purchase a Myanmar internship, you are buying from The TEFL institute of Ireland, 254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin. Republic of Ireland. The terms and conditions are an agreement between you, the applicant, The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider and its partners in Myanmar. It is important that you read and understand the terms to which you are agreeing when you accept a place on the TEFL institute of Ireland Myanmar internship. These terms apply to teachers who accept a teaching internship position through our internship provider.

  • Health & Safety

    You fully assume all risks to person and property in connection with your participation in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”), including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injury, sickness, disease and death. You are in sufficient physical and mental health to participate in the Activity, and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect your ability to participate in the Activity. You have or shall have medical insurance coverage appropriate for your participation in the Activity. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall not provide any insurance for you in connection with your participation in the Activity.

  • Legal

    You shall comply with all applicable laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel, including drug laws, while participating in the Activity. If your participation in the Activity is at any time deemed detrimental to the Contracting Organization, as determined in the sole discretion of The TEFL institute of Ireland or the Contracting Organization, you may be terminated by the Contracting Organization without the TEFL institute of Ireland incurring any liability.

    You may incur liability to the TEFL institute of Ireland under this Agreement if you engage in illegal acts abroad, break a Teaching Contract with a Contracting Organization or enter into a Teaching Contract in bad faith.

    You fully and forever INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE, The TEFL institute of Ireland, its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, sponsors, successors and assigns, from and for any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, court costs and solicitor’s fees), from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injuries, sickness, disease and death), whether directly or indirectly arising in connection with your participation in the TEFL institute of Ireland recruiting and placement process and the Activity, whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of the TEFL institute of Ireland or others.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations, regarding this subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended by course of conduct or otherwise, and may not be assigned in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by the TEFL institute of Ireland and you.

  • Application: Use of Information

    When you apply for an internship in Myanmar, you authorise The TEFL institute of Ireland to collect personal information, such as name, username, email address, address, work history, academic history and other non-financial personal information to determine your eligibility to teach English abroad (the “Activity”).

    You authorise the TEFL institute of Ireland to use this information to present you to any potential school (the “Contracting Organization”) and to its preferred agent to attempt to obtain employment.

    Your personal information shall be used solely for the purposes described above. Submission of personal information is wholly optional and can be removed from our records by request by emailing info@tefl.ie

  • Use of feedback

    Any feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively “Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from and distribute the feedback to others without limitation.

  • Feedback & Intellectual Property

    Further, the TEFL institute of Ireland shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such Feedback.

  • Candidate Guarantee

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, in its sole discretion, shall endeavour to help you obtain a contract to participate in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”). If you receive an offer to participate in the Activity and you accept that offer, you are responsible and liable for obtaining a passport, immigration visa(s) and other personal documentation appropriate for participating in the Activity, as well as arranging or coordinating transportation and accommodations to your satisfaction, and paying all costs and expenses related to your participation in the Activity.

    While the TEFL institute of Ireland shall endeavour to provide a reasonable amount of support and assistance to you if you are employed as a result of the TEFL institute of Ireland, any Teaching Contract shall be solely between you and the Contracting Organization. The contract for the teaching role is through the school, and not The TEFL institute of Ireland.

  • Liability and Responsibility

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not The TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your transportation, accommodation or other services or products to be provided by the Contracting Organization or any other third party in connection with the Activity, and The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.

  • Use of Additional Information

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not The TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

  • Suitability

    Confirmation that you are eligible to enter into these terms.

    You confirm that you meet the following requirements:

    • Aged between 19 and 45 years old at time of travel
    • A native English speaker
    • A passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, or the United States
    • Completed High School
    • TESOL/TEFL certificate (included in the program training)
    • Appropriate personal qualities (maturity, flexibility etc.)
    • Ability to cope with challenges, good communication skills, cultural sensitivity
    • A range of hobbies and interests
    • Have good health (applicants must submit complete a health check as part of the work permit process)
    • A clean police record

  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities of each party

    The TEFL institute of Ireland provides:

    • Information regarding the Myanmar internship
    • A telephone assessment with all applicants
    • A 120 hour TEFL course where applicable
    • Liaison with the internship provider to progress the teaching internship application
    • General advice and guidance in preparation for living in Myanmar

    Internship provider provides:

    • Transfer from official arrival airport on the specified dates (RGN)
    • Orientation on arrival
    • Accommodation guidance
    • Monthly living allowance
    • In-country support throughout the duration of the internship, via the internship provider
    • Processing, accepting or rejecting your application. Please note; reasons for rejection cannot be given. Advising you, and issuing all necessary paperwork for your visa application (please note, the applicant pays for the visa and is reimbursed for the visa processing fee after teaching has begun)
    • Liaising with its partner schools on all aspects of the internship, including but not limited to; contract, pay, terms and conditions, hours of work, holidays, start and end dates and any work-related issues during the internship such as performance management and behavior

  • Myanmar Internship: Candidate

    Candidate Responsibility

    You, the successful applicant, are responsible for:

    • Completing all of our internship provider’s application forms and requests truthfully and accurately.
    • Obtaining your visa. Whilst our internship provider will assist in giving you advice about the correct visa for your travel, it is your responsibility to gain the correct visa for entry to Myanmar and any related costs (your school will reimburse the visa processing fee once teaching had begun).
    • Ensuring you take with you to Myanmar all necessary documentation as advised by the internship provider.
    • Arriving at the designated airport on the official internship arrival date. We suggest that you only book your flights once you have been fully accepted onto the programme. We also strongly recommend that you purchase a flexible flight ticket.
    • Obtaining relevant travel insurance for the duration of your stay in Myanmar. It is important that you are covered for all relevant travel and medical issues (including repatriation to your home country) and working overseas. Any participant without suitable medical insurance may not be able to commence teaching and no compensation would be payable.
    • Ensuring that you have a valid passport that will remain valid for the duration of your stay, and for 6 months following departure.
    • Ensuring that you have taken appropriate medical advice in respect to living and working in Myanmar and that you have received all the appropriate inoculations and injections prior to travel.

    Costs

    You, the successful applicant, will be responsible for the following costs:

    • internship fee as agreed at the time of booking
    • visa application fee (the visa processing fee will be reimbursed to you by your school after teaching has begun)
    • outgoing and return flights
    • travel and medical insurance
    • any vaccines
    • all spending money during internship
    • any optional excursions arranged

    Cancellation

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with the internship you have purchased, you are entitled to a full refund of fee placed within 14 working days of booking (Distance Selling Act).

    If your application onto the internship is rejected by the internship provider, then you will receive a full refund minus 50% of the TEFL institute of Ireland training course included. You will retain full access to this course.

    If your application onto the internship is officially accepted however you choose to cancel your place, no refund is available.

    In the unlikely event that a visa application is refused, cancellation conditions will apply.

    Please also note that you are required to complete TEFL training provided by The TEFL institute of Ireland prior to beginning your internship placement.

    You are also required to comply with all deadlines for documentation to the internship provider’s team. Delays in either the TEFL course studying, or the production of necessary documentation may result in your internship application being void and no refund possible.

    Responsibility

    Recruitment decisions:

    Our internship provider manages the application process. The final decision on whether to accept an application rests with the internship provider, and The TEFL institute of Ireland cannot influence or change the decision. The decision is final and our internship provider cannot challenge or insist on being given reasons for any rejection on your behalf.

    Our internship provider uses partner schools that operate to the highest standards available locally and comply will all relevant Myanmar laws. Neither the partner schools, or our internship provider, will accept any liability to you arising from discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between your internship country and your home country.

    For example, please be aware that as well as your qualifications and general experience, employers in Myanmar may take into account, appearance, strength of accent and medical history etc. when making a recruitment decision.

    Paperwork

    Correct paperwork:

    All offers of acceptance onto the internship are reliant on the successful applicant being able to produce the correct paperwork prior to travel to Myanmar, including but not limited to:

    • CV / resume
    • Highest available qualification certificate
    • Valid passport
    • The TEFL institute of Ireland course certificate or an alternative certificate from a recognised provider of at least 120 hours training.
    • Police check
    • Evidence that you are fit and healthy to travel if requested i.e. doctor’s note/check

    Failure to provide the correct documentation will mean that you may not be able to take part in the internship. Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider, or its Myanmar partner schools will be responsible for any costs you may incur through delayed or non-production of the relevant certificates and documentation.

  • Myanmar Internship: Trip Arrangements

    Visa

    All teachers on the internship will be required to obtain a business visa. Our internship provider will help candidates to prepare the necessary visa documentation for the teaching internship. They will send candidates an invitation letter from the school along with an official contract.

    Our internship provider is responsible for the provision of all paperwork regarding your application for a visa prior to travel. Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools are responsible for any costs you incur as a result of you not being able to obtain the correct visa.

    Trip cancellation

    Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider will pay any compensation in the event that your internship is cancelled, curtailed or delayed or in any way changed as a result of circumstances that any party could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid.

    Such circumstances include, without limitation, war or threat of war, terrorist activity or threats of such activity, riots or civil disturbance, adverse weather conditions etc.

    All participants on the internship are responsible for arranging adequate travel and medical insurance to cover this eventuality.

    Your time in Myanmar

    Our internship provider and partner schools are responsible for providing your placement while you are in Myanmar, and are responsible for all matters regarding to your teaching including (but not limited to):

    • Terms and conditions
    • Contract
    • Accommodation guidance
    • Pay / allowance
    • Hours of work

    Please note that the precise working conditions and term dates may vary between different schools and different regions in Myanmar. All dates and holiday allowances are set by our internship provider/school.

    During your time in Myanmar it is important to note you will be subject to local laws, and it is imperative that you comply with these laws. The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools do not take any liability should any applicant teacher choose to violate any Myanmar laws during their internship, and the internship may be terminated as the result of violation of local laws.

    The Myanmar partner schools reserve the right to terminate the internship of the participant should the participant violate any of the work rules and regulations as set by the school itself. In this case both the Myanmar partner schools, our internship provider and The TEFL institute of Ireland will have no responsibility for any costs incurred.

    The Myanmar partner schools are responsible for the orientation accommodation provided during the applicant’s time in Myanmar. This accommodation will be basic, single sex dorm rooms but clean and in-keeping with standard accommodation in the area. Assistance will be provided by the Myanmar partners for arranging longer term accommodation.

    Our internship provider will provide support personnel in Myanmar during the internship. This support is provided to assist you in getting the most out of your time in Myanmar.

    Placement Allocation

    Our internship provider will do all it can to accommodate any location requests, although due to booking numbers, and a variety of different factors it is not always possible to place interns at their most desired location or to place interns together.

    The internship teaching contract

    The internship contract is between you and our internship provider.

    You will be expected to dress and behave appropriately for work in accordance with the cultural norms in Myanmar, which may be very different from those in your home country. Our partner school will not be able to help you if your internship is terminated because you refuse to comply with your school’s expectations in relation to style of dress, hair or personal adornment.

    Accuracy of Marketing Material

    We believe that all statements made on the TEFL institute of Ireland website and accompanying material supplied by our internship provider are factual and correct at the time they are made. Every reasonable effort has been made to describe the internship correctly. The TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider cannot be held responsible for any changes that become known or happen after the printing of any written materials. Nor can they accept liability for events outside their reasonable control. They will undertake to advise you of any material changes known prior to your departure, providing there is sufficient time to do so and they can contact you.

    Change of Partner

    Our internship provider reserves the right to change its preferred partner schools at any time. Any such change will be notified in writing to all future participants of the internship.

  • Myanmar Internship: Legal

    Your protection

    When agreeing to these terms and conditions, both parties recognise that you are not an employee of the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider.

    Nothing in these conditions is intended to exclude or limit our liability to you for fraud or for death or personal injury caused by any act or omission by our internship provider or their employees acting at the time within the course of their internship.

    Our internship provider cannot accept liability for any aspect of your internship contract.

    Our internship provider excludes any liability we might otherwise have if any part of this contract is improperly performed due to your error or omissions in the information and personal details that you provided to us.

    Our internship provider works hard to select in-country partners that operate to the highest local standards but will not accept any liability to you arising from a difference in regulation of employee protection, discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between the destination country and your home country.

    Our internship provider will use all reasonable skill and care in providing our services to you in accordance with these terms. We cannot be liable for what our employees, agents and partners do, or do not do or for any loss, damage, expense or other claim of any description that you suffer in connection with your internship.

    Under no circumstances will the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or in-country schools be liable for any indirect, economic or consequential loss that you suffer. Please note in particular that we will not be responsible for loss of earning if your internship starts late, finishes sooner, is on different terms or otherwise differs from its description in your internship contract.

    Complaints

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with our service please in the first instance contact our internship provider’s in-country support team. If they are unable to resolve your issue please email info@tefl.ie informing us of the issue. We will acknowledge your complaint within 5 working days and will aim to resolve the complaint within a maximum of 28 days.

    Use of media

    Use of photos and comments:

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that we may use any photo(s)/image(s) we or someone on our behalf takes of you or any comments (written or verbal) you make during or in connection with your participation on the internship for our promotional/marketing purposes without obtaining your further specific permission or making any payment to you. Such use may include mentioning your name, age and town/city/area of residence.

    Personal Data

    For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, our internship provider is a data controller. They will use the personal data you provide for the purpose of processing your application and the provision of the services in this agreement. They will disclose your personal data to their in-country partners where you will be working. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that our internship provider and your school has all the necessary information required to protect your interests, such as medical information needed for the provision of medical treatment should you become ill or suffer an accident during your time overseas.

    The countries our internship provider may need to transfer your personal data to may not afford the same level of protection to your personal data as your home country.

    As any work that you do may involve work with children or vulnerable people, it may be necessary for you to produce a police clearance certificate (or similar background check). This may affect whether or not your application is accepted by our internship provider/school and what records they keep about you.

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that our internship provider may transfer, store and process your personal data and sensitive personal data as contemplated by this agreement interpretation in a dispute.

    If any wording in this agreement for any reason is held by a court to be unfair, illegal or unreasonable, it will not bind you, and the court shall remove that wording from the agreement, and the rest of the agreement will still continue to bind our internship provider and you.

    This agreement and any claim or dispute arising from or related to this agreement, will be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, Irish law and shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising out of it.

    Acceptance of terms and conditions: By purchasing a Myanmar internship, it means you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions covering the internship and are fully aware that the internship contract in Myanmar will be with our internship provider. You understand that neither the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider, nor any other company in its group will have any liability to me in respect of any breach or repudiation of the internship contract.

VIETNAM TEACHING INTERNSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS


  • General

    The TEFL institute of Ireland acts as a referrer for the Vietnam internship. When purchasing this internship, payment in full will be paid to the TEFL institute of Ireland. Thereon, complete organization of the Vietnam internship will be handled by our internship provider. They have many years’ experience in organizing successful internships, and will be in contact with the applicant once full payment has been made. This is the beginning of the application process. When you purchase a Vietnam internship, you are buying from The TEFL Institute of Ireland, 254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin. Republic of Ireland. The terms and conditions are an agreement between you, the applicant, The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider and its partners in Vietnam. It is important that you read and understand the terms to which you are agreeing when you accept a place on the TEFL institute of Ireland Vietnam internship. These terms apply to teachers who accept a teaching internship position through our internship provider.

  • Health & Safety

    You fully assume all risks to person and property in connection with your participation in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”), including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injury, sickness, disease and death. You are in sufficient physical and mental health to participate in the Activity, and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect your ability to participate in the Activity. You have or shall have medical insurance coverage appropriate for your participation in the Activity. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall not provide any insurance for you in connection with your participation in the Activity.

  • Legal

    You shall comply with all applicable laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel, including drug laws, while participating in the Activity. If your participation in the Activity is at any time deemed detrimental to the Contracting Organization, as determined in the sole discretion of The TEFL institute of Ireland or the Contracting Organization, you may be terminated by the Contracting Organization without The TEFL institute of Ireland incurring any liability.

    You may incur liability to The TEFL institute of Ireland under this Agreement if you engage in illegal acts abroad, break a Teaching Contract with a Contracting Organization or enter into a Teaching Contract in bad faith.

    You fully and forever INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE, The TEFL institute of Ireland, its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, sponsors, successors and assigns, from and for any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, court costs and solicitor’s fees), from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injuries, sickness, disease and death), whether directly or indirectly arising in connection with your participation in the TEFL institute of Ireland recruiting and placement process and the Activity, whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of The TEFL institute of Ireland or others.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations, regarding this subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended by course of conduct or otherwise, and may not be assigned in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by The TEFL institute of Ireland and you.


  • Application: Use of Information

    When you apply for an internship in Vietnam, you authorise The TEFL institute of Ireland to collect personal information, such as name, username, email address, address, work history, academic history and other non-financial personal information to determine your eligibility to teach English abroad (the “Activity”).

    You authorise The TEFL institute of Ireland to use this information to present you to any potential school (the “Contracting Organization”) and to its preferred agent to attempt to obtain employment.

    Your personal information shall be used solely for the purposes described above. Submission of personal information is wholly optional and can be removed from our records by request by emailing info@tefl.ie


  • Use of feedback

    Any feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively “Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from and distribute the feedback to others without limitation.

  • Feedback & Intellectual Property

    Further, The TEFL institute of Ireland shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such Feedback.

  • Candidate Guarantee

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, in its sole discretion, shall endeavour to help you obtain a contract to participate in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”). If you receive an offer to participate in the Activity and you accept that offer, you are responsible and liable for obtaining a passport, immigration visa(s) and other personal documentation appropriate for participating in the Activity, as well as arranging or coordinating transportation and accommodations to your satisfaction, and paying all costs and expenses related to your participation in the Activity.

    While the TEFL institute of Ireland shall endeavour to provide a reasonable amount of support and assistance to you if you are employed as a result of the TEFL institute of Ireland, any Teaching Contract shall be solely between you and the Contracting Organization. The contract for the teaching role is through the school, and not The TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Liability and Responsibility

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not The TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your transportation, accommodation or other services or products to be provided by the Contracting Organization or any other third party in connection with the Activity, and The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.


  • Use of Additional Information

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not the TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

  • Suitability

    Confirmation that you are eligible to enter into these terms.

    You confirm that you meet the following requirements:

    • Aged between 20 and 35 years old at time of travel
    • A native English speaker
    • A passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States
    • Undergraduate degree holder
    • TESOL/TEFL certificate (included in the program training)
    • Appropriate personal qualities (maturity, flexibility etc.)
    • Ability to cope with challenges, good communication skills, cultural sensitivity
    • A range of hobbies and interests
    • Have good health (applicants must submit complete a health check as part of the work permit process)
    • A clean police record


  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities of each party

    The TEFL institute of Ireland provides:

    • Information regarding the Vietnam internship
    • A telephone assessment with all applicants
    • A 120 hour TEFL course where applicable
    • Liaison with the internship provider to progress the teaching internship application
    • General advice and guidance in preparation for living in Vietnam

    Internship provider provides:

    • Transfer from official arrival airports on the specified dates (HCMC / Hanoi)
    • Orientation on arrival
    • Accommodation throughout internship
    • Monthly living allowance
    • In-country support throughout the duration of the internship, via the internship provider
    • Processing, accepting or rejecting your application. Please note; reasons for rejection cannot be given. Advising you, and issuing all necessary paperwork for your visa application (please note, the applicant pays for the visa)
    • Liaising with its partner schools on all aspects of the internship, including but not limited to; contract, pay, terms and conditions, hours of work, holidays, start and end dates and any work-related issues during the internship such as performance management and behavior


  • Vietnam Internship: Candidate

    Candidate Responsibility

    You, the successful applicant, are responsible for:

    • Completing all of our internship provider’s application forms and requests truthfully and accurately.
    • Obtaining your visa. Whilst our internship provider will assist in giving you advice about the correct visa for your travel, it is your responsibility to gain the correct visa for entry to Vietnam and any related costs.
    • Ensuring you take with you to Vietnam all necessary documentation as advised by the internship provider.
    • Arriving at the designated airport on the official internship arrival date. We suggest that you only book your flights once you have been fully accepted onto the programme and have applied for and received your visa. We also strongly recommend that you purchase a flexible flight ticket.
    • Obtaining relevant travel insurance for the duration of your stay in Vietnam. It is important that you are covered for all relevant travel and medical issues (including repatriation to your home country) and working overseas. Any participant without suitable medical insurance may not be able to commence teaching and no compensation would be payable
    • Ensuring that you have a valid passport that will remain valid for the duration of your stay, and for 6 months following departure.
    • Ensuring that you have taken appropriate medical advice in respect to living and working in Vietnam and that you have received all the appropriate inoculations and injections prior to travel.
    1. As a teacher of English, I understand the importance of giving students an accurate model of written English (using limited technology) and confirm that I am able to do so. I understand that if I am not able to do this it could result in a school terminating my contract.
    2. As a teacher of English, I understand the importance of giving students a clear model of spoken English and confirm that I am able to do so. I understand that if I am not able to do this it could result in a school terminating my contract.

    Costs

    You, the successful applicant, will be responsible for the following costs:

    • internship fee as agreed at the time of booking
    • visa application fee
    • outgoing and return flights
    • travel insurance
    • Any vaccines
    • all spending money during internship
    • any optional excursions arranged

    Cancellation

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with the internship you have purchased, you are entitled to a full refund of fee placed within 14 working days of booking (Distance Selling Act).

    If your application onto the internship is rejected by the internship provider, then you will receive a full refund minus 50% of the TEFL institute of Ireland training course included. You will retain full access to this course.

    If your application onto the internship is officially accepted however you choose to cancel your place, no refund is available.

    In the unlikely event that a visa application is refused, cancellation conditions will apply.

    Please also note that you are required to complete TEFL training provided by The TEFL institute of Ireland prior to beginning your internship placement.

    You are also required to comply with all deadlines for documentation to the internship provider’s team. Delays in either the TEFL course studying, or the production of necessary documentation may result in your internship application being void and no refund possible.

    Responsibility

    Recruitment decisions:

    Our internship provider manages the application process. The final decision on whether to accept an application rests with the internship provider, and the TEFL institute of Ireland cannot influence or change the decision. The decision is final and our internship provider cannot challenge or insist on being given reasons for any rejection on your behalf.

    Our internship provider uses partner schools that operate to the highest standards available locally and comply will all relevant Vietnamese laws. Neither the partner schools, or our internship provider, will accept any liability to you arising from discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between your internship country and your home country.

    For example, please be aware that as well as your qualifications and general experience, employers in Vietnam may take into account, appearance, strength of accent and medical history etc. when making a recruitment decision.

    Paperwork

    Correct paperwork:

    All offers of acceptance onto the internship are reliant on the successful applicant being able to produce the correct paperwork prior to travel to Vietnam, including but not limited to:

    • CV / resume
    • Highest available qualification certificate
    • Valid passport
    • The TEFL institute of Ireland course certificate or an alternative certificate from a recognised provider of at least 120 hours training.
    • Police check
    • Evidence that you are fit and healthy to travel if requested i.e. doctor’s note/check

    Failure to provide the correct documentation will mean that you may not be able to take part in the internship. Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider, or its Vietnam partner schools will be responsible for any costs you may incur through delayed or non-production of the relevant certificates and documentation.


  • Vietnam Internship: Trip Arrangements

    Visa

    All teachers on the internship will be required to obtain a visa before traveling. Our internship provider will help candidates to prepare the necessary visa documentation for the teaching internship. They will send candidates an invitation letter from the school along with an official contract.

    Our internship provider is responsible for the provision of all paperwork regarding your application for a visa prior to travel. Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools are responsible for any costs you incur as a result of you not being able to obtain the correct visa.

    Trip cancellation

    Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider will pay any compensation in the event that your internship is cancelled, curtailed or delayed or in any way changed as a result of circumstances that any party could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid.

    Such circumstances include, without limitation, war or threat of war, terrorist activity or threats of such activity, riots or civil disturbance, adverse weather conditions etc.

    All participants on the internship are responsible for arranging adequate travel and medical insurance to cover this eventuality.

    Your time in Vietnam

    Our internship provider and partner schools are responsible for providing your placement while you are in Vietnam, and are responsible for all matters regarding to your teaching including (but not limited to):

    • Terms and conditions
    • Contract
    • Accommodation
    • Pay / allowance
    • Hours of work

    Please note that the precise working conditions and term dates may vary between different schools and different regions in Vietnam. All dates and holiday allowances are set by our internship provider/school.

    During your time in Vietnam it is important to note you will be subject to Vietnamese laws, and it is imperative that you comply with these laws. The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools do not take any liability should any applicant teacher choose to violate any Vietnamese laws during their internship, and the internship may be terminated as the result of violation of Vietnamese laws.

    The Vietnamese partner schools reserve the right to terminate the internship of the participant should the participant violate any of the work rules and regulations as set by the school itself. In this case both the Vietnamese partner schools, our internship provider and The TEFL institute of Ireland will have no responsibility for any costs incurred.

    The Vietnamese partner schools are responsible for the accommodation provided during the applicant’s time in Vietnam whilst teaching at the school. This accommodation will be basic but clean and in-keeping with standard accommodation in the area around the school.

    Our internship provider will provide support personnel in Vietnam during the internship. This support is provided to assist you in getting the most out of your time in Vietnam.

    Placement Allocation

    Our internship provider will do all it can to accommodate any location requests, although due to booking numbers, and a variety of different factors it is not always possible to place interns at their most desired location or to place interns together.

    The internship teaching contract

    The internship contract is between you and our internship provider.

    You will be expected to dress and behave appropriately for work in accordance with the cultural norms in Vietnam, which may be very different from those in your home country. Our partner school will not be able to help you if your internship is terminated because you refuse to comply with your school’s expectations in relation to style of dress, hair or personal adornment.

    Accuracy of Marketing Material

    We believe that all statements made on the TEFL institute of Ireland website and accompanying material supplied by our internship provider are factual and correct at the time they are made. Every reasonable effort has been made to describe the internship correctly. The TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider cannot be held responsible for any changes that become known or happen after the printing of any written materials. Nor can they accept liability for events outside their reasonable control. They will undertake to advise you of any material changes known prior to your departure, providing there is sufficient time to do so and they can contact you.

    Change of Partner

    Our internship provider reserves the right to change its preferred partner schools at any time. Any such change will be notified in writing to all future participants of the internship.


  • Vietnam Internship: Legal

    Your protection

    When agreeing to these terms and conditions, both parties recognise that you are not an employee of the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider.

    Nothing in these conditions is intended to exclude or limit our liability to you for fraud or for death or personal injury caused by any act or omission by our internship provider or their employees acting at the time within the course of their internship.

    Our internship provider cannot accept liability for any aspect of your internship contract.

    Our internship provider excludes any liability we might otherwise have if any part of this contract is improperly performed due to your error or omissions in the information and personal details that you provided to us.

    Our internship provider works hard to select in-country partners that operate to the highest local standards but will not accept any liability to you arising from a difference in regulation of employee protection, discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between the destination country and your home country.

    Our internship provider will use all reasonable skill and care in providing our services to you in accordance with these terms. We cannot be liable for what our employees, agents and partners do, or do not do or for any loss, damage, expense or other claim of any description that you suffer in connection with your internship.

    Under no circumstances will the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or in-country schools be liable for any indirect, economic or consequential loss that you suffer. Please note in particular that we will not be responsible for loss of earning if your internship starts late, finishes sooner, is on different terms or otherwise differs from its description in your internship contract.

    Complaints

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with our service please in the first instance contact our internship provider’s in-country support team. If they are unable to resolve your issue please email info@tefl.ie informing us of the issue. We will acknowledge your complaint within 5 working days and will aim to resolve the complaint within a maximum of 28 days.

    Use of media

    Use of photos and comments:

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that we may use any photo(s)/image(s) we or someone on our behalf takes of you or any comments (written or verbal) you make during or in connection with your participation on the internship for our promotional/marketing purposes without obtaining your further specific permission or making any payment to you. Such use may include mentioning your name, age and town/city/area of residence.

    Personal Data

    For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, our internship provider is a data controller. They will use the personal data you provide for the purpose of processing your application and the provision of the services in this agreement. They will disclose your personal data to their in-country partners where you will be working. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that our internship provider and your school has all the necessary information required to protect your interests, such as medical information needed for the provision of medical treatment should you become ill or suffer an accident during your time overseas.

    The countries our internship provider may need to transfer your personal data to may not afford the same level of protection to your personal data as your home country.

    As any work that you do may involve work with children or vulnerable people, it may be necessary for you to produce a police clearance certificate (or similar background check). This may affect whether or not your application is accepted by our internship provider/school and what records they keep about you.

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that our internship provider may transfer, store and process your personal data and sensitive personal data as contemplated by this agreement interpretation in a dispute.

    If any wording in this agreement for any reason is held by a court to be unfair, illegal or unreasonable, it will not bind you, and the court shall remove that wording from the agreement, and the rest of the agreement will still continue to bind our internship provider and you.

    This agreement and any claim or dispute arising from or related to this agreement, will be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, Irish law and shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising out of it.

    Acceptance of terms and conditions: By purchasing a Vietnam internship, it means you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions covering the internship and are fully aware that the internship contract in Vietnam will be with our internship provider. You understand that neither the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider, nor any other company in its group will have any liability to me in respect of any breach or repudiation of the internship contract.


THAILAND NATIONWIDE TEACHING INTERNSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS


  • General

    The TEFL institute of Ireland acts as a referrer for the Thailand (nationwide) internship. When purchasing this internship, payment in full will be paid to The TEFL institute of Ireland. Thereon, complete organization of the Thailand internship will be handled by our internship provider. They have many years’ experience in organizing successful internships, and will be in contact with the applicant once full payment has been made. This is the beginning of the application process. When you purchase a Thailand internship, you are buying from The TEFL Institute of Ireland, 254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin Republic of Ireland. The terms and conditions are an agreement between you, the applicant, The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider and its partners in Thailand. It is important that you read and understand the terms to which you are agreeing when you accept a place on the TEFL institute of Ireland Thailand internship. These terms apply to teachers who accept a teaching internship position through our internship provider.

  • Health & Safety

    You fully assume all risks to person and property in connection with your participation in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”), including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injury, sickness, disease and death. You are in sufficient physical and mental health to participate in the Activity, and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect your ability to participate in the Activity. You have or shall have medical insurance coverage appropriate for your participation in the Activity. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall not provide any insurance for you in connection with your participation in the Activity.

  • Legal

    You shall comply with all applicable laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel, including drug laws, while participating in the Activity. If your participation in the Activity is at any time deemed detrimental to the Contracting Organization, as determined in the sole discretion of The TEFL institute of Ireland or the Contracting Organization, you may be terminated by the Contracting Organization without the TEFL institute of Ireland incurring any liability.

    You may incur liability to the TEFL institute of Ireland under this Agreement if you engage in illegal acts abroad, break a Teaching Contract with a Contracting Organization or enter into a Teaching Contract in bad faith.

    You fully and forever INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE, The TEFL institute of Ireland, its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, sponsors, successors and assigns, from and for any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, court costs and solicitor’s fees), from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injuries, sickness, disease and death), whether directly or indirectly arising in connection with your participation in the TEFL institute of Ireland recruiting and placement process and the Activity, whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of the TEFL institute of Ireland or others.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations, regarding this subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended by course of conduct or otherwise, and may not be assigned in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by the TEFL institute of Ireland and you.


  • Application: Use of Information

    When you apply for an internship in Thailand, you authorise the TEFL institute of Ireland to collect personal information, such as name, username, email address, address, work history, academic history and other non-financial personal information to determine your eligibility to teach English abroad (the “Activity”).

    You authorise The TEFL institute of Ireland to use this information to present you to any potential school (the “Contracting Organization”) and to its preferred agent to attempt to obtain employment.

    Your personal information shall be used solely for the purposes described above. Submission of personal information is wholly optional and can be removed from our records by request by emailing info@tefl.ie


  • Use of feedback

    Any feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively “Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from and distribute the feedback to others without limitation.

  • Feedback & Intellectual Property

    Further, The TEFL institute of Ireland shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such Feedback.

  • Candidate Guarantee

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, in its sole discretion, shall endeavour to help you obtain a contract to participate in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”). If you receive an offer to participate in the Activity and you accept that offer, you are responsible and liable for obtaining a passport, immigration visa(s) and other personal documentation appropriate for participating in the Activity, as well as arranging or coordinating transportation and accommodations to your satisfaction, and paying all costs and expenses related to your participation in the Activity.

    While the TEFL institute of Ireland shall endeavour to provide a reasonable amount of support and assistance to you if you are employed as a result of the TEFL institute of Ireland, any Teaching Contract shall be solely between you and the Contracting Organization. The contract for the teaching role is through the school, and not the TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Liability and Responsibility

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not the TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your transportation, accommodation or other services or products to be provided by the Contracting Organization or any other third party in connection with the Activity, and the TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.


  • Use of Additional Information

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not the TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

  • Suitability

    Confirmation that you are eligible to enter into these terms.

    You confirm that you meet the following requirements:

    • Aged between 21 and 45 years old at time of travel
    • A native English speaker
    • A passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, or the United States
    • Undergraduate degree holder
    • TESOL/TEFL certificate (included in the program training)
    • Appropriate personal qualities (maturity, flexibility etc.)
    • Ability to cope with challenges, good communication skills, cultural sensitivity
    • A range of hobbies and interests
    • Have good health (applicants must submit complete a health check as part of the work permit process)
    • A clean police record


  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities of each party

    The TEFL institute of Ireland provides:

    • Information regarding the Thailand internship
    • A telephone assessment with all applicants
    • A 120 hour TEFL course where applicable
    • Liaison with the internship provider to progress the teaching internship application
    • General advice and guidance in preparation for living in Thailand

    Internship provider provides:

    • Transfer from official arrival airports on the specified dates (Bangkok)
    • Orientation on arrival
    • Accommodation throughout internship
    • Monthly living allowance
    • In-country support throughout the duration of the internship, via the internship provider
    • Processing, accepting or rejecting your application. Please note; reasons for rejection cannot be given. Advising you, and issuing all necessary paperwork for your visa application (please note, the applicant pays for the visa and the cost will be reimbursed in the first month’s salary)
    • Liaising with its partner schools on all aspects of the internship, including but not limited to; contract, pay, terms and conditions, hours of work, holidays, start and end dates and any work-related issues during the internship such as performance management and behavior


  • Thailand Internship : Candidate

    Candidate Responsibility

    You, the successful applicant, are responsible for:

    • Completing all of our internship provider’s application forms and requests truthfully and accurately.
    • Obtaining your visa. Whilst our internship provider will assist in giving you advice about the correct visa for your travel, it is your responsibility to gain the correct visa for entry to Thailand and any related costs.
    • Ensuring you take with you to Thailand all necessary documentation as advised by the internship provider.
    • Arriving at the designated airport on the official internship arrival date. We suggest that you only book your flights once you have been fully accepted onto the programme and have applied for and received your visa. We also strongly recommend that you purchase a flexible flight ticket.
    • Obtaining relevant travel insurance for the duration of your stay in Thailand. It is important that you are covered for all relevant travel and medical issues (including repatriation to your home country) and working overseas. Any participant without suitable medical insurance may not be able to commence teaching and no compensation would be payable
    • Ensuring that you have a valid passport that will remain valid for the duration of your stay, and for 6 months following departure.
    • Ensuring that you have taken appropriate medical advice in respect to living and working in Thailand and that you have received all the appropriate inoculations and injections prior to travel.

    Costs

    You, the successful applicant, will be responsible for the following costs:

    • internship fee as agreed at the time of booking
    • visa application fee
    • outgoing and return flights
    • travel insurance
    • Any vaccines
    • all spending money during internship
    • any optional excursions arranged

    Cancellation

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with the internship you have purchased, you are entitled to a full refund of fee placed within 14 working days of booking (Distance Selling Act).

    If your application onto the internship is rejected by the internship provider, then you will receive a full refund minus 50% of the TEFL institute of Ireland training course included. You will retain full access to this course.

    If your application onto the internship is officially accepted however you choose to cancel your place, no refund is available.

    In the unlikely event that a visa application is refused, cancellation conditions will apply.

    Please also note that you are required to complete TEFL training provided by the TEFL institute of Ireland prior to beginning your internship placement.

    You are also required to comply with all deadlines for documentation to the internship provider’s team. Delays in either the TEFL course studying, or the production of necessary documentation may result in your internship application being void and no refund possible.

    Responsibility

    Recruitment decisions:

    Our internship provider manages the application process. The final decision on whether to accept an application rests with the internship provider, and the TEFL institute of Ireland cannot influence or change the decision. The decision is final and our internship provider cannot challenge or insist on being given reasons for any rejection on your behalf.

    Our internship provider uses partner schools that operate to the highest standards available locally and comply will all relevant Thai laws. Neither the partner schools, or our internship provider, will accept any liability to you arising from discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between your internship country and your home country.

    For example, please be aware that as well as your qualifications and general experience, employers in Thailand may take into account, appearance, strength of accent and medical history etc. when making a recruitment decision.

    Paperwork

    Correct paperwork:

    All offers of acceptance onto the internship are reliant on the successful applicant being able to produce the correct paperwork prior to travel to Thailand, including but not limited to:

    • CV / resume
    • Highest available qualification certificate
    • Valid passport
    • The TEFL institute of Ireland course certificate or an alternative certificate from a recognised provider of at least 120 hours training
    • Police check
    • Evidence that you are fit and healthy to travel if requested i.e. doctor’s note/check

    Failure to provide the correct documentation will mean that you may not be able to take part in the internship. Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider, or its Thailand partner schools will be responsible for any costs you may incur through delayed or non-production of the relevant certificates and documentation.


  • Thailand Internship : Trip Arrangements

    Visa

    All teachers on the internship will be required to obtain a visa before traveling or tourist visa on arrival where applicable. Our internship provider will help candidates to prepare the necessary visa documentation for the teaching internship. They will send candidates an invitation letter from the school along with an official contract OR you will convert from a tourist visa to a non immigrant B visa during your first month in Thailand, with the full support of our partner.

    Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools are responsible for any costs you incur as a result of you not being able to obtain the correct visa.

     

    Trip cancellation

    Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider will pay any compensation in the event that your internship is cancelled, curtailed or delayed or in any way changed as a result of circumstances that any party could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid.

    Such circumstances include, without limitation, war or threat of war, terrorist activity or threats of such activity, riots or civil disturbance, adverse weather conditions etc.

    All participants on the internship are responsible for arranging adequate travel and medical insurance to cover this eventuality.

    Your time in Thailand

    Our internship provider and partner schools are responsible for providing your placement while you are in Thailand, and are responsible for all matters regarding to your teaching including (but not limited to):

    • Terms and conditions
    • Contract
    • Accommodation during orientation
    • Pay / allowance
    • Hours of work

    Please note that the precise working conditions and term dates may vary between different schools and different regions in Thailand. All dates and holiday allowances are set by our internship provider/school.

    During your time in Thailand it is important to note you will be subject to Thai laws, and it is imperative that you comply with these laws. The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools do not take any liability should any applicant teacher choose to violate any Thai laws during their internship, and the internship may be terminated as the result of violation of Thai laws.

    The Thai partner schools reserve the right to terminate the internship of the participant should the participant violate any of the work rules and regulations as set by the school itself. In this case both the Thai partner schools, our internship provider and The TEFL institute of Ireland will have no responsibility for any costs incurred.

    The Thai partner schools are responsible for the accommodation provided during the applicant’s time in Thailand whilst teaching at the school. This accommodation will be basic but clean and in-keeping with standard accommodation in the area around the school.

    Our internship provider will provide support personnel in Thailand during the internship. This support is provided to assist you in getting the most out of your time in Thailand.

    Placement Allocation

    Our internship provider will do all it can to accommodate any location requests, although due to booking numbers, and a variety of different factors it is not always possible to place interns at their most desired location or to place interns together.

    The internship teaching contract

    The internship contract is between you and our internship provider.

    You will be expected to dress and behave appropriately for work in accordance with the cultural norms in Vietnam, which may be very different from those in your home country. Our partner school will not be able to help you if your internship is terminated because you refuse to comply with your school’s expectations in relation to style of dress, hair or personal adornment.

    Accuracy of Marketing Material

    We believe that all statements made on the TEFL institute of Ireland website and accompanying material supplied by our internship provider are factual and correct at the time they are made. Every reasonable effort has been made to describe the internship correctly. The TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider cannot be held responsible for any changes that become known or happen after the printing of any written materials. Nor can they accept liability for events outside their reasonable control. They will undertake to advise you of any material changes known prior to your departure, providing there is sufficient time to do so and they can contact you.

    Change of Partner

    Our internship provider reserves the right to change its preferred partner schools at any time. Any such change will be notified in writing to all future participants of the internship.


  • Thailand Internship: Legal

    Your protection

    When agreeing to these terms and conditions, both parties recognise that you are not an employee of the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider.

    Nothing in these conditions is intended to exclude or limit our liability to you for fraud or for death or personal injury caused by any act or omission by our internship provider or their employees acting at the time within the course of their internship.

    Our internship provider cannot accept liability for any aspect of your internship contract.

    Our internship provider excludes any liability we might otherwise have if any part of this contract is improperly performed due to your error or omissions in the information and personal details that you provided to us.

    Our internship provider works hard to select in-country partners that operate to the highest local standards but will not accept any liability to you arising from a difference in regulation of employee protection, discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between the destination country and your home country.

    Our internship provider will use all reasonable skill and care in providing our services to you in accordance with these terms. We cannot be liable for what our employees, agents and partners do, or do not do or for any loss, damage, expense or other claim of any description that you suffer in connection with your internship.

    Under no circumstances will the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or in-country schools be liable for any indirect, economic or consequential loss that you suffer. Please note in particular that we will not be responsible for loss of earning if your internship starts late, finishes sooner, is on different terms or otherwise differs from its description in your internship contract.

    Complaints

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with our service please in the first instance contact our internship provider’s in-country support team. If they are unable to resolve your issue please email info@tefl.ie informing us of the issue. We will acknowledge your complaint within 5 working days and will aim to resolve the complaint within a maximum of 28 days.

    Use of media

    Use of photos and comments:

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that we may use any photo(s)/image(s) we or someone on our behalf takes of you or any comments (written or verbal) you make during or in connection with your participation on the internship for our promotional/marketing purposes without obtaining your further specific permission or making any payment to you. Such use may include mentioning your name, age and town/city/area of residence.

    Personal Data

    For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, our internship provider is a data controller. They will use the personal data you provide for the purpose of processing your application and the provision of the services in this agreement. They will disclose your personal data to their in-country partners where you will be working. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that our internship provider and your school has all the necessary information required to protect your interests, such as medical information needed for the provision of medical treatment should you become ill or suffer an accident during your time overseas.

    The countries our internship provider may need to transfer your personal data to may not afford the same level of protection to your personal data as your home country.

    As any work that you do may involve work with children or vulnerable people, it may be necessary for you to produce a police clearance certificate (or similar background check). This may affect whether or not your application is accepted by our internship provider/school and what records they keep about you.

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that our internship provider may transfer, store and process your personal data and sensitive personal data as contemplated by this agreement interpretation in a dispute.

    If any wording in this agreement for any reason is held by a court to be unfair, illegal or unreasonable, it will not bind you, and the court shall remove that wording from the agreement, and the rest of the agreement will still continue to bind our internship provider and you.

    This agreement and any claim or dispute arising from or related to this agreement, will be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, Irish law and shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising out of it.

    Acceptance of terms and conditions: By purchasing a Vietnam internship, it means you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions covering the internship and are fully aware that the internship contract in Vietnam will be with our internship provider. You understand that neither the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider, nor any other company in its group will have any liability to me in respect of any breach or repudiation of the internship contract.


CHINA TEACHING INTERNSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS


  • General

    The TEFL institute of Ireland acts as a referrer for the China internship. When purchasing this internship, payment in full will be paid to the TEFL institute of Ireland. Thereon, complete organization of the China internship will be handled by our internship provider. They have many years’ experience in organizing successful internships, and will be in contact with the applicant once full payment has been made. This is the beginning of the application process. When you purchase a China internship, you are buying from The TEFL institute of Ireland, 254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland. The terms and conditions are an agreement between you, the applicant, The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider and its partners in China. It is important that you read and understand the terms to which you are agreeing when you accept a place on the TEFL institute of Ireland China internship. These terms apply to teachers who accept a teaching internship position through our internship provider.

  • Health & Safety

    You fully assume all risks to person and property in connection with your participation in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”), including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injury, sickness, disease and death. You are in sufficient physical and mental health to participate in the Activity, and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect your ability to participate in the Activity. You have or shall have medical insurance coverage appropriate for your participation in the Activity. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall not provide any insurance for you in connection with your participation in the Activity.

  • Legal

    You shall comply with all applicable laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel, including drug laws, while participating in the Activity. If your participation in the Activity is at any time deemed detrimental to the Contracting Organization, as determined in the sole discretion of The TEFL institute of Ireland or the Contracting Organization, you may be terminated by the Contracting Organization without the TEFL institute of Ireland incurring any liability.

    You may incur liability to the TEFL institute of Ireland under this Agreement if you engage in illegal acts abroad, break a Teaching Contract with a Contracting Organization or enter into a Teaching Contract in bad faith.

    You fully and forever INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE, The TEFL institute of Ireland, its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, sponsors, successors and assigns, from and for any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, court costs and solicitor’s fees), from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injuries, sickness, disease and death), whether directly or indirectly arising in connection with your participation in the TEFL institute of Ireland recruiting and placement process and the Activity, whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of the TEFL institute of Ireland or others.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations, regarding this subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended by course of conduct or otherwise, and may not be assigned in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by the TEFL institute of Ireland and you.


  • Use of Information

    We at the TEFL institute of Ireland have set out these terms and conditions to clarify the relationship between you, the website visitor, and the TEFL institute of Ireland.

    Under no circumstances will we share your information to third parties (unless it is an application to a school/agent), and we will take all necessary precautions to ensure that this information stays within the TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Application: Use of Information

    When you apply for a position, you authorise the TEFL institute of Ireland to collect personal information, such as name, username, email address, address, work history, academic history and other non-financial personal information to determine your eligibility to teach English abroad (the “Activity”).

    You authorise the TEFL institute of Ireland to use this information to present you to any potential school (the “Contracting Organization”) and to its preferred agent to attempt to obtain employment.

    Your personal information shall be used solely for the purposes described above. Submission of personal information is wholly optional and can be removed from our records by request by emailing info@tefl.ie


  • Use of Additional Information

    Resumes, covering letters, or pictures sent to the TEFL institute of Ireland shall be kept private and shall only be used to present you to any potential Contracting Organizations parties.

  • Candidate Guarantee

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, in its sole discretion, shall endeavour to help you obtain a contract to participate in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”). If you receive an offer to participate in the Activity and you accept that offer, you are responsible and liable for obtaining a passport, immigration visa(s) and other personal documentation appropriate for participating in the Activity, as well as arranging or coordinating transportation and accommodations to your satisfaction (when not provided), and paying all costs and expenses related to your participation in the Activity.

    While the TEFL institute of Ireland shall endeavour to provide a reasonable amount of support and assistance to you if you are employed as a result of the TEFL institute of Ireland, any Teaching Contract shall be solely between you and the Contracting Organization. The contract for the teaching role is through the school, and not the TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Liability and Responsibility

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not the TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your transportation, accommodation or other services or products to be provided by the Contracting Organization or any other third party in connection with the Activity, and the TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.


  • Use of feedback

    Any feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively “Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from and distribute the feedback to others without limitation.

  • Suitability

    Confirmation that you are eligible to enter into these terms.

    You confirm that you meet the following requirements:

    • Aged between 18 and 40 years old at time of travel
    • A native or near-native English speaker
    • A passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States
    • Have completed High School
    • TESOL/TEFL certificate (included in the program training)
    • Appropriate personal qualities (maturity, flexibility etc.)
    • Ability to cope with challenges, good communication skills, cultural sensitivity
    • A range of hobbies and interests
    • Have good health
    • A clean police record
    1. fluent speakers are required to have a degree and some teaching experience


  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities of each party

    The TEFL institute of Ireland provides:

    • Information regarding the China internship
    • A telephone assessment with all applicants
    • A 120 hour TEFL course where applicable
    • Liaison with the internship provider to progress the teaching internship application
    • General advice and guidance in preparation for living in China

    Internship provider provides:

    • Transfer from official arrival airports on the specified dates (Chengdu airport)
    • Orientation on arrival
    • Accommodation throughout internship
    • Monthly living allowance
    • In-country support throughout the duration of the internship
    • Processing, accepting or rejecting your application. Please note; reasons for rejection cannot be given.
    • Advising you, and issuing all necessary paperwork for your visa application (please note, the applicant pays for the visa)
    • Liaising with its partner schools on all aspects of the internship, including but not limited to; contract, pay, terms and conditions, hours of work, holidays, start and end dates and any work-related issues during the internship such as performance management and behavior


SPAIN INTERNSHIP


  • General

    The TEFL institute of Ireland acts as a referrer for the Spain internship. When applying to take part on this internship, payment in full will be paid to The TEFL institute of Ireland. Payment charged is equal to the cost of the 30 hour Teaching Young Learners Course plus a small administration fee. Thereon, complete organization of the Spain internship will be handled by our internship provider. When you apply for the Spain internship, you are purchasing from The TEFL institute of Ireland, 254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland. The terms and conditions are an agreement between you, the applicant, The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider and its partners in Spain. It is important that you read and understand the terms to which you are agreeing when you accept a place on the TEFL institute of Ireland Spain internship. These terms apply to teachers who accept a teaching internship position through our internship partner.

  • Health & Safety

    You fully assume all risks to person and property in connection with your participation in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”), including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injury, sickness, disease and death. You are in sufficient physical and mental health to participate in the Activity, and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect your ability to participate in the Activity. You have or shall have medical insurance coverage appropriate for your participation in the Activity. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall not provide any insurance for you in connection with your participation in the Activity.

  • Legal

    You shall comply with all applicable laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel, including drug laws, while participating in the Activity. If your participation in the Activity is at any time deemed detrimental to the Contracting Organization, as determined in the sole discretion of The TEFL institute of Ireland or the Contracting Organization, you may be terminated by the Contracting Organization without the TEFL institute of Ireland incurring any liability.

    You may incur liability to The TEFL institute of Ireland under this Agreement if you engage in illegal acts abroad, break a Teaching Contract with a Contracting Organization or enter into a Teaching Contract in bad faith.

    You fully and forever INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE, The TEFL institute of Ireland, its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, sponsors, successors and assigns, from and for any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, court costs and solicitor’s fees), from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injuries, sickness, disease and death), whether directly or indirectly arising in connection with your participation in the TEFL institute of Ireland recruiting and placement process and the Activity, whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of the TEFL institute of Ireland or others.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations, regarding this subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended by course of conduct or otherwise, and may not be assigned in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by the TEFL institute of Ireland and you.


  • Use of Information

    We at the TEFL institute of Ireland have set out these terms and conditions to clarify the relationship between you, the website visitor, and the TEFL institute of Ireland.

    Under no circumstances will we share your information to third parties (unless it is an application to a school/agent), and we will take all necessary precautions to ensure that this information stays within the TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Application: Use of Information

    When you apply for a position, you authorise the TEFL institute of Ireland to collect personal information, such as name, username, email address, address, work history, academic history and other non-financial personal information to determine your eligibility to teach English abroad (the “Activity”).

    You authorise the TEFL institute of Ireland to use this information to present you to any potential school (the “Contracting Organization”) and to its preferred agent to attempt to obtain employment.

    Your personal information shall be used solely for the purposes described above. Submission of personal information is wholly optional and can be removed from our records by request by emailing info@tefl.ie


  • Use of Additional Information

    Resumes, covering letters, or pictures sent to The TEFL institute of Ireland shall be kept private and shall only be used to present you to any potential Contracting Organizations parties.

  • Candidate Guarantee

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, in its sole discretion, shall endeavour to help you obtain a contract to participate in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”). If you receive an offer to participate in the Activity and you accept that offer, you are responsible and liable for obtaining a passport, immigration visa(s) and other personal documentation appropriate for participating in the Activity, as well as arranging or coordinating transportation and accommodations to your satisfaction (when not provided), and paying all costs and expenses related to your participation in the Activity.

    While the TEFL institute of Ireland shall endeavour to provide a reasonable amount of support and assistance to you if you are employed as a result of the TEFL institute of Ireland, any Teaching Contract shall be solely between you and the Contracting Organization. The contract for the teaching role is through the school, and not the TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Liability and Responsibility

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not The TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your transportation, accommodation or other services or products to be provided by the Contracting Organization or any other third party in connection with the Activity, and the TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.


  • Use of feedback

    Any feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively “Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from and distribute the feedback to others without limitation.

  • Suitability

    Confirmation that you are eligible to enter into these terms.

    You confirm that you meet the following requirements:

    • Aged between 18 and 30 years old at time of travel
    • A native English speaker
    • A passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States
    • You have a TEFL qualification, or will complete The TEFL institute of Ireland’s 30 hour Teaching Young Learners Course before departure
    • Successfully completed pre-university studies (eg High School)
    • You are committed to teaching English as an intern in Spain for the full duration of your internship contract – nine months
    • You are sufficiently fit and healthy to undertake and complete the internship
    • A clean police record


  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities of each party

    The TEFL institute of Ireland provides:

    • Information regarding the Spain internship
    • A 120 hour TEFL course where applicable
    • Liaison with the internship provider to progress the teaching internship application
    • General advice and guidance in preparation for living in Spain

    Internship provider provides:

    • Transfer from airport on arrival
    • Orientation on arrival
    • Accommodation with a local host family
    • 150 hour TEFL course through a Spanish university (online)
    • Monthly living allowance
    • In-country support throughout the duration of the internship, via the internship provider
    • Processing, accepting or rejecting your application. Please note; reasons for rejection cannot be given. Advising you, and issuing all necessary paperwork for your visa application (please note, the applicant pays for any necessary visa)
    • Liaising with its partners on all aspects of the internship, including but not limited to; contract, pay, terms and conditions, hours of work, holidays, start and end dates and any work-related issues during the internship such as performance management and behaviour


  • Spain Internship: Candidate

    Candidate Responsibility

    You, the successful applicant, are responsible for:

    • Completing all of our internship provider’s application forms and requests truthfully and accurately.
    • Obtaining your visa (if required). Whilst our internship provider will assist in giving you advice about the correct visa for your travel, it is your responsibility to gain the correct visa for entry to Spain and any related costs.
    • Ensuring you take with you to Spain all necessary documentation as advised by the internship provider.
    • Arriving at the designated airport on the official internship arrival date. We suggest that you only book your flights once you have been fully accepted onto the programme and have applied for and received your visa. We also strongly recommend that you purchase a flexible flight ticket.
    • Obtaining relevant travel insurance for the duration of your stay in Spain (unless you are a non EU citizen where insurance is provided). It is important that you are covered for all relevant travel and medical issues (including repatriation to your home country) and working overseas. Any participant without suitable medical insurance may not be able to commence teaching and no compensation would be payable.
    • Ensuring that you have a valid passport that will remain valid for the duration of your stay, and for 6 months following departure.
    • Ensuring that you have taken appropriate medical advice in respect to living and working in Spain and that you have received all the appropriate inoculations and injections prior to travel.

    Costs

    You, the successful applicant, will be responsible for the following costs:

    • internship fee as agreed at the time of booking
    • visa application fee (if applicable)
    • outgoing and return flights
    • travel insurance (if applicable)
    • Any vaccines
    • all spending money during internship
    • any optional excursions arranged

    Cancellation

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with the internship you have purchased, you are entitled to a full refund of fee placed within 14 working days of booking (Distance Selling Act).

    If your application onto the internship is rejected by the internship provider, then you will receive a full refund minus 50% of the TEFL institute of Ireland training course included. You will retain full access to this course.

    If your application onto the internship is officially accepted however you choose to cancel your place, no refund is available.

    In the unlikely event that a visa application is refused, cancellation conditions will apply.

    Please also note that you are required to complete TEFL training provided by the TEFL institute of Ireland prior to beginning your internship placement.

    You are also required to comply with all deadlines for documentation to the internship provider’s team. Delays in either the TEFL course studying, or the production of necessary documentation may result in your internship application being void and no refund possible.

    Responsibility

    Recruitment decisions:

    Our internship provider manages the application process. The final decision on whether to accept an application rests with the internship provider, and The TEFL institute of Ireland cannot influence or change the decision. The decision is final and our internship provider cannot challenge or insist on being given reasons for any rejection on your behalf.

    Our internship provider uses partner schools that operate to the highest standards available locally and comply will all relevant Spanish laws. Neither the partner schools, or our internship provider, will accept any liability to you arising from discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between your internship country and your home country.

    Paperwork

    Correct paperwork:

    All offers of acceptance onto the internship are reliant on the successful applicant being able to produce the correct paperwork prior to travel to Spain, including but not limited to:

    • CV / resume
    • Highest available qualification certificate
    • Valid passport
    • Police check
    • Evidence that you are fit and healthy to travel if requested i.e. doctor’s note/check

    Failure to provide the correct documentation will mean that you may not be able to take part in the internship. Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider, or its Spanish partner schools will be responsible for any costs you may incur through delayed or non-production of the relevant certificates and documentation.


  • Spain Internship: Trip Arrangements

    Visa

    All teachers on the internship will be required to obtain a visa before traveling. Our internship provider will help candidates to prepare the necessary visa documentation for the teaching internship. They will send candidates an invitation letter from the school along with an official contract.

    Our internship provider is responsible for the provision of all paperwork regarding your application for a visa prior to travel. Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools are responsible for any costs you incur as a result of you not being able to obtain the correct visa.

    Trip cancellation

    Neither the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider will pay any compensation in the event that your internship is cancelled, curtailed or delayed or in any way changed as a result of circumstances that any party could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid.

    Such circumstances include, without limitation, war or threat of war, terrorist activity or threats of such activity, riots or civil disturbance, adverse weather conditions etc.

    All participants on the internship are responsible for arranging adequate travel and medical insurance to cover this eventuality (excluding non EU applicants).

    Your time in Spain

    Our internship provider and partner schools are responsible for providing your placement while you are in Spain, and are responsible for all matters regarding to your teaching including (but not limited to):

    • Terms and conditions
    • Contract
    • Accommodation
    • Pay / allowance
    • Hours of work

    Please note that the precise working conditions and term dates may vary between different schools and different regions in Spain. All dates and holiday allowances are set by our internship provider/school.

    During your time in Spain it is important to note you will be subject to Spanish laws, and it is imperative that you comply with these laws. The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or schools do not take any liability should any applicant teacher choose to violate any Spanish laws during their internship, and the internship may be terminated as the result of violation of Spanish laws.

    The Spanish partner schools reserve the right to terminate the internship of the participant should the participant violate any of the work rules and regulations as set by the school itself. In this case both the Spanish partner schools, our internship provider and The TEFL institute of Ireland will have no responsibility for any costs incurred.

    The Spanish partner schools are responsible for the accommodation provided during the applicant’s time in Spanish whilst teaching at the school. This homestay accommodation will be basic but clean and in-keeping with standard accommodation in the area around the school.

    Our internship provider will provide support personnel in Spain during the internship. This support is provided to assist you in getting the most out of your time in Spain.

    Placement Allocation

    Our internship provider will do all it can to accommodate any location requests, although due to booking numbers, and a variety of different factors it is not always possible to place interns at their most desired location or to place interns together.

    The internship teaching contract

    The internship contract is between you and our internship provider.

    You will be expected to dress and behave appropriately for work in accordance with the cultural norms in Spain, which may be very different from those in your home country. Our partner school will not be able to help you if your internship is terminated because you refuse to comply with your school’s expectations in relation to style of dress, hair or personal adornment.

    Accuracy of Marketing Material

    We believe that all statements made on the TEFL institute of Ireland website and accompanying material supplied by our internship provider are factual and correct at the time they are made. Every reasonable effort has been made to describe the internship correctly. The TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider cannot be held responsible for any changes that become known or happen after the printing of any written materials. Nor can they accept liability for events outside their reasonable control. They will undertake to advise you of any material changes known prior to your departure, providing there is sufficient time to do so and they can contact you.

    Change of Partner

    Our internship provider reserves the right to change its preferred partner schools at any time. Any such change will be notified in writing to all future participants of the internship.


  • Spain Internship: Legal

    Your protection

    When agreeing to these terms and conditions, both parties recognise that you are not an employee of the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider.

    Nothing in these conditions is intended to exclude or limit our liability to you for fraud or for death or personal injury caused by any act or omission by our internship provider or their employees acting at the time within the course of their internship.

    Our internship provider cannot accept liability for any aspect of your internship contract.

    Our internship provider excludes any liability we might otherwise have if any part of this contract is improperly performed due to your error or omissions in the information and personal details that you provided to us.

    Our internship provider works hard to select in-country partners that operate to the highest local standards but will not accept any liability to you arising from a difference in regulation of employee protection, discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between the destination country and your home country.

    Our internship provider will use all reasonable skill and care in providing our services to you in accordance with these terms. We cannot be liable for what our employees, agents and partners do, or do not do or for any loss, damage, expense or other claim of any description that you suffer in connection with your internship.

    Under no circumstances will the TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider or in-country schools be liable for any indirect, economic or consequential loss that you suffer. Please note in particular that we will not be responsible for loss of earning if your internship starts late, finishes sooner, is on different terms or otherwise differs from its description in your internship contract.

    Complaints

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with our service please in the first instance contact our internship provider’s in-country support team. If they are unable to resolve your issue please email info@tefl.ie informing us of the issue. We will acknowledge your complaint within 5 working days and will aim to resolve the complaint within a maximum of 28 days.

    Use of media

    Use of photos and comments:

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that we may use any photo(s)/image(s) we or someone on our behalf takes of you or any comments (written or verbal) you make during or in connection with your participation on the internship for our promotional/marketing purposes without obtaining your further specific permission or making any payment to you. Such use may include mentioning your name, age and town/city/area of residence.

    Personal Data

    For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, our internship provider is a data controller. They will use the personal data you provide for the purpose of processing your application and the provision of the services in this agreement. They will disclose your personal data to their in-country partners where you will be working. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that our internship provider and your school has all the necessary information required to protect your interests, such as medical information needed for the provision of medical treatment should you become ill or suffer an accident during your time overseas.

    The countries our internship provider may need to transfer your personal data to may not afford the same level of protection to your personal data as your home country.

    As any work that you do may involve work with children or vulnerable people, it may be necessary for you to produce a police clearance certificate (or similar background check). This may affect whether or not your application is accepted by our internship provider/school and what records they keep about you.

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that our internship provider may transfer, store and process your personal data and sensitive personal data as contemplated by this agreement interpretation in a dispute.

    If any wording in this agreement for any reason is held by a court to be unfair, illegal or unreasonable, it will not bind you, and the court shall remove that wording from the agreement, and the rest of the agreement will still continue to bind our internship provider and you.

    This agreement and any claim or dispute arising from or related to this agreement, will be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with Irish law and shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising out of it.

    Acceptance of terms and conditions: By purchasing a Spain internship, it means you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions covering the internship and are fully aware that the internship contract in Spain will be with our internship provider. You understand that neither the TEFL institute of Ireland or our internship provider, nor any other company in its group will have any liability to me in respect of any breach or repudiation of the internship contract.


ANGLO-TEFL & THE TEFL INSTITUTE OF IRELAND

Organizers of the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship:

The TEFL institute of Ireland – the only provider of online courses
254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,,
Crois Araild,
Dublin 6W,
Harold’s Cross,
Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath,
Co. Dublin

Angloville – the only provider of a real-life teaching practice (language immersion programs). Term Angloville whenever used in this contract covers:

  1. Organisers of the language courses for the local participants:
    • Angloville Sp. z o. o. SK POLAND
    • Angloville Kft. HUNGARY
    • Angloville S.R.L. ROMANIA
    • Angloville Česká republika a Slovensko, spol. s r.o.
  2. Foundation ‘Development without Borders’ [Polish: Fundacja ‘Rozwój Bez Granic’]- the legal entity inside Angloville responsible for providing volunteer opportunities with Angloville and organizing volunteers’ stay on the programmes.

  • General

    The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville have partnered to create the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship. When purchasing this Scholarship, payment in full will be paid to The TEFL institute of Ireland. Thereon, complete organization of the practical element of this Scholarship (real-life teaching experience) will be handled by Angloville. Angloville has many years’ experience in organizing successful placements. The application process begins once full payment has been made. After that the Angloville representative will be in contact with you within 5 days. When you purchase the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship, you are buying from The TEFL institute of Ireland, The TEFL Institute of Ireland,254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin. The terms and conditions are an agreement between you, the applicant, The TEFL institute of Ireland, Angloville and its partners and organisations working on their behalf. It is important that you read and understand the terms to which you are agreeing when you accept a place on the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship. This agreement is valid from the 1st of November 2016.

  • Health & Safety

    You fully assume all risks to person and property in connection with your participation in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”), including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injury, sickness, disease and death. You are in sufficient physical and mental health to participate in the Activity, and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect your ability to participate in the Activity. You have or shall have medical insurance coverage appropriate for your participation in the Activity. The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville shall not provide any insurance for you in connection with your participation in the Activity. If you become unwell during your participation in the Activity, the Angloville representatives will do their best to ensure that you receive the appropriate medical attention in line with your travel insurance. We stress that Angloville does not cover any of the medical expenses before, during or after the programmes you participate in.

  • Legal

    You shall comply with all applicable laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel, including drug laws, while participating in the Activity. If your participation in the Activity is at any time deemed detrimental to Angloville, as determined in the sole discretion of The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville, it may be terminated by Angloville without the TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville incurring any liability.

    You may incur liability to the TEFL institute of Ireland under this Agreement if you engage in illegal acts abroad, break Contract with Angloville or enter into a Contract in bad faith.

    You fully and forever INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE, The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville, their directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, sponsors, successors and assigns, from and for any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, court costs and solicitor’s fees), from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injuries, sickness, disease and death), whether directly or indirectly arising in connection with your participation in the The TEFL institute of Ireland recruiting and placement process and the Activity, whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of The TEFL institute of Ireland, Angloville or others.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations, regarding this subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended by course of conduct or otherwise, and may not be assigned in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by The TEFL institute of Ireland, Angloville and you. This agreement is valid from the 1st of November 2016.


  • Use of Information

    The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville have set out these terms and conditions to clarify the relationship between you, the website visitor, The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville. Under no circumstances will we share your information to third parties (unless it is an application to a school/agent), and we will take all necessary precautions to ensure that this information stays within the TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville.


  • Application: Use of Information

    When you apply for a position, you authorize the TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville to collect personal information, such as name, username, email address, address, work history, academic history and other non-financial personal information to determine your eligibility to teach English abroad (the “Activity”). You authorize The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville to use this information to present you to any potential school (the “Contracting Organization”) and to its preferred agent to attempt to obtain employment.

    Your personal information shall be used solely for the purposes described above. Submission of personal information is wholly optional and can be removed from our records by request by emailing The TEFL institute of Ireland at info@tefl.ie and Angloville at info@angloville.com


  • Use of Additional Information

    Resumes, covering letters, or pictures sent to The TEFL institute of Ireland shall be kept private and shall only be used to present you to any potential Contracting Organizations parties.

    Resumes or/and covering letters sent to Angloville shall be kept private and shall only be used to present you to any potential Contracting Organizations parties. Pictures sent to Angloville or pictures taken during your participation in the Activity can be used by Angloville for the promotional and marketing activities.


  • Candidate Guarantee

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, in its sole discretion, shall endeavour to help you obtain a contract to participate in the Activity (”Anglo-TEFL Scholarship”). If you receive an offer to participate in the Activity and you accept that offer, you are responsible and liable for obtaining a passport, immigration visa(s) (if necessary) and other personal documentation appropriate for participating in the Activity, as well as arranging or coordinating transportation and accommodations to your satisfaction (when not provided), and paying all costs and expenses related to your participation in the Activity.

  • Liability and Responsibility

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in the Anglo-TEL Scholarship not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by Angloville, it is not The TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative teaching practice.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your transportation, accommodation or other services or products to be provided by Angloville or any other third party in connection with the Activity, and The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.

    Angloville is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your online TEFL course, your certificates or other online components or products provided by The TEFL institute of Ireland or any other third party in connection with the TEFL course, and Angloville is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.


  • Use of Feedback

    Any feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively “Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from and distribute the feedback to others without limitation.

  • Suitability

    Confirmation that you are eligible to enter into these terms.

    You confirm that you meet the following requirements:

    • Aged 18+ for junior programs and aged 21+ for adult programs
    • A native English speaker
    • A passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States
    • Have completed High School
    • Appropriate personal qualities (maturity, flexibility etc.)
    • Ability to cope with challenges, good communication skills, cultural sensitivity
    • A range of hobbies and interests
    • Have good health
    • Have no diagnosed mental condition
    • A clean police record
    • Have a story to tell; we will ask you to tell us a little more about yourself via an application form
    • Have an interest in meeting new people and learning about new cultures
    • Be ready to complete the required Angloville teaching practice programs in different locations across Central and Eastern Europe


  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities of each party

    The TEFL institute of Ireland provides:

    • Information regarding the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship
    • 120 hour Advanced TEFL course where applicable
    • Liaison with the internship provider (Angloville ) to progress the teaching internship application
    • General advice and guidance for Scholarship preparation
    • Certification upon completion of Scholarship
    • The refundable component of the fee for qualified applicants

    Angloville provides:

    • Information regarding the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship and Angloville programs
    • 70, 140 or 210 hours of real-life teaching experience (depending on which package you will choose)
    • Processing, accepting or rejecting your application. Please note; reasons for rejection may or may not be given.
    • Orientation on arrival
    • Accommodation in high standard hotels during Angloville programs
    • Full board during Angloville programs (three meals a day at the hotel restaurant)
    • Free transport to and from the high standard hotel in the countryside
    • An opportunity to travel and learn about the cultures of Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic and Slovakia
    • Complimentary tours of some of Central and Eastern Europe’s most fascinating cities, such as Budapest, Prague, Warsaw, Bucharest, Wroclaw and Krakow (depending on the starting point of your particular program)
    • In-country support throughout the duration of the program
    • Advising you, and issuing all necessary paperwork for your visa application (please note, the applicant pays for the visa, if applicable)
    • A diploma from Angloville
    • An amazing experience with a chance to improve your CV and launch your career teaching English

    During your stay at the Angloville programs in Eastern Europe you will be hosted by the Foundation ‘Rozwój Bez Granic’ [Development without Borders]. The Foundation is the legal entity inside Angloville responsible for providing volunteer opportunities with Angloville.

    Fundacja ‘Rozwój Bez Granic’ [Foundation ‘Development without Borders’]

    Ul. Edwarda Heila 9/52
    30-654 Kraków
    Poland


  • Teaching Practice Dates

    Angloville will do their utmost to make sure that your preferred dates and locations for teaching practice are achieved. However, in a very small number of cases it may be necessary to change a placement from your preferred selection and we reserve the right to do so. It’s only recommended that you make your travel arrangements following official confirmation that your placement selection has been confirmed. Angloville and the TEFL institute of Ireland will not be held responsible for any costs in travel amendments for bookings made prior to placement confirmation.

  • Anglo-TEFL Scholarship: Candidate

    Candidate Responsibility:

    You, the successful applicant, are responsible for:

    • Completing all of application forms and requests truthfully and accurately.
    • Obtaining your visa (if applicable). Whilst Angloville assist in giving you advice about the correct visa for your travel, it is your responsibility to gain the correct visa for entry to whichever country your program takes place in and any related costs.
    • Ensuring you take with you to Eastern Europe all necessary documentation as advised by Angloville.
    • Arriving at the designated base city and meeting point on the official arrival date. We suggest that you only book your flights once you have been fully accepted onto the program and have applied for and received your visa (if applicable). We also strongly recommend that you purchase a flexible flight ticket.
    • Obtaining relevant travel insurance for the duration of your stay in Eastern Europe. It is important that you are covered for all relevant travel and medical issues (including repatriation to your home country). Any participant without suitable medical insurance may not be able to commence teaching and no compensation would be payable
    • Ensuring that you have a valid passport that will remain valid for the duration of your stay, and for 6 months following departure.
    • Ensuring that you have taken appropriate medical advice and that you have received all the appropriate inoculations and injections prior to travel.
    • Completing TEFL training provided by The TEFL institute of Ireland within 90 days from the date of application (not from the date of the first logging in).
    • Requesting your Anglo-TEFL Scholarship refund (if applicable to your program package) within 21 days of fully completing your TEFL training and teaching practice.

    Behaviour
    During your time at Angloville you must follow a professional code of conduct. If during any point in your live teaching practice at Angloville it is deemed that your behavior is inappropriate, you will be asked to leave and your TEFL training account access will cease. You will bear the cost of any accommodation, travel or trip curtailment in such an event.

    Costs

    You, the successful applicant, will be responsible for the following costs:

    • Anglo-TEFL Scholarship booking fee
    • Visa application fee (if applicable)
    • Outgoing and return flights
    • Any travel between programs
    • Travel insurance
    • Any vaccines
    • All spending money during internship
    • Any optional excursions arranged

    Cancellation & Refunds

    Applications prior to 1st November 2016

    A refundable deposit of €50 is required to complete your application for the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship, this must be paid for prior in full at time of applying – a €10.00 administration fee is applicable during your recruitment process.

    Three-week program package. For applications from 1st November 2016

    A refundable deposit of €69 is required to complete your application for the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship if you choose the three week program package, this must be paid for prior in full at time of applying – a €15.00 administration fee is applicable during your recruitment process. Candidates are responsible for claiming the €50 refundable element within 21 days of completing* the full Scholarship, after 21 days no refund is possible.
    *The Anglo-TEFL Scholarship is completed and you can claim your deposit back when:

    1. You attended and completed successfully all Angloville programs you were scheduled for
    2. You completed the online component of the Scholarship: your online TEFL course

    Please note, you need to complete both parts: Angloville programs AND online TEFL course

    Two week program package. Applications from 1st November 2016

    The Anglo-TEFL two week program can be booked for a fee of €99. There is no refundable element to these duration options.

    One week program package. Applications from 1st November 2016

    The Anglo-TEFL one week program can be booked for a fee of €189. There is no refundable element to these duration options.

    Other situations:

    1. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship you have purchased, and you have not started any component of the Scholarship, you are entitled to a full refund of fee placed within 14 working days of booking (Distance Selling Act).
    2. If your application onto the program is rejected by Angloville, then you will receive a full refund. Access to your TEFL training course will be terminated. It is your responsibility to check if you meet the Scholarship requirements.
    3. If your application onto the Scholarship is officially accepted and you are enrolled in the Angloville programs, however you choose to cancel your place, no refund is available.
    4. In the unlikely event that a visa application is refused, refund is still available.
    5. You are also required to comply with all deadlines for documentation to the Angloville team. Delays in either the TEFL course studying, or the production of necessary documentation may result in your program application being void and no refund is possible.
    6. If you choose to apply for the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship while you are volunteering on the Angloville program, you can apply only for the three-week package. You must choose two additional programs. Only then, will the Angloville team count your current program towards your Anglo-TEFL Scholarship and you must to apply join the Scholarship BEFORE the completion of your current week. Contact info@tefl.ie to notify us you are a late application.
        Application Guide

      • You are currently at Angloville and have no additional weeks booked. Apply at www.anglo-tefl.com for the two week program costing €99. Our team will refund you €34 on the following Wednesday. Your current week will count and you’ll be compliant with the three week Scholarship program. Your total participation cost is €69.
      • You are currently at Angloville and have one additional week booked. Apply at www.anglo-tefl.com for the one week program costing €189. Our team will refund you €124 on the following Wednesday. Your current week will count, plus your pre-scheduled one and you’ll be compliant with the three week Scholarship program. Your total participation cost is €69
    7. If you choose to apply for the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship after you finish/complete any of Angloville program/s you can apply for one-week, two-week or three-week package, but your past program/s will not be counted towards your Anglo-TEFL Scholarship.

    Responsibility

    Recruitment decisions:

    Angloville manages the application process. The final decision on whether to accept an application rests with the Angloville team, and The TEFL institute of Ireland cannot influence or change the decision. The decision is final. Angloville operates to the highest standards available locally and comply will all relevant laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel: Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and other destinations available with Angloville.

    Paperwork

    Correct paperwork:

    All offers of acceptance onto the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship are reliant on the successful applicant being able to produce the correct paperwork prior to travel to Eastern Europe, including but not limited to:

    • CV / resume / application form
    • Valid passport from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States
    • Your statement that you agree with Angloville Legal Notes (appendix no 1 and no 2)
    • Angloville Personal Questionnaire for the Foundation (appendix no 3)
    • Angloville Volunteering Agreement for the Foundation (appendix no 4)

    By accepting Terms and Conditions of the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship, please be advised that you agreed to all statements included in the above documents: Legal Notes (appendix no 1 and no 2), Volunteering Agreement (appendix no 3) and Personal Questionnaire (appendix no 4). Failure to provide the correct documentation will mean that you may not be able to take part in the Scholarship. Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland or Angloville will be responsible for any costs you may incur through delayed or non-production of the relevant certificates and documentation.


  • Anglo-TEFL Scholarships: Trip Arrangements

    Visa

    Angloville will help candidates with visa information, to understand whether they need to obtain one or not. Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland or Angloville are responsible for any costs you incur as a result of you not being able to obtain the correct visa (if applicable).

    Trip cancellation

    Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland or Angloville will pay any compensation in the event that your internship is cancelled, curtailed or delayed or in any way changed as a result of circumstances that any party could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such circumstances include, without limitation, war or threat of war, terrorist activity or threats of such activity, riots or civil disturbance, adverse weather conditions etc.

    All participants on the Anglo-TEFL Scholarship are responsible for arranging adequate travel and medical insurance to cover this eventuality.

    Your time in Central Europe

    Angloville is responsible for providing your placement while you are in Eastern Europe, and are responsible for all matters regarding to your teaching including (but not limited to):

    • Terms and conditions
    • Contract
    • Accommodation
    • Hours of work

    Please note that the precise working conditions and term dates may vary between different locations and different regions in Eastern Europe. All dates are set by our Angloville partner. During your time in Eastern Europe it is important to note you will be subject to local laws, and it is imperative that you comply with these laws. The TEFL institute of Ireland nor Angloville take any liability should any applicant teacher choose to violate any local laws during their placement, and the placement may be terminated as the result of violation of such laws.

    Angloville reserves the right to terminate the placement of the participant should the participant violate any of the work rules and regulations as set by the program itself. In this case both the Angloville and The TEFL institute of Ireland will have no responsibility for any costs incurred.

    Angloville is responsible for the accommodation provided during the applicant’s time in Eastern Europe whilst on the program. This hotel accommodation will be of a quality local standard.

    The Anglo-TEFL Scholarship contract

    The contract is between you and Angloville.

    You will be expected to dress and behave appropriately for work in accordance with the cultural norms in Eastern Europe, which may be very different from those in your home country. The TEFL institute of Ireland will not be able to help you if your placement is terminated because you refuse to comply with expectations in relation to style of dress, hair or personal adornment.

    Accuracy of Marketing Material

    We believe that all statements made on the TEFL institute of Ireland website and accompanying material supplied by Angloville are factual and correct at the time they are made. Every reasonable effort has been made to describe the program correctly. The TEFL institute of Ireland or Angloville cannot be held responsible for any changes that become known or happen after the printing of any written materials. Nor can they accept liability for events outside their reasonable control. They will undertake to advise you of any material changes known prior to your departure, providing there is sufficient time to do so and they can contact you. Anglo-TEFL Scholarship: Legal

    Complaints

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with your online TEFL course or any other online component provided by The TEFL institute of Ireland please contact the TEFL institute of Ireland team at info@tefl.ie. If for any reason you are not satisfied with real-life teaching practice organized by Angloville please contact Angloville’s in-country support team at info@angloville.com.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville will acknowledge your complaint within 5 working days and will aim to resolve the complaint within a maximum of 28 days.

    Use of media

    Use of photos and comments:

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that we may use any photo(s)/image(s) we or someone on our behalf takes of you or any comments (written or verbal) you make during or in connection with your participation on the internship for our promotional/marketing purposes without obtaining your further specific permission or making any payment to you. Such use may include mentioning your name, age and town/city/area of residence.

    Personal Data

    For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, The TEFL institute of Ireland and Angloville are data controllers. As any work that you do may involve work with children or vulnerable people, it may be necessary for you to produce a police clearance certificate (or similar background check). This may affect whether or not your application is accepted by Angloville and what records they keep about you.

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that Angloville may transfer, store and process your personal data and sensitive personal data as contemplated by this agreement interpretation in a dispute.

    This agreement and any claim or dispute arising from or related to this agreement, will be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with Irish law and shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising out of it.

    Acceptance of terms and conditions: By purchasing an Anglo-TEFL Scholarship, it means you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions covering the internship and are fully aware that the contract in Eastern Europe will be with Angloville. You understand that neither The TEFL institute of Ireland or Angloville, nor any other company in its group will have any liability to you in respect of any breach or repudiation of the contract.


CAMBODIA PHNOM PENH TEACHING EXPERIENCE TERMS AND CONDITIONS


  • General

    The TEFL institute of Ireland acts as a referrer for the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience. When purchasing this placement, payment in full will be paid to The TEFL institute of Ireland. Thereon, complete organization of the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience will be handled by our provider. They have many years’ experience in organizing successful internships, and will be in contact with the applicant once full payment has been made. This is the beginning of the application process. When you purchase a Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience, you are buying from The TEFL institute of Ireland, The TEFL Institute of Ireland,254 Bóthar Chrois Araild,, Crois Araild, Dublin 6W, Harold’s Cross, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, Co. Dublin Republic of Ireland. The terms and conditions are an agreement between you, the applicant, The TEFL institute of Ireland, our internship provider and its partners in Cambodia. It is important that you read and understand the terms to which you are agreeing when you accept a place on the The TEFL institute of Ireland Cambodia (Phnom Penh) Experience. These terms apply to teachers who accept a teaching internship position through our internship provider.

  • Health & Safety

    You fully assume all risks to person and property in connection with your participation in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”), including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injury, sickness, disease and death. You are in sufficient physical and mental health to participate in the Activity, and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect your ability to participate in the Activity. You have or shall have medical insurance coverage appropriate for your participation in the Activity. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall not provide any insurance for you in connection with your participation in the Activity.

  • Legal

    You shall comply with all applicable laws of any jurisdiction in which you may travel, including drug laws, while participating in the Activity. If your participation in the Activity is at any time deemed detrimental to the Contracting Organization, as determined in the sole discretion of The TEFL institute of Ireland or the Contracting Organization, you may be terminated by the Contracting Organization without The TEFL institute of Ireland incurring any liability.

    You may incur liability to The TEFL institute of Ireland under this Agreement if you engage in illegal acts abroad, break a Teaching Contract with a Contracting Organization or enter into a Teaching Contract in bad faith.

    You fully and forever INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE, The TEFL institute of Ireland, its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, sponsors, successors and assigns, from and for any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, court costs and solicitor’s fees), from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, travel delays, property damage and loss, bodily injuries, sickness, disease and death), whether directly or indirectly arising in connection with your participation in the The TEFL institute of Ireland recruiting and placement process and the Activity, whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of The TEFL institute of Ireland or others.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings and negotiations, regarding this subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended by course of conduct or otherwise, and may not be assigned in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by The TEFL institute of Ireland and you.


  • Application: Use of Information

    When you apply for a Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience, you authorise The TEFL institute of Ireland to collect personal information, such as name, username, email address, address, work history, academic history and other non-financial personal information to determine your eligibility to teach English abroad (the “Activity”).

    You authorise The TEFL institute of Ireland to use this information to present you to any potential school (the “Contracting Organization”) and to its preferred agent to attempt to obtain employment.

    Your personal information shall be used solely for the purposes described above. Submission of personal information is wholly optional and can be removed from our records by request by emailing info@tefl.ie


  • Use of feedback

    Any feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively “Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The TEFL institute of Ireland shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from and distribute the feedback to others without limitation.

  • Feedback & Intellectual Property

    Further, the TEFL institute of Ireland shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such Feedback.

  • Candidate Guarantee

    The TEFL institute of Ireland, in its sole discretion, shall endeavour to help you obtain a contract to participate in the Activity (a “Teaching Contract”). If you receive an offer to participate in the Activity and you accept that offer, you are responsible and liable for obtaining a passport, immigration visa(s) and other personal documentation appropriate for participating in the Activity, as well as arranging or coordinating transportation and accommodations to your satisfaction, and paying all costs and expenses related to your participation in the Activity.

    While the TEFL institute of Ireland shall endeavour to provide a reasonable amount of support and assistance to you if you are employed as a result of The TEFL institute of Ireland, any Teaching Contract shall be solely between you and the Contracting Organization. The contract for the teaching role is through the school, and not The TEFL institute of Ireland.


  • Liability and Responsibility

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not The TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be responsible or liable for your transportation, accommodation or other services or products to be provided by the Contracting Organization or any other third party in connection with the Activity, and The TEFL institute of Ireland is not and shall not be liable for any other acts or omissions of such third parties.


  • Use of Additional Information

    The TEFL institute of Ireland is not responsible or liable for breach of a Teaching Contract by either party, nor for any situation, including school closure or bankruptcy of the Contracting Organization that results in a Teaching Contract not being fulfilled. If you are terminated for any reason by a Contracting Organization, it is not The TEFL institute of Ireland’s responsibility to rectify the situation or to find you alternative or interim employment.

  • Suitability

    Confirmation that you are eligible to enter into these terms.

    You confirm that you meet the following requirements:

    • Fluent or native English speaker
    • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in any discipline
    • TEFL qualification (included)
    • Min 22 years old
    • Flexible, hardworking and mature
    • Good mental and physical health
    • Clean police record


  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities of each party

    The TEFL institute of Ireland provides:

    • Information regarding the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience
    • A telephone assessment with all applicants
    • A 120 hour TEFL course (where applicable)
    • Liaison with the placement provider to progress the teaching experience application
    • General advice and guidance in preparation for living in Cambodia

    Internship provider provides:

    • Transfer from official arrival airports on the specified dates
    • Orientation on arrival
    • Accommodation throughout internship
    • In-country support throughout the duration of the placement
    • Processing, accepting or rejecting your application. Please note; reasons for rejection cannot be given. Advising you, and issuing all necessary paperwork for your visa application (please note, the applicant pays for the visa)
    • Liaising with its partner schools on all aspects of the placement, including but not limited to; contract, terms and conditions, hours of work, holidays, start and end dates and any work-related issues during the placement such as performance management and behavior


  • Cambodia Experience: Candidate

    Candidate Responsibility

    You, the successful applicant, are responsible for:

    • Completing all of our placement provider’s application forms and requests truthfully and accurately.
    • Obtaining your visa. Whilst our placement provider will assist in giving you advice about the correct visa for your travel, it is your responsibility to gain the correct visa for entry to Cambodia and any related costs.
    • Ensuring you take with you to Cambodia all necessary documentation as advised by the placement provider.
    • Arriving at the designated airport on the official internship arrival date. We suggest that you only book your flights once you have been fully accepted onto the programme and have applied for and received your visa. We also strongly recommend that you purchase a flexible flight ticket.
    • Obtaining relevant travel insurance for the duration of your stay in Cambodia. It is important that you are covered for all relevant travel and medical issues (including repatriation to your home country) and working overseas. Any participant without suitable medical insurance may not be able to commence teaching and no compensation would be payable
    • Ensuring that you have a valid passport that will remain valid for the duration of your stay, and for 6 months following departure.
    • Ensuring that you have taken appropriate medical advice in respect to living and working in Cambodia and that you have received all the appropriate inoculations and injections prior to travel.

    Costs

    You, the successful applicant, will be responsible for the following costs:

    • internship fee as agreed at the time of booking
    • visa application fee
    • outgoing and return flights
    • travel insurance
    • Any vaccines
    • all spending money during teaching experience
    • any optional excursions arranged

    Cancellation

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with the teaching experience you have purchased, you are entitled to a full refund of fee placed within 14 working days of booking (Distance Selling Act).

    If your application onto the teaching experience is rejected by the placement provider, then you will receive a full refund minus 50% of the TEFL institute of Ireland training course included. You will retain full access to this course.

    If your application onto the teaching experience is officially accepted however you choose to cancel your place, no refund is available.

    In the unlikely event that a visa application is refused, cancellation conditions will apply.

    Please also note that you are required to complete TEFL training provided by The TEFL institute of Ireland prior to beginning your placement.

    You are also required to comply with all deadlines for documentation to the placement provider’s team. Delays in either the TEFL course studying, or the production of necessary documentation may result in your teaching experience application being void and no refund possible.

    Responsibility

    Recruitment decisions:

    Our placement provider manages the application process. The final decision on whether to accept an application rests with the placement provider, and the TEFL institute of Ireland cannot influence or change the decision. The decision is final and our placement provider cannot challenge or insist on being given reasons for any rejection on your behalf.

    Our placement provider uses partner schools that operate to the highest standards available locally and comply will all relevant Cambodian laws. Neither the partner schools, or our placement provider, will accept any liability to you arising from discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between your teaching experience country and your home country.

    For example, please be aware that as well as your qualifications and general experience, employers in Cambodia may take into account, appearance, strength of accent and medical history etc. when making a recruitment decision.

    Paperwork

    Correct paperwork:

    All offers of acceptance onto the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience are reliant on the successful applicant being able to produce the correct paperwork prior to travel to Cambodia, including but not limited to:

    • CV / resume
    • Minimum undergraduate certificate
    • Valid passport
    • The TEFL institute of Ireland course certificate or an alternative certificate from a recognised provider of at least 120 hours training.
    • Police check
    • Evidence that you are fit and healthy to travel if requested i.e. doctor’s note/check

    Failure to provide the correct documentation will mean that you may not be able to take part in the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience. Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland, our placement provider, or its Cambodian partner schools will be responsible for any costs you may incur through delayed or non-production of the relevant certificates and documentation.


  • Cambodia Experience: Trip Arrangements

    Visa

    All teachers on the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience will be required to obtain a visa before traveling. Our placement provider will help candidates to prepare the necessary visa documentation for the teaching experience.

    Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland, our placement provider or schools are responsible for any costs you incur as a result of you not being able to obtain the correct visa.

    Trip cancellation

    Neither The TEFL institute of Ireland or our placement provider will pay any compensation in the event that your Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience is cancelled, curtailed or delayed or in any way changed as a result of circumstances that any party could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid.

    Such circumstances include, without limitation, war or threat of war, terrorist activity or threats of such activity, riots or civil disturbance, adverse weather conditions etc.

    All participants on the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience are responsible for arranging adequate travel and medical insurance to cover this eventuality.

    Your time in Cambodia

    Our placement provider and partner schools are responsible for providing your placement while you are in Cambodia, and are responsible for all matters regarding to your teaching including (but not limited to):

    • Terms and conditions
    • Contract
    • Accommodation
    • Hours of work

    Please note that the precise working conditions and term dates may vary between different schools and different regions in Cambodia. All dates and holiday allowances are set by our placement provider/school.

    During your time in Cambodia it is important to note you will be subject to Cambodian laws, and it is imperative that you comply with these laws. The TEFL institute of Ireland, our placement provider or schools do not take any liability should any applicant teacher choose to violate any Cambodia laws during their Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience, and the placement may be terminated as the result of violation of Cambodian laws.

    The Cambodian partner schools reserve the right to terminate the placement of the participant should the participant violate any of the work rules and regulations as set by the school itself. In this case both the Cambodian partner schools, our placement provider and The TEFL institute of Ireland will have no responsibility for any costs incurred.

    The Cambodian partner schools are responsible for the accommodation provided during the applicant’s time in Cambodia whilst teaching at the school. This accommodation will be basic but clean and in-keeping with standard accommodation in the area around the school.

    Our placement provider will provide support personnel in Cambodia during the internship. This support is provided to assist you in getting the most out of your time in Cambodia.

    Placement Allocation

    Our placement provider will do all it can to accommodate any location requests, although due to booking numbers, and a variety of different factors it is not always possible to place teaching experience interns at their most desired location or to place interns together.

    The Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience Contract

    The contract is between you and our placement provider.

    You will be expected to dress and behave appropriately for work in accordance with the cultural norms in Cambodia, which may be very different from those in your home country. Our partner school will not be able to help you if your placement is terminated because you refuse to comply with your school’s expectations in relation to style of dress, hair or personal adornment.

    Accuracy of Marketing Material

    We believe that all statements made on the TEFL institute of Ireland website and accompanying material supplied by our placement provider are factual and correct at the time they are made. Every reasonable effort has been made to describe the teaching experience correctly. The TEFL institute of Ireland or our placement provider cannot be held responsible for any changes that become known or happen after the printing of any written materials. Nor can they accept liability for events outside their reasonable control. They will undertake to advise you of any material changes known prior to your departure, providing there is sufficient time to do so and they can contact you.

    Change of Partner

    Our placement provider reserves the right to change its preferred partner schools at any time. Any such change will be notified in writing to all future participants of the Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience.


  • Cambodia Internship: Legal

    Your protection

    When agreeing to these terms and conditions, both parties recognise that you are not an employee of The TEFL institute of Ireland or our placement provider.

    Nothing in these conditions is intended to exclude or limit our liability to you for fraud or for death or personal injury caused by any act or omission by our placement provider or their employees acting at the time within the course of their placement.

    Our placement provider cannot accept liability for any aspect of your placement contract.

    Our placement provider excludes any liability we might otherwise have if any part of this contract is improperly performed due to your error or omissions in the information and personal details that you provided to us.

    Our placement provider works hard to select in-country partners that operate to the highest local standards but will not accept any liability to you arising from a difference in regulation of employee protection, discrimination laws, health and safety practice or other matters between the destination country and your home country.

    Our placement provider will use all reasonable skill and care in providing our services to you in accordance with these terms. We cannot be liable for what our employees, agents and partners do, or do not do or for any loss, damage, expense or other claim of any description that you suffer in connection with your Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience.

    Under no circumstances will the TEFL institute of Ireland, our placement provider or in-country schools be liable for any indirect, economic or consequential loss that you suffer. Please note in particular that we will not be responsible for loss of earning if your placement starts late, finishes sooner, is on different terms or otherwise differs from its description in your contract.

    Complaints

    If for any reason you are not satisfied with our service please in the first instance contact our placement provider’s in-country support team. If they are unable to resolve your issue please email info@tefl.ie informing us of the issue. We will acknowledge your complaint within 5 working days and will aim to resolve the complaint within a maximum of 28 days.

    Use of media

    Use of photos and comments:

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that we may use any photo(s)/image(s) we or someone on our behalf takes of you or any comments (written or verbal) you make during or in connection with your participation on the program for our promotional/marketing purposes without obtaining your further specific permission or making any payment to you. Such use may include mentioning your name, age and town/city/area of residence.

    Personal Data

    For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, our placement provider is a data controller. They will use the personal data you provide for the purpose of processing your application and the provision of the services in this agreement. They will disclose your personal data to their in-country partners where you will be working. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that our placement provider and your school has all the necessary information required to protect your interests, such as medical information needed for the provision of medical treatment should you become ill or suffer an accident during your time overseas.

    The countries our internship provider may need to transfer your personal data to may not afford the same level of protection to your personal data as your home country.

    As any work that you do may involve work with children or vulnerable people, it may be necessary for you to produce a police clearance certificate (or similar background check). This may affect whether or not your application is accepted by our placement provider/school and what records they keep about you.

    By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that our placement provider may transfer, store and process your personal data and sensitive personal data as contemplated by this agreement interpretation in a dispute.

    If any wording in this agreement for any reason is held by a court to be unfair, illegal or unreasonable, it will not bind you, and the court shall remove that wording from the agreement, and the rest of the agreement will still continue to bind our placement provider and you.

    This agreement and any claim or dispute arising from or related to this agreement, will be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, Irish law and shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising out of it.
    Acceptance of terms and conditions: By purchasing a Cambodia Phnom Penh Experience, it means you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions covering the program and are fully aware that the contract in Cambodia will be with our placement provider. You understand that neither The TEFL institute of Ireland or our provider, nor any other company in its group will have any liability to me in respect of any breach or repudiation of the placement contract.


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