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Travel and Teach English in Kerala, India – No experience needed!

FREE accommodation, FREE meals, medical insurance, visa, TESOL course and flight + monthly spending money allowance


English Language Schools



m2r Education are working in partnership with Cochin International Language Academy (CILA), based in Kerala, Southern India.  

This is a very rare opportunity to teach English in India and no prior teaching experience needed!! 

CILA were established in 2013 and are the ONLY provider of the Trinity College London CERTTESOL and Dip TESOL in India. Over 700 students have graduated from their courses, as well as 15000+ students who have received IELTS qualifications. 

They now have a fantastic, once in a lifetime internship opportunity and are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals who would like to come to Kerala, qualify as an English Language Teacher with a globally recognised qualification and then spend 9 months teaching English at local schools there. If you have a passion for teaching English and wish to immerse yourself in the rich and diverse culture of Southern India, seize this fantastic, unique opportunity to establish a career in teaching! 

No prior experience needed, you just need to be a native speaker of English, over 18 years old with loads of enthusiasm and passion to teach English to young learners, and make a huge and worthwhile difference to people’s lives. 

Where is Kerala? 

Kerala is a coastal state in Southern India with over 400m of shoreline. It is known for serene backwaters, pristine beaches and scenic landscapes. The weather is always warm and it is incredibly safe. 

What is the Trinity College London CertTESOL? 

The Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Trinity CertTESOL) is an internationally accepted teaching qualification. It is a Level 5 on Ofqual’s Regulated Qualifications Framework, a comparable level to the second year of an undergraduate degree and is particularly recommended for anyone looking to enter the field of teaching English or master their English language skills, especially as a foreign or second language. The Trinity College London CertTESOL is accepted by both the British Council and other international teaching organisations around the world as an English language teaching certification. 

What are the joining dates? 

Dates are flexible up to the end of July. Ideally you will be able to join before May. Your Trinity TESOL course will last approx. 5 weeks and then you will start to teach! Your teaching internship will last 9 months and you will get full support from local teachers and experienced Trinity TESOL trainers. At the end of your internship, CILA will also give you an all expenses paid, 5 day holiday to show you the enchanting sights and rich cultural heritage of Kerala! 

Your role as a teacher: 

  • Teaching maximum 5hrs per day 
  • Monday to Friday 
  • Self motivated and very respectful students aged between 4 – 15 

What is included: 

  • Guaranteed 9 month teaching placement at a local school in Kerala 
  • Free single accommodation incl all bills close to your school 
  • Free 3 meals per day or food allowance up to INR 10000 per month 
  • Free transport to school and back 
  • Free Trinity TESOL  (Limited places only!)  
  • Fully covered flight costs
  • Fully coevered student visa costs
  • £250 per month spending money (Kerala is incredibly cheap when compared to the UK, around 80% lower so this is a lot of spending money!!) 

Please contact us for further information as there is simply too much to write and explain about this amazing, once in a lifetime opportunity! 


  • Native speaker of English
  • Completed secondary / high school with relevant qualifications
  • Able to commit to the dates as listed 
  • Enthusiastic and committed 

If you are interested and wish to find out more or apply for this exciting opportunity, email eleanor@m2rglobal.com 

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