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— Teaching opportunities

Teaching opportunities

Jobs galore! - still plenty of job vacancies around at the moment, especially for those teachers who are currently in Thailand. View all the current teaching positions on the Ajarn jobs page


TEFL course / Training - in our November TEFL course blog, you can get all the latest news from Thailand's leading TEFL course providers.  Although there are strict limits on foreigners entering the country at the moment, a number of the Thailand-based TEFL course providers are still offering options for new teachers wishing to study a TEFL program. 


— What about Chiang Rai for teachers?

What about Chiang Rai for teachers?

Region guide - It's famous for its White Temple and there is much to enjoy about Chiang Rai Province itself, but the city scores low on nightlife and teacher salaries aren't the best in Thailand. Can you add anything to update our region guide to Chiang Rai? 


— "I left Thailand for a multitude of reasons"

"I left Thailand for a multitude of reasons"

The great escape - Marcello taught in Thailand for four years and left in 2017. After a brief period in Spain and Italy, he finds himself in Vietnam. How does it measure up to teaching in Thailand and what does he miss most? 


— To scam or not to scam: that is the question

To scam or not to scam: that is the question

TEFL job scams? - Two separate job ads placed on Ajarn. One from a private company looking for online teachers, the other a Thai government school recruiting for its regular English program. As it turned out, both cases required further investigation.



— Embracing long distance bus travel in Thailand

Embracing long distance bus travel in Thailand

Thai travel - I hadn't been on a long-distance bus in Thailand for over 25 years and naturally, I had read the horror stories and felt a trifle wary. But ignore the social media naysayers, I thought it was wonderful!


— "Vietnam is well worth a look if you are becoming jaded with Thailand"

"Vietnam is well worth a look if you are becoming jaded with Thailand"

The cost of living - We move away from Thailand for this latest survey and chat to James in Vietnam. He earns 81,000 baht a month and paints a very rosy picture of the country indeed. Only lack of Westernised living accommodation seems to be a sticking point.


— Mandatory covid-19 travel insurance for visiting Thailand

Mandatory covid-19 travel insurance for visiting Thailand

Requirements for entry into Thailand - Ajarn's health insurance expert, Ricky Batten, takes a look at travel and health insurance requirements during the pandemic, particularly for those wanting to get into Thailand.


Featured Jobs

Part-time Filipino Teachers

฿200+ / hour

Thailand


Homeroom Teacher for Pre-Kindergarten to K3

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


Preschool and Primary Homeroom Teachers

฿37,000+ / month

Lampang


Part-time Teachers

฿540+ / hour

Online


Full and Part-time Reading/EFL Teachers

฿40,000+ / month

Thailand


Primary and EYFS Teacher(s) - Year Level Negotiable

฿100,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teachers for Primary Level English Program

฿45,000+ / month

Bangkok


Pre-Nursery Teacher

฿70,000+ / month

Bangkok


Full-time Filipino Teachers for December Start

฿22,000+ / month

Thailand


Part-time Filipino Teachers (Walk-in Interviews)

฿200+ / hour

Thailand


Featured Teachers

  • Stephen


    British, 69 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Dominique


    Belgian, 54 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Dan


    British, 47 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Dom


    Nigerian, 60 years old. Currently living in Spain

  • Loise


    Kenyan, 25 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Vaniza


    Filipino, 29 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Brian


    Canadian, 56 years old. Currently living in Canada

  • Jonathan


    Filipino, 34 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Jessiel


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Amy


    South African, 29 years old. Currently living in South Africa

  • Mazen


    Egyptian, 28 years old. Currently living in Turkey

  • Christine


    Filipino, 31 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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Latest Blogs

2020/21 season fixtures

Diary of a Thai football season

How will Samut Prakan fare in their second season as a Thai Premier League club?

Embracing long-distance bus travel in Thailand

Bangkok Phil

Ignore the naysayers. It was wonderful!

Mandatory COVID-19 travel insurance for visiting Thailand

Ricky Batten

Over the course of the pandemic, travel insurance in Thailand has gone from a “nice-to-have” to a “definitely-must-have”.

Getting to grips with ed-tech (education technology)

Stephen Louw

What aspects of technology I've found work well in the classroom

The good, the bad and the downright unlucky

Mark Beales

The different kinds of foreign teachers who end up teaching in Thailand

November 2020

TEFL Course News

All the latest news, promotions, etc, from Thailand's big TEFL course names

Ten reasons to teach in Thailand

Megan Swanick

Why choose Thailand over other TEFL destinations?

Speaking Thai in the classroom

Richard McCully

It is not what foreign teachers are paid to do.

Learner autonomy

Phil Roeland

Encouraging learners to be more responsible for their own progress