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— Teaching opportunities in Thailand (and sometimes other countries in Asia)

Teaching opportunities in Thailand (and sometimes other countries in Asia)

It could be a slow April for TEFL vacancies as Co-vid cases continue to rise (particularly in Bangkok) and schools will be mostly closed until the end of the month. View all the current teaching positions on the Ajarn jobs page. 


— Problems with a mixed ability classroom

Problems with a mixed ability classroom

"Every one of my students is different. There are huge differences in what they know, what they can do, and what they are interested in. How am I supposed to teach them?" - teacher trainer, Stephen Louw, analyzes the problem.


— Stuff from the Thai newspapers that affects teachers

Stuff from the Thai newspapers that affects teachers

Government mulls visa rule overhaul - changes could include doing away with the deeply unpopular 90-day reporting. Keep your fingers crossed!


Open borders - What will it take for Thailand to reopen inbound tourism without quarantine? Great article from David Luekens.


— How alcohol can affect your health insurance

How alcohol can affect your health insurance

Alcohol generally plays a big part in Thailand's Songkran (New Year) festival. So with the celebrations just around the corner, Ajarn's health insurance expert, Ricky Batten, looks at how alcohol can affect a person's health insurance coverage. 



— "I miss the social life that I had in Bangkok"

"I miss the social life that I had in Bangkok"

Beka taught at a mid-tier international school in Bangkok for a while but moved back to Austria in 2017. What does she miss about life in Thailand and would she recommend a new teacher to work there?


— Do you have a teaching position for David, Ian or Jay?

Do you have a teaching position for David, Ian or Jay?

We are back again with our 'quick chat with a teacher' feature, where teachers who are actively looking for work, answer a few questions and tell us a little bit about themselves. 

If you want to be featured in a 'quick chat with a teacher' please make sure you have experience working in Thailand and you are currently here in the country. Oh, and please make sure the photo is large and clear. Submit your chat.  


— "Those of us who work at top international schools are very lucky"

"Those of us who work at top international schools are very lucky"

Let's hear from Tommy, who works at an international school in Bangkok and earns around 150,000 baht a month (his Thai partner earns even more as an auditor) What does Tommy spend his money on and how would he summarize his stand of living here?


Featured Jobs

English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


NES or European Teachers

฿32,000+ / month

Songkhla


Native English Teacher for  May Start

฿38,000+ / month

Kamphaeng Phet


English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


English Communications Teachers for  May 2021

฿30,000+ / month

Thailand


Filipino Teachers for May Start

฿22,000+ / month

Thailand


Thailand Teaching Jobs (Ayutthaya and Bangkok

฿35,000+ / month

Ayutthaya


Full-time English Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


Math, English and Science Teachers for Term 1 May 2021

฿35,300+ / month

Thailand


Subject Teachers (Maths, Science, Computer)

฿37,000+ / month

Nong Khai


Featured Teachers

  • Sonee


    Nepalese, 29 years old. Currently living in Nepal

  • Venice


    Filipino, 27 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Puthea


    American, 39 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Vic


    Filipino, 34 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Francis


    Indian, 26 years old. Currently living in India

  • Richard


    American, 59 years old. Currently living in China

  • Sarah


    British, 23 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom

  • Maria


    Filipino, 44 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Lloyd


    American, 62 years old. Currently living in Panama

  • Dennis


    Filipino, 45 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Allison


    American, 27 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Mae


    Filipino, 25 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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Latest Blogs

Variation in the classroom

Stephen Louw

Problems with a mixed-ability classroom

Celebrating Thai New Year

Ricky Batten

Alcohol and your health insurance

All hail the mighty khao pat gai

Mickey Sheehan

Boring yes, but never a dish to be underestimated

Renewing a UK passport in Bangkok

Bangkok Phil

A fairly painless procedure

(2021) Chiang Rai v Samut Prakan

Diary of a Thai football season

It's our last match of a long season as we journey north to take on The Beetles.

Strange encounters of the foreign kind

Richard Constable

Amusing recollections of foreign teaching colleagues

Can you start on Monday?

John Wilson

What lies behind that oft-heard request?

Class control

David Walters

Tips on how to make your kids classes go smoothly

On entering the classroom

Mark Beales

On your first day as a teacher, winging it is not an option.