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

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

There are plenty of teaching jobs around at the moment and Thailand has virtually done away with all entry restrictions. The Thailand Pass looks as though it will be scrapped on July 1st along with the need to wear masks outside, etc. Yes, we are getting back to normal folks. View all the current teaching positions on the Ajarn jobs page. 


— From the Ajarn archives

From the Ajarn archives

Teaching young Thai kids with no resources! - How to be a success in the classroom with very few materials


Keeping your job application out of the bin - How to stand out from the job application crowd


— New to teaching in Thailand?

New to teaching in Thailand?

A selection of answers to the most common questions - What are the best months to look for work? Will my employer provide accommodation? Should I fix up a job before I arrive in Thailand?...and more


— What about Rangsit for teachers?

What about Rangsit for teachers?

Just 40 kilometres north of Bangkok, Rangsit can be rich pickings for an English teacher looking for a good choice of schools without being too far from the bright lights of the capital.

Do you live and teach outside Bangkok? Please help us update one of our region guides if you can spare a few minutes. 



— Using teaching agencies

Using teaching agencies

Being a first-time teacher in Thailand can be challenging - Teaching agencies can provide valuable support, but they can also result in lower salaries and poorer working conditions.


— Send your letters to the Ajarn Postbox

Send your letters to the Ajarn Postbox

If you've got anything to say on the topic of teaching in Thailand, the Ajarn Postbox is the place to say it. Latest letters include 'Does the culture need to change?'


— "I still have to watch the pennies on 65K a month"

"I still have to watch the pennies on 65K a month"

Our next cost of living survey comes from Cedric, who lives and works in Bangkok and has been at the same school for a number of years. He interestingly describes his 65K salary as 'neither here nor there' and mentions the dangers of hanging out with fat cat expats. 


Featured Jobs

Full-time Native Chinese Teacher (Icon Siam Branch)

฿43,000+ / month

Bangkok


Filipina Kindergarten Teachers (Direct Hire)

฿20,000+ / month

Bangkok


EP Math and Science Teachers

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


NES English Teacher

฿43,000+ / month

Bangkok


IGCSE and A-level Chemistry Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Myanmar


NES Primary Grade 2 Homeroom Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Chiang Mai


Full-time Native English Teachers

฿46,000+ / month

Thailand


Filipino Kindergarten  Teachers (20-25K)

฿20,000+ / month

Bangkok


Math Teacher

฿67,000+ / month

Bangkok


English Program Coordinator

฿30,000+ / month

Chon Buri


Featured Teachers

  • Kathlyn


    Filipino, 34 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Tom


    British, 55 years old. Currently living in Malaysia

  • Jason


    American, 49 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Philip


    Filipino, 36 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Abigail


    Filipino, 22 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Jerome


    Nigerian, 35 years old. Currently living in Nigeria

  • Elizaveta


    Russian, 30 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Emmanuel


    Filipino, 34 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Arliegh


    Filipino, 35 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Karen


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Steven


    American, 57 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Michael


    Zimbabwean, 48 years old. Currently living in South Africa

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Latest Blogs

Teaching young Thai kids with no resources!

Mark Newman

How to be a success in the classroom with very few materials

Keeping your job application out of the bin

David Walters

How to stand out from the job application crowd

Choosing the right employer

Sam Thompson

The joys of working for a teacher agency

Is TEFL management the right choice?

Richard McCully

What exactly would I be giving up if I became a manager?

What is the cost of health insurance in Thailand?

Ricky Batten

The cost of health insurance premiums have crept up and people’s needs have changed in Thailand.

A good teacher

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Who gets to decide what it means to be a 'good' teacher?

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A job that brings challenges and rewards every single day

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