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

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

Schools in red zones - Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan and Pathum Thani - did not open for the new term on June 14th but switch to online learning instead. Elsewhere in Thailand, it's pretty much up to each individual school. View all the current teaching positions on the Ajarn jobs page. 


— Stuff from the Thai newspapers that affects teachers

Stuff from the Thai newspapers that affects teachers

The reopening of schools in most provinces on June 14 has spawned clusters of new COVID-19 infections on almost a daily basis.


Some students were thrilled to go back to school on the first day of the 2021 academic year, after a long period of online learning at home as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.


No on-site learning will be permitted at schools in the four provinces in the dark red zones, where infections are heaviest, when the new term starts on June 14.


— How are expats in Thailand handling the pandemic?

How are expats in Thailand handling the pandemic?

We're chatting to expats who live and work in Thailand about the pandemic situation here. What effect has it had on their mental health and financial situation, etc?


— What about Samut Prakan for teachers?

What about Samut Prakan for teachers?

Be careful you don't get hit by a motorcycle or fall down a big hole in the footpath because Samut Prakarn can be like one giant obstacle course. But actually there are plenty of schools and teaching jobs in the area.



— Expats in Thailand: How to register for a COVID-19 vaccine

Expats in Thailand: How to register for a COVID-19 vaccine

Ajarn's health insurance expert, Ricky Batten from Pacific Prime, gives us an overview of the expat vaccine situation. How to register, what your insurance covers and the most common questions.


— "Life is grand. I can survive and thrive on 45K a month"

"Life is grand. I can survive and thrive on 45K a month"

Our next cost of living survey comes from Albert, who teaches in Chachoengsao (about an hour from Bangkok) He's been at the same school for a while and has a somewhat relaxed teaching schedule and can come and go as he pleases. And that's always a good situation to be in!  


— How to deal with unruly students

How to deal with unruly students

Mark Beales, author of 'Teaching English' takes a look at discipline in the Thai classroom. " Sooner or later you will come up against students who would prefer to play up than knuckle down. Even in the best of classes, discipline is always something a teacher needs to be aware of"


Featured Jobs

NES Science, Math and English Teachers (40-50K)

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Primary Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Chiang Mai


Full-time Native English Teachers

฿50,000+ / month

Thailand


Qualified Full-time Chinese Teacher (20-25K)

฿20,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teachers for Kindergarten and Primary Levels

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


Part-time Online Teachers

฿400+ / hour

Online


NES English Teacher

฿45,000+ / month

Bangkok


Math, Science Teachers, and Counselor

฿30,000+ / month

Bangkok


Biology Teacher (Secondary)

฿90,000+ / month

Bangkok


English and History Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • Stephen


    British, 70 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • David


    Irish, 46 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Michael


    American, 26 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Jenelyn


    Filipino, 38 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Scott


    British, 25 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom

  • Dianne


    Filipino, 28 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Asger


    Dane, 49 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Vanessa


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Jane


    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Shaun


    American, 42 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Derek


    British, 63 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Steven


    American, 56 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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Latest Blogs

Is it worth moving out of Bangkok?

Richard McCully

People often cite the lower cost of living, better quality of life and a more Thai-style existence as reasons to be based outside the capital.

Expats in Thailand: How to register for a COVID-19 vaccine

Ricky Batten

A summary of the current situation regarding vaccines for expats

Discipline in Thai Schools

Mark Beales

How to deal with unruly students, cultural differences to watch out for and more.....

Lamentable times in the land of the smiles

Richard Constable

When drinking nights turn sour

Close season updates and news (2021)

Diary of a Thai football season

Transfer news and general news, etc from Samut Prakan City FC (April to July 2021)

Classroom dress code

Stephen Louw

Does a teacher need to look like a teacher?

Be honest with yourself

James Humphries

Every teacher has made mistakes - including you!

The importance of a positive learning environment

Sam Thompson

It helps to think back to my own past school experiences.

All hail the mighty khao pat gai

Mickey Sheehan

Boring yes, but never a dish to be underestimated