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— A simple life in Udon Thani

A simple life in Udon Thani

Cost of living - Atwo earns 34,000 baht a month from his teaching job in Udon Thani. He could earn more if he wanted but came to Thailand to relax, explore, ride his motorcycle and enjoy what nightlife this Isaan city has to offer.


Teacher questions - Got a question on any aspect of teaching in Thailand? Put them on our Facebook page.


— Teaching opportunities

Teaching opportunities

Recently added - There are plenty of 6-12 month teaching contracts at schools 'all over Thailand' on offer for 40K per month. An international school in Bangkok is looking for full-time NES teachers (50K) and there are some opportunities in Myanmar for secondary and primary level teachers fancying a change of scenery.


Post your resume - we're in the peak season for teacher recruitment so make sure to put your resume on Ajarn so schools can find you! 


Thinking of taking a TEFL course in Thailand? - Check out our monthly blog for deals and promotions


— What are the disadvantages of being an 'English Program' teacher?

What are the disadvantages of being an 'English Program' teacher?

Teaching in an EP - "The idea is that the immersion into English-only classrooms allows students to learn English faster and at a more advanced level, but not all of my students fit that ideal, and I can't help but believe that in some cases participating in an English Program hampers the educational progress of the student"


— Teachers playing games in the classroom and first lesson memories

Teachers playing games in the classroom and first lesson memories

Classroom games - Do they have their place or is it just the teacher monkeying around to keep the students happy?


First lesson memories - Do you remember the first time you ever stepped foot into a Thai classroom? Nervous? Unprepared? Underpaid? All of the above? 



— Is there a worst start to a trip than losing your passport on the plane?

Is there a worst start to a trip than losing your passport on the plane?

Phil Hall's back! - He's returning to Thailand with his wife and son for a holiday.  He might even reconnect with some of his old teaching colleagues at the school in North-East Thailand, where he worked for 18 months. But there's one minor problem - Phil's son has lost his passport!


— Some of my new school year resolutions

Some of my new school year resolutions

It's a new school term! - and some of Richard's new term resolutions include deciding how much technology to use in the classroom, managing time more efficiently and sharing ideas with other teachers more often. 


Thai education - "For expats who teach English in Thailand, it’s too easy to point out all the ways where Thais have gone wrong" says Mark Newman


— Let's hear it for the teachers' room

Let's hear it for the teachers' room

The staffroom - "why do so many schools not appreciate the value of a good teachers' room?" asks teacher trainer, Steve Louw. "It's a place where magical things can happen!"


Hot seat interview - Corrie T has been a teacher at an Islamic school in Pattani Province since October 2018. Let's find out what's it like to work there compared to a regular Thai school?


Featured Jobs

NES Teachers for Kindergarten to Grade 6 (45K - 50K)

฿45,000+ / month

Bangkok


Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher

฿65,000+ / month

Bangkok


TESOL Education Consultants

฿1,000+ / hour

Bangkok


Full-time Native English Teacher

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher

฿70,000+ / month

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Digital TEFL Teacher

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Featured Teachers

  • Jherelyn


    Filipino, 21 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Barrett


    American, 41 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Pieter


    South African, 35 years old. Currently living in Vietnam

  • Tiyani


    South African, 35 years old. Currently living in Vietnam

  • Graeme


    British, 41 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Lakshmisowjanya


    Indian, 35 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Alexis


    British, 21 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom

  • Ma.


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Patrick


    South African, 1820 years old. Currently living in South Africa

  • Ermma


    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Serhii


    Ukrainian, 38 years old. Currently living in China

  • Zia


    Pakistani, 25 years old. Currently living in Pakistan

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Latest Blogs

Why is health insurance important for kids?

Walter van der Wal

Keeping your little ones in good health

Samut Prakan City v Prachuap

The Unofficial Samut Prakarn City FC Blog

The Killer Wasps are in town - with hopefully not much of a sting!

Never going back?

Phil Hall

The nightmare of losing a passport - before you even get to Thailand!

New (school) year resolutions

Richard McCully

Improve my board work, use time more efficiently and avoid last minute rushes.

What's up Doc!?

Richard Constable

A recent visit to a private Bangkok hospital

May 2019

TEFL Course News

It's the peak recruitment season for teachers in Thailand - so boost your employment chances!

The staffroom

Stephen Louw

Why do so many schools not recognize the importance of a good teachers' room?

An amazing TEFL journey

Lee Lepper

From Saudi to Thailand to China (and a bit of America in-between)

Stop that noise!

Parin Hemtanon

8 classroom management strategies to regain control of your noisy classroom