Kink Bundy

A brilliant account of one teacher's experience of working in a college in Bangkok.


My experiences of working in a college in Bangkok (part 4)

Settling in to my apartment and meeting my wacky teaching colleagues

The apartment had no windows, though a sliding glass door leading to a tiny balcony funneled in a trickle of sunlight. Worse than its size was its smell.


My experiences of working in a college in Bangkok (part 3)

Meeting the head honchos

Eventually the head of HR received me. She was a tiny lady about sixty years old, half-German, half-Thai and 100% mean. She launched into a tirade about the poor behavior of foreign teachers at the school and how awful so many of them were.


My experiences of working in a college in Bangkok (part 2)

The application process

The interview started with a stressed out looking middle-aged lady from HR asking me a few basic questions, probably just gauging whether or not I was sane, didn’t have a speech impediment, a thick regional accent or that I wasn’t too old or disabled


My experiences of working at a college in Bangkok (part 1)

Swapping Korea for Thailand

The job search was looking grim, and I figured I’d either return to Korea or perhaps look back into teaching in America, as the economic situation there had improved. Suddenly, lo and behold, a job ad graced my phone.


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