Nick Tarver

Nick Tarver's blog on Ajarn.com


The pee, the nong and the wai

Aspects of Thai culture

Although ajarn.com has never shirked from handing out some just criticism on Thai education and culture I felt it was only fair to balance worthy criticism with worthy praise.


What hope for a superficial education system?

The joys of being part of the system

Being a foreign teacher is again another superficial and costly exercise. They want to show you off like a new piece of gold jewelry or a good photograph. Relatively speaking it costs a lot to employ a foreign teacher in Thailand.


Featured Jobs

NES and Non-NES Teachers (16K-50K)

฿16,000+ / month

Thailand


NES Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher (Khokkloy)

฿40,000+ / month

Phangnga


Grade 1-3 Primary Homeroom Teachers

฿83,000+ / month

Bangkok


Teachers for August 2021 Start

฿70,000+ / month

Bangkok


English/Math/Science Teachers for April 2021 Start

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


Full and Part-time Reading/EFL Teachers

฿40,000+ / month

Thailand


Featured Teachers

  • Bill


    American, 56 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Geoff


    British, 47 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom

  • Cecil


    French, 38 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Shaun


    American, 42 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Lloyd


    American, 62 years old. Currently living in Panama

  • Anecito


    Filipino, 41 years old. Currently living in Philippines

The Hot Spot


Will I find work in Thailand?

Will I find work in Thailand?

It's one of the most common questions we get e-mailed to us. So find out exactly where you stand.


Teacher mistakes

Teacher mistakes

What are the most common mistakes that teachers make when they are about to embark on a teaching career in Thailand? We've got them all covered.


Contributions welcome

Contributions welcome

If you like visiting ajarn.com and reading the content, why not get involved yourself and keep us up to date?


Need Thailand insurance?

Need Thailand insurance?

Have a question about health or travel insurance in Thailand? Ricky Batten from Pacific Prime is Ajarn's resident expert.


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

Many schools ask for demo lessons before they hire. What should you the teacher be aware of?


Can you hear me OK?

Can you hear me OK?

In today's modern world, the on-line interview is becoming more and more popular. How do you prepare for it?


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

Before you go pounding the streets, check out our guide and know what to look out for.