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Transitions in Thailand

The grass isn't always greener on the other side

Bored with teaching? Sure there is a better way to make a baht in Thailand besides the TEFL game? Well, I just finished a six-month stint working in the marketing department of a large Thai furniture company.

Wan Khru

Today is teachers' day

The only country in Southeast Asia never to be colonized by the West, the Thai people take great pride in the preservation of their way of life, and the customs and traditions that make their country unique.

Tips for the Thai classroom

How to survive it

After graduating from college in the States, I surmised the job market and beat a hasty path to Thailand. Using an all-inclusive, value-added program called LanguageCorps, I had TEFL training in the well-known Ban Phe school, followed by a guarantee of my choice of jobs.

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Featured Teachers

  • Kelzang


    Bhutanese, 25 years old. Currently living in Bhutan



    Filipino, 51 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Gordon


    Australian, 51 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • wujue


    Chinese, 35 years old. Currently living in China

  • Jocelyn


    Filipino, 33 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Noel


    Filipino, 38 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Amy


    British, 26 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom

  • Januar


    Filipino, 36 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Nikola


    Serbian, 29 years old. Currently living in Serbia and Montenegro

  • Jenifer


    Filipino, 21 years old. Currently living in Philippines


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Mediakids Academy

Top TEFL job placement provider with competitive benefits and an unforgettable experience.

English Planet

To be internationally recognized as the leader in quality English language training.


Vacancies for in-house and corporate teachers at the finest schools in Suphanburi City


We get you a job! Options for school placements all over Thailand

BSI Broker

Brokers for ajarn health insurance and for all your Thailand insurance needs.

Siam Computer & Language

Competitive teacher packages with benefits and bonus incentives

Kajonkietsuksa School

First bilingual school in Phuket. Vacancies for kindergarten, primary and secondary teachers.

Kasintorn St Peter School

Progressive English program school near Bangkok employing NES and Filipino teachers

Inlingua Thailand

Premier language school with many branches and corporate training.

The Hot Spot

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.

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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.

Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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

Air your views

Air your views

Got something to say on the topic of teaching, working or living in Thailand? The Ajarn Postbox is the place. Send us your letters!

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?