Teachers Tales

Teachers Tales's blog on Ajarn.com


February 2003

A bulging toast-rack full of buttered TEFL slices

Featuring this month what makes a good teacher great, the greatest TEFL teacher story ever told and let's hear it for the dreaded visa run


January 2003

A veritable trinket box crammed with TEFL oddments

This month featuring teachers who strike it lucky, textbook terrors and the perils of teaching freelance


December 2002

A year-end selection box of TEFL snippets

Featured this month is corporate work, Mr Micheal from Siam Computer, how to dress to impress at interviews and mingling with rich English teachers.


Featured Jobs

Fun Native English Teachers

฿44,000+ / month

Thailand


Full-time NES Teachers

฿47,500+ / month

Bangkok


NES English, Science & Math Teachers

฿42,300+ / month

Thailand


NES Chemistry, Science, Maths and English Teachers

฿59,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Corporate Teachers

฿650+ / hour

Rayong


Full-time Native Chinese Teacher

฿43,000+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • Gizem


    Turkish, 25 years old. Currently living in Turkey

  • Prescnhell


    Filipino, 39 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Argie


    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Ely


    Filipino, 37 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Anas


    Syrian, 45 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Cherryl


    Filipino, 35 years old. Currently living in Philippines

The Hot Spot


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?


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.


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!


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.


The Region Guides

The Region Guides

Fancy working in Thailand but not in Bangkok? Our region guides are written by teachers who actually live and work in the provinces.


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?


The cost of living

The cost of living

How much money does a teacher need to earn in order to survive in Thailand? We analyze the facts.