Newbie Guide

Questions and answers for newcomers to TEFL and Thailand


Cost of Living

Every new arrival wants to know if they can survive or live well in Thailand on X thousand baht a month?


Cost of Living

Guides written by teachers, for teachers, to the different parts of Thailand


Health Insurance

As the old saying goes - don't leave home without it!


Work Permit & Visa FAQ

Have a question about obtaining a work permit or visa?


Your Questions Answered

An extensive selection of questions sent to me by ajarn.com readers.


Featured Jobs

SAT Verbal Teacher

฿800+ / hour

Bangkok


English Teachers for Adults / Kids

฿105,000+ / month

China


Fun & Caring NES Teachers for Mid-October Start

฿42,000+ / month

Thailand


Full-time Native Japanese Teacher

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


English Conversation Teachers

฿33,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teachers

฿68,000+ / month

China


Featured Teachers

  • Dr


    British, 51 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Kevin


    Iranian, 37 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Manuel


    Filipino, 35 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Martin


    British, 63 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Payam


    French, 34 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Sara


    Iranian, 27 years old. Currently living in Iran

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.


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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


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 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?


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.


Need Thailand insurance?

Need Thailand insurance?

Have a question about health or travel insurance in Thailand? Walter van der Wal from Pacific Prime is Ajarn's resident expert.