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

NES Kindergarten Teacher

฿42,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teachers for Kindergarten - Grade 6

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


Teachers for Intensive English Program (May Start)

฿35,300+ / month

Thailand


Math, English and Science Teachers for May 2020 Start

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


Primary English Teachers (NES)

฿60,000+ / month

Rayong


Featured Teachers

  • Bruce


    Canadian, 54 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • David


    American, 45 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Michael


    American, 76 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Andrew


    American, 26 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Josiah


    Singaporean, 32 years old. Currently living in Australia

  • Florida


    Filipino, 45 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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.


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?


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.


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.


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.