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

English Teachers for May Start

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


NES English Language Teachers

฿600+ / hour

Bangkok


Toddler Group Manager

฿60,000+ / month

Bangkok


English Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Samut Sakhon


Lower Primary Teachers for August Start

฿67,000+ / month

Chiang Mai


NES English Teacher

฿60,000+ / month

Pathum Thani


Featured Teachers

  • Vallerie


    Zimbabwean, 35 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Aileen


    Filipino, 27 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Lana


    American, 30 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Chito


    Filipino, 40 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Artem


    Russian, 32 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Anna


    Filipino, 31 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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.


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.


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?


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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


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.


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?


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

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