What's a qualified teacher?

In the eyes of the Thai Ministry of Education and the Thai Labor Department, a qualified teacher has a bachelor's degree (preferably in education) and at least one year's teaching experience. It is NOT a legal requirement to have a TEFL certificate in order to teach in Thailand (but just thought I would mention it)

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Featured Jobs

English Teacher for Early Years Students

฿30,000+ / month

Bangkok


Full-time and Part-time EFL Instructors

฿633+ / hour

Thailand


English Conversation Teachers for Immediate Start

฿35,000+ / month

Bangkok


Kindergarten Teaching Position

฿75,000+ / month

Myanmar


Primary Teaching Positions

฿55,000+ / month

Myanmar


Nursery Class Teacher

฿65,000+ / month

Samut Sakhon


Featured Teachers

  • David


    British, 32 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Filipino, 26 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Jerome


    Nigerian, 35 years old. Currently living in Nigeria

  • Jadeen


    South African, 24 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Jo


    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Merey


    Filipino, 27 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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Will I find work in Thailand?

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