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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Non-NES Teachers

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฿47,500+ / month

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    Filipino, 55 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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    American, 31 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Zimbabwean, 35 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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