Ang Thong

It's a town and a province bordered by Lopburi, Suphanburi and Saraburi. It's also not that far from Bangkok. Are many foreign teachers enticed by its charms? 

Last updated in 2017 by Alan 


Ayutthaya

It's a town packed with ancient temples and history and only an hour or so from Bangkok - but what are the pickings like for an English teacher?

Last updated in 2016 by Chris Bell 


Chachoengsao

Some would say that this small town is in the perfect location - halfway between Bangkok and Pattaya. There are also plenty of teaching jobs on offer if you can go without your Western food fix. 

Last updated in 2017 by Alan Richmond 


Chaiyaphum

Smack in the middle of North East Thailand - say hello to Chaiyaphum. Any opportunities there for an English teacher? 

Last updated in 2015 by Ajarn Keith 


Chantaburi

Ah, at last. Quite possibly my favourite province in the whole of Thailand. It's certainly a wonderful place to live. But is it a wonderful place to teach? 

Last updated in 2018 by Sean 


Chiang Mai

What's going on in one of Thailand's fastest growing cities? The city where I think most teachers would love to work if only the salaries were better. 

Last updated in 2017 by Richard 


Chiang Rai

A delightful, laid-back city in Northern Thailand that's famous for its white temple (Wat Rong Khun) A place known for its good value accommodation and great local food. Any teaching jobs?

Last updated in 2018 by Jiff


Hat Yai

One of the largest and busiest cities in Southern Thailand. But is it a hotbed of TEFL jobs?

Last updated in 2016 by Grace and Nicola Jayne 


Hua Hin

Undoubtedly one of the nicest beach resort towns in Thailand but many say it's gone very touristy these days. Is Hua Hin a place for a teacher to settle and find work?

Last updated in 2012 by Halee and Phil 


Kanchanaburi

Plenty of war cemeteries, museums, bridges and other tourist attractions - but is there any work for a teacher? 

last updated in 2018 by Meg


Khon Kaen

I once heard Khon Kaen described as Thailand's most livable city. But would an English teacher survive there?

Last updated in 2017 by Andy H 


Koh Samui

There's no doubt that the paradise island of Koh Samui is a great place to be a tourist. But is it a great place to be an English teacher?

Last updated in 2011 by Vicky B 


Lopburi

Temples, monkeys and more monkeys are Lopburi's main draws but as an English teacher looking for a living wage, will you be just monkeying around?

Last updated in 2009 by Pausanius 


Mae Sot

What's the potential for an English teacher living up in Mae Sot on the Thai - Myanmar border?

Last updated in 2011 by Andre 


Mukdahan

The Lonely Planet guide describes Mukdahan as 'not an exciting place'. Sounds like we could be in trouble here. Is there any hope for a TEFLer?

Last updated in 2015 by Caitlin 


Nakhon Pathom

Home to the biggest chedi in Thailand, this charming and busy little town is within easy reach of Bangkok. Are many English teachers making Nakhon Pathom their home?

last updated in 2009 by Ginpetdai 


Nakhon Sawan

The name in Thai means 'heavenly city' - but is it a heavenly city for chalkies?

Last updated in 2018 by Norman 


Nakhon Si Thammarat

Guidebooks often describe it as a stop-off between Hat Yai and Surat Thani - but what are the pickings like for a TEFLer?

Last updated in 2016 by Kay 


Nonthaburi

Now considered a hotbed of teaching jobs and it's not far from Bangkok either. But is it a decent place to live, as well as work? 

Last updated in 2018 by Karl Robinson


Pattaya

Can Asia's number one 'adult playground by the sea' really offer anything for the English language teacher? 

Last updated in 2016 by Anonymous 


Petchabun

I've heard it described as an amazing place for those who are looking for a simple way of life. But does Petchabun offer enough to an English teacher? 

Last updated in 2017 by Tim 


Petchburi

Petchburi Province itself includes the popular resorts of Hua Hin and Chaam. It sounds like a great place to be a teacher - but what's the reality?

Last updated in 2011 by John 


Phang Nga

Get away from the tourists as much or as little as you like. Enjoy great Thai food and beautiful scenery along with an abundance of available work. Sounds like a great place for teachers.

Last updated in 2010 by John 


Phitsanulok

To the locals and the regulars, it's known as P-Lok. It's got plenty of cultural attractions and a reasonable cost of living. But what about TEFL vacancies?

Last updated in 2010 by Benjamin Finklestein 


Phrae

Phrae, a beautiful corner of Thailand that always seems to have a friendly welcome. But is it English teacher friendly?

Last updated in 2011 by Jennifer 


Phuket

Is Phuket one of those dream locations that promises so much for an English teacher and yet delivers so little? Is it a case of hotel teaching and little else?

Last updated in 2017 by Danny 


Prachinburi

Waiting for this guide to be completed.


Rangsit

Just 40 kilometres north of Bangkok, Rangsit can be rich pickings for an English teacher looking for a good choice of schools without being too far from the bright lights of the capital.

Last updated in 2017 by James 


Ranong

A small, sparsely populated town that thrives as a border run centre thanks to its close proximity to Myanmar. OK, visa runs might be convenient but what else does it offer an English teacher?

Last updated in 2016 by Chrissy 


Ratchaburi

We've waited a long time to get some feedback on Ratchaburi (the home of the clay-fired earthenware jar) which is surprising because it's got a booming TEFL industry. Hasn't it?

Last updated in 2015 by Marko 


Rayong

If you drive several hours south from Bangkok - and can avoid the temptations of Pattaya on the way - you'll eventually end up at the beaches and industrial estates of Rayong. But are there any schools for teachers?

Last updated in 2018 by Jay 


Roi Et

Apparently the food is amazing, the scenery is breathtaking and Roi Et has some of the friendliest Thai people you could wish to meet. If it's got plenty of teaching jobs, then this could be one heck of a place to be.

Last updated in 2018 by Vern


Sakhon Nakhon

I don't think I've ever met a teacher who has taught in Sakhon Nakhon. It wouldn't be at the top of many people's dream destination list but come on guys! It's in North East Thailand. It's probably great!

Last updated in 2017 by Muz 


Samut Prakarn

Be careful you don't get hit by a motorcycle or fall down a big hole in the footpath. Samut Prakarn really is the pits! But actually there are plenty of schools and teaching jobs in the area.

Last updated in 2018 by Phil 


Samut Songkhram

It's usually a settlement you drive quickly through on your way from Bangkok to Hua Hin, but believe it or not foreigners do actually teach there. But could it be Thailand's most boring province?

Last updated in 2017 by Jennifer


Si Racha

It's the 'fish sauce town' that you pass through on the drive down from Bangkok to Pattaya. Does somewhere between the devil and the deep blue sea appeal to teachers though? 

Last updated in 2009 by Massive Geoff 


Songkhla

This southern city and province has some of the best scenery in Thailand and a mix of Thai, Chinese and Malay cultures. But would a teacher be happy and feel safe there?

Last updated in 2009 by Anonymous 


Suphanburi

Suphanburi has been described as one of the dullest provinces in Thailand, However, those few foreigners who make it there usually tend to stay long term. What's Suphanburi's secret?

Last updated in 2018 by Berns


Surat Thani

Is Surat Thani just a place to pass through on the way to somewhere else. Like Koh Samui for example? Or is it TEFL teacher Heaven?

Last updated in 2015 by Michael 


Surin

One wonders what Surin would do without its annual elephant festival. It sounds like a place that puts the L into laid-back. But it does have foreign teachers and plenty of expat retirees apparently.

Last updated in 2015 by Daniel 


Trang

An easygoing, old-school Thai town with its own distinct character - but are there any opportunities for TEFLers?

Last updated in 2011 by The Five Ladies 


Trat

It's been described as 'the perfect small town'. What a pity it rains for 8-9 months of the year. So if you're thinking of living and working here, probably best pack your raincoat.

Last updated in 2015 by William 


Ubon Ratchathani

You can picnic by the river and swap information and war stories with local ex-pats. It's also got a Tesco Lotus. But does it have enough to attract English teachers?

Last updated in 2018 by Dianne


Udon Thani

Because of its military past, Udon Thani has always had a sizeable Western expat community. But what's it like for a teacher seeking work? 

Last updated in 2018 by Steve


Uttaradit

500 miles from Bangkok, Uttaradit means the 'the port of the north' apparently. So what work opportunities, etc does this town on the banks of the Nan River offer to any English teacher?

Last updated in 2017 by Rori 



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