Stories from folks that have found things they would much rather do
Here are stories from a dozen folks who resigned themselves to teaching because they mistakenly thought it was the only job they could get in Thailand. Then lo and behold, Lady Luck came a-knocking.
Postbox letter from Donald Patnaude
I have been here for almost 9 years and the job market or supply and demand has shrunk about 50% in the last three years.
Postbox letter from Tency Tupper
Many people over the age of 60 are brilliant teachers. Many physicians still practice into their late 70s. After all, wouldn't it be a waste to let all that knowledge go down the bin?
Postbox letter from Chris Williams
Some schools insist on hiring teachers with experience - and this only comes with age.
opportunities in on-line education
What if one could have it both ways? Work in the West, live in the East. Get paid developed economy wages while spending on developing economy prices. Is this possible?
Postbox letter from John Penney
Recently I inquired whether Ramkamhaeng would be willing to offer their weekend progam in Khon Kaen if there were sufficient numbers. Their response was yes, they will do it if we can find 14 people willing to commit.
Postbox letter from billy
Why is it suddenly so difficult to become a teacher in Thailand?
Is Thailand's TEFL market going to hell in a handbasket?
Job vacancies seem to be down on this time last year and we're hearing stories of some government schools slashing budgets and not being able to take on foreign teachers next term. In addition the corporate job market seems to have hit rock bottom. What do you teachers think?
Here's a well-used teacher scam that's doing the rounds.
Be careful. The world is full of teacher scams like this one. If you hear of any more then please let us know about them.
Postbox letter from Spectre
I stopped attaching my picture to my applications and instantly started receiving more responses.