Pay rises and promotions

How to aim higher and enjoy a better quality of life as a teacher

I'm looking ahead to next year and thinking about how to get a pay rise and a promotion. You should be thinking about it too. So what are some of the ways to go about it?


The plight of getting old

Postbox letter from Just getting by

Please, consider the older teachers. We are close to having all we work for only to be shut out and living hand to mouth on today's wages


The Burning Question - Does it help if you can speak Thai?

Teachers give their opinions on a couple of teaching in Thailand questions

This month's burning questions are a) Does a period of time spent teaching English in Thailand look good on your resume if and when you return home? and b) Does knowing and speaking Thai language in the classroom come in useful?


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Featured Jobs

Foreign Teachers for English Program (40-50K)

฿40,000+ / month

Nakhon Pathom


Fun Native English Teachers for Late October Start

฿42,000+ / month

Thailand


Various Teaching Positions (25-40K)

฿25,000+ / month

Thailand


NES PE Teacher (43-48K)

฿43,000+ / month

Chiang Rai


Full-time English Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


Full-time Native English Teachers

฿47,500+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • Sakhile


    South African, 27 years old. Currently living in South Africa

  • Paolo


    Filipino, 26 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Richard


    American, 60 years old. Currently living in China

  • Carla


    Filipino, 34 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Sonia


    Filipino, 29 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Dr.


    Chinese, 53 years old. Currently living in China

The Hot Spot


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.


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

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


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?


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?


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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