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

NES Kindergarten Teacher

฿42,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teachers for Kindergarten - Grade 6

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


Teachers for Intensive English Program (May Start)

฿35,300+ / month

Thailand


Math, English and Science Teachers for May 2020 Start

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


Primary English Teachers (NES)

฿60,000+ / month

Rayong


Featured Teachers

  • Michael


    American, 76 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Andrew


    American, 26 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Josiah


    Singaporean, 32 years old. Currently living in Australia

  • Florida


    Filipino, 45 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Thomas


    American, 67 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Mohammad


    Iranian, 35 years old. Currently living in Thailand

The Hot Spot


Need Thailand insurance?

Need Thailand insurance?

Have a question about health or travel insurance in Thailand? Walter van der Wal from Pacific Prime is Ajarn's resident expert.


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.


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

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


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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


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?


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.


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?