Thailand 101

Settling in as an English teacher - the journey and expenses

In my short time in Thailand I have learned so much already. The journey here has already opened me up to alternative experiences. Meeting individuals from across the globe has taught me that it is alright to be different.


You can live in Bangkok on 30K a month - but I wouldn't

Postbox letter from Ken

It always cracks me up just how heated these debates get on what a person can or cannot live on in Bangkok (or Thailand in general). And of course people frequently have these same arguments when it comes to what a “livable wage” is in their own countries as well.


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Featured Jobs

Qualified Filipino Teachers (Direct Hire)

฿20,000+ / month

Bangkok


Teachers and other Staff for August 2021 Start

฿60,000+ / month

Bangkok


Fun Native English Teachers for May Start

฿42,000+ / month

Thailand


Math & Science Teachers for April 2021 Start

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


Experienced Primary and Kindergarten Teachers

฿48,000+ / month

Bangkok


Full-time Native English Teachers

฿47,500+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • John


    American, 39 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Chloe


    British, 29 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom

  • Godelle


    French, 61 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Barry


    Australian, 56 years old. Currently living in China

  • Jeffrey


    American, 63 years old. Currently living in USA

  • Myrna


    American, 34 years old. Currently living in China

The Hot Spot


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

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


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?


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?


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.


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.


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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