Don't get too upset with the job ads

Thailand's employers can be brutally direct about who they want to hire

It’s worth being aware that some schools are pretty fussy about what they are looking for. Glance at any jobs section of a newspaper and you’ll notice that such pedantry is common.


Hire the best teacher for the job

Postbox letter from John

Sadly, many schools in Thailand prefer native speakers over Asians, even to teach math and other technical subjects.


It can be tough to find teaching work

Postbox letter from June

I feel like I have to work harder than my white counterparts to get a job in this field. I practice a lot, have props, watch videos on how to teach young learners but once they see me, it's like I'm doomed.


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Featured Jobs

Math & Science Teachers for October 2021

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


Qualified Kindergarten Teacher for October Start

฿70,000+ / month

Bangkok


Part-time Online Teachers (British Nationality)

฿600+ / hour

Online


Full-time Native Chinese Teacher

฿43,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teachers for Prathom School & Vocational College

฿32,000+ / month

Songkhla


Part-time Upper School Mathematics Teacher

฿0+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • Jenelyn


    Filipino, 38 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Cao


    Chinese, 27 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Michael


    American, 70 years old. Currently living in China

  • Yaro


    Ukrainian, 32 years old. Currently living in Ukraine

  • Jenna


    South African, 28 years old. Currently living in Costa Rica

  • Greg


    British, 63 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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