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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