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.


How far does a 30K salary go in Bangkok?

Will you be living well - or simply surviving?

Is it possible to live in Bangkok on a 30,000 baht teacher salary? OK, let's really drill down those numbers.


My take on agencies

Postbox letter from Chuck, Bangkok

A lot of people want to know what it would be like to work in Thailand. After having been here for 8 years I will tell you.


The long way home

Thoughts on the annual trip back to see the family

This is the time of year when my thoughts turn to that place I called home for 26 years - good old England. Yes, it's almost time to make my annual trip back to Blighty.


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Featured Jobs

Math, Science & Computer Teachers

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


Part-time / Full-Time Native English Teachers

฿400+ / hour

Bangkok


Full-time Teachers

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teaching Positions for Next Academic Year

฿65,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teacher for Primary Levels

฿42,000+ / month

Bangkok


Education Consultant and Teacher

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • George


    Belgian, 57 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Angus


    British, 24 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Vishal


    Indian, 29 years old. Currently living in India

  • Phillip


    Filipino, 37 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Ma.


    Filipino, 27 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Corazon


    Filipino, 47 years old. Currently living in Philippines

The Hot Spot


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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


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?


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.


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?


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

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


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.