Qualifications won't turn your fortunes around

Postbox letter from Steve

Teaching in Thailand is a joke. Most of the things pulling you here can be found in other South East Asian countries.


Am I one of the desirables?

Postbox letter from Ken

Do I fit what Thais are seeking "disciplined, neat, clean, organized, mentally stable and responsible foreign people"? Perhaps?


How to be a successful teacher in Thailand

There is little correlation between a successful teacher and a good teacher

Success in Thailand is an easy (but often lengthy) process of self discovery. But it starts with finding out what is expected of you from everyone you come into contact with and being able to adjust your behavior to provide those things.


The unintended results of the teaching license requirement

Postbox letter from Thomas

If Thailand is really serious about improving the quality of NES teachers here then they need to get serious about paying them properly. This would mean substantial increasing the salary for any teacher who obtain a teachers license but as we all know this is never going to happen.


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Featured Jobs

IGCSE and A Level Computer Science Teacher

฿90,000+ / month

Bangkok


Teacher of Science

฿75,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Pathum Thani


NES Teacher for Kindergarten and Primary

฿55,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES Teachers for Government High/Secondary School

฿43,000+ / month

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Full-time or Part-time Teachers (25-45K)

฿25,000+ / month

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  • Peter


    British, 52 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Filipino, 26 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Kenji


    Japanese, 39 years old. Currently living in Japan

  • Melanie


    Filipino, 28 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Robert


    British, 68 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Jennifer


    Filipino, 36 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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