Native English-speaking teachers should respect themselves

Postbox letter from James

Don't let yourselves be exploited and milled by the system. Do not accept job offers below 70,000 baht per month.


Native English speakers: start respecting yourselves!

Postbox letter from Jason

It is high time for native speakers to start respecting themselves and stop accepting ridiculous job offers.


The tables have turned for NES teachers!

Postbox letter from Brendan

For those of you that are NES teachers, the time is now for you to make the change and improve your lot.


12-month contracts are in a minority

Postbox letter from Richard Constable

An 11-month contract is real good if you can get one because most are around 9.5 months - so if its 10 it's okay!


Inflation is eating my teacher salary

Postbox letter from Paul

As a teacher, I have friends who have received little to no salary hike this year and what's worrying is the rate of inflation going on.


Is that a fair salary for an international school?

Postbox letter from Darryl

Just saw an ad for a qualified math teacher at an international school for 75K a month. That's just over 400 quid a week and it's in Bangkok.


Is it too harsh to hope agencies disappear?

Postbox letter from Phetpeter

I know times are hard and the lack of teachers may cause suffering for some schools, but the number of so-called agencies offering teachers' work seems to be more than there are teachers


Better qualifications can lead to better jobs

Postbox letter from Aaron

For those considering upgrading their qualifications, while it is true that it is no guarantee of a massive upgrade there are jobs to be had.


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.


Using teaching agencies

Considerations for first-time teachers

Teaching agencies can provide valuable support, but they can also result in lower salaries and poorer working conditions. What are some of the key aspects to assess when considering using a teaching agency in Thailand?


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