The highs and the lows of living and teaching in Thailand

Our survey said.........

To get an idea of exactly what teachers love and loathe about life in Thailand, we conducted a brief survey and with foreign teachers based in Chiang Mai.


Do students in private language schools have the right to choose who teaches them?

Should the most popular teacher get the largest share of the work?

The student was not happy with this arrangement and asked the manager why I could not teach her. The manager replied, 'You learn with who I choose, not who you want. And I have chosen the other teacher.'


How did salaries drop so much?

Postbox letter from Ronald

What in the blazes has happened to the salaries in the Thailand teaching profession?


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Featured Jobs

Full-time and Part-time Reading / EFL Teachers

฿40,000+ / month

Thailand


Full-Time NES Kindergarten and Primary Teachers (40-50K)

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


Primary PE & Health + Learning Support Teacher

฿50,000+ / month

Samut Sakhon


English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

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Mathematics Teachers

฿25,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES High School Teacher

฿45,000+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • Kubra


    Turkish, 33 years old. Currently living in USA

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    American, 44 years old. Currently living in USA

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    French, 61 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Hlwan


    Myanmarese, 30 years old. Currently living in Myanmar

  • K.


    Turkish, 57 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Micea


    South African, 23 years old. Currently living in South Africa

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