The importance of a syllabus to aid lesson planning

No experience, no certification, no degree? English teachers required?

Not being prepared remains a major contributing factor to beginner teacher burn-out with pressure and stress, therefore and with tongue in cheek, let's collectively dip our proverbial toes into the enticing newbie paddling pool of TEFL.


TEFL jobs dying a slow death?

Postbox letter from Craig

I still have friends who work for a couple of my former agencies and they said it's getting harder and harder to find teachers.


Long term work or short term work?

What are the pros and cons?

I'll simply take a look at some pros and cons for both long term and short term teaching stays in Thailand. For the sake of this article, 'short term' is anything less than a school year and for 'long term', any work that keeps you in Thailand for more than a year.


The revolving door

Postbox letter from Danny

TEFL in Thailand is only an option for those seeking a one-year adventure abroad or retirees looking to pad their pensions..


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Featured Jobs

Native English Teacher for EP

฿36,000+ / month

Khon Kaen


ESL Teachers for Immediate Start

฿30,000+ / month

Thailand


Teacher for Early Years (Nursery)

฿60,000+ / month

Chiang Mai


Early Years Teacher for Private Bilingual School

฿47,000+ / month

Bangkok


Fun & Caring NES Teachers for Immediate Start

฿42,000+ / month

Thailand


Teachers for Intensive English Program (April 2020 Start)

฿35,300+ / month

Thailand


Featured Teachers

  • Dr.


    British, 54 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Sergio


    British, 49 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Haliru


    Nigerian, 29 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Darius


    American, 57 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Gervaine


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Danica


    Filipino, 23 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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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.


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

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


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?


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?


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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


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.


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.