Coming to live and teach in Thailand?

You can do it - but have a plan!

First decide which camp you are in. There are two. Either you are coming to Thailand because you want to live here or you are coming to Thailand because you want to teach here. It's important to make this distinction.


Back to school

A brief overview of primary and secondary schools in Thailand

There are three main kinds of schools in Thailand: government schools, private schools and international schools. Internationals schools are the most expensive, with average yearly fees ranging from 200,000 to 600,000 baht, depending on the quality and reputation of the school.


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Featured Jobs

Filipino Maths and Physics Teachers

฿25,000+ / month

Bangkok


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

Chachoengsao


Featured Teachers

  • David


    Irish, 46 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Grenville


    British, 53 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Mehdi


    Iranian, 42 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Emeri


    American, 34 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Chris


    American, 64 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Utai


    Thai, 34 years old. Currently living in Thailand

The Hot Spot


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.


Need Thailand insurance?

Need Thailand insurance?

Have a question about health or travel insurance in Thailand? Ricky Batten 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?


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.


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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