An overview of teaching in Thailand

I thought this might be of benefit to new ajarn readers in particular

I was asked to fill in a questionnaire by my old university on the topic of teaching English in Thailand. Although it was intended to encourage applicants to take a Thai study program in Germany, the information might be useful for those teachers thinking of coming to work here in Thailand.


Are TEFL qualifications necessary?

Let's consider what can go wrong after TEFL courses.

One argument against qualifications is that teaching experience itself is enough to guarantee a good teacher. Not so. I have recently been learning French in an institution where my intermediate classmates are often poor performers in their out-of-class interactions. And for what reason?


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Featured Jobs

English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


Native English Teacher

฿30,000+ / month

Nakhon Ratchasima


English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


Homeroom Teacher for K1 - K2

฿60,000+ / month

Bangkok


Pre-Kindergarten (2-3) Homeroom Teacher

฿60,000+ / month

Bangkok


English Teachers for Intensive English Program

฿35,300+ / month

Thailand


Featured Teachers

  • Joan


    Filipino, 23 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Sekar


    Indonesian, 26 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Daria


    Russian, 26 years old. Currently living in China

  • Simon


    Dane, 28 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Azeem


    South African, 25 years old. Currently living in Saudi Arabia

  • Kenneth


    British, 60 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

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


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.


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.


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?


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?


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.


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

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