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TEFL Jobs in Thailand
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Demand for certified TEFL teachers in Thailand is almost infinite and if you hold a degree, positions are virtually guaranteed.
Bangkok and much of the surrounding area have more positions available than there are teachers to fill them. While work at a school under the Thai Ministry of Education will require a degree, jobs for those without degrees can be found in language schools and in private corporations. Some schools in rural areas of this beautiful country are exempt from this so if a real cultural experience is what you’re after, this is a great option for those without degrees.
Coming in just behind the king of Thailand and monks, teachers throughout the kingdom hold a tremendous amount of respect.
Thailand is one of the most popular countries for work in a TEFL job. Salaries are high compared to local standards and you can keep the cost of living very low if you choose to. After a bit of experience and the higher wages that accompany it, you can begin to even save some of your hard-earned cash.
TEFL Job in Thailand
As mentioned above, work at a school under the Thailand’s Ministry of Education will require a degree, jobs for those without degrees can be found in language schools and in private corporations. With or without a degree, a quick scan of jobs in Thailand will tell you that employers are looking for teachers with well recognized TEFL certificates such as that offered by TEFL International.
Jobs are typically contracted for one year and you will need to bring your original university diploma as well as official university transcripts with you when applying for government school jobs. Some may ask for criminal background checks and a medical check-up.
TEFL Salaries in Thailand
Starting salaries for TEFL jobs in schools are usually around 30,000 THB per month. It is a bit easier to get a job before the beginning of the school year in May and in between terms during October, but jobs are usually available year round. School jobs usually entail 18-24 contact hours per week and often have numerous paid holidays.
Types of TEFL Jobs in Thailand
Foreign teachers can work in government and private schools. Here you’ll need a degree and you’ll be expected to work standard hours Monday through Friday. These jobs will require a contract and will sometimes ask that you work a weekend English camp or two during the year. These jobs are typically EFL jobs but you can find positions teaching Science, Math, PE and Art.
TEFL jobs at language schools are plentiful and pay an hourly rate. Your schedule will be more sporadic and subject to frequent change. You will often have to travel to your on-site classrooms but sometimes drivers are provided by the language school. But don’t expect to get much help with obtaining a work permit until you’ve worked with the school for a while and proven that you’re committed to the post.
Most people begin their TEFL job search once they get to Thailand. Thai employers will usually want to see you before offering you a position and expectation of dress and appearance are the same as they are in the West.
While considering a job offer, be sure to have answers to all questions regarding rates of pay, salary and other benefits. Find out if you’ll have to travel to your lessons and if you get compensated and/or reimbursed for this time and expense. Ask about what kind of resources the school has for planning lessons and teaching materials, as well as what kind of administrative and collegial support you will have. This will help you avoid any unpleasant surprises after agreeing to take the position. Also, be sure to get all details confirming benefits written in your contract.TEFL Courses in Ban Phe
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TEFL Job in Chiang Mai, Thailand (2)Expand
Date posted:2017-03-02 | Writer: Dara Academy Chiang Mai | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dara Academy is seeking one Prathom EFL teacher for the upcoming school year. Starting salary is 34,000 Bt. Dara Academy is Chiang Mai and northern Thailand's oldest and one of Thailand's largest and most well known private schools. We are within a five minute walk of the Chiang Mai, Arcade bus station and only a few minutes from the middle of beautiful, historic Chiang Mai City. Applicants must be native English speaking teachers from the U.K., U.S.A., Canada, Australia and New Zealand and be available to start in May, 2017 for the 2017/2018 school year. Only qualified applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university will be considered for available positions. Applicants who have a teaching certification, a degree in education, a TESOL/TEFL certificate or p... Read more
Teach Young Learners EFL in Thailand (3)Expand
Date posted:2017-02-14 | Writer: Road Experience Recruitment Company | Email: email@example.com
We are Road Experience. We chose this name because we believe people discover more about themselves and the world around them when on the road. Our mission is to produce qualified EFL teachers to teach English at Thai schools and to assist our teachers and schools every step of the way. We will offer all applicants a guaranteed teaching placement upon successful completion of the application process. We are one of the biggest agencies, with over +200 schools in our network from every age range, and region in the country. Teaching in Thailand is a wonderful opportunity to gain real work experience abroad while also earning enough income to travel within the country or to our beautiful neighboring countries. BENEFITS: • Renewable 1 year contract with a 35,000 THB/month • Paid A... Read more
Teach EFL in Thailand (3)Expand
Date posted:2017-02-08 | Writer: Brighton Language Academy | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brighton Language Academy is a leading language school in Phayao, Northern Thailand. The school comprises of Pre-school level, Primary level and Adult level and we currently have 200 pupils who have attended our school in various levels and courses. Our school aspires to become the number one English Language School in Northern Thailand. JOB DETAILS: Hours of Work: 5 days per week / occasionally support school events and activities Key responsibilities: 1. Teaching English language to students age 3 to 12, depends on level or class assignment 2. Co-teaching in English activities, events and camps 3. &... Read more
School in Thailand Seeks EFL TeacherExpand
Date posted:2017-01-19 | Writer: Saritdidet School | Email: email@example.com
Saritdidet School in Chanthaburi, eastern Thailand, is looking for enthusiastic, well-organized, and flexible EFL teachers to join our team for the upcoming academic year starting in May, 2017. The school is a government primary school with a well-established English program. It is located in central Chanthaburi near the market and many tourist attractions. The right candidates will be native level English speakers with a degree qualification, EFL certificate and at least a year's experience of teaching. We are unable to recruit applicants without at least a 3-year degree certificate such as BA or BSc in any discipline. The teachers for each grade will be responsible for teaching one class (maximum size 40 students) eight subjects, for 18 hours per week; English 8 hrs, science 2 hrs,... Read more
Jobs Teaching English in Thailand (2)Expand
Date posted:2017-01-17 | Writer: Teachers for Thailand | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you want to travel to Thailand and use your TEFL skills to earn a living teaching? We at Teachers for Thailand offer teaching positions around Thailand to people looking for adventure. We are currently looking to recruit teachers for the upcoming term starting in May of 2017. We also have some camps in March and April 2017. All positions will be with schools contracted to Teachers for Thailand. There are opportunities in a range of schools, from Pre-Kindergarten, up to High School. Our teachers are fully supported and this includes full assistance throughout your stay. We have jobs in big cities and by the beach, so we should be able to find the right job for you. Don’t worry if you don’t know about the areas, we will give you all the information you need to make the right... Read more
EFL Teacher Needed For an NGO Boarding School in ThailandExpand
Date posted:2017-01-09 | Writer: Yaowawit School | Email: email@example.com
Yaowawit School in Phang Nga, southern Thailand, is home to more than 120 children ranging from 3 to 18 years old. Many of our children have been orphaned, neglected, abused, abandoned or trafficked. Here at Yaowawit, we have created a sanctuary for our children to learn, grow and thrive in. Not only do we provide them with a high-quality education, we provide them with a home. We do this with the aim of breaking the poverty cycle. This is a very rewarding place for TEFL trained teachers to work. Job description: English Teacher. We are working towards becoming a bilingual school and so we want to increase the amount of English usage throughout the school. You will be teaching English mainly to Grades 1-6, although you will be part of a team and may also be required to teach high schooler... Read more
TEFL Job in Phuket, ThailandExpand
Date posted:2016-11-28 | Writer: International School of Phuket | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
International School of Phuket is a small international school located in Chalong (Phuket). ISP has nursery, kindergarten and Primary sections. ISP is set up as not-for-profit organization to support families who can not afford big international schools. BENEFITS: • Renewable contract with a 35,000 Thai baht a month, depends on qualification • Paid winter and spring holidays. • Working permit and foreign expert certificate • Orientation • &nb... Read more
Full-time Job Teaching EFL in ThailandExpand
Date posted:2016-11-03 | Writer: English Home | Email: email@example.com
English Home is an established English Language School based in Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Suphanburi. We specialize in teaching of English literacy. We are seeking interested EFL teachers for a full-time position: (5 days per week – 3 weekdays plus Saturday and Sunday) starting immediately. Come and join us to make learning a rewarding experience. Job description: + Teach English for Conversation including listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar skills to students from Kindergarten to adult. + To teach and run the class as per school lesson plans and objectives. (Lesson plans are ready for you to follow) + Motivated and responsible individuals who are able to motivate students to learn and build their potential + Join with school activities and outings + To be base... Read more
VacancyTeaching English in ThailandExpand
Date posted:2016-10-06 | Writer: Takuapa Senanukul School | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Takuapa Senanukul School, a public secondary school in Takuapa, Phang Nga, is located about 25 kilometers from Khaolak and 90 kilometers from Phuket airport. If you love nature and a slow life, this is the perfect choice in Thailand. Our Mini English Program (MEP) has opportunities for 3 full time foreign teachers, each for the subject of English, Science and Math. REQUIREMENTS: - Native level English Speaker from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or other countries where English is the official language with Certificate of Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESOL/TEFL/CELTA) and a University Degree. - Or Non native English Speaker with TOEIC score of at least 650. - Teachers of Science and Math with relevant degree. - Experience preferred. BENEFITS: Salary: ... Read more
Job Teaching Young Learners EFL in ThailandExpand
Date posted:2016-09-12 | Writer: Banmaireab School | Email: email@example.com
Banmaireab School has an opening in Kathu, Phuket, for 1 Full time TEFL qualified kindergarten teacher to work in their English Programme (FEMALE ONLY). 15 contact hours per week. Daily hours are from 07.30 to 15.30 Experience preferred but not essential as training given relating to the school curriculum and teaching materials. QUALIFICATIONS: TESOL/TEFL/CELTA (120 HOURS). Must be Native English Speaker from UK/Eire/USA/Can/Aus/NZ/SA (with TOEIC) and hold a University Degree.(Successful applicants from South Africa will be required to take a TOEIC exam if they do not already hold a certificate less than 2 years old). These are contractual stipulations set out by our local government employers and non-negotiable. BENEFITS: Salary: Starting salary of 38 000 THB per month. (40 000 afte... Read more