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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 in Thailand - TrangExpand
Date posted:2003-11-05 | Writer: Anna’s Language School | Email: email@example.com
Anna’s Language School, contracted with Jindalongsri School, Trang, southern Thailand, needs a full-time teacher for around 22 hours teaching per week Read more
TEFL in Thailand - SouthExpand
Date posted:2003-10-21 | Writer: Mathus Language Academy | Email: mathusacad@AOL.com
Mathus Language Academy, Surat Thani, Thailand Read more
TEFL in Nakornpathom, Thailand (2)Expand
Date posted:2003-10-21 | Writer: Meta School | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for elementary teacher at Meta School located in Nakhonpathom, 40 km. from Bangkok. Read more
TEFL in Ubon Ratchathani, ThailandExpand
Date posted:2003-10-14 | Writer: Allen Thompson | Email: email@example.com
2 positions are available for conversational teachers, teaching Grades 1-6 in Ubon Ratchathani province North East Thailand.
Employment teaching EFL in Suratthani, ThailandExpand
Date posted:2003-09-19 | Writer: Mathus Language Academy | Email: MathusAcad@aol.com
Mathus Language Academy is a small English language school located in the south of Thailand near many beautiful beaches and islands. Read more
Employment teaching EFL in Bangkok ThailandExpand
Date posted:2003-08-20 | Writer: Kids Square (Thailand) | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kids Square is a language institute for young learners (aged between 3-12 years old) in Thailand. Read more
TEFL in Central Bangkok, ThailandExpand
Date posted:2003-07-24 | Writer: Bell Education and Training Services Co Ltd | Email: email@example.com
Bell International has a vacancy at the Amnuay Silpa-Bell Language Centre in central Bangkok for an enthusiastic and dedicated Maths teacher to Young Learners. This post will involve approximately ten hours of maths teaching and ten hours of English teaching to Thai Primary and Secondary students. Read more
TEFL in Bangkok and Chonburi, ThailandExpand
Date posted:2003-07-04 | Writer: ESCD English Centre | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
EEC is currently seeking several teachers for seven schools of Education Section of Chantaburi Diocese in Chonburi and Bangkok Thailand. We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, who are excited by the prospect of teaching ESL in variety of learning environments. Teachers must expect to teach some young children as well as adults. Read more
Female wanted to teach TEFL in Bangkok, ThailandExpand
Date posted:2003-07-04 | Writer: St. Michael International School | Email: email@example.com
Many positions open for female native English speaker teachers. For nursery, kindergarten and pre-school. Read more
Enthusiastic teacher wanted to teach EFL in ThailandExpand
Date posted:2003-06-13 | Writer: Rajabhat Institute KamphaengPhet | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rajabhat Institute KamphaengPhet, a tertiary education college under the ministry of education and university affairs is urgently looking for a young ,initiative and dedicated native teacher of English to fill one more vacancy. qualifications are 23-60 years of ages, at least bachelor degree in any field, Esl,EFL is preferable but not essential. Read more