TEFL Teachers Wanted in Nakhorn Sri Thammarat, Thailand

Date posted:2008-03-11 | Writer: Semamuang Primary School | Email: [email protected]

The English Program at Semamuang Primary School in Nakhorn Sri Thammarat is looking for two enthusiastic TEFL teachers for Grades One and Two. Semamuang is the city’s premier academic school.

Duties would include curriculum planning, preparation of exams and selection of textbooks and workbooks. The school is fully equipped with visualizer, laptops and air conditioning. The mood is supportive, relaxed and friendly.

Teachers are encouraged to be creative. Staff of four Thai teachers and four English speaking teachers, currently from Australia and Canada. Class size 30. Regular school hours and holidays, plus 10 days personal leave and 10 days sick leave. Medical and life insurance. Starting salary 30,000 baht which is well above the national average pay. You can live comfortably and travel.

The city has a population of about 100,000 and is known for its historical significance as the capital of an ancient empire where the roots of Buddhism were first established in Thailand. There are numerous temples, a city museum and a branch of the National Museum. Thailand’s only original shadow puppeteer has established a fabulous museum and show. The Nakhorn area is known for its mountains and spectacular waterfalls. The people are super friendly and there are few tourists. Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Krabi, Koh Lanta, Koh Phi Phi and Phuket are all within easy travel distance. Only one hour by plane to Bangkok.

We would like one teacher to start immediately! To apply, please send your cover letter, CV and photo to the email address on the header page.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

Unit eight was a review of the somewhat complicated English future tense. While many of these tenses overlap in their correct use (the interchange of, for example, \"I will go tomorrow\" and \"I am going to go tomorrow\"), English teachers must find a way to clearly distinguish the tenses future simple, future continuous, future perfect, future perfect continuous, be going, present simple, and present continuous.I learned a lot about pronunciation in this chapter. My understanding of emphasis on certain words to get a certain point across was reinforced. I was introduced to phonetics (something i have never learned about before). I was given some good teaching ideas for pronunciation. Overall I believe the difficulty level rises in this chapter and i'll definitely have to go over again a few times before taking on a job.

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