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Jobs in Thailand

Often many foreigners will teach English in Thailand as an ESL/TEFL/TESOL teacher. TEFL teaching is also very fun. This is because there is lots of work available. Another reason is that there is a rule that foreigners can only do the jobs that the Thai's cannot.

In Thailand there are an abundance of teaching jobs available for the foreigners. You can work at many institutions including government schools, private schools, international schools and language schools.

Teaching Requirements

Schools have their own specific requirements such as international schools - at an international schools teachers are often required to have a teaching license issued to them from their own country. The curriculum either follows the English or American. 

In the government schools in Thailand, it is quite easy to get a job teaching conversational English or English as a second language. The only requirements are that you are have studied upto degree level and hold a bachelors certificate alongside and tefl certificate. There are many agents recruiting teachers, expect the salary to be around 33000 thb per month. When considering teaching in Thailand, please remember there isn't much of a bonus system so you will have to pay for flights and visa's.

Language schools usually take on workers that can be from any country but must have a good grasp of the English Language. Generally an unstable job as the language teachers are only needed to cater for the amount of students they have, and sometimes they might not have any. Long contracts are not available.

Jobs for all of this kind of work are place all over the internet, one of the most popular sites for Thailand is, here you can see new job offers everyday. Check it out. And if you fancy another country you could always think about China.

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