Far East & Asia

Teach in Thailand

Thailand has a vast amount to offer like beautiful landscapes, friendly locals and inviting cultur, and is the most popular country to visit amoung gap year holidaymakers.

The cost of living in Thailand tends to be relatively inexpensive, teachers find they can live fairly comfortably.

Working as a teacher in Thailand, you would usually be accepted as an important and respected part of the community.

So if working in beautiful surrounds and wonderful opportunities to travel the country interest you, then Thailand is the place for you.

  • Capital - Bangkok
  • Population - 68.1m (2016)
  • Currency -  Thai Baht 
  • Religion - Buddhism
  • Language - Thai
  • 24 national holidays per year

Fun facts about Thailand

  • Bangkok is the world's most visited city, according to Global Destinations Cities Index
  • 95% of the population are Buddhist
  • Thailand has 1,430 islands, among the most famous of which is Koh Phi Phi Lee 
  • The country is the world's largest exporter of rice
  • Thailand's costline is 3219km long

Salary and benefits

Contact us to find out typical teaching salaries in Thailand. The international benefits include free accommodation, return flights, medical insurance and professional development. Cost of living is relatively cheap so teaching in Thailand can be a great way to save money.

Requirements to teach in Thailand

  • You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject
  • Teachers must hold the appropriate licence and/or certification
  • Schools in Oman typically require 2 years of experience at the appropriate level and in the appropriate subject
  • You must be a fluent, native English speaker

Working hours in Thailand

An average of 20-25 teaching hours a week, however this will be different in every school
The school year begins in May and ends in March, with breaks in October and April, plus several local holidays. 

About Thailand – the experience

Thailand's extensive and intriguing culture is ever-present in its famous landmarks, fascinating culture, exotic cuisine and traditional celebrations. 

A visit to the Grand Palace and beautiful temples is a must in Bangkok. After a day of classroom teaching, why not visit Khaosan Road - full of restaurants, its a great place to hang out.

Thais are very proud of their culture, you will often find people walking around in traditional costumes. So why not experience Thailand's culture for yourself, try aromatic Thai cuisine and visit the best the country has to offer. 

Food in Thailand

Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge.
It is known for its complex interplay of at least three and up to four or five fundamental taste senses in each dish or the overall meal: sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy.