Teach in Thailand

Thailand is no doubt one of Asia’s most popular tourist destinations thanks to its low prices, incredible Temples, exquisite islands and shopping. Thailand is also immensely popular with young people, more and more of whom are taking advantage of TEFL qualifications as a means to live and work in this extraordinary country by teaching English.

From the white beaches and crystalline waters of islands like Phuket, Phi Phi Island (made famous by the movie The Beach), Kho Samui and countless others like them, to the night markets and sights of Bangkok, to the tropical jungles of Chang Mai, Thailand offers exceptionally diverse environments and experiences – all at ridiculously low costs.

The people of are diverse – ranging from ethnic Chinese to Thai to Burmese – with cuisine and customs reflecting the diversity of Indochina. Ornate Buddhists temples abound and the extravagant palaces in Bangkok are almost fairy-tale visions of Thailand’s unique history.

Are you seeking adventure, recently graduated, or looking for a career and lifestyle change? Teaching English in Thailand may just be the perfect thing for you! Thailand is widely considered one of the best places to teach English in Asia, thanks to its gorgeous beaches, delicious cuisine, friendly locals, and steadfast culture.

There are many opportunities to work in Thailand, but what makes Media Kids different is their expert team of consultants who are dedicated to you every step of the way – removing any hassle associated with finding a job, arranging accommodation, applying for visas and work permits, or even with language barriers! Media Kids is a Thai organization that aims to improve the English language skills of Thai children in public schools across the country. They have contracts with over 70 schools nationwide. Most of their schools are in the north, central and north-east of Thailand in main cities and small towns.

Make finding work in Thailand easy by joining the Media Kids’ team, so you can enjoy this whole amazing experience – hassle free.

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  • Human Resources Generalist: You will be assigned a regional HR representative, who will be your first point of call-in relation to your contract, salary, renewal, bonuses, grievance and disciplinary procedures, and anything else related to your employment with MediaKids. In short, they are your point of contact in head office, and will do everything they can to ensure a great professional relationship before, during and after your placement.
  • Curriculum Consultants: You will meet your curriculum consultant during the orientation course, where they will provide you with a full package of materials for the coming semester, and talk you through them so that you are fully prepared from your very first day in the classroom. Your curriculum consultant will always be on hand by phone or email to answer any questions you might have about the curriculum, grading, examinations, teaching methods, classroom management, and anything else related to teaching and administration.
  • Thai Consultants: Each of these consultants is carefully selected to form a team of bilingual native Thai speakers. They are on hand 24 hours a day to help you with all aspects of your life here in Thailand. They liaise with schools, arrange accommodation with landlords, provide and complete your visa and work permit documentation, and act as a general intermediary between you and people in your local area. They are your lifeline while teaching here.
  • 30,000 to 37,000 THB per month, based on experience and qualifications (You can check the current exchange rate here: xe.com)
  • Visa assistance (3,000 THB Non-B Work Visa reimbursement upon completion of contract)
  • Free work permit
  • Housing allowance (3,000 THB per month)
  • Contract renewal bonuses
  • Low cost of living
  • Accident insurance, and much more
  • Age groups: 3 to 18 years old.
  • Class size: No more than 45 students.
  • Work hours and schedules:Monday to Friday between 7:30am to 4:30pm. On average, you’ll be teaching around 24 hours per week, the rest will be office hours.
  • Locations:Positions are available in Chonburi, Rayong, Samut Prakan, Pathum Thani, Nakhon Nayok, Sa Kaeo, Prachiburi, Lopburi, Suphan Buri, Lampang, Sukhothai, Phrae, Kamphaengphetm, Nan, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Rakon Ratchasima, Buriram, Mahasarakham, Roi Et, Ubon Ratchathani, Amnat Charoen, Sisaket, Surin, Yasotorn, Kalasin, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani, Nongkhai, and more.
  • Start dates: May (training in late April) and November (training in later October), but some positions may become available throughout the year.
  • Contract length: 5 and 10-month contracts available.

Due to work visa requirements, applicants must:

  • Be native English speakers from the USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, or New Zealand.
  • Hold a fully completed bachelor’s degree (or higher).
  • Hold a clean national criminal background check.
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