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.

Open Book Teachers is one of the leading teacher recruitment agencies in Thailand. They place teachers in different schools from kindergarten to high school level. Their team consists of experienced and dedicated Thai and Western advisors who provide comprehensive support to all their teachers.

  • Cultural Immersion: Experience the rich tapestry of Thai culture firsthand. From vibrant cityscapes to serene rural communities, each location offers its unique blend of traditions, festivals, and warm hospitality. Immerse yourself in local customs, savour authentic cuisine, and develop a profound appreciation for the Thai way of life.
  • Impactful Teaching: Engage with enthusiastic students who are eager to learn English and broaden their horizons. By sharing your knowledge and passion, you can make a lasting impact on their educational journey. Witness their growth, ignite their curiosity, and empower them with essential language skills for their future.
  • Diverse Teaching Environments: With 52+ school locations to choose from, you’ll find the perfect teaching environment that aligns with your preferences and teaching style. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of a city or the tranquillity of a rural setting, there’s a school waiting to welcome your unique talents.
  • Explore Thailand: During your free time, embark on unforgettable adventures across Thailand’s diverse landscapes. Explore breathtaking beaches, visit ancient temples, wander through bustling markets, and sample delectable cuisine. This is your chance to create cherished memories while experiencing the wonders of this remarkable country.


  • 33,000 THB per month, plus an additional 2,000 THB per month if you’re placed in Bangkok, Ban Pong, and Saraburi. (You can check the current exchange rate here: xe.com)
  • Airport pickup
  • Visa assistance
  • Work permit reimbursement
  • End of contract bonus
  • Health insurance
  • Extra pay for teaching special classes
  • Transportation allowance in selected locations
  • Overtime pay
  • No lesson planning
  • Low cost of living
  • Help to find suitable accommodation, and much more.

MEP Program: For teachers with qualifications in Maths or Science, Sine Education has also launched a new MEP Program that follows the Thai Curriculum for Maths and Science and mostly uses resources from Cambridge. For this program, Sine will provide teachers with:

  • A detailed plan of work, including lesson plans, PowerPoints, and all the material necessary for the lessons.
  • Starting salary of 40,000 THB per month
  • 40,000 THB contract completion bonus

*Positions are limited for the MEP program*

  • Age groups: 12 to 18 years old.
  • Class size: No more than 45 students. For the MEP Program, no more than 30 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. For the MEP program, teachers are expected to teach no more than 18 hours per week.
  • Locations:Positions are mainly available in central Bangkok, outer Bangkok (Rangsit, Pattuthani, Nakhon Pathom, etc.), central Thailand (Suphan Buri, Samut Songkram, Prachuap, Saraburi, etc.), and north-east of Thailand (Issan: Khon Kaen, Korat, Buriram, Buengkhan, etc.).
  • 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, Australia, or New Zealand.
  • Hold a fully completed bachelor’s degree (or higher).
  • Hold a clean national criminal background check.

For the MEP Program:
Applicants should hold a formal qualification in Maths or Science


To apply for jobs, please email a copy of your CV, recent photo, preferred countries and your available dates to asia@teflgraduate.com. In the subject part of the email, please enter ‘Teach in Asia’.

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