The world wide rise in popularity of English language has augmented it to the status of Lingua Franca, with a steady increase in the demand for teachers of English as a second language. The demand is reasonably high in the Asia, South African, South American and some European countries, where English is not commonly used. Among Asian countries, Thailand is a major center for ESL teachers. Bangkok the capital is an important base for ESL job. There are many recruiting agencies in this city, which employ teachers almost the year round. ESL assignments in Bangkok are not restricted to the regular schools; there are opportunities in the corporate sector as well as in the language institutes who require teachers for training adults.
The teachers in Thailand are well remunerated and prospects for teachers with experience and high academic qualification is even better. Add on benefits like free accommodation, some amount of medical insurance and flight charges are provided to the teachers. Besides working as teachers in schools or institutes, the ESL teachers in Bangkok can make good money by private tutoring.
The TESOL course of Asian College of teachers arms the teachers with whatever training necessary for becoming an accomplished ESL teacher. The course is a perfect balance of theory and practice and helps the native English speakers in their quest for becoming a successful teacher.
If the teachers are job hunting in a place other than Bangkok, it is better to post one’s resume in different websites so that schools or institutes in other parts of the world can study your resume. Asian College of teachers has excellent connections with many eminent private schools, International Schools and Government Schools in Thailand so we assure you 100% job assistance. The placement wing is very experienced and will help the trainees in every possible manner. Eligible candidates may also earn a guaranteed placement. ACT is reputed worldwide and its acclaimed intensive 120 hour course helps the teachers in securing ESL jobs anywhere in the world.
The ESL teachers in Thailand can expect to get a salary of 25000 to 45000 Thai Baht depending on their eligibility, experience and academic qualification. The ESL teachers are often given free accommodation and Visa assistance. It is illegal to work in Thailand without a work permit. Work permit is only issued to the teachers, who have a degree and a Non Immigrant B Visa.
If the candidates are not interested in teaching assignments in Thailand, may opt for jobs in other parts of the world. The best way to advertise the CV is to publish it in the websites, solely meant for ESL jobs. It is more useful to post a video resume rather than normal one in the website. Some websites also advertise for various ESL jobs.