Why teach English in a Thai school?


Life is all about experiences and relationships.

Your experience Teaching English in Thailand will be so much more than just a job.  It’s a country known for the warmth of its people, and as a teacher you can expect to become a part of the community wherever you teach.

Just as each student will develop their own talents, we recognise that every teacher has something different to bring to the table. Regardless of your experience level, we are experts at matching English teachers to Thai schools, so that your English teaching skills can be best put into practice.

Our positions are perfect for all levels: aspiring teachers just out of University, TEFL graduates or experienced English teachers looking to make a difference in a beautiful tropical country.

At Open Book the students are our priority. Kids all over Thailand are desperately in need of enthusiastic educators to help them grow and be successful in an international world.



We’ve spent years building relationships with our schools.

We only employ people who share our values, who know that each child is an individual, requiring nurturing, understanding and encouragement.

Enthusiasm for learning is infectious, and if you can bring that to a classroom, the rewards can life-changing. Seeing first-hand what a creative and fun learning environment can do for the lives of the students we work with is humbling.

In order to do the best job that you can, we know you need to be comfortable, which is why our staff is here to look after you 24/7. Our experience teaching in Thailand is invaluable when it comes to supporting you. We welcome you on arrival and help out with everything you need to do to prepare for teaching at your school. Our backgrounds, skills and network ensure that your transition to your new life will be exciting and worry-free.

Develop, grow and experience the joy of giving back…

The main reason you should choose to teach English in Thailand is the huge reward of seeing your students progress. Throughout the term you will be able to track their progress and through your efforts in the community, make connections that may well last you a lifetime. Contact us at Open Book and we can start planning together, today.



What do I need to qualify for a Teaching position?

Teaching in Thailand is a wonderful opportunity, whether you are a qualified teacher looking to get some great experience on your resume, or a recent graduate looking to really get to know an exotic country like a local.

Alongside a spirit of adventure, there are some things you will need in order to qualify:

  • A BA (or equivalent 4 year) degree in any subject.
  • TEFL qualified preferred though not essential
  • Be a Native English speaking resident from:USA, Canada, UK and Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia.

Aside from that, we are here to help you with all other arrangements.

We employ teachers in May and November every year, for a minimum of one 4 month semester. After 4 months, teachers can stay at the same school or move to another location of their choice.


See our FAQ for more information or APPLY today!