Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Living in Hat Yai, Thailand

What kind of Attractions or tourists sites are there in Hat Yai?
Are there good shopping sites in Hatyai?
What's the main religious group in Hat-Yai?
Are there churches in Hatyai?
Are there any good hospitals in Hatyai?
How can I access money in Hat Yai?
How much will accommodation cost?
Can I get English speaking channels?
How can I get Internet access?
How can I move around Hatyai
How’s the climate in Hatyai?
Is it safe in Hat-Yai?

Teaching at our school

How much will my salary be?
Is my salary going to be enough to live on?
Will I have my own classroom?
How many students are in each class?
How many teaching hours will I have per week?
How many classes will I have per week?
How many students will I have per week?
What kinds of reports and assessment will I be responsible for?
Is there a contract? If so, for how long?
Will I be provided with a work permit?
Will I pay taxes and if so how much?
Do you provide reimbursement for my airplane ticket?
Do you provide or assist with accommodations?
Do you require that I have a BA?
What paperwork should I bring with me?
Is there a uniform or dress code?
Will there be other foreigners working with me?
How often will I get paid?
Will I need a bank account or will you be paying me in cash?
Do I need a VISA to enter Thailand?
Will I be alone in the classroom or is there a Thai person in the classroom with me?
What time will my day start and end?
Is there a set curriculum that I will be expected to follow?
What kind of resources will be available to me?
Do you provide Internet for your staff?
What are the students like? Eager, friendly, discipline?
Is there opportunity for overtime or private classes?
What kind of technology will be available for me to use in the classroom?
How far away will my accommodations be from my school?
What is the average age of the other teachers working at ALI?
What if I am sick and cannot go to school?
Will I be required to work on the weekend?
I am not interested in full-time work; do you have part-time work?