Job Opportunites for a NON-NATIVE in Bangkok?

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Job Opportunites for a NON-NATIVE in Bangkok?

Unread postby bbbteacher » 24 Jan 2010, 18:15

hey all...
i've looked and looked and looked...but cant seem to find any jobs for non-natives...everyone wants native english speakers...is there no option for non-natives??
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Re: Job Opportunites for a NON-NATIVE in Bangkok?

Unread postby systematic » 25 Jan 2010, 13:32

Not really, no. However, although you may be handicapped by having a passport from a country that is not an English first-language country, if your English is really flawless and without a trace of yoyr native accent, there is no reason why you should not apply for jopbs in the normal way; there a re plent of Germans, Dutch, and Swedes working here for example. If, by chance you a Fillipino, it may be more difficult, because by 'native' English speakers, what is usually meant is people from European style countries.
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Re: Job Opportunites for a NON-NATIVE in Bangkok?

Unread postby LinguRing » 06 Aug 2010, 03:49

I also have known a few non-natives (Europeans) teaching in Thailand. It's definitely more difficult but there are jobs out there, good luck
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