A recent graduate of our TESOL training center asked me to review a contact he was offered in Bangers. My conclusion: walk away now... The terms of employment are as follows: • The teacher will be posted at for the period beginning From ___________ to __________ (Or depends on the school calendar) • The teacher will be paid a monthly salary of Baht . • The salary will be paid on the 5th day of every month. • Prorated deductions (1/ 30 of the monthly salary) will be made to the teacher’s salary for any missed days, whatever the reason illness, personal, visa run etc. (no work no pay) • Working hours are Monday to Friday, , statutory and school holidays excepted. Occasional attendance on a Saturday may be required for special events. • The teacher must prepare for follow up lesson plan every week and create good activities with the students and reports to the relevant department head and the agency as well. • As noted above, the teacher must abide by the rules and regulations of the school where he or she is posted, and perform their duties with diligence and respect for students, parents, and colleagues. Failure to do so could result in termination without pay. The school has the right to terminate all the time. • Teacher must inform the agency 1 day in advance when he/she can not go to the school. • The teacher must contact the agency regarding visa renewals at least 1 month in advance of the visa’s expiration date. • The agency will refund for work permit fee 3,000 Baht after complete the contract. (noted that the teacher must have a university degree and pass a probationary period in order to apply for a work permit).The teacher has to pay for his/her visa and nonB visa. • The teacher has to pay tax 3% every month. • No health insurance. • The teacher has to go to report at the immigration by himself/herself. • The school has the right not to hire the teacher anytime. • If the teacher broke the contract, agency would have the right not to pay salary and the teacher must pay 50,000 Baht to the agency and also will be posted on the blacklist. • The teacher must not apply directly to the school for employment during, or for one year following, the contract period.