Thamardi, Meiktila, Myanmar
Welcome to central Myanmar. Meiktila, a small bustling city, sits at the crossroads of many major tourist destinations. You will find plenty to do to occupy your time in this clean yet active city. Whether it’s sitting at a riverside restaurant sipping a beer, going for a round of golf at the local course, or enjoying hikes in nearby villages we promise you will find a small corner of Myanmar to relax and immerse yourself in local culture. If you want a western lifestyle, then it is not ideal for you. We are located on the outskirts of Meiktila, where there are restaurants, coffee cafes, and local villages. This area offers more of a culture experience allowing you to connect with the locals and the other foreigners that work on the base.
A small family run school, Thamardi boasts enthusiastic and well behaved students, traditional Myanmar lunches supplied daily at school. We are looking for a teacher, with some teaching experience and a passion for teaching and living abroad.
**Must be a native speaker from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada or Ireland with a CELTA or TESOL certificate highly preferred. Better chance for those who can teach K-12.
Start Date: 15th August 2023
Salary: $1200 (+ $300 for accomodation) a month; Private OT tuition classes at a rate of $15 per hour will be assisted with by the school upon request.
Workload: 25 hours a week; two consecutive days off per week; all public and school holidays paid; the exact amount is hard to tell because the public holidays are based off the lunar calendar and the school holidays often spring up with little notice.
Age groups: K-12; Adults
School Events: Teachers are expected to attend 3-4 annual events outside of working hours within the school year. These include the prize giving ceremony and graduation ceremony. No preparation required, just attendance.
Accommodation: Will be arranged on your own. $ 300 a month will be paid for accommodation.
Flight Reimbursement: Up to a $1000 paid
Contract Length: generally, 6 months but it depends upon arrival; should the teacher and school get along they are welcome to renegotiate the contract between each other for a longer period
School Contact: The school is a family owned business and the two brothers speak English really well and frequently bring teachers out to enjoy the Meiktila nightlife. They are the teachers main contact but many people at the school will try in earnest to engage and speak with teachers.
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