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Thai Teacher needed!

Summary

To plan and deliver Thai language lessons and assist the managing director and principal on day to day running of classes and administration.

Performs

Social activities and administration

  • Updates social networking sites
  • Arranges Thai student activities
  • Writes Thai learning blogs

Classroom management

  • Sets up classrooms
  • Writes lesson plans in soft copy
  • Takes attendance
  • Files lesson plans
  • Sources teaching material

Teaching

  • Teaches private and group classes up to 25 hours per week

Resources

  • Downloads eBooks and material
  • Organizes existing material
  • Gathers multimedia resources

Assists principal and MD with

Administration

  • Translates English marketing material in Thai (Flyers, FAQs)

Sales

  • Distributes Thai learning flyers
  • Implements teaching promotions (Trials, parent sessions, new activities)
  • Sells courses to walk in customers

Marketing

  • Places free adverts/information on internet
  • Contacts local PR opportunities
  • Reviews and updates website and collates material
  • Places free and paid ads on web and in print
  • Creates Thai learning advertisements and flyers

Salary

From 20000 to 30000 THB depending on experience.

Contact:

Office@kstvs.com

Khun Pat: 086-947-2883

Office: 077-248-228

Immigration requirement for your ED visa: English and Thai progress tests

Adult Classes

Progress tests are a part of every course and will take place every three months

A warm and homely atmosphere created by our teachers in the classroom, topped up with stunning beauty of a tropical island, makes learning foreign languages in Koh Samui so appealing.
There is nothing we take more seriously than providing our students with the highest quality education. Yet we understand that just sitting at a desk and staring at the textbook the whole class is a thing of yesterday, and all our teachers do their best to make their lessons feel more like a friends’ get-together rather than a tiring academic experience.

So why take a progress test?

The mere recollection of school or university tests and the prospect of taking another one here at KSTVS makes a lot of adult students flinch.

Number one piece of advice: don’t panic!

No one will give you bad marks or judge you if you make a mistake or don’t complete the test in time. Look at it from another angle – a progress test is an excellent opportunity for you to see your strongest points and see which aspects you should work on harder. Knowing where you are at learning a language gives you a sense of achievement and satisfaction.  It is also a perfect way to compare your current level with that of a few months ago – you might be surprised!

 Requirement of Immigration

In connection with the recent tightening of immigration rules, taking a progress test every three months is a necessary condition for the extension of your ED visa.

 

 

ED Visa News from Koh Samui Immigration: Attendance

Koh Samui Immigration: ED visa holders should come to class

Koh Samui Language School is the oldest and the most reputable school on the island, and we’re continuously working to maintain our reputation. It is our priority to ensure that your ED visa process runs smoothly and is convenient for you, and the quality of education you are getting meets the highest standards.
All our teachers are highly qualified and use the best practices recognized all over the world.

Therefore, we would like to remind you that all ED visa holders should attend at least 70 per cent of the course they are enrolled in.

Requirement for your next visa extension

In accordance with the latest immigration rules, all language learners staying in Thailand on an ED visa will be checked for their progress every three months when getting a new extension stamp.

Coming to class regularly is a great opportunity to level up your language skills as well as to meet new people and just have fun.
See you in the classroom!

Any concern regarding to your ED Visa, please feel free to drop by at our office Mon – Sat 8:30 – 18:00. Or give us a call 077 248 228 and 086-947-2883 Khun Pat

New Timetable

 

New Timetable

 

Don’t miss the start of our new semester next week! If you have any questions about times, dates, levels, or anything else you can think of, please contact us via email, phone, or in person at our office.

 

 

We are always accepting new students, so tell your friends, shout it from the rooftops, and share our posts online! Don’t forget, you get a 10% discount if you refer a friend.

New courses

 

New courses, new books, new knowledge!

 

Don’t miss out on your chance to improve your language skills and open a world of opportunities.

Koh Samui Language School

 

Koh Samui Tutor and Vocational School is Samui’s oldest licensed Thai and English Language School. With Thai and English owners, we take the finest aspects from both cultures and combine them to provide an unforgettable educational experience.

 

Our ability to provide education visas has helped us to create a stable learning environment for our students. Stable and secure working and learning environments are almost just as important as the teacher you have.

 

Our triple award winning educational institute is the most accredited, long running, successful language and vocational school in Samui. With almost 10,000 satisfied students to date, affordable courses, no hassle education visa service, and highly trained professional staff, we really are the first choice language school on Koh Samui.

Our Courses

 

Our brand new courses start in July.  Whether you’re looking to improve your conversation skills, study for IELTS, or start leaning Thai, we cater for all your educational needs.

Please browse our courses on our website for more information. You can then click the “Register” button to sign up for the class. Or, feel free to call in to our Maenam office to discuss your options in more detail and meet the teachers.

Cutting Edge Third Edition

 

We use the brand new Cutting Edge Third Edition for our English courses. Engaging texts, new video content, and a comprehensive digital package are just some of the new features that make the new courses even more effective. New features of the course include ‘Language Live’ and World Culture lessons that actively encourage students to expand their knowledge of global issues and participate in classroom discussions.

 

Keep motivated with a striking design and fresh new content

 

  • New ‘World Culture’ DVD lessons encourage the discussion of global issues and provide greater international perspective.
  • New writing lessons help with emails, letters, reports, etc.
  • The ActiveTeach with interactive whiteboard tools, DVD, audio, transcripts, dictionary and additional resources aid learning.

 

Improve quicker with more practise and better reference tools

 

  • The new ‘Study, Practise, Remember’ section at the back of the book provides integrated language summaries and practise exercises.
  • The ‘Student DVD’ with audio and video plus transcripts allows you to review the lessons and catch up if you miss a class.
  • The new feedback functionality and exercises in ‘MyEnglishLab’ give you greater control of your learning.

 

MyEnglishLab

 

MyEnglishLab is an online tool, provided for free with our new course books. You complete your face-to-face instruction at school to introduce new topics and ideas then complete extra learning outside class using the online tools.

 

You practise the content you have learned at school in an interactive environment, with instant feedback and tips to scaffold your learning.

 

Each activity is built into a lesson plan and helps you practise speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

 

MyEnglishLab builds assessment into each activity, so you don’t need to take sit-down tests every week in order to monitor your progress and performance.

 

You can use the MyEnglishLab gradebook to see where you need improvement and it helps us as teachers personalise your learning journey. With a quick look at the gradebook or common error report, teachers can ensure that we target your weak areas. MyEnglishLab will show us how you are performing, so we don’t need to guess what you’re finding difficult.

 

Don’t hesitate. Contact us today!

Good news

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Good news! 
 


Apply THIS MONTH for your ED visa or your extension! The new visa rule, to have a National Police Certificate will apply from MAY 2017. Take and advantage of this and get your ED visa NOW! 
 
 
Feel at home in the land of smiles, study Thai with a native Thai speaker.

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Brush up your English skills and study English with us!

 

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Sign up today or contact us!

Contact: office@kstvs.com
Call us: +66 077 248 228 | +66 086 947 2883

For more information about the new visa rule click here.

Thai lessons – An outsiders point of view

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While I don’t currently speak Thai, I’ve been intrigued by the Thai lessons we run at the school, so much so that I, myself, have signed up for ‘Beginners Thai’. While taking this course will be genuinely informative and interesting, that is not why I signed up, no. I signed up to learn Thai, to learn the language of the island on which I currently live, and plan to do so for the foreseeable future. This by no means in a representation of the class or the general reasons people take this course, as curiosity, interest, ease of travel and just general education factors all come into play in the minds of those signing up.

As I’ve only been in Thailand for the past 4 months, my ear has grown a custom to the sounds, to the tonal differences between my native English language, and their Thai speech. The difference at times can be astounding, yet frustrating. To get across to you the importance of learning Thai, at least to a beginner’s level, I’ll explain to you a situation I found myself in back in July 2014, in Bangkok.

Me and my partner has just got off the BTS at the Memorial Stadium, from there we planned to visit Khaosan Road, and we knew that you can get there from Memorial Stadium, however we were not sure how. So as you do when you’re traveling about, you stop and ask for directions, and so we did.

We approached this lovely Thai woman just outside the station to ask for directions, luckily for us her English was fantastic. We explained ourselves and mentioned we were trying to find ‘Khaosan Road’, however, whenever we said ‘Khaosan Road’, she didn’t quite understand.

And so we went back and forth, trying to describe to her what ‘Khaosan Road’ is, mentioned its fame, a place for travelers, hostels, etc. and so after we almost were blue in the face explaining this place, she pauses, looks at us and says,

‘Ah, Khao Saan Road’…

From there she pointed us which way to go and number bus to get and so we went on our merry way and found Khaosan Road not long after.

Afterwards, thinking back, it really was the first time the tonal differences between our languages became so apparent to me. A name of a famous place I believed I was pronouncing correctly, or at least near enough she would understand. But as it took so long, and then how she changed the tonal frequency of the ‘aa’ sound, so subtlety, but clear enough to make a different sound.

And so, this is why at least attempting to understand Thai language, or any language for that matter of a country in which their native tongue is unfamiliar to you yet you find yourself staying for a prolonged period, is so important. Remember guys, its never impossible or too late to learn, everyone has the ability.

 

Thai Class Schedule

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Beginner Monday & Wednesday 10:00 ~ 12:00
Intermediate Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 ~ 12:00
Elementary Monday & Wednesday 13:00 ~ 15:00
Advanced Tuesday & Thursday 13:00 ~ 15:00
Pre-beginner Tuesday & Thursday 16:00 ~ 17:00

English Class Schedule

Children's Classes

The current English course timetable

BEGINNER MONDAY & FRIDAY 10:00 ~ 12:00
UPPER BEGINNER WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY 10:00 ~ 12:00
ADVANCED TUESDAY & FRIDAY 10:00 ~ 12:00
UPPER BEGINNER TUESDAY & THURSDAY 13:00 ~ 15:00
INTERMEDIATE WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY 13:00 ~ 15:00
BEGINNER MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY 17:30 ~ 19:30