Teaching English in Myanmar

- Myanmar

The following comments are from English teachers who have worked, or are currently teaching English in Myanmar. If you are an English teacher and have some advice to share about Myanmar, please post here.

There are very few secondary level (high school) schools but there are some language centres which will employ native English speakers. Our school employs qualified native speakers every year and usually has anywhere between 8-12 expat teachers to teach English mostly at middle and high school levels. Recruiting is carried out through the Internet or locally when expats visit our school and are interviewed and recruited. Accommodation is available in the form of apartments, rents ranging from US 100-450p/m, the latter being furnished.

Depending on schools which are either full day or morning-afternoon shifts, work may start at around 7:30-8:00am to 12:30pm or 1:00-5:30pm or 8:00-2:30pm or variations of these. Cost of living is cheap if you cook for your self but cheap meals can be obtained at local food stalls, prices ranging from US 1-3 per meal. Meals at restaurants are more expensive. Local customs need not effect expat teachers. Only do not get involved in local politics, this is taboo. There are night clubs at hotels and restaurants, and karaoke bars in Yangon. You can travel quite freely around the country now, there are plenty of places to visit.
Than 13 March 2007



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