Hello I've thinking about a job in Bangkok in a small saints school with what looks like a lovely SEN department. The T&Cs on their website offers no medical insurance though the school will reimburse reasonable outpatients, 100% inpatient but no dental expenses). No housing allowance. No dependents allowance. About £400 settling in allowance. Standard economy flight once a year + there and back. No contribution to pension. End of contract bonus payment of two-month net salary. Pay scale starts at about 85000 TB and I expect to be offered may be 90,000TB. I have 6 years experience in the UK state schools, none in international schools. The school seems lovely and I think I would love to work there. It seems a small school not part of a chain so that may explain what looks like a small package in comparison to what I find on other schools' website. I am not going overseas to make money but to broaden my experiences. However, I do not want to have less than here and/or make my family struggle financially. I am trying to work out how much I will need to live on the same level as I do in the UK. We can live like the locals. I don't plan on buying a car straightaway but use public transports and taxis to get to work. Planning to rent out our house unfurnished here to pay for furniture storage and mortgage payments. I am taking with me one fast growing child soon to be officially a teenager. I want to keep paying into my pension in the UK. How much can I expect to pay for a 3-bedroom apart in a condominium with pool and gym? What is the best way to send personal effects to Bkk? (planning on downloading movies + teaching stuff on portable HD but would still need to take a few boxes of personal effects) They say when they phone me to offer me the job, they will need a yes or no answer. If they offer me the job and I say yes, can I ask that it be subject to agreeing T&Cs? If when the contract arrives, I find it is not enough to live on, can I let them down gently without it affecting my future applications in school overseas? I would be grateful for anyone who has the time and willingness to share their experiences and/or words of wisdom.