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Discussion in 'Teaching overseas' started by 012jazmine, Apr 4, 2017.
@caroline2901 I have sent you a PM.
15k gross rock bottom for a youngish single just wants to have fun type. 20k gross if you want to save money.
With 2 kids and a non working partner 25k.
Best schools pay 20k plus. Often kids are fantastic in Malaysia especially Malaysians. Kids are smart funny but super respectful to teachers with very high levels of English combined with no compromise attitude towards study. Thats the best bit!
Respect to Nemo, and disagreement. Teachers are living happy lives and doing some saving on 10,000 monthly. Obviously everyone has their own yardstick, but it is possible to do well with a lot less than 20.
I completely agree. As a family of 5 with one working spouse who is making about that, we just make it and our tiny savings is really just an emergency fund.
Yep, I'm on 15.5k ish and saving lots so far as well as having lots of meals out, weekend trips to local areas and a monthly trip abroad.
Hi, I am trying find out the differences between teaching in Dubai and Malaysia, it would great if you can help me.
I have read through this thread a couple of times. Considering an offered position in KL. Anybody in KL willing to PM me and discuss what the cost of living is like compared to the amount I have been offered? Many thanks in advance.
Try numbeo. You can compare your current city to KL across all sorts of areas.
Thanks for the reply. That isn't what I meant. I know how my current salary compares with the new one. I was more interested in how the RM figure relates to the cost of living in KL for my family and I....
Numbeo is the site for you.
I am in KL with my family at the moment. You can PM me and I can try to help.
Hello all, great thread, enjoying the discussion. I'm just staring looking and am just wondering if there any pitfalls to looking on TES for international jobs, or is it really that any posted would be reliable? Also, is there anywhere else one might look? It's for a physics position. It's sad to have to leave but the thought of a massive pay cut, teach more hours and students with almost zero work ethic is driving me out of the UK I think... :'(. Thanks in advance...
Sign up to one of the recruitment agencies. You’ll get snapped up teaching physics. Also, just because a school posts an ad on TES does not guarantee it’s a good place to work.