A day in the life of...Natalie Chard
After multiple recommendations, this teacher moved to Thailand, where she now teaches in one of the most prestigious private schools in the country
I’ve dreamt of living abroad ever since I can remember. As soon as I graduated from university, I applied for a teaching course and started researching the best countries to teach in. I was repeatedly met with the same answer: Thailand. In April 2014, I packed my bags and moved from Bradford to the huge metropolis of Bangkok.
After a year working as an adult language teacher, I was eager to experience a different side of teaching. So I accepted an English teaching position at Wattana Wittaya Academy, a Christian boarding school for girls aged 11-18. Founded by a missionary in the 1800s, it is ...