Here's the situation. I really want to teach math in Thailand. I've been offered several positions, but they all start too soon. I can't start until July. Do positions open up then? Are there positions for the second semester in October or November that will open up later? I'm considering giving up my current job, taking a semester off to study for grad school (my plan for Protected content , then teaching math for a semester in Thailand, but I don't want to do this unless I know this is actually possible.