Alexis leads on Maths and Science positions. He was born in Turkey and went to an international School himself - St. Andrew's School in Argentina. Alexis strongly believes in the diverse benefits such an education can bring. Being interested in both travel and education, choosing a career in international Schools was an easy one. He has worked on education projects: in Nepal as a TEFL teacher, ICT Teacher in Nigeria, IB Coordinator in Portugal and Mathematics Teacher at Capital City Academy in the UK. Alexis graduated at the University of Birmingham, having studied International Studies with Economics and was part of the fast-track teaching program, Teach First. Alexis is now working full time on Teacher Horizons, living part of the year in London and part of the year in Spain. Alexis regularly plays football and tennis, loves the outdoors and also thinks he is a half-decent chef!
80 percent of applications are thrown in the bin or ignored at first glance. Why? The covering letter is either a generic one, regurgitates what is on the profile / CV or is poorly put together. We want your application to be part of that 20 percent! One of Head’s biggest concerns with online applications is that candidates aren’t serious applicants. Here’s some hints on how to ensure you are part of the 20% and get you onto that interview shortlist.
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How often have you walked into the staffroom on the day back and a colleague who thinks they are rather funny comments that there are only 49 days working days until the next holiday? Whilst there is much, much more to teaching, I have no doubt that holidays are probably are the biggest perk of the profession.
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