Posts by Sammy Tame

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We’ve all been there – after the initial excitement, your job slowly starts to lose its sparkle. Maybe it stops challenging you, or doesn’t quite deliver the career development that you wanted. But the longer you stay somewhere, the more you tend to forget that there’s a whole world of opportunity out there. If you’re experiencing… Read more »

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As the end of December rolls around, let’s take a look back at Teacher Horizons’ most popular blog posts of 2015. Did you miss any? 1. 11 ways for teachers to earn extra income The year’s most popular post lists a few ways teachers can turn an extra buck. 2.10 ways NOT to get an… Read more »

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The end of October is a spooky time of year the world over! The Mexican festival of “Día de Muertos”, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated annually on 31st October to 2nd November in order to remember lost friends or family and help their souls’ spiritual journeys. Here are a few ideas for a… Read more »

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Teaching abroad may be commonly seen as something that young people do, but there are many reasons why teachers in the later stages of their career might want to head overseas. However, the options for finding an international school job start to narrow once you’re approaching your 60s. The good news is, getting the job is certainly… Read more »

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Did you know that 100% of the teachers we placed last year had at least one reference completed by a Headteacher or Deputy Head? That’s why completing your references properly is imperative! Here’s what you need to know to get those references completed. Using Teacher Horizons’ streamlined system, it’s quick and easy for everyone. Here’s… Read more »

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In developed countries, accessible and affordable education is often taken for granted. But according to the latest UNESCO statistics, at least 93 countries around the world have an acute shortage of teachers. In order to achieve universal primary education by 2030, more than 27 million teachers are needed. In the rush to fill this gap, many countries… Read more »

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If you’re a TEFL teacher for any length of time, it’s likely you’ll become aware of the lucrative world of international school teaching. However, the requirements to teach at a good international school are higher, in terms of qualifications and experience, than most TEFL positions around the world. If you’re thinking of taking your career… Read more »

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When sizing up your potential international school salary, one factor to consider is tax. In most countries, you can expect a fair chunk of your salary to go to the tax man before you see it. Of course, the tax rate shouldn’t be the only factor you take into account when assessing your potential salary…. Read more »

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