Posts with category: Career advice

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Posted , by Camilla Cook

This year, more teachers found international positions online than through the more traditional recruitment fairs which have dominated in the past. In this article Camilla Cook, an experienced international teacher, assesses the pros and cons of ‘fairs’ and asks whether recruitment fairs are still worth attending in this ‘online era’. So, the question you may… Read more »

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Posted , by Anna Bella Betts

Online interviews are quickly becoming the norm when hunting for a job. This is indeed the case when applying for positions with Teacher Horizons. To maximise your chances of landing that dream job abroad read below our hints and tips on how to nail your Zoom or Skype interview.  Here are our compiled online interview… Read more »

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Posted , by Sammy Tame

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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Posted , by Sammy Tame

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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Posted , by John Regan

The old adage ‘patience is a virtue’ should have been coined for the process of getting a placement in a good international school! So many prospective candidates, having completed an individual profile, expect to achieve a position within a very short space of time.

Some even believe that they will be offered a position at the first role that appeals to them! Well, this occasionally happens with a superstar teacher, but for the rest of us mere mortals it’s a far more fraught and time-consuming affair.

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