So you’ve passed the interview with flying colours and been offered a job in your dream location. All that’s left is to sign the contract. But wait! Before you sign your life away for the next year or two, you might want to take a careful eye to your contract to make sure it’s as… Read more »
Posts with category: Career advice
When applying for international school jobs, there are several things you can do to make the recruiter start hearing alarm bells. When the entire process is online, it can feel less formal, and more impersonal. But you still have to make sure you’re sending the right message every step of the way! Here are some… Read more »
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 »
Your CV is a great place to showcase your skills. In creative industries there’s a lot of buzz about making your CV ultra-eyecatching by designing it in the form of a webgame, menu, or printing it on a milk carton. So how better to show off your lesson-planning and activity-designing flair than by making your… Read more »
Azerbaijan might be a somewhat unconventional teaching location, but according to international teacher and seasoned expat Elaine Crawford, it’s a safe and comfortable place to work with plenty of advantages. We asked her a few questions to get the lowdown on teaching in Baku.Read more »
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.Read more »
Carlsberg beer runs eye-catching TV ads showing superhuman versions of ordinary things. What if Carlsberg made a Superteacher?Read more »
Are you looking for a school with an excellent reputation, in a sunny country where you can make life-long friendships?
Would you like to work under an experienced, supportive, senior management team who believe in investing in their staff?Read more »
This is an opportunity to really differentiate and sell yourself. The idea is to give an overall description of why you have chosen to be in education, explain what your beliefs and values are, and describe how you teach and how you measure effectiveness. It is likely that your statement will change and evolve as… Read more »
You are faced with a problem. Four schools have offered you positions. Each offer salaries in different currencies and each has different benefits. The cost of living in these four countries varies hugely too. What is the best way of assessing the package on offer? Which will afford you the best quality of life whilst allowing you to save?
This blog post attempts to help by using four real life examples of a candidate currently working in the UK and looking for work overseas.Read more »