Are you asking yourself what it is like to teach in Hong Kong right now? The recent political protests in the headlines may have raised some concerns for those interested in teaching in Hong Kong. Louise Cosgrove is here to reasure us through an account of her experience working with English Schools Foundation (ESF) and… Read more »
Posts tagged with: Interviews
Last week we suggested 5 questions to ask yourself in September. This week we cast the net a little wider, asking us what to consider when we consider teaching in international schools. What questions can guide us to make an informed choice about our career? International schools are seen as reputable institutions offering a high level… Read more »
The teachers we place tend to have at least one reference completed by a Headteacher or Deputy Head. Completing your references on your profile is therefore imperative to getting your desired teaching placement. This blog gives an up-to-date account on how to complete your references using Teacher Horizons’ system. It’s really quick and easy, here’s… Read more »
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 »
Competition for teaching roles at the popular international schools is tough. But it’s still possible – the key is your approach!
Last week, Alex shared the first five of his ten top tips for getting your dream job. Read on to discover the next five…Read more »
Ever wanted to secure a great new international school job whilst wearing underwear!?
97% of Teacher Horizons’ placements have happened via Skype interviews. With internet speeds improving globally and with schools becoming more technology savvy, Skype interviews are likely to become common practice amongst schools. Skype interviews are far preferable to recruitment fairs and make much more sense than flying across the world at huge expense.Read more »
The first impressions are most important, as 80% of the final outcome are made (on both sides!) within 5 minutes of the start. It is taken as read that the interviewer has spent as much time in preparing and research as the interviewee. Both sides are evaluating whether their preconceptions are valid. The interviewer is… Read more »
How can you get the best chance of success with your international school job application?Read more »