International school job-hunting advice


Fantastic state-of-the-art new schools are opening in Rio de Janeiro, Shanghai, Dubai, Cape Town, the Swiss Alps and Barcelona.  These complement a huge spectrum of international schools, old and new, in places such as Buenos Aires, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Cairo, Bangkok, Bermuda and Nairobi.

The prospect of teaching abroad has never been more appealing and the sector is continuing to grow. Thanks to great technology, social distancing and safety measures are being effectively implemented in the classroom, with great success. More and more teachers are taking the opportunity to build their skills and experience in international schools and teaching jobs overseas.

With so much competition for positions, we can fast-track your international teaching job application by providing personalised support and guidance – and it’s free!  Sign up to Teacher Horizons now and once we review your CV you’ll become an activated member.

Fantastic facilities, generous salaries and benefits, amazing travel opportunities, and unique professional development opportunities are just a few of the advantages that teaching in international schools offer.

There are also risks that come with applying to an international school that you won’t get to visit until you start. It’s important to get guidance and do your research thoroughly before accepting a teaching position overseas. Browse our articles below to help with the application process and ensure you make the most informed decision for your next teaching job abroad.

If you find an international teaching vacancy that interests you but you have little knowledge about the location, simply view our Teacher Horizons world map. You can browse schools and cities, find statistics on the country, useful visa, working permit and cost of living information.

Apart from being such a fulfilling experience, getting an international teaching job also offers great travel opportunities: be it to a beach, a thriving metropolis or snow covered mountains.  For those who enjoy travel and stimulating work, you couldn’t have chosen a better career! Read stories from international teachers who have taken the leap into teaching at schools abroad.

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