Time to start recruiting | International School news

It's time to start recruiting. School recruitment is happening earlier and faster than ever before. Are you ready? Teachers looking for jobs in International Schools are ambitious, motivated, global, and online. At any time, it's likely that around 1 in 5 of the teachers in your international school are considering moving at the end of the year. The problem for International Schools is that this always-on, high-demand recruitment need isn't reflected in a lot of the pre-digital, old-fashioned recruitment methods. Recent research by the Council of British International Schools identified that 94% of school leaders find [...]

The ultimate guide to Podcasts for International School Teachers

The ultimate guide to Podcasts for International School Teachers Podcasting is booming and we want to make it easy for you to find the best podcasts for teachers. The first podcasts in the form we know them now probably started around 2004. The Apple iPod had been around for a few years, but on-demand radio-like audio was in its infancy. This 2004 article even debated what to call it (including Audioblogging and GuerillaMedia). If you're not already listening to a podcast, there are so many amazing topics to get you started! There are almost a [...]

Save your International School money on recruitment

Save your International School money on recruitment Recruiting teaching staff has traditionally been expensive.  Too often in the past International Schools have needed to spend a fortune on staff recruitment. This puts pressure on limited budgets. We believe these recruitment costs can be invested better by each school into additional resources, equipment, facilities, training, and more teachers. In this article we review some of the legacy methods for recruiting international school teachers, and we look at why Searchality was created to make international school recruitment much more efficient and affordable. Do you know how much [...]

Save time recruiting for international schools

Save time recruiting for International Schools It can be extremely time-consuming recruiting for International Schools. If your international school needs to hire teachers, you probably already know the old-fashioned ways to find staff. You could travel across the globe to job fairs, you can post ads on job boards or your own website, but at the end of the day (or days!) you still end up in much the same position as someone recruiting 50 years ago. You write a job description; you receive applications; you wade through the applications trying to find the right person. (If you've [...]

What does it take to become a successful international school leader?

What does it take to become a successful international school leader? Moving overseas for a teaching position is a big step. Moving to a leadership position in an international school is an even bigger step. But what does it take to become a successful international school leader? If you are looking to move into an international school admin or leadership position, what skills and experience do you need and what challenges might you face? Here we review some of the key elements based on a recent global survey of international school leaders. Managing Complexity [...]

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