K12 teachers are in high demand for a wide range of teaching job opportunities abroad. K12 is short for kindergarten to twelfth grade, which are the first and last grades of public education offered by the United States, Canada and Australia.
K12 teaching jobs can be extremely broad and diverse, encompassing many types of teaching and administrative positions within public, private and international K-12 educational institutions worldwide.
If you’re an online teacher looking for K12 teaching jobs, there are also a growing number of K12 online teaching jobs available at online schools.
K12 subject teachers instruct elementary, middle-school and high-school students across a broad range of subject areas, including English, ESL, math, world languages, science, social studies, history, drama, music, art and PE.
K12 administration roles include principals, superintendents. librarians. language and speech pathologists, curriculum coordinators, teaching assistants and classroom assistants.
K12 jobs benefits may include:
For a list of K12 teaching jobs available, along with information on salary, benefits and contract details, please visit the Jobs page.
K12 teachers who are qualified to teach within their home state, province or region's public schooling system can expect to find K12 teaching jobs in the following public and private school programs abroad:
|K12 School Category||Overview||K12 Teacher Requirements|
|Public Schools||K12 teaching jobs are available in the public school system throughout many countries worldwide, following a curriculum from countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.||Certified teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience.|
|Private/International Schools||These schools offer K12 jobs teaching children from expatriate, business and diplomatic communities, following a curriculum from countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia||Certified teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience.|
|Department of Defense Schools/State Department Schools||These schools offer K12 jobs teaching children of federal employees, following a US curriculum.||Certified teachers who are US citizens with at least one year of teaching experience.|
Teach Away is an official recruitment partner for the Abu Dhabi Education Council New School Model. Teach Away is looking for teachers, principals and administrators to fill K12 jobs within the Abu Dhabi public school system.
Teaching in Hong Kong through the NET Scheme offers K12 teachers an opportunity to teach in one of the most fascinating regions in the world. Teach Away has been officially selected by the Hong Kong Education Bureau as a recruitment provider for K12 jobs.
K12 teachers are eligible to apply for K12 jobs within exclusive private international schools in Qatar, from preschool and kindergarten through elementary, middle, and high schools.
Teaching in Kuwait offers K12 teachers an exceptional teaching opportunity abroad.