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Introducing Teach Away’s first annual international education recruiting trends report!

Introducing Teach Away’s first annual international education recruiting trends report!

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“What matters most to candidates looking to teach abroad?” At a time when hiring international educators is more competitive than ever, knowing the answer to this question is critically important. That’s why, to shed light on the evolving international education hiring landscape, Teach Away recently surveyed more than 10,000 teaching candidates from our extensive community of international...
Why your school’s 1:1 initiative should include digital literacy training for your teachers

Why your school’s 1:1 initiative should include digital literacy training for your teachers

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Going 1:1 or BYOD? Don’t forget about digital literacy training for your teaching staff. As the world moves further into the twenty-first century, school and district leaders are encountering mounting pressure to realign, rethink and reinvent traditional education practices at their schools in order to meet the needs of today’s students - those ubiquitous digital natives . 1:1 (or BYOD)...
The biggest mistakes schools make when hiring teachers internationally

The biggest mistakes schools make when hiring teachers internationally

Lenny Qevani - Teach Away Inc. Posted on · in Recruitment Resources by
If you’re in charge of hiring for an international school, you know that the process of hiring teachers from overseas isn’t always necessarily a smooth one. Finding that perfect teaching candidate with the right mix of skills, qualifications and experience is critical to maximizing student achievement, growing enrolment and, ultimately, allowing your school to continue to thrive in the...
Case Study: Teach Away’s Academic Year Subscription reduces cost per hire

Case Study: Teach Away’s Academic Year Subscription reduces cost per hire

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The challenge BEAM Education was looking to hire over 400 education professionals in order to fill vacancies across its five schools for the upcoming school year. The goal With three new schools set to open in 2016, BEAM needed to attract the largest volume of applicants since establishing its first school in 2002. The solution BEAM selected Teach Away as a key recruitment partner for the 2016/...
How to write a job description that attracts the candidates you’re looking for

How to write a job description that attracts the candidates you’re looking for

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Make the most of your Teach Away job posting by writing a great description that gets job seekers eager to apply for your open position. Here are the essentials every job description should contain to attract candidates: 1. Be specific, and to the point. What are the exact job requirements? What skills and qualities must your ideal applicant have? Being clear about your job requirements will help...
How to attract top teaching talent by marketing your rural school online

How to attract top teaching talent by marketing your rural school online

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Across the US, rural schools are currently facing some of the worst teacher shortages. Time and time again, rural schools struggle the most when it comes to hiring certified teachers, as well as teachers specializing in specific subject areas, like math, STEM, bilingual and special education. By virtue of their remote location, rural schools are always going to have less access to large talent...
How to keep the best teaching candidates interested in your school:  A quick guide for international schools

How to keep the best teaching candidates interested in your school: A quick guide for international schools

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Getting the best talent to apply to your jobs isn't always easy and with the demand for great teachers at international schools worldwide, there's a lot of competition out there. It’s no longer enough to simply post a job and expect the perfect candidate to fall into your lap. The good news is that as a hiring manager, there is so much you can do to convert your job applicants into new hires for...
5 best practices for background checks: What international schools need to know

5 best practices for background checks: What international schools need to know

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Hiring teachers internationally brings a whole set of challenges to your school’s candidate vetting process. Most school heads know from past experience that when it comes to background checks, there just isn't one prescribed strategy that works for every case and every country. With that in mind, we’ve outlined five key guidelines here you can follow when conducting your background checks, to...
Hiring international teachers with dependents

Hiring international teachers with dependents

Rebecca Young - Teach Away Inc. Posted on · in Recruitment Resources by
Every organization wants experienced, reliable teachers, preferably with practical knowledge of related curriculum. However, experienced teachers are more likely to have spouses and children, and not every organization can provide the support needed in order to recruit teachers from overseas along with their families. When designing your international teacher recruitment strategy, this is one of...
5 last minute hiring tips for international schools

5 last minute hiring tips for international schools

Brett Montrose - Teach Away Inc. Posted on · in Recruitment Resources by
Having a last minute position to fill due to unforeseen circumstances, or just a lack of suitable candidates, is common. Here are some things to remember if you find yourself hiring in a hurry. Stick to your criteria. Even in tight circumstances when you are in desperate need of a teacher, it is crucial to keep to your key requirements to ensure you have a qualified professional who is the right...
Qualities teachers appreciate in a principal

Qualities teachers appreciate in a principal

Matty Kryemadhi - Teach Away Inc. Posted on · in Recruitment Resources by
We know that almost everyone sets out to be the best professional they can be - and most principals were, at one time, a teacher themselves. That being said, we understand that most principals have some ideas around what qualities make an ideal principal and school administration team. But as a world-leading teacher recruitment agency, we are well-positioned to ask teachers what qualities they...
How to change a good school to a great school

How to change a good school to a great school

Rebecca Young - Teach Away Inc. Posted on · in Recruitment Resources by
What separates good schools from great schools? Since we know you’ve moved mountains (or at least scoured the globe) to find the best teachers possible, often times transforming your school from good to great can mean only a few small administrative adjustments. Great schools, put simply, are the schools that identify and implement the strategies necessary to get great results from students and...