Re: interested in international teaching
If you're still looking, try University of Northern Iowa. They have an international
recruiting fair each year. I worked at an international school in Mexico for 2 years.
They have schools from around the globe looking for teachers. Good luck.On 3/28/06, Patti wrote:
> I worked for four years at a small locally-owned, foreign-
> managed school in China. I got the job by answering directly
> an internet ad at a teacher website. I have not dealt with
> ISS. A cheaper, still effective alternative is suscribing to
> TIE Online. My former school and many other large and small
> schools around the globe advertise in TIE. Recruiting season
> has already started, so hurry if you're looking for something
> in the fall.
> On 3/28/06, Joy S. wrote:
>> On 2/13/06, Meghann wrote:
>>> I am a 4th year teacher certified in S.S. 5th-12th. I am
>>> looking to talk to someone with international teaching
>>> experience. I have looked at ISS and search associates and
>>> would just like to know a little bit about application
>>> process and chances of actually getting placed. Please help!
>> Hi Meghann,
>> I worked last fall at a bilingual school in Honduras. I
>> came home early due to unethical practices of the
>> administration. Wherever you go, find good referrals from
>> people that live in the surrounding area who can give you
>> objective opinions. Although, sometimes this isn't even
>> (speaking from experience). Just know that if you fall into
>> any litigation issues or issues that are generally resolved
>> with teacher's unions, you will be on your own there. And,
>> will have to fight for yourself.
>> There are other teachers who have had wonderful
>> experiences. So, don't let this deter you from a life
>> experience that you would regret later on in life. Go for
>> Contact me if you need more info. firstname.lastname@example.org.