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
    > enough
    >> (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,
    > you
    >> 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
    > changing
    >> experience that you would regret later on in life. Go for
    > it!
    >> Contact me if you need more info.