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If you've a valid teaching license and at least two years teaching experience, preferably in a school, then teaching at an international school might be for you. You generally get paid summers, longer holidays, and better hours than working at language institutes. Working at an international school is usually a bit more stressful though as you have more lesson planning, meetings, and grading to do. But it might be worth it.

There are two ways to get jobs at international schools: recruitment fairs or applying directly.

International Recruitment Fairs
Many positions are filled at recruitment fairs. Keep in mind that you will have to pay a small fee in order to register with an agency. Below is a calendar to keep in mind when looking for international school positions.

Recruitment Calendar
September: Register with a recruitment agency.
October/November: Submit references and dossier.
December: You will be notified if you are accepted.
February: Interview at the recruitment fairs.
March/April: Contracts are made.
May/June: a few more recruiting fairs open for schools to fill last minute vacancies.
July/August: recruitment agencies fill final vacancies

Recruitment Agencies
Search Associates
International Schools Services
European Council of International Schools
University of Northern Iowa University

Applying Directly
You can apply directly to a school either by answering adverts or simply sending a letter of introduction to the schools of your choice.

Lists of Schools
Network of Christian Schools International
Council of British Independent Schools in the EC
List of American International Schools
British International Schools Worldwide
Association of Christian Schools International
International Baccalaureate Organisation
Independent Schools of the British Isle
Association of American Schools in South America
American Overseas Schools
Institute of International Education

Advertised Jobs
Joy Jobs (Fee required)
TIE Online
TES
Chronicle
TESOL

Sharon de Hinojosa (naturegirl321) has lived and worked (mainly teaching English) in the US, Scotland, Spain, the Czech Republic, China, Korea, and Peru. As well as teaching short-term in Venezuela and Taiwan.

She has created The LA Job List http://www.thelajoblist.blogspot.com which lists schools, institutes and universities in 19 Latin American countries which offer English teaching positions.

Since living in Peru since August 2006, she wrote The Ultimate Peru List http://www.theultimateperulist.blogspot.com

With 60 pages it's a comprehensive guide for those living in or moving to Peru.

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