International Teaching Job Sites
K-12 Credentialed Teachers
AASSA (Association of American
Schools in South America)
Information on their schools, upcoming conferences, contacts and teacher recruitment.
Department of Defense Education Activity
DoDEA's schools serve the children of military service members and Department of Defense civilian employees throughout the world. Children of enlisted military personnel represent 85 percent of the total enrollment in DoDEA schools. DoDEA operates over 200 public schools in 15 districts located in 13 foreign countries, seven states, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
European Council of International Schools
Information on conferences, jobs, and more.
Friends of World Teaching
Provides links to teacher openings for a small fee of $20. for 3 countries and $4. for each additional country.
International Educators Cooperative
212 Alcott Road, East Falmouth, MA 02536
Tel: (508) 540-8173
International Schools Services
For established independent overseas schools, this organization provides teacher and administrative recruitment.
PO Box 636, Dallas, PA 18612
Tel: (570) 696-5400; Fax: 696-9500
Places over 1000 teachers, administrators and interns in international schools throughout the world, making us one of the larger of the international school placement organizations.
The International Educator
Every issue of The International Educator newspaper features advertisements (for hundreds of job openings) placed by American and International Schools throughout the world, articles about these schools and international education, personal news briefs and instructions on how best to secure an international teaching position.
University of Northern Iowa Overseas Placement Services for Educators
Connects international K-12 schools with certified educators. Services include the UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair, credential and referral services, and related publications. They do NOT charge placement fees to candidates or recruiting schools.
The Department of State does not employ teachers For assignment abroad. However, they have put together a list of organizations which do provide opportunities to teach in elementary and secondary schools and which recruit or employ a rather large number of teachers. Directory includes: Recruiting Agencies, Recruiting Fairs Calendar; Organizations with Teaching Opportunities, Teaching in U.S. Territories/Possessions. Also includes Recruiting Agencies and Organizations with Teaching Opportunities. Multiple links.
U.S. State Department
Overseas Schools "We are here to help you." You can find contact and background information on worldwide American-sponsored elementary and secondary schools overseas, current fact sheets on the 192 American international schools, and helpful job hunting links
A private, non-profit organization based at Harvard University which sends volunteers overseas to teach in developing countries. They are an alternative to the Peace Corps for non-professionals who want to live and work overseas. Depending on their placements, volunteers teach English, math, science, and environmental education to students of educational levels ranging from primary school to university and beyond.