"The perfect guide for teachers looking to make an international move. In her warm and friendly style, Jess walks the reader through everything that needs to be considered prior to making the big leap! Her wide-ranging experiences, alongside her thorough research, ensure that this book covers everything that you could possibly need to think about before, during, and after an international move. Highly recommended!"
Clare Doyle, assistant principal, Singapore.
Becoming a Successful International Teacher is the perfect companion for prospective international educators seeking up-to-date information on what to expect from working in international schools. It provides step-by-step advice, taking readers all the way from where to look for an international teaching position to thriving in an international teaching environment, and will help anyone thinking of a career abroad working in international schools to prepare for an exciting and life-changing experience. All of this information is relevant for our current times with Covid-19 considerations.
Full of helpful information, personal experiences, tips, and helpful links, the book includes:
- How and where to find the best international teaching jobs
- Which countries and environments will suit you, your partner, and your dependents
- Different types of international schools and what to expect
- How to find the perfect fit in terms of location and school
- Advice on creating winning applications and excelling in interviews
- Information on salaries and benefits
- The practicalities of moving
- How to survive, thrive, and be highly successful in your new job
- Key considerations for single teachers, teaching couples, trailing spouses, and families
All this, plus much more, can be found in this easily digestible guide on becoming a successful international teacher. Most relevant to those wanting to work in British international schools, the book also offers guidance for all teachers wanting to work internationally.
International educators said:
"A must-have for anyone contemplating moving abroad to teach. Jesss book covers everything a first-time international teacher will need. From visa research to how to settle when abroad, this book has it all! As a teacher from the United States, I can say that I wish I had this when we moved abroad, advice aimed at British teachers crosses over with US teachers." Lucinda, teacher, United States
"My impression of the book is that its an excellent and honest insight into the practicalities of working as an international teacher. Its a comprehensive guide on deciding whether its the right adventure for you and what steps to take to make a smoother transition." Rowena, international teacher, Australia.
Jess Gosling is a highly experienced international teacher, who has worked in Japan, Egypt, Vietnam, and Taiwan. She began her career as an English as an Additional Language teacher and has since worked in both Primary and Early Years as a class teacher and founded her own successful education business. She is a regular contributor to the Times Education Supplement and maintains a website and two Facebook groups to support other international teachers.
Author: Jess Gosling Language: EnglishBinding: PaperbackPages: 148Publisher: ISBN Agency Taipei, National Central Library (NCL) of TaiwanPublication Date: 2021-07-13