Data-backed insights to help you 

hire more effectively this year:

Based on a survey of more than 16,000 international teaching candidates and dozens of international schools

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Supported by insights and trends from experts in international education recruitment

Full of practical suggestions and best practices to help you level up your recruitment process and attract more qualified teachers

Q: What does the future hold for international education recruitment?

The international education market is going to continue to grow, with the number of teachers needed in international schools around the world expected to increase by more than 80% over the next 10 years. 

Q: What can I do to make my school more visible to job seekers?

91% of candidates are searching for their next teaching opportunity online, and they’re using a variety of online channels to research prospective employers. If you want to be found, it’s essential for your school to have a strong online presence.

Q: What are candidates looking for in their next teaching opportunity?

72% of candidates said they would be willing to accept a lower salary if it meant a better benefits package. To attract top talent, a well-crafted employee value proposition highlighting everything your school has to offer to prospective candidates is essential. 





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What others are saying about the
 International Education Recruitment Report

Teach Away's International Education Recruitment Report provides key hiring insights for schools, such as understanding what candidates truly value, what attracts them, and what helps retain them. School leaders can use these insights to improve recruitment and retention programs. I would recommend this report to any school leader looking for an advantage in an increasingly competitive recruitment market.

Kevin Ruth

Executive Director

THE 2020

Each year, we publish this report to offer insight into 
what matters most to job seekers and how international schools can improve their recruitment processes. 

Here’s a sample of some of the questions our 
third annual report can help you answer:

Q: What can I do to attract more candidates to my school and vacancies?

70% of schools say competition in attracting qualified candidates is their biggest recruitment challenge. With more options available to candidates than ever before, schools need to think (and act) like marketers to capture their candidates’ attention.

Q: What can I do to make my recruitment process more efficient?

Only 53% of the schools we surveyed are currently tracking the success of their recruitment efforts. Paying attention to a few simple metrics can make your recruitment more cost-effective and efficient, helping you better compete for top teaching talent.