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Build Your "Dream Team" With ISS

International schools are on the rise, and the demand for quality teachers and administrators has increased exponentially. Through targeted marketing, state-of-the-art recruiting technologies and a personalized screening approach, ISS consistently connects highly-qualified and motivated candidates with international schools around the world.

Find Outstanding Educators

ISS knows an excellent school requires exceptional educators, and we are dedicated to helping you find the best fit for your team. Our personalized approach includes a thorough review of each candidate, confidential references, reputable background checks and rich online portfolios.

Your Goals, Our Mission

We realize the competition for top talent can be intense -- especially at the height of recruiting season. Whatever your needs are this year or next, ISS works hard to understand your school’s recruiting objectives and culture. Our mission is simple- best candidate matches, great “fit”.

Upcoming Job Fairs

ISS Atlanta Job Fair • December 3-5, 2017
ISS Bangkok Job Fair • January 5-9, 2018
ISS New York Job Fair • February 7-11, 2018

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Benefits of Recruiting With ISS

ISS has always been known for highly personalized service, motivated solely by a passion to help schools succeed. As international school recruiting changes, ISS has kept on top of trends, developed new and innovative recruiting technologies, and forged partnerships that all result in schools being presented with the most qualified candidates. Schools recruiting through ISS can be confident in:

  • A trusted and experienced partner
    ISS has an extensive track record of outstanding relationships in the international schools community. We have helped place over 40,000 quality candidates around the world, impacting millions of children. In 2015-2016 alone, ISS recruited educators and administrators for more than 3,500 positions in 150 countries.
  • An innovative staffing platform
    Our varied search options include quick search, ISS Best Match and a customized search to best utilize our exclusive state-of-the-art recruiting technology.
  • Personalized service
    We have a dedicated team to assist you every step of the way, and we offer an array of membership options that can be tailored to fit your hiring needs.

  • The most qualified candidates
    The ISS candidate pool is made up of diverse and experienced teachers, counselors, librarians, and school leaders. Each ISS candidate is individually vetted by our Ed Staffing Team, required to provide at least three confidential supervisory references, and attach reputable background checks.
  • A larger network of opportunities
    ISS establishes meaningful partnerships with other international organizations, aiming to expand our mission of strengthening education around the world.
  • World-class events
    ISS events are renowned throughout the international schools community. We set the standard for international recruitment conferences (IRCs), and we are the first in the industry to pioneer online recruitment events (iFairs®). View our upcoming events (link to events page in new window)

Premium Membership

Need a hands-on approach from our recruitment team? Hiring a large number of candidates? This comprehensive package is for you. You will receive all the benefits of our Classic Membership and more, including:

  • Hire a plethora of candidates with no placement fee or limits on the number of educators you recruit
  • Gain complimentary attendance for your entire recruiting team to all our world-class events, in-person and online.
  • Access the complete ISS database year-round
  • Search for candidates with our cutting-edge technology, such as our Best Match, exclusive to ISS
  • View robust portfolios for each candidate
  • Reach out to candidates with our host of communication options
  • Post as many jobs as you want, promoted daily to candidates
  • Be the first to see candidates that match your positions – our system notifies you of candidates as soon as they start their search
  • Load multimedia presentations about your school for all candidates to view
  • Promote your school through many opportunities in ISS print and digital media, which reaches thousands of educators worldwide
  • Feature your jobs on the ISS public website, which is viewed by 285,000 people every year

Classic Membership

Only have a few teachers to hire? This package is perfect if you want to take the search into your own hands. Schools can:

  • Search for candidates with our cutting-edge technology, such as our Best Match, exclusive to ISS
  • Access the complete ISS database year-round
  • Post as many jobs as you want – our  system promotes them daily to candidates
  • Be the first to see candidates that match your positions – our system notifies you of candidates as soon as they start their search
  • Reach out to candidates with our host of communication options
  • Attend our iFairs® with a dedicated iBooth for free
  • Benefit from a complimentary advertisement opportunity in one of our quarterly NewsLinks Publications

“…I found ISS to be knowledgeable, responsive, insightful, professional, and very generous with its time. They presented our Search Committee with over 50 well qualified candidates…there were no surprises for either the candidates or the school…In sum, I strongly recommend ISS as an Educational Consultant [firm] and would happily work with them in the future.”

- Tom Northrup , Interim Head, Benjamin Franklin International School, Spain

Getting Started

  • 1 Complete the contact form or sign up for a membership
  • 2 A representative from ISS will contact you
  • 3 Discuss your school's unique needs with your ISS representative


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