Thinking About Teaching in an International School?

Are you wondering why teachers want to work at international schools? Or if it’s the right move for you? We’ve heard a lot of fantastic answers, but here are five of our favorites about why teaching overseas (or in some other exciting place in the world) is an amazing, smart, and rewarding opportunity.


Many international school contracts provide things like housing, medical insurance, shipping allowance, air transportation, tax benefits, free tuition, and utilities - making it possible to save far more than a teacher ever could at home!


Teaching abroad means exploring a new country, new landscapes, new languages, new food…it’s a whole new world! Plus, international contracts are generally only for two years, so you have the ability to dive into a new part of the world with each new move or stay longer in your new exciting home.

The Opportunity to Grow

This applies to both you and your family. Living and teaching internationally gives children friends from around the world, and a colorful global outlook to strengthen them for the rest of their lives. Teach internationally to gain new experiences and grow in an entirely different way.

Job Security

As our world becomes more connected than ever, international education is a growing market. The demand for high-quality educators is expected to skyrocket over the next ten years and by 2026 the world will need nearly 900,000 international teachers.

And of Course, the Teaching

Being an educator in an international classroom gives you a chance to teach a smaller class size with more flexibility. There is a high demand for educators teaching English abroad as well as many other subjects. Become an educational innovator while transforming a unique group of young thinkers and leaders.

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