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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dear Search Associates Community, On June 5, 2020, following the murder of George Floyd, the Search Associates team issued a statement expressing…

Candidate Stories

Barika Andrews: From South Florida to Abu Dhabi

Barika Andrews: From South Florida to Abu Dhabi

Growing up in South Florida, a region with a robust multicultural population, Barika Andrews understood that being part of a diverse community is what makes life more interesting and exciting,…

School Spotlights

Overseas Teaching in Ningbo

Overseas Teaching in Ningbo

Georgia School – Ningbo (GSN) is located in the rapidly-developing Jiangbei District of Ningbo—215 kilometers south of Shanghai—across the Hangzhou Bay and nine kilometers from the city center…


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Matthew Tavares’ Dream Come True | October 11, 2020

Music teacher Matthew Tavares turned a yearning for home in Indonesia into a reality, and he made it happen through passion, focus, and a gratitude...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
The Punjabis: An IB Family | September 30, 2020

After enjoying their two years at the International School of Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, the Punjabis have relocated to the New Oriental Academy,...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
The Many Roles of Duncan Kaiser | September 17, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck and the quarantine began, Duncan Kaiser was between appointments in international schools within Switzerland....


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
A Global Perspective: Home Is Wherever We Live at the Time | September 7, 2020

Born in the U.S. and Spain, respectively, Andrea Plakmeyer and Rayesh Peswani met in Tanzania during her first year and his second teaching in...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
The Morris Family: Extending the Adventure | August 21, 2020

This year, Justin and Claire Morris completed their 13th year as international educators, three at Dubai American Academy and 10 at American...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Teaching International Students in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley | August 21, 2020

Founded in 1826, Western Reserve Academy (WRA) is an independent, coed, boarding and day school for Grades 9–12. Located in historic Hudson,...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Teach Abroad in Kuwait | August 14, 2020

Northwest Bilingual School Kuwait (Northwest) is a young and rapidly-growing K–12 day school in Farwaniya, Kuwait. The school boasts spacious...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Jenna and Tanya: From Latvia to Brazil! | August 7, 2020

Teaching couple Jenna Heidel and Tanya Wienand finished their sixth year at International School of Riga, Latvia while preparing for their next...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Overseas Teaching in Qatar | August 7, 2020

Qatar Academy of Science and Technology (QAST) is a STEM day school for boys and girls in Grades 8–12. The first three years of the program immerses...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
International Teaching in Panyu | July 31, 2020

Opening in September 2020, Nord Anglia School Guangzhou, Panyu (NAS Guangzhou, Panyu) will provide a state-of-the-art, world-class learning and...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Teach Abroad in Malaysia | July 23, 2020

Crescendo-HELP International School (CHIS) is a new and developing school in Malaysia with excellent, well-resourced facilities. The school’s...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Gita Gemuts: Life in the Time of Covid-19 | July 21, 2020

Gita Gemuts had only been at DSB International School (DSB), Mumbai for two weeks when the school received the city’s stay-at-home orders due...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Overseas Teaching in Bangkok | July 14, 2020

Established in 1983, The American School of Bangkok (ASB), Sukhumvit Campus, is a private, Pre-K–12 day school offering an American curriculum...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
A Small World | July 7, 2020

Brian Devine grew up in rural America, but his first experience in international schools happened in 1995 at the age of 12, when his father,...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
International Teaching in Shanghai | July 6, 2020

Nord Anglia International School Shanghai, Pudong (NAIS Pudong) is located within the Cambridge Forest New Town residential compound, a green...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Teach Abroad in Japan | June 26, 2020

Founded in 1988, Teikyo University Kani High School (Teikyo) has grown to be one of the largest and best-known schools in the region. This authentically...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Lucia Mangolo: Education Takes You Places | June 23, 2020

This August, Lucia Mangolo is fulfilling her dream to move abroad; she’s heading to Kuwait for her first international teaching job at Al-Bayan...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Overseas Teaching in Changshu City | June 19, 2020

China World Academy (CWA) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) boarding school for Chinese students in Grades 9–12. Founded by the same team...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
International Teaching in Turkey | June 10, 2020

The Sezin School (Sezin) wants each student's voice to be heard. Founded in 1963 in Istanbul, the school aims to raise socially conscious and...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Ijanaya Jacob-Brown: A Model of Resilience and Creativity | June 8, 2020

Ijanaya Jacob-Brown is not only finishing her school year and two-year contract at Khartoum International Community School, Sudan (KICS), but...

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