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London - January

January 14 - 17, 2022

LONDON
MILLENNIUM GLOUCESTER & BAILEYS HOTELS, KENSINGTON

Fair Organizer: Gez Hayden

Search London-January: the major recruiting opportunity for IB and British International curriculum schools Worldwide.

CANDIDATE REGISTRATION FOR SEARCH LONDON JANUARY OPENS ON AUGUST 16, 2021. ACTIVATED SEARCH CANDIDATES WISHING TO RECRUIT THERE SHOULD PLEASE REQUEST AN INVITATION FROM THEIR SENIOR ASSOCIATE ON OR AFTER THAT DATE. INVITATION REQUESTS CAN BE MADE FROM YOUR SEARCH DASHBOARD.

Which Candidates Should Attend?

Candidates with international school experience may request an invitation to attend this fair. Exceptions to this guideline are listed below. Those who succeed in obtaining positions typically have taught any of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes, the British International Curriculum - the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC), IGCSE, and International A Level.

ATTENDANCE

This is a four day event. Attendance is mandatory on January 14, 15, 16 (not leaving before 17.00). Attendance on January 17 is highly recommended.

Candidate Invitations

We open to candidates on August 16. Please request an invitation from your home associate on or after that date. This oversubscribed job fair fills up quickly. Registration by November is recommended. 

Schools

Search London-January is firmly international, attended by 170 leading international schools from all over the World - Europe, Middle East, South Asia, South-East Asia, East Asia, Africa and the Americas including the USA.

Curriculum

Recruiters attend seeking mostly to hire teachers whose experience is consistent with the fair's curriculum focus (see above). Teachers lacking this experience can sometimes be successful if they offer shortage expertise as first choice - Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics HL, French with Spanish, Early Childhood and KG, Music, Elementary PE, Elementary Art & Design, Special Education, Counselors, technology integrators, and Librarians.

Scale

This is the largest Search fair, attended by approximately 600 candidates and 170 schools, of which 75% offer one or more IB programme, and 40%  British International curricula.

Candidate Support

Candidates attending Search London-January are assigned an experienced advisor from the team of Senior Associates attending, and their offices' colleagues. The advisors provide a listening ear to assist candidates in making decisions.

Venue

The venue for Search London-January is the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington, London. Schools will also interview in the adjoining Bailey's Hotel, and in the very nearby Holiday Inn Kensington Forum and Crowne Plaza London Kensington.

Covid-19 Safety Measures

The Search London-January Fair will take the following measures, to observe social-distancing:

  • Recruiter and Candidate Registration will be carried out with social distancing.
  • The Interview Sign-up session will take place online for the 2022 fair, prior to beginning of the fair.
  • Fair Orientations and School Presentations will be replaced by online videos, uploaded prior to the beginning of the fair.
  • Recruiter and Candidate Lounges are closed for the 2022 fair.  For convenience, participants are recommended to use accomondation nearby.

Gez Hayden

Did You Know…?

Director of School Relations David Cope's career has taken him to Europe, Africa, North and Central America, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.