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Search Associates in Partnership with United World Schools

Search Associates in Partnership with United World Schools

As a supporter of United World Schools (UWS) since 2017, Search Associates (SEARCH) always looks forward to receiving UWS reports, which illustrate how this U.K.- based, non-profit organization…

Candidate Stories

Charles Franklin II: Making the Right Choice

Charles Franklin II: Making the Right Choice

Two high school teachers made such an impact on his life that Charles Franklin II decided to become an educator himself. After five years of teaching Grade 5 in Texas, Charles was ready for a…

School Spotlights

Teach Abroad in Thailand

Teach Abroad in Thailand

As part of the Ruamrudee International School network of three campuses in Bangkok, Ruamrudee International School Ratchapruek Campus (RISR) lives up to its founding mission of academic excellence.…


 
GENERAL NEWS
Supporting School Recruitment Needs Safely | January 13, 2021

Despite the restrictions of the pandemic, our Search Associates continue to visit schools to support their recruitment needs. This November/December,...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Teaching in International Schools: No Looking Back | December 20, 2020

Over 18 years, Amos Owiti and his wife Martha Ojwang have taught in international schools in Kenya, Ethiopia, Singapore, China, and most recently,...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
An American School with an International Community | December 18, 2020

The Village School (Village) has evolved into a vibrant institution serving approximately 1,500 pre-K–12 students. Originally launched as a small,...


 
GENERAL NEWS
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Feedback from Our Candidate Listening Circles | December 16, 2020

Dear Search Associates Community, On August 26, Search Associates sent out a letter addressing our plans to become a more diverse,...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
International Teaching in Mexico | December 4, 2020

Search Associates welcomes new member school John F. Kennedy The American School of Querétaro (JFK), which offers a pre–K–12, bilingual, bicultural...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Barbara Wrightson: Life, Love, and Learning on Three Continents | December 3, 2020

When Barbara Wrightson earned her B.A. in International Affairs, specializing in Russian and Eastern European Studies, she did not intend to...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Binita Dey: From India to Spain, Austria, and Myanmar | November 12, 2020

Growing up in New Delhi, Binita Dey was exposed to many different aspects of Hispanic cultures and people. Her father, a professor of Comparative...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Overseas Teaching in Mexico | November 3, 2020

The American School of Torreón (CAT) is an independent day school serving the needs of the community of the Comarca Lagunera Region of Mexico,...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Albina and Charles: Determined to Give Back | November 1, 2020

Albina Mululu and Charles Ochola, both children of educators, grew up basking in their parents’ joy when students and their families thanked...


 
CANDIDATE STORIES
Barika Andrews: From South Florida to Abu Dhabi | October 21, 2020

Growing up in South Florida, a region with a robust multicultural population, Barika Andrews understood that being part of a diverse community...


 
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...


 
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTS
Overseas Teaching in Ningbo | August 29, 2020

Georgia School – Ningbo (GSN) is located in the rapidly-developing Jiangbei District of Ningbo—215 kilometers south of Shanghai—across the Hangzhou...


 
GENERAL NEWS
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | August 26, 2020

Dear Search Associates Community, On June 5, 2020, following the murder of George Floyd, the...


 
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...

Did You Know…?

Senior Associate Ray Sparks's over 30-year career as an educator has involved working in Canada, Europe, and Asia.