Dear Community Members,
We are thrilled to announce a dynamic collaboration poised to reshape aspiring international educators' journey! Queen's University (Queen’s) and Search Associates (SEARCH) are uniting their strengths to enhance the aspirations of Queen's education graduates and alums by working closely on the upcoming SEARCH Toronto Fair, scheduled for February 10-11, 2024.
Queen's University, renowned for its unwavering commitment to education excellence, has aligned with SEARCH, a global leader in teacher recruitment. This collaboration goes beyond a simple partnership; it underscores Queen's commitment to ensuring their students and alumni have access to a credible and trusted organization to guide them in pursuing their dreams of teaching abroad.
Queen's has a long history of producing outstanding international educators who have gone on to lead in schools worldwide. Many alumni hold leadership positions in international schools and attend the Toronto Fair to recruit exceptional educators for the next school year. Dr. Robert Sims, Head of the Bonn International School, Queen's alum, and a recruiter with both SEARCH and Queen's shares his excitement about the collaboration:
"As a Queen's alumnus and long-running recruiter with both SEARCH and Queen's, let me just say how happy I am to see this partnership."
This exciting collaboration opens doors to the world of international education for Queen's University students and alums. Thanks to the exceptional services offered by Search Associates' Canada office and their steadfast dedication to upholding the highest standards in teacher recruitment, the global teaching community is now within your reach.
Gary MacPhie, Senior Associate for Canada, and the Toronto Fair organizer is excited about the diverse talent this event will attract. Graduating Queen's students, Queen's alumni, experienced teachers from across Canada, neighboring U.S. states, and international candidates worldwide are all encouraged to register for the Toronto Fair. Gary shares his enthusiasm,
"This collaboration represents a remarkable opportunity for Search Associates to broaden its impact within the Canadian education community. Aligning with Queen's marks a significant milestone and offers new horizons for Queen's graduates."
Peter Chin, Associate Dean, Teacher Education at the Queen’s Faculty of Education concurs:
"We are thrilled to support the SEARCH Toronto Fair. This event ensures that our teacher candidates can access a reputable and trusted organization that shares our deep commitment to international education."
Candidates attending the Toronto Fair will undergo thorough screening by Search Associates, ensuring that only the most qualified and dedicated individuals can interview with the international school community. This additional layer of scrutiny guarantees that schools can confidently connect with top-tier candidates.
This unprecedented collaboration between Queen's University and Search Associates is set to revolutionize the path to international teaching careers in Canada, offering benefits to both schools and candidates alike. Together, we will empower the next generation of global educators and inspire excellence in schools worldwide.
Get ready for an exciting journey as we bring the world of international education closer to home.