1) Find teaching job vacancies, using my cheatsheet of 8 websites that advertise jobs at good schools abroad!
2) Research the schools, their location, ethos, student demographic, curriculum, and reputation, using these 7 ways.Decide if it fits with your personal, professional, and financial goals.
3)  Transform your CV and cover letter to suit each of your applications to the different schools. Click here learn more about transforming your CV and cover letter!
4) Start prepping your interview technique for all those interview offers that will come rolling in!
So at the end of the day, use both options (applying directly and agencies) to maximise you chances of getting your ideal teaching job abroad!
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