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by Spedguy
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Reapplying at a school I previously turned down
Replies: 12
Views: 5642

Re: Reapplying at a school I previously turned down

I would agree with the poster above. It is an asset but only how you turned it down. Definitely point it out and be upfront in your cover letter to them... something like "A few years ago I was afforded an opportunity to work at your school by X admin and chose to go a different direction due to my ...
by Spedguy
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Best Job Fair to Land a Tier 1 School
Replies: 101
Views: 32772

Re: Best Job Fair to Land a Tier 1 School

BKK has two fairs. One occurs in November and is coined the "Leadership Fair" (This is on the SEARCH website). The teacher BKK fair occurs in January and is a trifecta of "super" fairs. You can research until your eyes pop out of your head about everyone's opinion on these fairs. Ultimately, I and s...
by Spedguy
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Bangkok Leadership Fair
Replies: 2
Views: 1586

Bangkok Leadership Fair

Just curious about everyone's perspective of this fair. I would like to hear people who have actually been as a candidate or even a recruiter if they exist on the board. Is this worth the time if you are trying to make your break into entry-level admin? I am contemplating going to this fair or perha...
by Spedguy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Returning to the USA after time abroad
Replies: 6
Views: 3083

Returning to the USA after time abroad

Curious to know if anyone has had experience returning back to the USA after being abroad for some time. How did the schools you applied for react to your experience? Did they understand what an international school is/does? Did you feel like you stood out more compared to local candidates? I have b...
by Spedguy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Special Ed/Learning Support Professional Development
Replies: 5
Views: 5975

Special Ed/Learning Support Professional Development

Hello! Long time lurker here who has finally made the break into IT! I have a handful of teaching year from the USA under my belt but not much PD to go with it. I am currently working in an Asian IS and have a generous PD supplement that goes with my contract. I was curious what the forums suggestio...