Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Overseas Placement Services for Teachers

Launch Your International Teaching Career With Us

Are you a qualified or soon to be qualified teacher looking for your next adventure of teaching overseas? Join our online placement services through our recruitment portal and our recruiting fair that will help you to find an international teaching position that is right for you.

Teachers’ Overseas Placement Services (TOPS)

You can look for jobs and connect with international schools through our online teachers’ overseas placement services, offered all year around. Through TOPS, you will have the opportunity to learn about international schools and what they have to offer, apply to current vacancies, potentially interview with internationals school administrators, and sign contracts for the upcoming school year. Our expert advisors are here to coach you and support you throughout the entire process. You will have access to a number of videos that consist of panel discussions and presentations that address topics such as teaching overseas, preparing for interviews, how to determine the right “fit” when selecting a school, and how to prepare for your big move.

Annual Teachers' Overseas Recruiting Fair

As part of your TOPS membership, you have access to our annual Teachers’ Overseas Recruiting Fair (TORF), where registered candidates have the opportunity to meet international schools from around the world. 

TORF 2022 will be hosted virtually on January 15, 2022 from 9am to 12pm (EST). During the virtual fair, the candidates will have an opportunity to visit virtual booths of the participating international schools and attend virtual panel discussions.  

*Please note the Queen's University COVID-19 vaccination requirements for everyone visiting the University. 

Reasons to register for the Queen's teachers' overseas placement services:

  • We will advise you on how to prepare your teaching career plan for the next year and beyond;

  • You will have access to many teaching positions with international accredited schools around the world;

  • We will help you understand each school's individual nature so you can make the best decision about where internationally you would like to teach;

  • You will have exclusive access to our webinars that will help you prepare for your career search and teaching abroad;

  • Financial and international tax experts will be available to advise you on your financial matters.

Please note that the positions and location of the schools vary widely, and that the numbers of positions will change throughout the year, depending on the hiring peak. For this reason, we suggest that each candidate be open to considering vacancies in schools in at least two continents to increase the likelihood of securing a contract.

Contact Us

For questions about eligibility or registration, please contact:

Teachers' Overseas Recruiting Fair