Do’s and Don’ts for travelling to the Middle East

Do’s and Don’ts for travelling to the Middle East

Travelling to a new country with a different culture can be daunting, but doing research and checking facts is the best way to make sure your travel and transition is smooth. Check out our tips and advice. 1) Using your left hand – when greeting, eating and opening...
Why teach in China?

Why teach in China?

Why teach in China? Many of the candidates that contact us for teaching positions overseas only want positions in the Middle East; locations like Dubai and Abu Dhabi are well-known and many of these teachers have friends/colleagues that are currently teaching in these...
Don’t panic

Don’t panic

Many of our teachers are travelling and getting ready to leave to their new schools in the Middle East and China, full of excitement and trepidation about what lies in store for them. Arriving in a foreign country is daunting. So what do you do, if you are scanning...
Why use an agency to teach overseas

Why use an agency to teach overseas

Deciding to teach and live overseas is a choice that you have to make on your own, but you need not go through the application and placement process alone. Using a local (South African based) agency like SA-Recruitment, to secure you a position in a school will come...
IMPORTANT – Documents to start preparing

IMPORTANT – Documents to start preparing

As of 2020, there is a change in the process of getting your degree authenticated for visa purposes. This time of year, and particularly with everything taking longer than usual amidst the Covid Pandemic, we STRONGLY advise teachers to get started on 2 critical...
Why we CAN’T place everybody

Why we CAN’T place everybody

We are a recruitment company and we get paid by our clients (never our candidates!) when we successfully place a candidate with them – when that candidate starts working for them, we then get our fee paid. Like everyone else we like money, we have offices,...