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Asian Educators’ Job Guide: Landing the Perfect Teaching Role

Asian teachers are known for their hard work, dedication, and passion for teaching. They are committed to providing their students with the best possible education, and they often go above and beyond to help their students succeed. However, despite their immense contributions, many Asian teachers face challenges in finding or changing teaching jobs. Some may struggle to secure positions in their home countries due to limited opportunities or competitive job markets. Others may be forced to relocate to different countries in search of better prospects.

With the right approach and resources you can navigate the job market with confidence. On this blog post the Quizalize team have provided tips for finding a better teaching job, as well as tools and resources that can make you a better teacher. We have also listed some websites where you can find teaching jobs and linked to our brand new WhatsApp group for teachers.


Tips for Finding a Better Teaching Job

For Asian teachers seeking better teaching opportunities, there are several proactive steps you can take to enhance your job prospects. Here are some essential tips:

  1. Tailor your resume and cover letter to each job you apply for. Take the time to learn about the specific school and position you’re applying for, and tailor your resume and cover letter accordingly. Your resume is your first impression, so make sure it is well-structured, concise, and highlights your most relevant skills and experiences. Consider including a cover letter showcasing your passion for teaching and commitment to student success.
  2. Embrace online tutoring: Online tutoring has emerged as a viable and flexible career option for teachers worldwide. With the rise of e-learning platforms, there is a growing demand for qualified online tutors in various subjects. Explore online tutoring platforms like VIPKid, iTutorGroup, and TutorMe to discover potential opportunities.
  3. Prepare for your interview. Be prepared to answer common interview questions, such as “Tell me about your teaching experience” and “What is your teaching philosophy?” You should also be prepared to talk about your specific skills and qualifications that make you a good fit for the job.
  4. Be creative and innovative. Recruiters are looking for teachers who can think outside the box and create engaging and innovative learning experiences for their students. For example, you could talk about how you used Quizalize to create a formative assessment for a recent lesson, or how you used Quizalize to create a fun and interactive review game for your students.
  5. Leverage technology: Utilize educational technology tools to enhance your teaching effectiveness and appeal to potential employers. Familiarize yourself with online teaching platforms like Quizalize, Kahoot!, and Google Classroom, which can make your lessons more engaging and interactive.
  6. Stay up-to-date on the latest educational technologies. The world of educational technology is constantly changing, so it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends. This shows that you’re committed to professional development and that you’re always looking for ways to improve your teaching skills.
  7. Be yourself. The most important thing is to be yourself and to be genuine in your interactions with recruiters.


Tools that will make you a better teacher

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In today’s education, technology plays a pivotal role in teaching effectiveness. There are a number of tools available that can help you become a better teacher. One such tool is Quizalize. Familiarizing yourself with tools like Quizalize can empower you to deliver engaging lessons and gain valuable insights into your student’s progress.

At Quizalize, we offer a comprehensive suite of features, including interactive quizzes, detailed student reports, and personalized learning pathways. By analyzing these reports, you can easily identify students who need additional support and tailor your instruction accordingly.

Another tool that can be helpful is a teaching portfolio. A teaching portfolio is a collection of materials that showcase your teaching skills and experience. This can include lesson plans, student work samples, and letters of recommendation.


Where to Find Teaching Jobs

Finding a teaching job can be a daunting task, especially in today’s competitive market. But don’t worry, there are a number of great teacher job boards and websites that can assist you in your search for the perfect teaching position. Here are some top resources to consider:

  1. Teach Away: is a leading platform connecting teachers with teaching opportunities worldwide, providing access to a wide range of teaching and tutoring positions both in-person and online.
  2. ESL Base: is a comprehensive resource for ESL teachers, offering a dedicated job board specifically for English language teaching positions.
  3. SchoolSpring: is a popular job board for K-12 education professionals, listing a variety of teaching and support staff positions in schools across the United States.
  4. Tes.com: is a UK-based job board and online teaching resource center, providing a wealth of resources for teachers, including job listings, lesson plans, and professional development opportunities.
  5. LinkedIn: the premier professional networking platform, offers a powerful job search tool that can be filtered specifically for teaching positions.
  6. Indeed: is a vast job search website with an extensive database of education-related positions, including both traditional classroom teaching and online tutoring opportunities.
  7. Glassdoor: provides valuable insights into company culture, salaries, and employee reviews, making it a helpful tool for researching potential teaching employers.
  8. Job Street: is a major job search platform in the Philippines, offering a comprehensive listing of teaching positions in the country.
  9. FlexJobs: specializes in remote and flexible work opportunities, making it an excellent resource for teachers seeking online teaching or tutoring positions.
  10. Teach.com: is a dedicated job board for teaching jobs, offering a wide variety of positions both in-person and online. 


Additional Resources

For further support and guidance, consider joining online communities and professional networks specifically for Asian teachers. These platforms provide a valuable space to connect with colleagues, share experiences, and gain insights into the job market. Additionally, consider reaching out to fellow teachers in your field or region for mentorship and advice.

We have created a WhatsApp group for teachers who are looking for jobs. This group is a great place to network with other teachers, learn about job openings, and get advice on teaching. To join the group, please click on the following link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/KGwC0S1fNwu7SS9BMtFE0o


Finding a good teaching job can be challenging, but it is not impossible. By following the tips above and using the tools and resources available, you can increase your chances of finding the perfect job.

We hope this information is helpful. If you have any questions, please leave a comment below. We wish you the best of luck in your job search! The Quizalize team believes in you!

If you are a recruiter seeking qualified teachers, please feel free to contact phoebe.reynolds@zzish.com

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