Why Choose Search Associates?

Each year, our established global network helps over 3,000 teachers secure great
jobs in international schools with English as the language of instruction, through
the services of our Search Associates offices.

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Discover Career Opportunity

Broaden your professional experience while seeing the world. Our schools are internationally and academically acclaimed.

Discover a World of Adventure

With partnerships with quality international schools in 120 countries, join the network that opens the doorway to a world of adventure.

Discover Financial

Live comfortably teaching abroad and join the international school community offering strong salaries and benefits.

Toronto Job Fair, February 8th-9th, 2025

In Partnership with Queen’s University

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Search Associates and Queen’s University have joined together to offer one premier international teacher recruiting event in Canada.

Meet and interview with global school leaders actively seeking Canadian educators. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to launch your international teaching career.

Learn more about our Queen’s Partnership here.

Discover the highlights from last year’s Fair here.


Are you a certified Canadian teacher, soon-to-be certified or retired Canadian teacher or educator?
Learn how to launch your international teaching career at a top international school.

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Meet Our Candidates

About Us

Gary MacPhie

Senior Associate, Canada

Gary brings over 30 years of international teaching and administrative experience in overseas schools to his role as a Senior Associate. He is a graduate from McMaster University and the University of Toronto. He taught with the Scarborough Board for 6 years, before embarking on his adventure in the world of international teaching.

Gary took his first international teaching position at the Singapore American School in 1988. From there he moved to the Taipei American School and then started his administrative career at International School Moshi, Tanzania in 1999 (now called UWC East Africa). This followed with principalships at Qatar Academy in Doha, Elmwood School in Ottawa and ten years as the Elementary Principal at the American International School of Guangzhou, China.

Gary joined Search Associates in 2017, and is based in Toronto. He is now sharing his passion for teaching overseas with other adventurous educators, helping them achieve their dreams of teaching internationally.

Read more About Gary’s International teaching career here.

Spanning the Globe with a Personal Touch

Hear about the Search Associates difference from international schools  and teachers themselves.


If you are a Canadian certified teacher and wish to learn more about how you can become an international educator, send us a message below. Let’s start a conversation!

*We do not assist teachers wanting to work in or immigrate to Canada

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