Teaching Nomad is your solution to hiring and employing foreign staff for your school!

Teaching Nomad is one of the top teacher placement agencies in Asia. Since 2011 we've been building a reputation of professionalism and reliability with some of the regions most respected schools. We work with all types of schools throughout Asia to find the staff you need and help to make your school or education program a big success.

Teaching Nomad is here to provide you with a personalized and professional service. This begins with a dedicated account manager who is your sole point of contact, a customized hiring solution to meet your schools needs and utilization of the latest technology that simplifies the sourcing process and allows us to react quickly to your needs. 

We are currently working with a wide variety of schools including: International Schools (K-12), IB Schools, Foreign language, Kindergartens, YL training schools & adult training schools.

Basic requirements of the school

  • You must be licensed to employ foreigners and provide a legal work visa
  • Pay competitive wages
  • Allow us to visit your school and speak with some of your existing or past staff
  • Provide clear and regular communication regarding candidates

What do our services cost:

Recruitment pricing is determined by your specific qualification requirements and no recruitment fees are charged until the teacher begins work at your school. Contact us today to see how Teaching Nomad can help enhance your school and help with your hiring needs!

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  • Recruitment Services for Asia >

    Recruitment services

    Teaching Nomad will provide a versatile service to suit your needs but we'll always make your job easier by:

     Review of resume/CV

     Interviewing the candidate (1, 2 or 3 times)  Verifying references  Review and verification of academic records  Verification of teaching certification  Preparation for life in China We ensure that each teacher is excited about teaching (not just traveling), ready to give their best and complete their contractual obligations 

    Professional/Certified teacher recruitment for Foreign language or International School

    Teaching Nomad works with Foreign Language and International schools throughout Asia to simplify their hiring needs.  Although headquartered in China, our global presence allows us to recruit teachers from all over the world with specialities in all types of curriculum and subject areas.

    ESL Teacher recruitment

    Teaching Nomad has direct access to beginner and experienced ESL Teachers both in China and abroad. Our placement consultants can help match you and your school with teachers that will be a great fit!

    Principal and Administration recruitment

    Hiring someone to run your school is one of the most time consuming and important decisions a school ever makes, the wrong hiring decision is incredibly costly. Teaching Nomad can save you 100's or 1000's of man hours searching for and vetting candidates for your most important positions. Contact us today for more information about hiring Principals, vice/deputy Principals, Curriculum designers and all other school administration positions.

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  • Consulting and Planning for Asia >

    Consulting and planning

    With our firsthand knowledge of the foreign education market, Teaching Nomad works with private schools and government organizations to help make your recruitment program a success. We can help with:

     Compensation plan structuring  Employee/Teacher retention  Recruitment process management or outsourcing  Cultural orientation/On-boarding processes  And more

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  • Human Resource Outsourcing - Shanghai only >

    Human Resource Outsourcing

    Rather than hiring full time staff and paying salaries year around, you can utilize TN for one-time or ongoing HR management of your foreign staff, this includes:

     Visa processing (pre & post arrival)  Monthly Payroll  Pre-arrival, onboarding and settling in of new staff  On-going monthly management of foreign staff

    Our expert team will work as an extension of your school to ensure everything is processed efficiently.

    Utilizing TN will always make you look good and free up your time to focus on the day to day operations of your school.


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Teaching Nomad is your connection to teaching in Asia & The Middle East! We are a western owned and operated teacher placement agency based in Shanghai. We take a lot of pride in connecting teachers with great teaching opportunities.


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