Footprints Recruiting


Founded in 2001 and operating out of beautiful Vancouver, Canada, Footprints Recruiting has been helping teachers to find their dream positions abroad for 16 years. With over 10,000 happy teachers placed in schools in the Middle East, Asia and around the world, we are experts in matching our candidates with the best opportunities.

Whether you are a licensed public school teacher dreaming of contributing to the education reform in the Middle East, or a graduate looking to teach English and experience life in an Asian country, we have a wide variety of exciting opportunities with reputable schools all over the world. Why do ESL schools and governments rely on Footprints to staff their schools? Why do teachers rely on Footprints after deciding to teach English abroad? Here are some of the benefits we offer our teachers:

  • Apply with Footprints – Receive a quick response. You are not a number, you are a teacher. Expect to be treated like one.
  • Footprints Mentorship Program - We pair new teachers with experienced ones, making it easier for you to teach away from home. We know that your transition into teaching English abroad can be daunting and will help you make it a success.
  • Teacher Social Events - Footprints employees regularly travel to the countries where we place teachers to work abroad.

At Footprints we believe in the power of education and the power of teachers. We strive to help schools around the globe provide the best education for their students by providing them with the best educators. Our team is made up of people from all over the world, many of whom have taught abroad before, bringing a wide range of skills, experiences and perspectives to their work. We pride ourselves on our human approach to recruitment and the belief that taking the time to provide a more personalized service, to both teachers and schools, is the only way to ensure that the position is filled by the right person. And with over 98% of our teachers completing their contracts, our approach works.

If you're a school interested in working with Footprints to find a great new teacher, we'd love to discuss our advertising and recruiting options with you! And if you are a teacher, experience or brand new, we'll do our best to assist you in your search for your next – or first – great teaching opportunity.