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Attend the 25th Annual

AASSA Recruiting Fair

November 29 – December 2, 2012

 Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead

3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia


The AASSA Recruiting Fair, the first to be held each recruiting season, is specific to South American , Latin American and Caribbean International Schools. Typically, there are vacancies in 45+ schools for over 350 positions representing all K-12 educational fields.  Our schools vary in mission and size and offer a range of curriculums including “American international,” Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, as well as country-specific programs.  Contracts typically include housing, medical benefits, shipping allowance, transportation, home leave and competitive salaries.

Conference Hotel

This year’s Recruiting Fair will be held at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead with rooms for candidates priced at $115 + 16% tax.


The main registration for candidates will take place on Thursday, November 29th from 6:00-7:30 pm with an early-morning registration from 7:30 – 8:30 am on November 30th only for those unable to register on Thursday evening.  Please see the schedule of events.


In order to be accepted as a candidate, teachers and administrators must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in area of specialization
  • Appropriate certification, licensure, eligibility for certification, or lengthy teaching experience
  • While many of our schools require at least 2 years of full-time experience, some schools may be willing to hire and mentor new teachers
  • Willingness to fulfill an initial 2-year contract commencing generally in August 2013

Candidates with more than one non-working dependent per contracted hire may be at a disadvantage in being hired.

Application Procedure

  • Applications will be submitted online starting on June 1st, 2012
  • We will evaluate your credentials and inform you regarding your eligibility
  •  If you are eligible, there is a registration fee of $110  per person
  • There are no fees to the candidate upon placement as these are paid by the hiring school

Contact Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions

Esther Nicolau or Paul Poore

Phone: 954-436-4034


Fax: 954-436-4092



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