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5 Easy Steps to Find the Best Teacher

1. Sign up

Get a free EPI account and request the types of candidates for your school.

2. Select

Choose your favorite candidates from EPI's professional, diverse candidate pool.

3. Interview

Pick a day and time that you are available to interview online and we will handle the rest!

4. Offer

Decide on a candidate you love and let us know. We take care of the paperwork and candidate follow-up.

5. Greet

Welcome your new teacher! EPI helps your teacher get established in their new community!

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Learn more about how EPI recruits, screens and supports our teachers below.

A Principal's Perspective

Caroline Lynch, the principal of W.D. Williams Elementary, talks about her experience partnering with Educational Partners International to find the best dual language teachers.

EPI Teachers Know Cultural Exchange

EPI Teachers from Venezuela and Honduras collaborated to create a cultural event centered around Latin Dance. Community members were invited to dance while learning about the significance of dance and music in Venezuelan and Honduran culture.

Principal Testimonials

I have been extremely pleased with our teachers from EPI and love working with them. We have grown so close to all of them. They are outstanding! I cannot say enough wonderful things about them.

Denise Montgomery, Avery Creek Elementary School
Denise M

The staff at EPI have been committed to putting in place teachers who have the best interests of students at heart. EPI has also been phenomenal in communicating with and supporting our classroom teachers.

Danny Fusco, Oakley Elementary
Danny F

Our EPI teachers have been wonderful. They are prepared and ready to build relationships with students right away. To bring in different cultures is important to us so that we can prepare our students to be part of an ever-changing world.

Caroline Lynch, W.D. Williams Elementary School
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All Subjects and Grade Levels

We place teachers in K-12 grade levels and all subjects, including critical need subjects such as:

  • Math
  • Science
  • Elementary Education
  • World Languages and Immersion: Spanish, Mandarin, French
  • Special Education (SPED)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Art
  • Music

 

For any questions, please contact us at placement@teachwithepi.com.

Counties with EPI Teachers

Map of counties with EPI teachers

EPI services public, independent, and charter schools in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. Many of the schools we work with are brand new to hosting international educators and we go out of our way to prepare every school with the tools they need to host the teacher and provide an authentic cultural exchange to their students.

Award Winning Teachers

Dedicated to recruiting and placing the world's best international teachers, EPI's standards ensure that students at our partnered schools receive a quality education that prepares them for the demands of college and gives them an advantage in a global economy. Here's a recent sampling of the many accolades our teachers receive:

  • 2018-19 Buncombe County Schools Teacher of the Year: Costa Rican teacher Daniela Matus was nominated by Oakley Elementary. Daniela is a kindergarten Dual Language Teacher.
  • Outstanding Student Performance on 2016-17 State Tests: Vance County Schools jointly awarded 5th grade math teacher Alona Chiong from the Philippines and 5th grade reading teacher Kevon Grant from Jamaica with this award.
  • Hampton County School District 2 2017-18 Rookie of the Year: Jamaican teacher Shannalee Aris was given this award for her exceptional service. Shanalee is a 6th grade teacher at Estill Middle School.
  • Jasper County School District 2017-18 Rookie of the Year: Macedonian teacher Biljana Dalcheska was given this award for her outstanding leadership and professionalism. Biljana is an ESL teacher at Hardeeville Elementary School.
  • Foreign Language Association of North Carolina 2018 Teacher of the Year: Costa Rican teacher Maria Seas was a finalist for the award. Maria is a spanish immersion teacher at Ashley Academy for Cultural and Global Studies.
  • 2018-19 Darlington Middle School Teacher of the Year: Jamaican teacher Nicole Grant was recognized at the teacher of the year by her school. Nicole is a science teacher.
  • April 2018 Darlington County School Teachers of the Month: Jamaican teachers Odette Hamilton and Lisa-ann Todd, and Filipina teacher Kooleen Fernandez were recognized by their schools as teachers of the month. Odette is a 5th grade teacher at St. John's Elementary, Lisa-ann is a 5th grade teacher at Thornwell School for the Arts, and Kooleen is a special education teacher at West Hartsville Elementary School.
  • 2018-19 Warren County Schools Teacher of the Year: Jamaican teacher Michel Cole-Bailey was nominated by South Warren Elementary School. Michel is a 3rd and 4th grade teacher.

Teacher Recruitment

We recruit from over 50 countries

We pride ourselves on our ability to find the best teacher for your school. Our teachers are experienced and adventurous professionals who come to the US to experience our culture and impact the lives of your students. Our teachers help your students experience the world without leaving the classroom.

Our application process is competitive and attracts the top talent in education from across the globe! We recruit throughout the year to find the best teachers in all subject areas and grade levels.

We partner with agencies around the world

Our relationships with public and private organizations have filled our recruitment pipeline with exceptional teachers. We work with:

  • Ministries of Education icon Ministries of Education
  • Consulates icon Consulates
  • Sister Cities icon Sister Cities
  • Universities icon Universities
  • Recruiters icon Recruiters

Our recruitment team is dedicated to the task of identifying teachers who will be successful in your school and community. Your school can request to view our teachers at any time. With adequate notice, we can recruit the right teachers to fit your education plan.


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Teacher Screening

We do our homework

Our team uses a rigorous and consistent screening and interview process to assess each teacher. In addition, each teacher must meet the stringent requirements of the US Department of State to obtain a J-1 visa. Careful attention is paid to assessing our teachers ability to perform in the classroom and adapt to a new culture.

Our teachers have a credential evaluation from an agency approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), as required for licensure. You can view our vetted teachers when you log into your EPI account.


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Teacher Support

We're with you all the way

Our support model guides teachers and provides them with world-class resources including our online learning and networking center. Our teachers are ready with a cellphone, interest-free loan, bank account, and daily transportation plan. You or your teacher can contact us at any time via our emergency response telephone number.


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Our Mission

Help our schools prepare our students for a global economy. Our teachers educate future educators, business leaders, and diplomats who understand other cultures and languages.
Promote American ideas, values, and traditions to other countries. When our teachers return home, they share their US experiences.
Connect educators across the world. Exchange teachers participate in cross-cultural activities in US schools and communities.
Build mutual understanding between the people of the US and other countries. Support and advance US foreign policy goals.

"We must try to expand the boundaries of human wisdom, empathy and perception, and there is no way of doing that except through education."
- J. William Fulbright


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