21 Steps to Effective Recruitment

(10-Minute Presentation)

After a 10-minute presentation, during which we will look at the 21 steps Spainwise recommends that employers follow during the recruitment process, participants will have the chance to suggest alternatives and improvements, as well as discuss  previous experiences, during a round-table discussion.

Effective Recruitment Strategies for the EFL Sector

(50-Minute Round Table Discussion)

  • Expectations (Yours & Theirs)
  • Pre-advertising Preparation
  • CVs, Application Forms & Interviews
  • Follow-up Interviews & References
  • Job Offers
  • Induction, In-house training & CPD


Aidan O’Toole

Aidan has been in Spain for over 25 years, during which time he has been a teacher, director of studies, school-owner, a Cambridge English oral examiner, and an inspector for Trinity College London’s Quality Assurance Programme. He is currently president of FECEI, the national federation of private language schools in Spain, and regularly gives talks at regional and national teaching conferences. Aidan founded Spainwise Teacher Training & Recruitment in 2009, and has been coordinator of the National TEFL Job Fairs in Spain for over a decade, as well as course manager for the Spainwise Trinity Cert TESOL course.

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Spainwise Teacher Training & Recruitment

Spainwise Teacher Training & Recruitment spearheads initiatives to provide language school owners and teachers of English with safe spaces, both real and virtual, to explore and develop teaching careers in Spain. Among the Spainwise initiatives are face-to-face job fairs in different parts of Spain, teacher training opportunities, an online jobs board and an information website for teachers of English. Spainwise is also a teacher training centre (accredited by Trinity College London).