Russell Speirs and Friends: Kai Vacher, British School Muscat, Oman

Kai Vacher, principal of the British School Muscat and the British School Salalah in Oman, tells Russell Speirs how he recruits the best staff

What is your strategy for recruiting the best staff possible in a pressured international school market?

In this lastest episode, Kai Vacher tells Russell Speirs how low teacher supply is the ‘grey rhino’ in the distance that is ready to charge at unprepared schools.

With hundreds more international schools opening up around the world, the recruitment challenge, it seems, is only going to get worse.

Kai, who is principal of the British Schools in both Muscat and Salalah, tells Russell that having great teachers is the key to a thriving school, and lets us in on a few of his secrets for finding the right people.

Essential listening for anyone involved in teacher recruitment, especially in the international sector.