Welcome to the Harris Hill Schools library
This is where you'll find occasional features and articles on all things relating to independent school careers, CV guides, interview advice and more.
If you're reading this, we're delighted to say that you're now viewing the brand new version of the Harris Hill Independent Schools website, launched on 1st November 2018. There are plenty of design and content updates, but you’ll find the structure largely unchanged so we hope you'll find it easy to navigate. The real changes are behind the scenes: we wanted to improve your...Read More
Our Senior Consultant (and former teacher) Ben Roberts has helped a wide range of teachers to secure great new roles within independent and international schools. In these quick two-minute videos, he shares useful tips for writing your CV and succeeding at school interviews.Read More
What to expect if you're moving into the independent schools sector for the first time Ask around and you'll hear some widely-held preconceptions about independent schools, even though just 7% of the UK population have attended one as a pupil, much less as staff. But what is it really like to work as a teacher in this sector? The first point to make is that no two schools ar...Read More
Moving overseas to teach in an international school could be one of the most exciting and rewarding career moves you'll ever make. But it's not always easy knowing where to start - how do you find the right school, how will you adjust to the new culture, and what about the day-to-day practicalities like food, socialising, accommodation and getting around? At Harris Hill we c...Read More