Can I still qualify for a teaching position abroad with a criminal record?

What are my chances of getting a job with a criminal record?

Schools do perform background checks and will see your criminal record during the hiring process. Hiring decisions will be made at their discretion, but a criminal record is not immediately disqualifying in every case.

It's best to do further research into the country you're interested in teaching in to find out if they will hire teachers with a criminal record, or a teacher who has been convicted of a specific crime (as their decision may vary according to the type of crime committed).

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