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How to verify the identity of international teaching candidates

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Ensuring the safety and security of your school community is paramount, especially when it comes to vetting potential teaching candidates.

With the rise of international education and diverse recruitment platforms, verifying the identity of candidates has become increasingly critical.

In this blog, we explore essential strategies and tools, including Schrole Verify, to help you verify the identity of international teaching candidates with confidence and ease.


Why Schrole Verify?

In today’s interconnected world, the need to verify the identity of teaching candidates cannot be overstated. With the help of Schrole Verify, you can complete essential checks required by international education accrediting bodies, including COBIS, WASC, CIS, and NEASC, with just a few simple clicks.

These checks encompass identity verification, criminal and global sanctions checks, qualification verifications, employment history checks, social media checks, and more, ensuring comprehensive due diligence in your hiring process.


Features of Schrole Verify

Schrole Verify offers a range of features designed to streamline the verification process and provide peace of mind for school leaders:

  • No subscription costs or ongoing obligations: With a clear, simple, and completely transparent pay-as-you-go process, Schrole Verify offers flexibility and affordability for schools of all sizes.
  • Compatibility with various recruitment platforms: Candidates can easily undergo verification checks through Schrole Verify, regardless of the recruitment platform used, simplifying the process for both schools and candidates.
  • Accredited and affordable checks: Schrole Verify offers in-depth, accredited checks at competitive prices, ensuring high-quality verification services without breaking the bank.
  • Customizable checks: With no set-up fees or subscription costs, Schrole Verify allows you to tailor your verification order to suit your specific needs, providing flexibility and control over the process.


Understanding the costs of Schrole Verify

The costs of Schrole Verify checks vary depending on the type of check and the country of residency of the candidate. From fixed cost automated database checks to variable cost database checks, Schrole Verify offers transparent pricing estimates, allowing you to adjust your order based on your budget and requirements.

With clear pricing structures and no hidden fees, you can proceed with confidence knowing exactly what to expect.

Check out our complete price guide.


Timelines for verification

While the time taken to complete a Schrole Verify check may vary depending on various factors, including the length and location of checks, the average turnaround time is typically within 3 to 15 business days.

With efficient processes and diligent attention to detail, Schrole Verify ensures timely completion of checks without compromising on accuracy or quality.


Why additional background checks matter

While criminal background checks are essential, they alone may not provide comprehensive insights into a candidate’s suitability for a teaching position.

By completing additional background checks, such as education verification, employment history checks, and professional qualifications assessments, you enhance your ability to detect potential risks and ensure the safety and well-being of your school community.


As you prepare to welcome new teaching candidates into your school community, prioritising identity verification is essential for safeguarding the well-being of your students, educators, and staff.

With Schrole Verify, you can streamline the verification process, access accredited checks, and proceed with confidence knowing that you’ve taken proactive steps to ensure a safe and secure learning environment for all.

Contact us today to learn more about how Verify can help your school stay safe and secure.

Full access

To career opportunities across the globe

$50 USD per year
Paid membership
  • Ability to create a unique educator profile that holds your references and important documents, such as teaching qualifications, all in one location.
  • Access to our entire database of 400+ international schools representing 100+ countries.
  • 5,000+ teaching vacancies every recruitment season.
  • Unlimited number of job applications.
  • Custom alerts so you’re the first to hear when your preferred roles are posted.
  • Access to virtual and in-person recruitment events with school leaders and recruiters.

Limited access

To career opportunities across the globe

Free membership
  • Ability to create a unique educator profile that holds your references and important documents, such as teaching qualifications, all in one location.
  • Access to our entire database of schools to discover your next teaching role.
  • Submission of three job applications.

When we had a teacher decide to take another job in mid-July, we were left with few options. Historically, it was a tough position to fill. Within 24 hours of posting the position on Schrole, we were able to offer a contract to a more-qualified educator.

Matthew R Merritt Secondary School Principal
KPIS International School
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KPIS International School