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The Empowering Expat Teachers Podcast

The Empowering Expat Teachers Podcast

By Sorcha Coyle
What you can expect from The Empowering Expat Teachers podcast:
Each week I’ll be publishing a new episode, which you can access right here on the blog or here.

In each episode, I’ll be sharing tips and strategies to help you live a personally, professionally and financially rewarding life.

We’ll be talking:
- The world of expat teaching
- What it is really like to live and work in different locations around the world
- Becoming a Six Figure Expat Teacher
- Career change
… and everything in between!
You can also expect interviews with guests, to share their expertise and advice with you!
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How can expat teachers reduce burnout? with - Kendria R. Johnson M.Ed
In this episode, I talk to Kendria R. Johnson M.Ed, Teacher, Author, Speaker, and Business Owner, about a very common and serious teacher issue, which is burnout. We discuss how it can manifest itself in teachers and Kendria also shares her best tips about how we can manage and reduce burnout, as busy educators.  To stay in touch with Kendria and see more of her brilliant tips, follow her on IG here https://www.instagram.com/iamkendria452/ or @iamkendria452 Her website is www.iamkendria.com Kendria is running an event in Abu Dhabi on Sat, August 27, 2022, to launch her book, TEACHER OF THE YEAR. It is a book signing event and a networking event too. In this workshop, participants will get: A copy of her new book, and access to her audiobook Live MasterClass on Becoming an Effective Teacher 6 Steps to Success Coffee, Tea and Collaboration Tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/survival-toolkit-for-teachers-tickets-391791427707 Thank you for listening and I hope you found today’s episode super helpful! Don’t forget to follow me on IG - sorchacoyle_eet or https://www.instagram.com/sorchacoyle_eet/ Join the Empowering Expat Teachers Facebook community here where I share daily job hunting, CV, cover letter and money tips. If you would like more 1-to-1 guidance and advice, I help expat teachers create a career & money strategy that helps them save and invest $100K+ while teaching abroad. I am: ✔️ A Certified Professional Résumé Writer ✔️A member of the Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches ✔️ A fully qualified ILM Level 7 Executive Coach and Mentor ✔️ A Highlands Ability Battery Certified Career Consultant ✔️ A National Certified Financial Education Instructor I work with teachers to help them get a great teaching job abroad, to help them save six figures, and to help them leave teaching successfully. Follow me on IG here and send me a DM to learn more! If you’d like to be a guest on The Empowering Expat Teachers podcast, please get in touch with me at media@sorchacoyle.com Enjoy the show! 💚
17:29
August 11, 2022
How can ambitious women replace overwhelm with balanced success? With Lizzie Butcher, Women's Life Coach
In this episode, I talk to Lizzie Butcher, Women's Life Coach, whose passion and purpose is to empower ambitious women to step into their purpose & replace overwhelm with balanced success. We talk about how international education has become much more corporate, which has definitely had a massive impact on expat teachers' increasing levels of stress and overwhelm. If you are feeling burned out or a bit lost, Lizzie shares her top 3 tips to help you manage those feelings and find joy in your life again, especially as an expat in the UAE (including writing cheques for rent- what's that about???!!!)! She also shares what's next on her bucketlist - a very brave and inspiring goal! To stay in touch with Lizzie and see more of her brilliant tips, follow her on IG here https://www.instagram.com/iamlizziebutcher/ or @iamlizziebutcher Thank you for listening and I hope you found today’s episode super helpful! Don’t forget to follow me on IG - sorchacoyle_eet or https://www.instagram.com/sorchacoyle_eet/ Join the Empowering Expat Teachers Facebook community here where I share daily job hunting, CV, cover letter and money tips. If you would like more support with crafting an outstanding CV and cover letter that help guarantee you an interview for any international school you apply to, I am a Certified Professional Résumé Writer and a member of the Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches and a Level 7 ILM Executive Coach and Mentor. Check out Teach Abroad Academy here for my range of services to suit all needs and budgets! If you’d like to be a guest on The Empowering Expat Teachers podcast, please get in touch with me at media@sorchacoyle.com Enjoy the show! 💚
30:36
February 12, 2022
Kuwait- What's it really like to live and work there? with LaQuisha, _theblackgirlabroad
In this longer-than-normal episode, I talk to LaQuisha, an expat school counsellor in Kuwait, about what it is like to live and work in a dry (no sale of alcohol) country like Kuwait, how she approaches being a school counsellor in a culturally sensitive way, her travel experiences so far,  and if it's possible for non-Muslim expat teachers to practise their faith in the Gulf.   LaQuisha offers great advice for future expat teachers hoping to move to Kuwait, as well as describing what it is like to work as a school counsellor in the Gulf. She also tells us what she loves about living and working in Kuwait and what she doesn't love so much...   You can follow LaQuisha (and I definitely recommend you do!) in a number of ways: Follow her IG here @_theblackgirlabroad  Follow LaQuisha on TikTok here as counselormslaquisha Join her Facebook group Expat Chat here Listen to her Black Girl Abroad podcast on Apple podcast  Thank you for listening and I hope you found today’s episode super helpful! Don’t forget to follow me on IG here or sorchacoyle_eet and join the Empowering Expat Teachers Facebook community here, where I share daily job hunting, CV, cover letter and money tips. If you would like more advice and support or work with me 1-to-1, I offer a range of services to to empower future and current expat teachers to lead personally, professionally, and financially rewarding lives. If you would like to know how to craft an outstanding CV and cover letter that help guarantee you an interview for any international school you apply to, check out Teach Abroad Academy here. Want to learn everything I've done to save six figures in my 9 years of expat teaching, including how to develop a six figure money mindset, find those high paying teaching jobs and schools abroad, apply for an expat mortgage, create an amazing saving system, set up an investment portfolio, and start up a side business, then it sounds like The Six Week Six Figure Expat Teacher System is for you, click here to learn more. Finally, if you want to leave teaching soon or in the future but have no idea where to begin, stay tuned for the Expat Career Change Club, which is coming early 2022! See you in the next episode!
56:28
December 04, 2021
Qatar - what's it really like to live and work there? With Aneesa, Expat Panda
In this episode, I talk to Aneesa, a reader by passion, a writer by choice & a teacher by vocation. This South African born, confused South Asian lives in the Arab world on a small peninsula called Qatar. She blogs about teaching abroad, life as an expat, travelling with an unprivileged passport and a wide variety of other topics. I highly recommend following her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/expatpanda/ and follow Exploring Bears on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKLGRVOksJaEU__z4BNoWOg Check out her articles on her website too: https://expatpanda.com/ Aneesa offers great advice for future expat teachers hoping to move to Qatar, as well as sharing her tips to ensure expat teachers maintain a good work-life balance. She also tells us what she loves about living in Doha! Thank you for listening and I hope you found today’s episode super helpful! Don’t forget to follow me on IG here or sorchacoyle_eet and join the Empowering Expat Teachers Facebook community here, where I share daily job hunting, CV, cover letter and money tips. If you would like more advice and support or work with me 1-to-1, I offer a range of services to to empower future and current expat teachers to lead personally, professionally, and financially rewarding lives. If you would like to know how to craft an outstanding CV and cover letter that help guarantee you an interview for any international school you apply to, check out Teach Abroad Academy here. Want to learn everything I've done to save six figures in my 9 years of expat teaching, including how to develop a six figure money mindset, find those high paying teaching jobs and schools abroad, apply for an expat mortgage, create an amazing saving system, set up an investment portfolio, and start up a side business, then it sounds like The Six Week Six Figure Expat Teacher System is for you, click here to learn more. Finally, if you want to leave teaching soon or in the future but have no idea where to begin, stay tuned for the Expat Career Change Club, which is coming early 2022! See you in the next episode! P.S. If you'd like to be featured on the Empowering Expat Teachers podcast, please send me an email to media@sorchacoyle.com You can also email me at the same email address if you would like me to address a certain topic on the podcast!
26:02
November 21, 2021
Abu Dhabi- what's it really like to live and work there? With Caoimhe Forker
In this episode, I talk to Caoimhe Forker, an expat teacher and travel Instagrammer who lives in Abu Dhabi. I highly recommend following her IG @caoimheforker or click here to get serious travel inspiration! Caoimhe offers great advice for future expat teachers hoping to move to Ab Dhabi, as well as describing what it is like to work in government schools there. She also tells us what she loves about living in Abu Dhabi and what she doesn't love so much... spoiler alert- it's only one tiny thing! Thank you for listening and I hope you found today’s episode super helpful! Don’t forget to follow me on IG here or sorchacoyle_eet and join the Empowering Expat Teachers Facebook community here, where I share daily job hunting, CV, cover letter and money tips. If you would like more advice and support or work with me 1-to-1, I offer a range of services to to empower future and current expat teachers to lead personally, professionally, and financially rewarding lives. If you would like to know how to craft an outstanding CV and cover letter that help guarantee you an interview for any international school you apply to, check out Teach Abroad Academy here. Want to learn everything I've done to save six figures in my 9 years of expat teaching, including how to develop a six figure money mindset, find those high paying teaching jobs and schools abroad, apply for an expat mortgage, create an amazing saving system, set up an investment portfolio, and start up a side business, then it sounds like The Six Week Six Figure Expat Teacher System is for you, click here to learn more. Finally, if you want to leave teaching soon or in the future but have no idea where to begin, stay tuned for the Expat Career Change Club, which is coming early 2022! See you in the next episode! P.S. If you'd like to be featured on the Empowering Expat Teachers podcast, please send me an email to media@sorchacoyle.com You can also email me at the same email address if you would like me to address a certain topic on the podcast!
25:01
November 06, 2021
Welcome to the Empowering Expat Teachers podcast!
What you can expect from The Empowering Expat Teachers Podcast: Each week I’ll be publishing a new episode, which you can access right here on my blog or here. In each episode, I’ll be sharing tips and strategies to help you live a personally, professionally and financially rewarding life. We’ll be talking: - The world of expat teaching  - What it is really like to live and work in different locations around the world - Becoming a Six Figure Expat Teacher - Career change … and everything in between! You can also expect interviews with guests, to share their expertise and advice with you! If you'd like to be featured on the podcast, send me an email at media@sorchacoyle.com Don’t forget to follow me on IG here or sorchacoyle_eet and join the Empowering Expat Teachers Facebook community here, where I share daily job hunting, CV, cover letter and money tips.
01:45
October 29, 2021
Dubai- what's it really like to live and work there? With Aoife Clifford
In this episode, I talk to Aoife Clifford, an expat teacher in Dubai who has an amazing Youtube channel series about teaching and living in Dubai. Check out her Youtube channel here plus you can follow her on IG here or @aoifecliffordx  Aoife offers some wonderful tips for expat teachers in their first term in Dubai, as well as telling us what she loves about living in Dubai and what she doesn't love so much! Thank you for listening and I hope you found today’s episode super helpful! Don’t forget to follow me on IG here or sorchacoyle_eet and join the Empowering Expat Teachers Facebook community here, where I share daily job hunting, CV, cover letter and money tips. If you would like more advice and support or work with me 1-to-1, I offer a range of services to to empower future and current expat teachers to lead personally, professionally, and financially rewarding lives. If you would like to know how to craft an outstanding CV and cover letter that help guarantee you an interview for any international school you apply to, check out Teach Abroad Academy here. Want to learn everything I've done to save six figures in my 9 years of expat teaching, including how to develop a six figure money mindset, find those high paying teaching jobs and schools abroad, apply for an expat mortgage, create an amazing saving system, set up an investment portfolio, and start up a side business, then it sounds like The Six Week Six Figure Expat Teacher System is for you, click here to learn more. Finally, if you want to leave teaching soon or in the future but have no idea where to begin, stay tuned for the Expat Career Change Club, which is coming early 2022! See you in the next episode!
22:53
October 29, 2021