About Us

Teach & Explore have offices in Dublin, Abu Dhabi, London and New York

Who are we?

Garrett O'Dowd Co Founder   Image title


Teach and Explore was founded by Garrett O'Dowd and Eoin Bolger, both qualified teachers from Ireland with experience of teaching internationally. Having gone through the recruitment process themselves they know first hand the issues facing teachers when moving abroad to teach internationally.  Following numerous inquiries about teaching internationally in London, Dubai and Abu Dhabi they founded Teach and Explore. 

It was formed to assist schools to link and connect with outstanding teachers from around the world. Middle- East.

Teach and Explore is an international educational recruitment and advertising consultancy that assist native English educator’s opportunities to teach at locations across the globe. Our company headquarters are based in Dublin, Ireland with offices and representatives in the UK, America, Canada and Australasia. Our team consists of knowledgeable employees from the education recruitment industry with combined recruitment experience that exceeds 30 years.

Our company’s ethos is to build long term relationships by providing an efficient and reliable service to both our clients and candidates. We provide advertising and recruitment solutions that are tailored to our client’s requirements and budgetary needs. We understand that each employer works at their own unique pace thus requiring varied candidates and has their own unique interview process.

We pride ourselves in providing a quality service, speaking to all available teachers and providing teachers with clarity and transparency about each opportunity and package on offer.

Where do we provide our candidates from? We are a global company with recruitment specialist in countries around the world. This gives us a rich, varied and global audience of educators. We work with educators, teachers, and administrative staff and from Ireland, United Kingdom, America, Canada, Australia and Canada. All candidates that are put forward for interview with your schools will have at least two years fully qualified teachers, be native English speakers, have experience teaching students with English as and Additional language.

Teach & Explore have offices in Dublin, Abu Dhabi, London and New York