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Why teach in the UK with Teach In?

We’ve got an honest reputation, a team of dedicated consultants who’ll take the time to find out what your perfect placement looks like, and an incredibly vast range of jobs and locations to choose from. We are all teachers with UK experience and our service to you is free.

For teaching graduates in countries like Australia, Canada and New Zealand, it can be difficult to find a teaching role without much classroom experience. Teaching overseas in England is the perfect way to improve your resume. You’ll get highly regarded UK teaching experience. All while you’re living a fabulous overseas adventure. And you’ll be paid for it – as well as scoring a free flight to the UK.

Teach In have offices throughout the UK as well as an international team of teacher consultants based in NSW, Australia . We help both teaching graduates and experienced teachers from overseas find their perfect job in their perfect location from a range of work opportunities – supply/ relief, fixed-contract, long-term and permanent, and even provide a guaranteed pay scheme to our overseas supply teachers, ensuring you’ll always know where the funds for your next adventure are coming from!

Find out about how to get started here!

A wide choice of UK locations, schools, and roles

Our international teacher recruitment division places teachers in jobs for three different companies within our parent group – Supply Desk, Justteachers, and Teach In.

Working with these three highly regarded UK companies means we have an incredibly vast array of teaching roles, contract types, and school locations that we recruit for. Your dedicated international consultant will spend time getting to know you, and what your perfect UK teaching placement looks like, and then help you find that job from the thousands of roles available to us.

Due to the large number of office locations within our group, we are able to place international teachers in fantastic roles throughout London and the home counties of Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Essex, Kent and Surrey, coastal locations like Brighton,  Portsmouth, Southampton and Bournemouth. We also have a branch in Cardiff, Wales, Manchester, Leeds and Coventry. We have opportunities in other locations that pop up regularly as well. Talk to you consultant about what locations could be a good fit for you.

Support for international teachers before you go:

Teach In offers the following to international teachers interested in heading to the UK:

  • Free flight to the UK
  • Interview coaching and preparation
  • Interview direct with UK school Principals and secure the right role before you arrive
  • UK travel and relocation advice
  • Practical advice to help you choose where to live
  • Free UK-focused professional development to help you ‘hit the ground running
  • Your own personal recruitment consultant, who takes the time to really get to know you so they can find you your perfect placement (we are all teachers!)
  • A friendly, personalised recruitment service from our small and dedicated team who have lived and worked in the UK

Support for international teachers once you’re in the UK:

  • An experienced and dedicated UK consultant with knowledge of the local area
  • Arrival support from your local branch
  • Weekly pay
  • The facility to offset expenses through the leading limited company provider
  • Support network of other overseas teachers and networking events
  • Access to work across the UK (not just in London and the surrounding areas) – and unbiased advice on the locations that might suit you best
  • Local branch support
  • Introduction to existing overseas teacher communities
  • Support with accommodation and with setting up bank accounts
  • An invitation to our Induction Day
  • Support obtaining a National Insurance number
  • Interview & visa application support
  • Professional development

What people say about their experience with us

Canadian Teacher teaching in UKMeghan Carter, Canadian Teacher working in Bucks, UK

I just wanted to say thank you for everything you have done for me over the past couple months! Before I came here to Bucks I did not have the best school or support from my previous agency up in Nottingham. Therefore my confidence was at a low. After speaking with you and realizing that there were other schools much better, I first didn’t believe you, but realized I wasn’t ready to go home. I am so glad that you were able to convince me to stay in England for the full year. If it wasn’t for your endless search to find me the best fit I would have gone home discouraged and had a bad opinion of teaching and possibly not pursued it further. For that I am truly thankful and grateful for everything you have done!

Now I must return home, and because of all my UK teaching experience I was able to land a teaching job in Canada. I couldn’t be happier to have received the position! Thank you for everything you have done for me.

Caleb Kissik, Australian teaching in EnglandCaleb Kissick, Australian teaching in England

My experience with Teach In has been fantastic. Everyone I’ve worked with there has been incredibly friendly and helpful, responding almost immediately to any questions I’ve had and letting me know about the range of options available through them to work and travel in the UK. As someone just entering into the teaching profession, after having studied at both the University of Melbourne and the Australian Catholic University, it’s great to have this kind of support offered by Teach In available to me.

Lachlan Beech, Australian teacher teaching in Leeds, EnglandLachlan Beech, Australian Teacher working in Leeds, UK

The Teach In / Supply Desk Leeds team have been incredibly helpful during my time working in schools in the UK. I was lucky enough to come over with my brother and a friend, who both went through the agency as well. They walked us through all the nitty-gritty paperwork pre-departure, picked us up from the airport upon arrival, transported us to our initial
accommodation, and even advised us where we could get a good meal. They allowed me the time I needed to settle in, such as setting myself up with a bank account, and finding permanent accommodation before organising interviews for potential job opportunities at various schools.

The team were very thorough and helpful in finding me suitable work that utilised my experience while being very considerate of finding suitable schools close by, in order to lessen my travel time to and from work.
I would recommend this company to anyone who is considering teaching over in the UK, especially in Leeds. The incentives and flexibility in work arrangements that the company offer will suit anyone’s circumstances, whether you would like to work full-time and build bank, or go the casual supply route and travel around the UK & Europe.

Melbourne teacher teaching in EnglandMarie-France Jenkins-Cooney, Science Teacher from Melbourne teaching in Kent, England

Teach in is a fantastic teaching agency. Lizzie, who acted as my consultant, was extremely professional and dedicated, ensuring that I was always kept up-to-date with the status of my application and prepared for each step of the recruitment process. Lizzie really took the time to understand what I was looking for and was committed to seeking out a suitable role. Teach In do not simply throw any old job at you, they listen to you and research potential jobs to ensure that they find the right fit for you. To top it off, Lizzie even provided assistance with the visa application process! I have secured the perfect role and continue to receive support as I prepare to move to Kent. I cannot recommend Teach In highly enough. Do not hesitate to contact them if you are contemplating teaching in the U.K.!