Overseas Teachers

Work as a Supply Teacher in the UK

If you want to work as an Overseas Supply Teacher in the UK, there are a few steps that you can take to make applying for a Supply Teacher job easier.

Before leaving home:

Send us your CV

Please include names and contact details for at least three referees so that we can apply for your references before your interview. It means we can get you out to work very quickly.  We will also arrange a time for an interview for when you arrive in the UK.

Apply for your visa

There are several entry clearance options available which allow non-British national citizens the opportunity to work in the UK. For the most up-to-date visa information visit UK Border Agency
We strongly advise you to make sure you have an up to date police check in your possession. Without this, it will take you at least 6 weeks before you can start work once you arrive in the UK while you wait for your DBS

Teacher Registration

Teachers arriving from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and USA are able to apply immediately  for Qualified Teaching Status in the UK. For more information on how to register apply to the Teaching Agency.