If you’re a fellow Aussie teacher living in London or are planning on making the move, you’ve probably heard of the teacher shortage. With Australian schools being inundated with job applications it is proving difficult for teachers and graduates to gain positions back home. The good news is schools in the UK are very open to recruiting overseas trained teachers (OTT) to fill vacant posts.
As an Aussie in London specialising in Education Recruitment I often get asked by Australian qualified teachers – “where is the best place is to start?” Having completed your teaching degree in Australia you can start work as soon as you arrive. Teaching Personnel can support you to find full-time, or flexible day to day supply work. Did someone say Europe?
Having gone through this process myself I found it very straight forward and it wasn’t long after arriving in London that I was working in an outstanding school.
If you’re an Australian with the right skills and outlook but without teaching qualifications you could still join Teaching Personnel and work as a teaching assistant. Schools in the UK offer teaching assistants a rewarding role and the experience needed to ensure a career in teaching is right for you!
“I heard about Teaching Personnel through a friend so figured I’d get in touch to see what they could offer. I can honestly say that from first contact, through the registration process and now working for them full time, they have been the most professional, welcoming and helpful agency I’ve ever dealt with. If I’m a ‘customer’, then 10/10 for customer service! Thanks for looking after me and giving me a seamless transition into London Teaching. If you’re considering various agencies… choosing TP is a no brainer!” Steve – Supply Teacher
Register with Teaching Personnel and you’ll have a dedicated consultant who can speed your transition into UK classrooms, complete with benefiting from some of the industry’s best pay rates. Working in London is a fantastic experience and we would love to help you get started!
By Joe Treadwell, Recruitment Consultant at Teaching Personnel