Teaching Jobs for Australians and New Zealanders in the UK
G'day, Howzit, Kia ora to our International Candidates! Welcome to Protocol Education.
Protocol is the recommended recruiter to over 2500 schools across London and the UK.
With many of our education consultants hailing from overseas or having taught here, we pride ourselves on being specialists in supporting you every step of your trip of a lifetime, from questions on visas & accommodation to securing the best job and the best pay.
Here at Protocol, community and culture are at the core of everything we do. We host regular social events for you to meet other international Teachers and Support Educators and share your experiences and adventures to find a slice of home here in the UK.
Our main goal is to find the right job for you, from casual supply to long-term placements or permanent roles.
Our specialist consultants will support you in finding the best role for your time in the UK.
Whether you are interested in Primary, Secondary, or Special Schools, we have a role for you from teaching, teaching support, cover supervisors, or administration staff.
If it's the Bright lights of London you have your heart set or the trendy streets of Manchester. Protocol has a network of offices across the UK, with endless work opportunities to suit your time here.
Why choose Protocol Education?
Protocol Education helps over 11,000 of the very best education supply staff from the UK and overseas find work in schools and academies in England every year. We offer outstanding development opportunities to our educators, who are also vetted to the most stringent standards within the industry, using the best technology available.
What will I have to teach?
This depends on your specialism and the type of role you undertake. However, schools in the UK follow the National Curriculum, you can find out more here.
Are the jobs full-time or part-time?
The benefit of working in supply is that you can choose when you work, as it’s really flexible. We have a brand new myProtocol App where you can update your availability, and we will find you roles that match it!
When does the school year run?
The school year in England runs from September until July each year. However, as you will be working in supply you can start at any point throughout the year.
What professional development do you offer?
Protocol Education offers a range of online and in-person training options for our candidates. We have partnered with New Skills Academy to offer a range of online training courses which help boost your skills, confidence and employability.
Through our in-house Team Teach Trainers we are delighted to offer our candidates access to certified intermediate Teach Training, which is essential if you are looking to work in an increasing number of special needs setting.
We also offer free webinars throughout the year through our Educator Series.
How much do teachers get paid?
Rates may vary according to factors such as; experience, type or length of role, location or school.
As a guide, we can offer qualified teachers a daily rate between £140 - £160 based on experience.
For a longer-term role, your pay will reflect your experience and the type of role.
Teaching assistants, Cover Supervisors and Unqualified teacher roles daily/long-term rates of pay range from £80 - £100 + per day.
I don’t know anyone in the UK. Do you hold social events?
This is what we do best here at protocol Community. Culture is at the heart of what we do.
We hold three induction sessions where you will meet the team and your cohort of new educators who have also moved to London, giving you the opportunity to meet and make friends as soon as you arrive.
And not to mention Easter, Summer and Christmas socials, so whether you are traveling alone or in a group, we've got you covered!
I have no experience working in a school. Do you have entry-level Teaching Assistant roles?
Almost all of our schools look for Teaching Assistants as well as Teachers. You could be supporting in a mainstream Primary or Secondary class, supporting in a behavioral school as a Mentor, or at a special needs school as a 121 assistant. You do not need any prior school-based experience. We look for candidates with the right attitude and passion for the role.