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Teacher Testimony: The Big Move…

John Sullivan is one of our excellent Primary school teachers that has moved to London from Australia. He started working for us in March of this year, 2017.  Here’s what he had to say about the big move to the UK: “When I left Australia, I knew I needed to join an agency in order […]

Category:
Australia, Testimonials, Uncategorized
Published:
26 Apr 2017

Shortage Subject & Tier 2 Visa Updates

The government’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) wants teachers of three more subjects added to the official shortage occupation list. For teachers coming from aboard there are a number of visa options available. Such as the youth mobility for under 31s or an ancestry visa for those with British grandparents. If neither of these apply to you however or […]

Essex Teacher’s Social

Our teachers have been enjoying some well deserved R&R last weekend. Our Essex office took them out for the night to the Romford Dogs race track.   Royal Ascot On June 24th we will also be treating our teachers to a day out at the Royal Ascot races. With an offer Exclusively available to TimePlan […]

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Uncategorized
Published:
15 Mar 2017

Teacher Testimonial – From Canada to the UK.

It’s no secret that British schools love Canadian teachers and we like to think that Canadian teachers love British schools but don’t just take our word for it, here’s what two of our Canadian teachers have to say about the transition to life teaching in the UK. “I have learned a great deal thus far, […]

Category:
Canada, Events & Occasions, Why choose the UK?
Published:
27 Jan 2017

We’re Visiting Ireland!

Throughout the year TimePlan holds regular overseas recruitment events. These include attending university recruitment fairs and delivering information sessions and lectures within education faculties.  These events are fantastic opportunities for newly qualified and soon to be qualified teachers to connect with TimePlan and talk ‘face-to-face’ with one of our recruitment consultants. We can answer all […]

Category:
Education in the UK, Events & Occasions
Published:
12 Jan 2017

TimePlan on Tour January 2017

Throughout the year TimePlan holds regular overseas recruitment events. These include attending university recruitment fairs and delivering information sessions and lectures within education faculties.  These events are fantastic opportunities for newly qualified and soon to be qualified teachers to connect with TimePlan and talk ‘face-to-face’ with one of our recruitment consultants. We can answer all […]

Category:
Canada, Events & Occasions, Uncategorized
Published:
05 Jan 2017

19,000 more deputy and head teachers needed by 2022

A report published by a collaboration of The Future Leaders Trust, Teaching Leaders and TeachFirst has suggested that England could be facing a shortage of up to 19,000 senior teachers by 2022 is efforts are not made to increase retention and advancement. The Report claims that almost one in four schools will feel the affects […]

Category:
Education in the UK, Recruitment Crisis
Published:
11 Nov 2016

TimePlan on Tour! – November

Throughout the year TimePlan holds regular overseas recruitment events. These include attending university recruitment fairs and delivering information sessions and lectures within education faculties.  These events are fantastic opportunities for newly qualified and soon to be qualified teachers to connect with TimePlan and talk ‘face-to-face’ with one of our recruitment consultants. We can answer all […]

Category:
Canada, Europe, Events & Occasions
Published:
09 Nov 2016

The Canadian Social

It was our Canadian office’s turn for a party last week! As our Canadian teachers are about to set off on their UK adventures, we thought it would be a great idea to introduce them to each other before they head off (not that they need any excuse for a party!). We thought having a […]

Category:
Events & Occasions
Published:
01 Nov 2016

Webinar, Teaching in England & Scotland!

Ever thought about making the skip across the big pond? Our Canadian recruitment team are hosting a webinar session on teaching in England and Scotland! The session will cover all you need to know about making the big move and finding employment as a teacher in England or Scotland such as: key placement areas/types of positions teacher […]

Category:
Canada, Education in the UK, Other, Why choose the UK?
Published:
11 Oct 2016

From Nova Scotia to the Outer Hebrides: A Teacher’s Testimonial

Hear what one of our excellent teachers from Canada had to say about the process of moving to teach in Scotland. “For a long time, I’ve wanted to visit Scotland’s Outer Hebrides.  More recently, I’ve toyed with the idea of trying to obtain a job in Scotland but had no idea, really, where to start.  With […]

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Uncategorized
Published:
06 Oct 2016

The Grammar School Controversy

A heated and heart felt debate is currently rumbling over Westminster, while this is certainly not unusual, it is at least in this instance over a subject of actual great importance, education! Starting her premiership with a flagship policy she truly believes in, and certainly not with a subject so controversial that it will distract […]

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Uncategorized
Published:
27 Sep 2016

A Teacher’s Perspective, moving to the UK, a Teacher Guest Blog

You probably don’t need to be told that where you choose to live and work will be two of the most important decisions you will ever make during the course of your life. Moving to work and live in another country, sometimes on another continent, can be a drastic decision and should never be taken lightly, […]

First Minister’s 100 Book Reading Challenge!

Last Friday, August 19th, Scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon in cooperation with the Scottish Book Trust, launched the ‘First Minister’s Reading Challenge’. The challenge is for Scottish school children to read from a list of a 100 books to encourage reading for entertainment and to promote a life long love of literature. The first minister […]

Category:
Uncategorized
Published:
24 Aug 2016

Last week in… Weekly news roundup for you and your students

A Brief round up of some excellent news stories from the last week to share with your students. Getting them to read beyond their subjects can be a great way to inspire their interest and show them the real world value of their studies!   Science “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”  ― […]

Category:
Uncategorized
Published:
15 Aug 2016
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