Teaching in the UK

Teaching in the UK

Not all teachers realise that their profession is a passport to the world.

With many vacancies to fill within British schools, you’ll not only walk straight into your new classroom, enjoy competitive pay and gain invaluable experience of the British education system, you’ll have the opportunity to travel throughout this vibrant and fascinating country and visit some of Europe’s most historic and memorable cities.

The benefits of moving to the UK to teach include:

  • The opportunity to explore parts of the UK and have your choice of living in Scotland, England or Wales
  • Easy and affordable access to Europe’s famous capitals
  • Gaining valuable experience working in British schools, which is recognised across the world
  • Exploring a variety of enriched cultures and traditions
  • Immersing yourself in a diverse range of landscapes and cities.


For information tailored to your region, select one of the flags below.

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Why register with TimePlan Education?

Our International Recruitment Team have a wealth of teaching experience between them, most of which have even made the journey over to the UK as teachers themselves. This means they understand the journey you are about to embark on and can support you in the best way possible. We have hundreds of vacancies in UK schools at any one time and we pride ourselves on being able to match your talents and ambitions with a school that will recognise them.

Our support doesn’t end there - we will assist with interview preparation and training, to make sure that you have the best chance of being made an offer. We will then support you with all aspects of your relocation from visa and work permits, to finding you accommodation and setting you up with a doctor and a British bank.

When you register with TimePlan Education, you become part of our extended family, enjoying friendly emotional support and a variety of social events from the minute you arrive. As part of our relocation package, we offer you £2,000 and arrange trips in the UK and Europe with other TimePlan teachers. So, if you decide to join us, you’ll return home with incredible memories, lifelong friends and valuable work experience from the UK. Read through some of the key benefits of registering with TimePlan Education:

  • £2000 relocation & loyalty package
  • Security of a full time teaching position before arrival
  • Monthly social events – including group trips to the Lion King theatre show in the West End, Royal Ascot race day, pub quiz, London Bus Tours and many other events
  • Meet & interview with UK head teachers face to face in you home country on our interview weekends
  • Move with a group of overseas teachers who will be housed together, if desired, meaning you won’t be moving on your own
  • 2 day induction
  • Free Team Teach training – UK accredited day course to develop de-escalation and behaviour management techniques
  • Support from Nigel Rowlands our headteacher consultant in UK post arrival
  • Weekly training webinars
  • Group tours to Europe and travel discounts for individual trips
  • Experience teaching new curriculum to improve your skill set and enhance your CV/resume.
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What Our International Teachers Have to Say

£2,000 Relocation Package

TimePlan Education’s generous relocation plan is designed to help our teachers get the most out of their UK teaching experience. Adding up to over £2,000 of benefits over two years, you’ll receive both cash payments to use however you choose and travel vouchers to spend exploring the UK and Europe.

Read more about our wrap-around relocation package and start your UK adventure today.



After submitting your application, we will give you a call to discuss specific roles or potential areas for your journey to begin. We understand that living and working abroad is a big move – we’re available at this early stage to answer any queries you may have.


Following an initial call, we will arrange a Skype or face-to-face interview with one of TimePlan’s expert recruitment consultants. This will allow us to better understand your working history and your aspirations for living abroad.

Interview preparation

When a school has expressed interest in interviewing you, we will help you fully prepare for the interview via Skype or telephone. This is to ensure you’re successful and that there are no surprises.

Job offer

Once you’ve secured a position, your international adventure begins. We will work with you and the school to provide you with the best remuneration and relocation package, provide clear terms and conditions and arrange your arrival dates. This will allow you to remain confident that someone is working on your behalf to make sure that everything is prepared ahead of your arrival.

Travel & relocation support

We will ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible, liaising with both yourself and your new school to ensure your travel is booked, your accommodation is arranged, and all visas and other documents are gathered correctly. Once you begin working at your new school, we don’t just disappear. We help you settle into your new role, adjust to any cultural shifts and visit you in your new school.

Career & future development

We will continue to support you in your career, which may involve progression within that school or even an opportunity somewhere new. Whatever you’re looking to do next, TimePlan Education will be there to provide you with what you need and allow you to focus on doing your job and enjoying your time wherever you are in the world.

What qualifications and experience do I need?

The qualifications and experience required to teach in the UK varies, depending on where you’re coming from. You also need to obtain a work visa, in order to live and work in the UK, if you do not have a current British passport.

For more specific information based on your home country, visit one of our international team pages below.


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Contact us

Please contact your national office via the contact details provided.

The United Kingdom
+44(0)20 8066 0711
+1 877 749 7491
+61 1800 710 592
New Zealand
+44 (0)208 371 8058
+44 (0)208 371 8058
+1 807 699 0498
South Africa
+44 (0)208 371 8058
+44 (0)208 371 8058

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