Here are some of our most common Teacher FAQ’s for those people working in education that are based overseas and are open to moving to the UK. Our international team are always on hand to support you. Reach out to us if you’d like to discuss teaching opportunities in more detail.
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The UK has three terms in the academic year, starting in September and finishing around mid-July. Each term is approximately 12 weeks with a one-week half-term break in the middle. To see the term dates for this academic year click here.
No, you don’t, but it’s a lot more difficult and time-consuming to do it on your own. If you register with us, we ensure that you have all the correct compliance documents in place prior to arriving so you can start teaching right away.
No! You will need to cover your relocation costs but Prospero Teaching does NOT charge you a fee to find you work.
How much you get paid will vary depending on the type of work you do, the location of your school and how many years of experience you have. Teachers doing daily supply or contract work through Prospero Teaching will be paid on a daily pay rate. Those that take on a permanent role will be paid according to the Main PayScale.
We don’t provide accommodation, but we will offer support to help you find a place. Our UK support staff can give you advice on what areas are good for you, how much to spend and suggest websites to check out. Most teachers prefer to book temporary accommodation, like an Air BnB, to start, the seek out a more long-term option once they arrive.
The UK Key Stages are targets to be achieved in various subject areas as set out in the UK National Curriculum. Read up on our handy Key Stage guide here!
Yes! Here at Prospero Teaching, we offer a select number of guaranteed pay supply teaching contracts to suitable overseas teachers. Find out more here.