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Teaching Agencies - How To Know Who To Trust

Our Australian team consultant Mitch wants to reassure you when it comes to choosing an agency that works for you. 


Given that the UK education system lacks a centralised department like our states do here agencies like Protocol Education are necessary for schools; we supply them with the staff they need. But with a lot of different agencies and consultants out there – who do you trust?

Here are a few pointers to help you make the right decision when choosing a education consultant and an agency:


1) Looking for a Full Time Job? We Look Long Term

Rather than trying to get you the first job that comes along they take time to know your preferences and what schools will suit you; this ensures that you enjoy your new position and increases the likelihood that you’ll stay around longer term (which is good for everybody; the company, the school, the kids and, most importantly, YOU!) Want to find our more about full time teaching jobs in England? Click here!


2) Looking for Casual Work? We Don’t Force You Into A Role

Very important; most agencies will try anything to get you into a full time job before you leave home. Some teachers may want a full time job, others may want to start casually first. If you are only looking for casual work then look for the agency that listens to this request and doesn’t coerce you into a full time role (which suits them more than it suits you!)


3) You’re Flat Out at School/Uni? We Are Happy To Work Around Your Schedule

Look for agencies & consultants who are happy to work with you, not force you into their own timetable. I’ve lost count of the number of 7am and 7pm teacher interviews I’ve done as it is the only time some teachers can squeeze in!


4) Talking About School-Specific Terms? We Know What You’re Talking About

Ever get the feeling you’re talking to someone who doesn’t know what you’re on about? All of Protocol Education’s Aussie staff have worked in the UK before, either in the classroom or in one of our UK branches. Between us we average about 8 years each in classroom teaching & education recruitment so when you talk to us about “restorative justice, NAPLAN and Class Dojo” we know exactly what you’re on about. 


Want to register with the agency who actually listens to your preferences? Submit a quick online enquiry now or contact the Aussie team at or 1800 246 436

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Category: Australian Teachers

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