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14-10-2010

Thanks to all of you who have expressed an interest in meeting a UK Principal, the response has been phenomenal. We still have a few slots left to meet a Principal in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane at the end of the month, so if you are keen call or...

Tags: Protocol Education. Teach in the UK, Supply Teaching, Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Primary Teaching Jobs. Jobs for January 2011, Facebook, Twitter

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Interview Slots with UK Principals in Australia filling up fast...


24-03-2011

Below is a debut ProtoBlog by Karla, an Australian Teacher currently teaching in the UK through Protocol South London. Hitting the Ground Running... Excursion with 30 relatively unknown children to unknown destination. Parent teacher interviews....

Tags: Teach in London, Teach in England, Teach in the UK, Primary Teaching, Secondary Teaching, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How I Hit the Ground Running ...and Survived, by Karla


23-09-2010

If you are a teacher who is looking at securing a long term position in the UK then we have some great news for you! Protocol Education can now confirm that we are flying over a Head Teacher representing the London borough of Newham who will be...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teach in the UK, Casual teaching, Supply teaching, Teaching jobs in London, Teach London, Newham, Primary Teaching Jobs, Interactive Whiteboards, London Olympics,

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Interviews with a UK Principal - in Australia!


21-07-2011

Heading to the UK for a January start? Read on for our top tips for getting the most out of your Overseas Experience….. Let’s face it, when you step off that plane at Heathrow airport in the peak of winter, thongs and board shorts,...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Supply Teaching, Primary Teaching Jobs, Secondary Teaching Jobs, Special Needs Jobs, Facebook, Twitter

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: What you need to know before you go!


13-05-2013

Teresa, a Kiwi Secondary Teacher in London, reveals how she deals with money worries during the long summer break.  What should I do over summer? If I had a pound for every time some one told me that teachers are ‘lucky’...

Tags: Teresa, Kiwi Teacher, Secondary Teacher, Supply Teaching, Summer Holiday, Money, Protocol Education, Teach in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 3 Solutions to Summer Money Worries


11-05-2015

Joel has been working on daily supply through Protocol Education since moving from Canada in January. He is a secondary trained teacher who has found himself in the primary classroom! He shares his best three tips for colleagues in a similar situation.  As...

Tags: Joel, Secondary, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 3 Tips for Secondary Trained Teachers Working in Primary Schools


17-11-2016

4 Myths About Umbrella Companies   With most agencies promoting umbrella companes as the best way to be paid when teaching in the UK, here are some myths busted about them that will make you think twice.  Remember you always have...

Tags: umbrella companies, PAYE, teaching in London, casual teaching in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 4 Myths about Umbrella Companies


14-12-2016

When you’re doing your research to make your move to the UK to teach, it can be incredibly confusing.  So many agencies, so little (apparent) difference. Nearly all agencies will tell you the same thing: Yes, you’ll have an...

Tags: Teaching in London, Teaching Agencies for Australians in the UK, Teaching Agencies for Australians in England, Teaching Agencies for Australians in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 5 Things UK Teaching Agencies Won't Tell You


05-05-2015

JP has recently moved to London and he has spotted some differences! You might have spotted a few of these yourself!  Yesterday officially marked my first 2 weeks here in London. All I can say so far is “Wow, that was quick!”. I figured...

Tags: JP, Canada, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Canadian Living in London


15-10-2014

Marion offers us an insight into her day as a nursery nurse. Up Bright and Early The day starts when I wake up, strolling out of bed rubbing my blurry eyes,  thinking the weekend has vanished. Walking in a daze to the bathroom I turn on...

Tags: Marion, Nursery-Nurse, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Day in the Life of a Nursery Nurse


08-08-2011

  Here's the first of a three parter by Darren, an Australian teacher currently working in the UK through Protocol Education. Behaviour Management - A Three Part Harmony (Part 1) I'm not sure about you, but my experiences...

Tags: Teach in England, Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Tips on Behaviour Management, UK Schools, Protocol Education

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: A Guide to Behaviour Management, by Darren


11-08-2011

  Darren's latest blog follows on from A Guide To Behaviour Management. Darren is an Australian Teacher currently teaching in the UK through Protocol Education. A Guide to Behaviour Management: Part 2 A Script for Starting the...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in England, Teach in London, Uk Schools, Protocol Education, Primary Teaching, Secondary Teaching, Special Needs Teaching

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: A Guide to Behaviour Management, Part 2, by Darren


08-04-2014

Danielle is an experienced special educational needs primary teacher who holds British Sign Language Level 2. She was inspired to write for us after seeing an article discussing languages in schools.  A (British) Sign (Language) of our times? Recently...

Tags: Danielle, LondonSEN, SEN, teacher, BSL, language, French, Spanish, German, needs, access, grammar, dialect, talking

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Sign of Our Times?


13-05-2013

Heather is a Primay Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education.Her post today reveals what she learned from  viewing teaching from the perspective of her students.  A Sit Down With...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, Primary Teacher, Teach in London, Protocol Education, Blog

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Sit Down with Students


08-03-2017

Stephanie is a teacher originally from Canada, and in this latest blog she wants to give some advice (and hopefully inspiration) to other teachers from Australia, New Zealand & Canada in making the move away from home.   Congratulations,...

Tags: Stephanie, Teaching in London, Travel, Teaching in the UK

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Teacher's Journey to London


24-06-2011

Fiona is a great teaching assistant who works in both mainstream and SEN schools through Protocol Education. Her latest ProtoBlog is about her experience working supply in mainstream UK schools. My Job as a Teaching Assistant I love working...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teaching Assistant work, Teach in Nottingham, Supply Teaching, Relief teaching, casual teaching, teaching agencies in London, teaching agencies in the UK, teaching agencies in England

Category: UK Teaching Stories

Read: A Teaching Assistant at a Mainstream School, by Fiona


08-03-2011

Here is a debut ProtoBlog by Darren, an Australian NQT who made the move to teach in the UK through Protocol Education. What do I wear?... and other advice for male NQTs Moving From Australia to Cambridge Part 1: Before You Go Ahhh,...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Teach In Cambridge, Teach in England, Secondary Teachers, Primary Teachers, NQTs

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Advice for an Australian NQT, Part 1


28-03-2011

Following on from Advice for an Australian NQT, Part 1, Darren goes on to talk about things to think about if you are making the big move to teach in the UK. Darren is currently teaching in the UK through Protocol Education Cambridge. More Advice...

Tags: Teach in Cambridge, Teach in London, Primary Teaching, SEcondary Teaching, Cambridge Schools, Protocol Education,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Advice for an Australian NQT, Part 2, by Darren


17-01-2017

Mitch is one of our Australian consultants helping recruit teachers for the UK. Recently he was contacted by Camilla, a teacher who he had worked with several years ago, regarding the recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald about UK education...

Tags: Teaching in London, Mitch, Protocol Education, Australian teachers in the UK

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Advice for Prospective UK Teachers


29-01-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education Register for Teaching Jobs - Search for Teaching Jobs - Contact Us The Apocalypse So here we are on the other side of tomorrow....

Tags: Gareth, Australian, Secondary, Primary, Teach in London, Protocol Education, The Apocalypse

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: An Australian Teacher's view on The Apocalypse


01-04-2014

Lauren is a Canadian-trained primary teacher who works for Protocol Education's Surrey team. Lauren is a very organised person and she explains the challenges she has found with organisation and supply teaching. And then I became a supply teacher... You...

Tags: LaurenK, Canada, LondonSouth, Canadian-trained, supply, challenges, overcome, organise, preparation, flexibility

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: And Then I Became a Supply Teacher


24-08-2016

Can I claim my flights to the UK to teach as a tax deduction? If so, should I claim them?   As an Aussie teacher making the move to the UK to teach, you of course want to try and save every penny you can to help in your trip. After all,...

Tags: Umbrella companies, flights, teaching in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Are My UK Flights Tax Deductible?


20-08-2014

Casey is making the journey to the UK to teach... but maybe not as you would expect! My name is Casey and I'm an Australian. Yes, I confess, I'm one of the many Aussies who make their way to London each year to work, travel and soak...

Tags: Casey, Australian-trained, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Around the World in 80 Days


14-01-2015

Our blogger Alisha has now arrived in England and has got off to a great start. Hear about her experiences and her initial thoughts on her big move.  I can’t believe I am writing to you from my hotel room in Watford, England! It feels like...

Tags: Alisha, New-Zealand, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Arriving in England


11-03-2014

Meg is a New Zealand trained teacher who has recently arrived in the UK and is a supply teacher in London with Protocol Education. Meg has hit the ground running since arriving in London and she shares her ups and downs so far.  Two...

Tags: Meg, LondonWest, New-Zealand-trained, London, arrival, changes, differences,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Arriving in London


17-06-2014

Continuing with our interviews with supply teachers, we caught up with Meg and asked about her experiences as a supply teacher with Protocol Education. 1) What do you love about doing supply work? Supply work is great if your focus is to travel,...

Tags: Meg, London, New-Zealand-Trained,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Ask Me I Am A Supply Teacher


09-10-2014

Noticed we have had quite a few new bloggers recently? Well here is another, but this time it's an aspiring secondary teacher! Meet Jacinta...  I have recently graduated from University College Cork with a BA in History and Geography and...

Tags: Jacinta, Ireland, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Aspiring Secondary School Teacher


15-12-2010

Be all you can be! By extending your Teaching in an International setting you are not only becoming a better educator, you are making yourself an attractive prospect for a position in Australia upon your return. It is a known fact that Aussie Principals...

Tags: Teach UK, Teach London, Teaching in England, Working Holiday UK, Supply Teaching england

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: AUSSIE PRINCIPALS SMILE UPON TEACHERS WITH INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE!


15-09-2010

Welcome to one of the first Protocol Education Australia Blogs. With offices across Australia you will be able to stay in touch with what’s happening in your State and hopefully attend an Information Session to get all the gossip on Teaching...

Tags: Teach UK, Teach London, Teach Overseas, UK Teaching Jobs, CRT in the UK

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Aussie, Aussie, Aussie..Blog, blog, blog!


10-09-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education.  While our schools have been eerily empty over the summer, we've been enjoying the lovely weather that has hit London...

Tags: Heather, ProtoBlog, Primary Teacher, Canadian Teacher, Summer, Tips, Teach in London, Primary Supply, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Back to the Grind


19-03-2014

Sam is an actor, director and general theatre enthusiast who works with Protocol Education as a teaching assistant in London. For the past six weeks he has been working on a one to one basis with a Year Four students at a primary school...

Tags: SamC, teaching-assistant, SEN, LSA, LondonSEN, LondonEast, support, chances, rewards, behaviour

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Being a One to One


25-04-2014

Lauren is a Canadian-trained primary teacher who works for Protocol Education's Surrey team. Lauren has come to the UK and begun supply teaching. She has already noticed a few differences and she highlights them in her...

Tags: LaurenK, LondonSouth, Surrey, Canadian-trained, overseas, teaching, supply, experience, recommend, culture, awareness, marking, feedback,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Benefits of Teaching Overseas


15-03-2013

  Heather is a Primay Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Today she shares her pearls of wisdom with regards to budgeting and being properly prepared  financially when planning your move.   Looking...

Tags: Heather, Budgeting, Canadian Teacher, Primary, OTT, Protocol Education, Budgeting, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Budgeting as a Supply Teacher


16-09-2014

Daniela knows that there are does that she couldn't have survived without her teaching assistant.  I cannot even count the number of times my housemates and myself have come home after a day of supply teaching and have said “and...

Tags: DanielaB, London, Canadian-trained, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Celebrating Teaching Assistants


17-05-2014

Lauren is a Canadian-trained primary teacher who works for Protocol Education's Surrey team. Lauren has recently taken on a long-term role, however it wasn't easy coming to her decision and there were many things she...

Tags: LaurenK, Canada, LondonSouth, Surrey, Canadian-trained, overseas, choices, opportunities, long-term, short-term, daily, supply, decisions

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Choosing Between Long-term and Supply


04-03-2015

Amy has moved from one London to another! In her debut blog she shares her experiences and offers advice to those considering the move.  When I first decided to move to London, UK (which needs to be differentiated from my hometown of London,...

Tags: AmyS, Teaching, Canada, London, Watford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Choosing Between Supply Teaching and a Long Term


27-04-2015

Laura is new to our blogging team and in her debut blog she discusses the factors you should consider when choosing a long term teaching position.  Congratulations! You have either chosen to make the big leap from from supply/short term work to...

Tags: LauraR, London, Ireland, teacher

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Choosing the Right School for a Long Term Position


15-12-2014

Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Daniela has a few ideas for those heading back to their families overseas.  Holiday gift ideas for supply teachers travelling back to Canada Buying for my Canadian family and friends has become quite...

Tags: DanielaB, Canada, LondonSouth, Canadian-trained

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Christmas Gift Ideas


16-12-2014

If you are running out of lessons to do with your class, why not look at these suggested by Gareth.  There is surely no better way to celebrate Christmas in the classroom than by acknowledging the fact we overstuff our bodies to the point...

Tags: Gareth, Secondary, London, Australia

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Christmas Lesson Ideas


18-11-2014

As a Geography teacher, Amy combines the love of her subject with a passion for travelling. One of the advantages of being on supply is that you can take holiday time to travel abroad.  Some supply teachers even work for six months and then...

Tags: AmyTR, West-Midlands, London, travel

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Combining Teaching with Travel


06-09-2010

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to teach in the UK? You could explore the capital city while gaining experience and developing new skills! The good news is that Protocol Education is exploring Australia in search of brilliant teachers...

Tags: Protocol Education, Facebook, Twitter, Supply Teaching, Teach in London, Teach in the UK

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Coming to a Town Near You...


08-12-2014

What happens when you've finished studying your chosen career and find there isn't a job for you? Go back to school? Look at what jobs are available and where the funding may lie? Heather explores this further.  Universities are competitive...

Tags: Heather, Canada, London, Australia

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Competition for Institutions


09-12-2014

Melissa looks back on her decision to teach in England and discusses how our Guaranteed Work Agreement worked for her.  Crossing the Pond Part 1: Guaranteed Work Agreement Where do I start? Making the decision to move abroad and teach...

Tags: Melissa, Canada, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Crossing the Pond Part 1 Guaranteed Work Agreement


17-04-2014

Meg is a New Zealand trained teacher who has recently arrived in the UK and is a supply teacher in London with Protocol Education. She shares her experiences of getting her CV UK ready and what to expect from pursuing a long...

Tags: Meg, LondonWest, New-Zealand-trained, London, differences, CV

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: CVs From A Kiwi Point of View


26-12-2010

Now you’ve made the decision to head off on your Working Holiday, it’s time to start thinking about your teaching options, and what category_id of work  is going to suit you better. Some of our teachers want the security of having...

Tags: Teach in England, Teach in London, Teach in the UK, Relief Teaching, Supply Teaching, Casual Teaching, Long term teaching contracts, Protocol Education, Facebook, Primary Teaching, Secondary Teaching

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Daily or Long Term


08-07-2014

Ciaran discusses how he took on a new challenge for himself by working in special educational needs.  Working in a special educational needs (SEN) school was not something I envisioned myself doing when entering teaching in the UK. As a newly...

Tags: Ciaran, London, Secondary, SEN

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Do Not Knock It Til You Try It


25-07-2014

Daniela and her friends have lined up many things to keep themselves busy through the summer. Here are a few things you can get up to near London. There are a variety of places to enjoy the sun in London (and some outside of London) that I have...

Tags: DanielaB, London, Canadian-trained, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Enjoying the Sun in London


17-09-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education.  In the Simpsons there’s Miss Krabappel, in Saved by the Bell it’s Mr. Belding. In the media, teachers are seen...

Tags: Heather, Supply Teacher, Canadian teacher, Teach in London, Protocol Education, Mistakes, NQT

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Even Teachers Make Mistakes


12-03-2013

Amy is a Primary Teacher working in schools in London through Protocol Education. Her first Protoblog describes a particularly successful RE lesson. Excuses Excuses! A faith school in an affluent North London suburb:   I...

Tags: AmyC, Primary Teacher, Supply Teacher, RE, Teach in London, Protocol Education, Excuses

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Excuses Excuses!


28-01-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather shares with us the experience of visiting the makings behind Harry Potter, and how her children began to discover a world...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, Harry-Potter, experiences, cinema, teaching, alternatives, London, Canada, 3D,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Experience the Making of Harry Potter


29-09-2014

Alison is new to our blogging team. She begins by sharing her experiences of Protocol Education and working in the UK over the past year.  I first started working as a supply teacher with Protocol Education last April in Newcastle Upon Tyne....

Tags: Alison, Irish, Ireland, Newcastle, teaching, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Experiences of Teaching in the UK


27-02-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather tackles the debate of films versus books. I’m sure a question most teacher’s or young literates come to ask...

Tags: Heather, LondonNorth, Canadian-trained, teacher, books, literature, films, characters, learning, experiences, insights

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Films vs Books


30-01-2012

The Big Move to the UK... Protocol Education has teamed up with Accommodation London to offer our Australian Teachers somewhere to stay in the UK! Your bags are packed, and you have left Mum and Dad at the airport and you’re on your way. ...

Tags: Finding UK Accommodation, London Accommodation, Short-Term UK Accommodation, Long-Term UK Accommodation, Live in London, Teach in London, Teach in the UK, Teaching Jobs

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Finding Accommodation in London UK


29-09-2014

It's not all about work when you move overseas, nor is it all about travel. What about our personal lives? Ben shares an insight into his latest predicament.  As I have now been in London for a few months and I am totally loving my time...

Tags: BenC, London, Australia, teaching, love, Uxbridge

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Finding Love in London


12-03-2015

Halli is feeling a sense of achievement after completing a month on London! Despite having a little trouble finding the right place to live we think she has landed on her feet and will be just fine! First month in London COMPLETE! What beautiful...

Tags: Halli, Canada, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: First Month in London


06-01-2015

Alisha spent the last part of 2014 planning and preparing for her move to the UK. This is included a Skype interview! She takes us through her experience as well as offering her tips.  A lot has been going on for me lately and has been a very...

Tags: Alisha, New-Zealand, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: First Step in Getting My Own Classroom


10-04-2011

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to teach in the UK?  The good news is that Protocol Education is exploring Australia in search of brilliant teachers who want to make the journey...and are here to tell you all about it! Protocol...

Tags: Teach in England, Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Protocol Education, Secondary Teachers, Primary Teachers, Early Childhood, Special Needs Teachers,

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Free 'Teach in the UK' Info Sessions - being held Australia wide...


10-12-2010

I’ve heard it’s really difficult to set up a bank account in the UK. Should I set one up before I leave Australia? True, it can be difficult to set up a bank account, but not if you are registered with Protocol Education. We have a link...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Teach in England, Relief Teaching, Casual Teaching, Daily teaching, Teaching contracts in London, Facebook, Twitter,

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Frequently Asked Questions


02-04-2012

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia, currently working in West London schools through Protocol Education. In his previous post Gareth wrote about the possibilities of having CCTV in the classroom! The favourite uncle A major issue...

Tags: Gareth, Teacher, Australian Teacher, Aussie, Secondary, Teach in London, Teach in West London, Classroom Fibs, CCTV, OTT

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Gareth's Blog: London Teaching: Classroom Fibs Part Two


03-03-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who has come to the end of her time working in London through Protocol Education. She gives us plenty to think about in her final blog... I thought I’d begin this final blog of mine...

Tags: Heather, LondonNorth, Canadian-trained, supply, thoughts, generations, differences, opinions

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Generation WHY!


20-03-2013

Megan is a Canadian Teaching Assistant who has recently moved to London and is currently working in schools through Protocol Education. She continues her Green Classroom theme with a post that reflects on how much children stand to benefit from getting...

Tags: Megan,TA,Teaching Assistant, Support work in London, Nature, Environment, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Get Out! The Importance of Exposing Children to Nature


08-12-2014

Sometimes having another adult in the room can put you off as Jessica explains in her latest blog. They can also be a great resources! When I was a student teacher, the most stressful part of my practicum was having to teach in front of another...

Tags: JessicaM, London, Canada, Uxbridge, Chelmsford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Getting the Most From Your Teaching Assistant


19-05-2015

Fiona give us an insight to how she was feeling upon making the life-changing decision to move to the UK to teach.  Saying goodbye isn't easy. I was dreading the inevitably of leaving friends and family for an indefinite period of time. However,...

Tags: Fiona, London, Australia

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Goodbye Australia - Hello London


19-04-2013

Follow Amy  as she documents her experiences supply teaching in South London Primary schools and Nurseries through Protocol Education. The Great (and less great) Things about Daily Supply After completing a short term supply post. I am...

Tags: AmyT, Daily Supply Teaching, Primary Teacher, Teach in London, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Great Things about Daily Supply


28-03-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education Register for Teaching Jobs - Search for Teaching Jobs - Contact Us Four young gentlemen...

Tags: Gareth, Computer Games, Australian-trained teacher, Technology, Supply Teaching in London, Teach in UK, Secondary, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Harnessing the Power of Computer Games to Teach


15-01-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. As an overseas teacher, you often come across many differences from your home country. Teaching local history wasn't something...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, Protocol-Education, history, London, teaching, differences, compare

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Histories of London


14-03-2014

Daniela is Canadian primary teacher who made the move to the UK and teaches with our South London branch. In her debut blog, she gives an insight into what she has found to be the some differences between Canada and the UK, in particular London.  I...

Tags: DanielaB, Canada, LondonSouth, Canadian-trained, supply, teaching, living, difficulties, getting-settled, differences, London, concerns

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Home Away From Home


19-04-2011

Heard the term “QTS” being flung about? QTS stands for Qualified Teacher Status, and anybody who wants to teach in the UK (England and Wales) for more than 4 years, needs to obtain it. Anyone who has not completed their teacher...

Tags: Supply Teaching, Teach in London, Teach in UK, National Curriculum, Qualified teacher Status, QTS in UK, Supply Teaching.

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: How Do I Gain Qualified Teacher Status?


02-05-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Here she explains how the challenges she has faced while travelling the world have influenced her style of teaching and her students...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained Teacher, Primary Teacher, Teaching in London, Travel, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How Travel has Shaped me as a Teacher


04-01-2011

Registering with Protocol Education is a free service and we are here to help make the transition to the UK as smooth as possible for you. Once you have made initial contact with us and chatted to a consultant in Australia /New Zealand, the process...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teach in UK, Teach in London, Teach in England, Register with protocol Education, Teaching Agencies UK, Facebook, Twitter

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: How we make it so easy for you.


16-06-2014

This week is National Supply Teacher Week and we have taken a moment to interview some teachers about their experiences as a supply teacher.  1. What do you love about doing supply work? I love the variety that I have each week. A variety...

Tags: DanielaB, Canada, London, Canadian-trained, supply, NSTW

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Interview with a Supply Teacher - Daniela


18-06-2013

It's National Supply Teacher Week! The fabulous Ila Mazumdar was nominated by our London East Primary team as their Long Term Supply Teacher of the Year. She has won a free massage/reflexology treatment and an evening of pampering...

Tags: Primary Teacher, Ila, National Supply Teacher Week, Long Term Role, NQT, Supply Teacher, NSTW, Protocol Education, London West Primary

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Interview with Top Long Term Teacher 2013 - Ila Mazumdar


17-06-2013

It's National Supply Teacher Week! The extremely hard-working Nicola Nel was nominated by our South Primary team as their Long Term Supply Teacher of the Year. She has won a free massage/reflexology treatment and an evening of pampering on us....

Tags: NSTW, Interview, Long term, Supply Teacher, National Supply Teacher Week, Teaching jobs in South London, Protocol Education, Pamper Evening

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Interview with Top Long Term Teacher 2013 - Nicola Nel


01-11-2013

Shawna is a Canadian-trained Primary Teacher who is a supply teacher based in London. In her second blog she reflects on her first few weeks in London.  Is it Just Me?!?!....Nope! Months of preparation, hours of packing,...

Tags: Shawna, Protocol Education, Supply Teaching, Moving, Canada, Teacher, London, Canadian

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Is it Just Me? Nope!


26-06-2014

Meg shares her experiences of supply teaching and taking on a long-term role. Is it what she is looking for?  10 weeks of supply work, and I was over it. Walking in and out, reading names off a list, struggling to put names to a face... wait...

Tags: Meg, London, New-Zealand-Trained,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Is This My Dream Job?


14-03-2014

Ben is an Australian trained SEN teacher and is a teacher of the deaf. In his debut blog he tells us a little bit about what he does and what his day is like.  As this is my first blog I thought it would be good to introduce myself. My...

Tags: BenC, LondonSEN, Australian-trained, supply, SEN, teacher, experiences, day, targets, goals, important

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: It's a Good Day When


30-12-2010

We’ve heard that you’ve made the decision to teach in the UK, and that you will be arriving shortly. We would like to introduce ourselves to you, and tell you about the services we provide and make you aware of our Teacher Services! The...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teach in UK, Teach in London, Teach in England, Teaching Jobs in England, Teaching Jobs in UK, Facebook, Twitter

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: It's not just work we find you it's ...


19-04-2012

Jason is a Primary Teacher from Perth who is teaching in London through Protocol Education. This is Jason's first ProtoBlog, so comments are welcome! I recently read a post by Meaghan on the ProtoBlog about her experiences as a supply teacher...

Tags: Jason, Teacher, Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Teach in East London, Primary, Australian Teacher, OTT, Overseas Trained Teacher

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Jason's Blog: Teaching in London UK


08-04-2011

When you register with Protocol Education, you have the option of not only teaching through our 3 London offices but through 11 other regional branches all across the country. Many teachers aren’t too keen on the fast-paced lifestyle of London...

Tags: Cambridge teaching jobs, Teach in Cambridge, supply teaching, casual teaching in the UK, UK teaching agencies, Cambridge casual teaching, uk education recruitment, teach in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Keen on Cambridge..?


17-01-2011

We’re pretty lucky that our education system is very similar to England’s, but it’s good to brush up on a few curriculum terms before you arrive, there are a few you won’t be familiar with. For primary teachers, the years...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Teach in England, Supply Teaching, Relief Teaching, Casual Teaching, British Key Stages, British National Curriculum

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Key Stage What??


06-10-2014

We haven't heard from heather in awhile as she finsihed up in the UK and has been travelling. She shares something she has found while travelling in Australia.  It’s been a while since I’ve written my last blog. As I’ve...

Tags: Heather, Canada, London,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Language Slurs


19-03-2014

Ben is an Australian trained SEN teacher and is a Teacher of the Deaf. He shows us the funny side of miscommunication. Get the tissues ready to dry your eyes - you are bound to get a laugh! Learning the Lingo Since moving to...

Tags: BenC, LondonSEN, Australian-trained, supply, hearing-impaired, BSL, AUSLAN, challenges, miscommunication

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Learning the Lingo


04-12-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education. Recently, a crime was committed in Gareth's classroom and the class went into lock down. Gareth shares the proceedings. Lock...

Tags: Gareth, Protocol Education, Classroom, Behaviour, Classroom management, property, Australian Teacher, West London, Secondary

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Lock Down!


27-02-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Dedicated blogger Heather in nearing the end of her time in London and shares with us some reflections on her time here. As I...

Tags: Heather, LondonNorth, Canadian-trained, teacher, travel, opportunities, lessons-learnt, London, literature

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: London in Literature


02-06-2015

Worried about the cost of living in your move to the UK? Mitch from our Aussie team has a surprise for you....   Teachers always talk to me about ‘how can I afford to live in London?!?’ Some suburbs have astronomical rents,...

Tags: Cost of living in London, Australian Teachers, Mitch

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: London is waaaay more expensive than Sydney, right?!?


17-10-2011

Not Just a Teenage Dirtbag? In the wake of the London Riots it is easy for people to rehash the same old stereocategory_ids about teenagers. They’re selfish, rude, undisciplined. Society is doomed if this is the group of people who will...

Tags: Georgina, Teacher, Australian Teachers, UK Teaching Jobs, Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Secondary Teaching Jobs, Teenagers, English, Facebook, Twitter, Protocol Education

Category: UK Teaching Stories

Read: London Secondary Schools: Teaching Teenagers


13-05-2014

Meg is a New Zealand trained teacher who has recently arrived in the UK and is a supply teacher in London with Protocol Education. Meg has made the decision to take on a long-term role for the summer term. In her latest blog,...

Tags: Meg, London, New-Zealand-trained, London, long-term, supply, challenges, choices, commitment

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Making the Decision Between Long-Term and Supply


04-06-2014

Amy has recently arrived in the UK and shares her first experiences. I first found out about Protocol Education through my university.  The application process was so easy.  I attended an information session in Brisbane and was able to...

Tags: AmyJ, London, Australian-trained, Nicole, team, work, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Making the move


18-02-2015

Halli has moved from Canada to teach in London. She shares her experience of what is was like getting ready to move and settling.  So excited to share my teaching experience with Protocol Education in London. I am a recent graduate out of York...

Tags: Halli, Canada, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Making the Move to London


31-10-2014

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Why not visit some markets? Here are Alison's top suggestions.  Now that the midterm coming to an end, and you’ve hopefully done everything you need to do for next week (or last!), you might...

Tags: Alison, Irish, Ireland, teaching, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Markets Galore!


22-05-2017

Brad is an Aussie teacher who has just returned to Sydney after spending nearly 2 years living and teaching with Protocol in London! Fair to say he’s had an amazing time and he’s given us a few pointers to spread to other prospective teachers...

Tags: Teaching in London, Brad, Casual teaching in London, Protocol Education, London teaching agencies

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: MAY 2017 | Been to London, Bought the T-Shirt, Back in Sydney


12-02-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education One of the most wonderful things about being in London is the access to see the places I’ve read about in books and the places where...

Tags: Gareth, Australian Teacher, Secondary, Supply Teacher, Teach in UK, Teach in London, Protocol Education, Authors, Reading

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Meeting the Author


12-06-2014

Ben shares what he feels is the hilarity of him teaching physical education and the stereotype of being an Australian. Memoirs of an Overweight Under-coordinated PE Teacher Working in supply you have no idea what the day will bring! Will I...

Tags: BenC, London, Australian-trained, physical-education, PE, supply, teaching, stereotypes

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Memoirs


24-12-2010

Not sure what to do next year ? No teaching position arranged? Why not head to the UK? Whether you are looking for daily supply teaching or a long term position Protocol Education can help. With 15 Offices all over England we can offer...

Tags: Teach in London, Teach in England, Teach in the UK, Protocol Education, Supply Teaching, Long term vacancies, Facebook, Protocol Education Australian Offices

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Protocol Education


28-07-2011

Here is a debut ProtoBlog from Renata, an Australian teacher now teaching in the UK through Protocol Education. Teaching in the UK I qualified as a primary teacher in Victoria, Australia, and did a year as a supply teacher there in 2010....

Tags: Teach in Cambridge, Teach in the UK, Supply Teaching, Teach in London

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: My First Day Teaching in the UK


09-04-2015

As most people well know, we have many overseas teachers who make the journey to the UK to teach. Lara had found her feet pretty quickly. Read about her experiences so far in her debut blog.  I arrived in London at 6.35am on the 14th of January...

Tags: Lara, Australia, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: My First Few Weeks In London


14-05-2014

Amy is a Primary Teacher working in schools in London through Protocol Education. Amy has got a class of her own. Read about her process of finding a long term role. And it came to pass… I chose supply teaching over regular...

Tags: AmyC, London, teacher, long-term, supply, primary, choices, experiences, classroom, PGCE, spring, summer

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Nesting


20-12-2010

Teachers are role models for students and they should be required to abide by a standard of professional dress at all times," This was much simpler in the older days, a black cap and a cloak was all you were required and nobody cared what was...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teach in the UK, Supply Teaching, Teach in England, Teach in London, Facebook, Twitter, Jobs in Uk, Jobs in England, Dress Codes for UK Schools, What Teachers Wear

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: No Shirt, No Shoes, No Supply


23-05-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather's Protoblog today reveals how her previous work as an animal trainer helps her get past her student's preconceived...

Tags: Heather, Primary Teacher,Canadian-trained, Ocean, Environment, Teach in London, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Ocean Awareness


29-04-2014

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education. Gareth isn't a fan of parent teaching evenings. He explains why. Keeping a channel of communication open between a...

Tags: Gareth, London, Secondary, Australian-trained, parents, evening, meetings, communication, advice, advantages

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Parent Teacher Evening


08-02-2011

It is recommended that you purchase travel insurance while abroad to cover things like; delays, cancellations and lost luggage, sickness, injury and theft. This can be purchased for the duration of the flight(s) or an entire 12months depending on your...

Tags: Teach UK, Teach England, SUpply work in UK, Protocol Education Jobs, London Teaching, UK Teaching, Working Holiday England

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Peace of Mind - Travel Insurance


28-05-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education. Today he points out that his students are capable of seeing through his "poker face", no matter how "consistant"...

Tags: Gareth, Secondary teacher, Teach in London, Poker Face, Australian Trained, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Poker Face


22-01-2013

Follow Primary teacher Amy as she documents her experiences supply teaching in South London schools and Nurseries through Protocol Education. In her first blog of the new year Amy discusses a recent project that took place at the last school she taught...

Tags: Amy, Supply Teacher, Canadian, Primary, Teach in UK, Doctor, Protocol Education, Teach in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Primary Teacher Amy: The Doctors Visit


27-11-2013

Protocol Education talks to.... a Canadian teacher! Fatema is a Canadian primary teacher working in London. Recently, Protocol Education touched base with her to see how she is getting on. Protocol Education: Where are you based and...

Tags: Protocol Education, Fatema, Teacher, London, Canada, Clapham, Primary, Interview

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Protocol Education talks to.... a Canadian teacher!


03-05-2013

A glowing reccomendation from one of our wonderful supply teachers, Heather.... When I was asked to interview for Protocol Education I didn’t really know what to expect. I’d been through an agency before. They had found me by chance...

Tags: Heather, Protocol Education, Primary Teacher, Canada. Testimonial, Teach in UK, Teacher in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Protocol Education: Bigger Agency but Still Authentic


24-11-2014

Jessica provides you with some questions you should consider asking yourself and your potential school before you take on a long-term position.  Being offered a long-term teaching position is a wonderful thing! For a daily supply teacher,...

Tags: JessicaM, London, Canada, Uxbridge, Chelmsford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Long-Term Supply Position


07-10-2016

If you met us at a university career fair, you only needed to look around the room to see how many different agencies there are that recruit teachers for the UK. At the end of the day we all offer the same service (although the quality of this service...

Tags: Teaching in London, Teaching Agencies for Australians in the UK, Teaching Agencies for Australians in England, Teaching Agencies for Australians in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Questions You Need To Ask Your Agency


29-04-2013

Gareth is a primary teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education. Today's post centres around fairytales and a recent trip to the German towns where they originated...  Register for Teaching...

Tags: Fairytales, English Teacher, Gareth, Protocol Education, Primary Teacher, Brothers Grimm, Supply teacher, Teach in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Rediscovering the Grimm Brothers


19-11-2014

Have you had that feeling of London being your home? Lauren has and also has some advice for those feeling a little homesick.  I remember my friend turning to me as our plane was about to land back in London and saying “How odd . . ....

Tags: LaurenK, Canada, London,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Returning to a New Home


26-06-2014

In Gareth's latest blog, he talks us through his lack of passion for Shakespeare. I’m not particularly bothered by William Shakespeare. It’s an outrageous statement for an English teacher to make, but the fact this blog stagnated...

Tags: Gareth, London, supply, Shakespeare, blog, language,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Romeo


15-09-2016

  It has nearly been 6 months since legislation passed regarding umbrella companies which limited the deductions a teacher could claim. Previously to April 2016 a teacher could claim travel to & from school as well as 3 meals a day in...

Tags: umbrella companies, teaching in London, PAYE

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: So you still think registering with an outsourced umbrella company is a good idea?


12-05-2011

When you register with Protocol Education, you have the option of not only teaching through our 3 London offices but through 11 other regional branches all across the country. Many teachers aren’t too keen on the fast-paced lifestyle of London...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in England, Teach in Nottingham, Supply Teaching, Relief teaching, casual teaching, teaching agencies in London, teaching agencies in the UK, teaching agencies in England

Category: Teaching Jobs with Protocol

Read: Spotlight on Nottingham


08-09-2014

While we are happy to see the sun sticking around (in London at least) we know that the summer is over and the days are getting shorter again. Meg reflects on the summer she has had. Maybe we can transport ourselves for a moment?  The whirl...

Tags: Meg, New-Zealand-trained, supply, London, Surrey, teaching

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Summer Holiday Blues


01-07-2014

It's officially July and that means that there are only a few weeks to go until the end of term. What will you be doing over the summer? Meg lets us know how she is going with her budget and what travel she has planned.  Summer holidays,...

Tags: Meg, London, New-Zealand-Trained,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Summer Holidays


31-07-2013

James (26) is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education Nottingham.  Register for Teaching Jobs - Search for Teaching Jobs - Contact Us The school holidays have begun and...

Tags: James, Summer, Holiday, Secondary Teacher, Australian-Trained, Government, Teach in London, Supply Teacher, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Summer Holidays - Six Weeks Down to Four?


08-05-2015

Lara had a lovely time traveling around but had to come back to reality to head into the Summer Term!  So after a whirlwind 12 day tour around Europe it was time to get back to work; quite a struggle after being used to relaxing every day. After...

Tags: Lara, Australia, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Summer Term Begins


04-04-2013

Siobhan is an primary teacher from Sydney who decided to move to the UK after university to teach in schools in London through Protocol Education. Today she talks about her aversion to the techno side of teaching! I'm sure at least a few of...

Tags: Siobhan,Technology,Supply Teacher, Teach in London, Primary, Australian-trained, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supply Teaching and Technology


19-05-2015

Laura has some great advice on the various teaching roles you can undertake with an agency.  Any of you that have attended one of Protocol Education's social evenings will know that supply teachers tend to be Australian or Canadian and a small...

Tags: LauraR, London, Ireland, teacher

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supply Teaching versus Long-Term Work


11-05-2014

Daniela is Canadian primary teacher who made the move to the UK and teaches with our South London branch. Daniela has made the delibrate choice to continue with supply teaching. Find out why in her latest blog. Supply work suits me When...

Tags: DanielaB, Canada, LondonSouth, Canadian-trained, supply, loves, perks, learning, travel

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supply Work Suits Me


07-10-2010

We try to help out overseas trained teachers (OTTs), as they need a little more guidance than others when it comes to finding work in the UK. Protocol set up a Teacher Services Department years ago in order to help teachers trying to find teaching...

Tags: Teach UK, Teach London, Teach Overseas, UK Teaching Jobs, CRT in the UK, Protocol Education

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Support Every Step of the Way


02-10-2014

Jessica joins our blogging team and shares who you can use a 'cheat-sheet' as a supply teacher.  Surviving Supply: Creating School Information Cheat-Sheets Walking into a new classroom every day can be a daunting task. Each school...

Tags: JessicaM, London, Canada, Uxbridge, Chelmsford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Surviving Supply


27-10-2014

Jessica explains how we should move into 2014 and use electronic devices help us out when we are supply teaching.  Surviving Supply: Electronic Ease It’s Monday morning. You get a call from Protocol Education asking you to cover...

Tags: JessicaM, London, Canada, Uxbridge, Chelmsford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Surviving Supply: Electronic Ease


19-04-2013

Amy is a Primary Teacher working in schools in London through Protocol Education. Today she reveals her techniques for surviving supply in Year 6... Protocol Education's Facebook -  Twitter - Pinterest Surviving...

Tags: AmyC, Primary Teacher, Supply Teacher, Teach in London, Year 6, Behaviour, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Surviving Year 6


22-04-2013

Quiz Night      Which film producer with a vegetable as a last name, was, until his death, involved in most of the James Bond films?    Based on the total amount of visitors each year, name the eight most popular...

Tags: Teresa, Teach in London, Primary Teaching Jobs, Quiz Night, Pub Quiz, Social Events, Protocol Education, Teach in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teacher Quiz Night


05-01-2015

Have you made New Year's resolutions? Darren has a way to ensure he will be sticking to his and you probably won't be surprised to see it's teacher related! Be honest! Think back to all of the New Year's Resolutions you can remember...

Tags: DarrenC, Ireland, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teacher Style New Year Resolutions


02-04-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Looking for a teaching or support job in a school or nursery?  register here or search for jobs   I’ve...

Tags: Heather, Overseas trained, OTT, Canadian, Primary Teacher, Supply Teacher, Teach in London,Parents, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teachers as Acting Parents


27-03-2013

About Amy: I am a newly qualified teacher from London. I came to teaching after a decade of working in university bookshops after completing a degree in English Literature. My motivation for teaching comes from my love of reading and continuous...

Tags: AmyC, Primary Teacher, Supply Teacher, NQT, Teach in London, Gender roles, Toys, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching and Pink Rabbits


07-08-2012

Looking for teaching or support work in schools and nurseries? register here or search for jobs Kathryn is a Canadian teacher, soon to finish her UK teaching career through Protocol Education in London. The Ultimate Field Trip On Monday...

Tags: Kathryn, Teacher, Canadian Teacher, OTT, Supply, Primary, Teach in London, Olympics, London 2012, Sport, PE

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching and the Olympics: A School Field Trip!


21-06-2011

So...You've arrived in the UK, attended your induction meeting with Protocol and you are anxiously awaiting your first teaching day.....what now?? Tips for new graduates before you leave home and when you arrive. Moving to the UK as an...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teaching resources, Teach in London, Supply Teaching, Relief teaching, casual teaching resources, teaching agencies in London, teaching agencies in the UK

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching Hints & Tips


17-06-2012

  Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Perth who is working in West London Primary schools in the UK through Protocol Education. Finding your story-voice One of the best things about teaching primary school classes is using silly voices...

Tags: Gareth, Teacher, Australian Teachers, OTT, Overseas Trained Teachers, Secondary, Teacher, Primary, Reading Hour, Teach in London,

Category: UK Teaching Stories

Read: Teaching in London UK: Having Fun with Reading Hour!


29-03-2012

  Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia, currently teaching in West London schools through Protocol Education. Students can be chronic liars. Here are some ways of pinning them down and extracting the information required from them.  Hidden...

Tags: Gareth, Teach in London, Teach in the UK, Secondary, CCTV, Fibs, Australian Teacher, Overseas Trained Teacher, Register with Protocol

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Teaching in London UK: the Secondary Classroom


10-01-2012

Cathryn recently moved over to the UK from Australia, and in this blog she shares her experiences as well as tips for other Australian Teachers. The Beginning of my UK Teaching Journey It’s been a rough start – I’m not going...

Tags: Australian Teachers, Teach in the UK, UK Teaching Jobs, Teach in London UK, Preparing, UK Accommodation, Cathryn, Secondary

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching in the UK: Be Prepared!


21-06-2012

Gareth is a Teacher from Australia who is working in West London Primary Schools through Protocol Education. Twenty-six degrees As an Australian I was a little bit surprised at students’ reactions when the mercury hit 26 degrees...

Tags: Gareth, Teacher, Australian Teachers, OTT, Overseas Trained Teachers, Secondary, Teacher, English Weather, Teach in London

Category: Teaching Jobs with Protocol

Read: Teaching Primary in London: English Weather!


18-05-2011

Heading to teach in a different country with a different curriculum can seem daunting, however you can prepare yourself before you travel to make the transition much easier! There are some great online teaching resources which you can access whilst...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teaching resources, Teach in London, Supply Teaching, Relief teaching, casual teaching resources, teaching agencies in London, teaching agencies in the UK

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Teaching Resources


25-02-2015

As a new teacher still finding their feet in the world of teaching, the thought of team teaching or teaching with an assistant in the classroom can be quite daunting. But, over the years, as I developed my confidence in the classroom, I began to realise...

Tags: Casey, Secondary, London, Australia

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Team Teaching and Teaching Assistants


15-04-2014

Clodagh is an Irish-trained secondary teacher who taught in London for three years before joining the international team here at Protocol Education working with our overseas teachers.  Ten Things I Hate About CVs 1. Poor layout 2....

Tags: Clodagh, Irish-teacher, London, CV, hates, dislikes, amending, updating, information

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Ten Things I Hate About CVs


12-04-2013

Siobhan is a primary  teacher from Sydney who decided to move to the UK after university to teach in schools in London through Protocol Education. Today's post reflects on the use of the bartering in primary schools... Looking for...

Tags: Siobhan, Australian Teacher, Supply Teacher, Teach in London, Bartering, Primary Schools, OTT, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Bartering Involved in Teaching


14-07-2014

We've all had those brilliant days on supply... you know the one. The one that makes you walk away with a smile on your face. Daniela shares one of her great supply days.  I’ve been fortunate enough as a supply teacher to have had...

Tags: DanielaB, London, Canadian-trained, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Best Days of Supply Teaching


22-07-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education. He thinks the classrooms of today contain a fair few design faults. Here's what he would change... Register for...

Tags: Gareth, Secondary, Classroom, Teach in London, Supply Teacher, Protocol Education, Furniture, Broken Classroom, Droids

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Broken Classroom


18-02-2015

Alison discusses inclusive education and how we need to ensure we are being inclusive of everyone in our class.  The First Step Towards Inclusive Education A while back, as part of my NQT training in Ireland, I took a course on “Inclusive...

Tags: AlisonB, Ireland, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The First Step Towards Inclusive Education


11-03-2014

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education. He gives us a run down on a twist of the Great British Bake Off in his classroom.  Plain flour is spilled down my...

Tags: Gareth, LondonSecondary, supply, creative, bread, baking, curriculum, learning, experiences

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Great Classroom Bake Off


20-05-2014

Lauren is a Canadian-trained primary teacher who works for Protocol Education's Surrey team. Before taking on her current long-term role Lauren went to a few other interviews. She talks us through what to expect in an interview. The...

Tags: LaurenK, LondonSouth, Surrey, Canadian-trained, overseas, interview, process, observation, positions, consideration

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The interview process


19-06-2013

Siobhan is a primary teacher from Sydney who decided to move to the UK after university to teach in schools in London through Protocol Education. Today she talks about those few people who get to do the jobs they are passionate about - and...

Tags: Siobhan, Supply Teacher, Australian Trained, Teach in London, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Lucky Ones


19-09-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education.  I recently discovered a really creative way of inspiring my maths group. This is by means of a “Maths Passport”. ...

Tags: Heather, Maths, Primary Teacher, Teach in London, Protocol Education, Supply Teacher, Travel

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Maths Passport


05-03-2013

Megan is a Canadian Teaching Assistant working in London primary schools through Protocol Education.  Protocol Education's Facebook -  Twitter -  Pinterest   Tripping Hazard: The Pros and...

Tags: MeganS, TA, Teaching Assistant, School Outings, Teach in London, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Pros and Cons of Field Trips


04-12-2014

Alison is normally a secondary teacher. Recently she set foot in a primary classroom and in her blog shares her advice with fellow secondary teachers.  Despite being a trained secondary school teacher, through working with Protocol Education,...

Tags: Alison, Irish, Ireland, teaching, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Transition from Secondary to Primary


31-01-2011

Not something we’re used to over here, Umbrella Companies are widely used by many contractors in the UK, to offset their expenses, and as a result get a larger pay packet each week by paying less tax. Protocol Education have teamed up with...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in England, Teach in London, Supply Teaching, Working as a Contractor/Supply teacher, Umbrella Companies, Key Portfolio

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: The Truth about Umbrella Companies


07-06-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. She recently joined her Year 6 group on a field trip to Wales... Protocol Education's Facebook -  Twitter - Pinterest During...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained Teacher, Primary, Teach in London, Field Trip, Year 6, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Year 6 Field Trip


12-01-2011

So you’ve just arrived in the UK, you’ve never owned a passport before and you don’t know a soul in old London town. Where are you going to sleep tonight? There are numerous avenues for you to consider when looking for either long...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in England, SUpply teaching in London, dossing, Accommodation London

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: TO DOSS OR NOT TO DOSS???


12-05-2015

Jonny Harrison has spent eight years in teaching, including three years working as a SENCO in a London secondary school. Having worked very closely supporting students on the ASD spectrum and witnessed many of the challenges that they and their families...

Tags: Jonny, Secondary, London, ASD

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Top TA - Managing Change


16-06-2011

Thinking of reasons to head to the UK to teach and travel? Here are 10 of the best!   Number 10: Exploration Teaching in the UK, or any other country for that matter, gives you a new world to explore. Whether you choose to teach in...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teaching resources, Teach in London, Supply Teaching, Relief teaching, casual teaching resources, teaching agencies in London, teaching agencies in the UK

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Top Ten Reasons to Teach in the UK


17-11-2014

Daniela is Canadian primary teacher who made the move to the UK and teaches with our South London branch. She gives us a quick review of two places she has discovered and now on her top list of places to visit.  I find that a top travel...

Tags: DanielaB, Canada, LondonSouth, Canadian-trained, supply, living, teaching, travel, Paris, Dublin, experiences

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Top Travel Destinations


19-02-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather has had the opportunity to travel many parts of the world and shares some of the lessons she has learnt. Travel is an...

Tags: Heather, LondonNorth, Canadian-trained, teacher, travel, opportunities, world, overseas, quotes, lessons, thoughts, home, shared

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Travel References in Teaching


15-07-2014

If you thought it was too late to make wonderful plans for the summer think again... Kate at Topdeck is your very own travel lifesaver!  The countdown is on, it's almost time to hang up your teaching hat for summer! You can do...

Tags: travel, topdeck, london

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Travel With Topdeck


12-04-2011

Kathryn's latest blog, though not about teaching, is still interesting as it highlights the importance of the London commute! Kathryn is a Canadian supply teacher currently teaching in London through Protocol Education. How to Avoid Looking...

Tags: Teach in London, Teach in England, Teach in the UK, Protocol Education,

Category: UK Teaching Stories

Read: Travelling on the London Underground...by Kathryn


27-06-2013

Amy's regular ProtoBlog documents her experiences supply teaching in South London Primary schools and Nurseries through Protocol Education. Today she reflects on the issue of travel - and shares what she has learned about making the morning...

Tags: Amy, ProtoBlog, Travel, Supply Teacher, Teach in London, Primary Teacher, Public Transport, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Travelling to Work - A Supply Teacher's Advice


27-10-2014

Want to get your supply day running more smootly? Try out these tips from Lauren when you head back after half term.  In every event, it is always helpful to know little tips and tricks that can get you further and save you time. There are...

Tags: LaurenK, Canada, London,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Tricks of the Trade


13-12-2010

Aussie trained Teachers have been travelling to the UK for decades – so what’s all the fuss about? Supply/Emergency Teaching is in high demand throughout England and Protocol Education has branches all over the country. The UK School...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Protocol Education, Jobs in England, Teach UK, Working in London, Teaching Agency

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: UK - To Teach or Not to Teach? That is the Question


03-03-2012

  Cathryn is an Australian Teacher living and teaching in London through Protocol Education. My Saving Grace Half-term has finally finished, and – just like at home – the last two weeks of term mean ratty kids.  If...

Tags: Cathryn, Teacher, Australian Teacher, Teach in London, Teach in the UK, Behaviour Management

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: UK Classrooms: My Saving Grace


18-07-2011

Here is a debut ProtoBlog by Australian teacher Ciaran. Ciaran is currently working in the UK as a Secondary Teacher through Protocol Education. He registered with Mitch in our NSW office before he left and is now working through our Chelmsford branch. Making...

Tags: australian teachers, ciaran, facebook, overseas trained teachers, protocol education, supply teaching jobs, teach in london, teach in the uk, teacher, twitter

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: UK Supply Teaching Stories


22-10-2011

School Assembly You’ve been there, right on the side of the assembly hall watching over your class like a hawk. It’s enough to induce at least a yawn but you cover it as a cough so the kids don’t see. They are not a perceptive...

Tags: Mike, Australian Teacher, Teach in London, Teach in the UK, Assembly, Primary, Supply Teaching, Jobs

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: UK Teaching Stories: School Assembly


29-03-2014

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education. Gareth's students have picked up on what he wears and they have noticed a trend.  “Why do you always wear...

Tags: Gareth, LondonSecondary, behaviour, uniforms, appearance, Ofsted, trends, changes

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Uniform Management


05-05-2014

Mike 'the Earl of' Hurl is a former classroom assistant and a former primary school teacher. Now, as a Senior Resource Consultant, alongside registering teachers and support staff, he also provides CPD around numeracy. Unlocking Numeracy...

Tags: MikeH, Protocol-Education, CPD, training, unlock, numeracy, support, maths, London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Unlocking Numeracy for Support


28-01-2011

Adventure awaits you in the UK – So how do you get there? There are a heap of flights leaving Australian shores daily via numerous routes landing in one of many UK airports – Which one is right for you? Prices will vary depending on the...

Tags: flights to the UK, Teaching in the UK, Teaching in London, FLying to London, Travel deals London

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Up Up & Awaaaaaayyyyyyyyy....


03-09-2010

Hello and welcome to the first ever edition of the Protocol Australia Blog. In this ongoing series of ‘ProtoBlogs’ we wish to help you in your search for teaching positions in the UK. How we can help We recently sent a...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Supply Teaching Jobs, Protocol Education, Facebook, Twitter

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Welcome to the Protocol Australia Blog!


26-03-2014

Amy is a Primary Teacher working in schools in London through Protocol Education. Amy is able to get by on only 6 hours sleep, which is what most of our teachers get.  Sleep is a topic I always seem to be discussing. Like weather,...

Tags: AmyC, LondonWest, sleep, teacher, rest, functioning, ability,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Well-rested


30-11-2010

Starting work in Jan 2011 and already registered with one of our local Australian offices? The Australian school year is coming to a close and you’ll be busy writing reports, attending Christmas festivities and basically packing up...

Tags: Teaching in the UK, Protocol Education, Teach in London, Supply Teaching, Relief Teaching in London, Casual Teaching in London, Primary Teaching jobs, Secondary Teaching jobs, Facebook, Twitter,

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: What do I need to do before I leave and what will Protocol take care of at my UK Induction?


12-02-2011

Do I need to get a return ticket if I am travelling on the Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa? No, most tickets are only valid for one year and this visa is valid for two years, so you are ok to just get the one way ticket.   I am heading to the...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Teach in England, Tier 5 Visas

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: What teachers have been asking us this week....


07-01-2011

What’s the best method of transferring money from Australia to England and vice versa?? Protocol Education works in partnership with Tranzfers. They offer a fantastic service and great rates with a flat fee of $15 per transfer and the first...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in England, Teach in London, Getting Paid, Umbrella Companies, Flights to the UK, Supply Teaching

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: What teachers have been asking us this week....


27-04-2015

Fiona discusses her move to teach in England the reasons behind that decision. Thirteen days from now, I will be zipping up my suitcase and heading to the airport with a one-way ticket to London. A few months ago I thought about making the move that...

Tags: Fiona, London, teacher, Australia

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: When London Calls


15-04-2011

So you are moving to a foreign country, and other than the backpack on your back, you have nothing…so how do you start to set yourself up? And where do you go? There are a couple of great options but today, we are going to let you know about...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in London, Teach in England,shopping for essentials in London, how to get set up in London, unfurnished flat

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Where do I shop for Essentials?


09-04-2015

Casey explores how you can put your class at ease and help them study effectively for an upcoming examination or assessment.  Learning is fun! Although not all students will admit it, there are many aspects and elements of their schooling that...

Tags: Casey, Secondary, London, Australia

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Which Learning Style Are You


01-12-2010

By Stacey Back in Australia I joined an agency that based itself in London. I travelled by myself to the UK in July and I had little communication with the agency I joined. When I went for my first interview with the agency I was told that my...

Tags: Protocol Education, Supply Teaching in London, Teach in London, Teach in England, Teach in the UK, Primary Teaching jobs, Secondary Teaching jobs, Early Childhood jobs, Teach in Sheffield

Category: Teaching Jobs with Protocol

Read: Which recruitment agency should I choose?


18-05-2016

Ever wondered why some UK teaching agencies offer free flights and we don't?   It can be pretty confusing if you're a teacher considering teaching in England; so many agencies and, to the untrained eye, they all look the same....

Tags: Teaching in London, Teaching Agencies for Australians in the UK, Teaching Agencies for Australians in England, Teaching Agencies for Australians in London

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Why Do Some Teaching Agencies Offer Free Flights?


20-02-2014

We welcome to our Protoblogger team Ciaran. He is a secondary PE teacher who has recently made the move back to the UK. In his debut blog, he shares his experiences as a newly qualified teacher in the UK. Why Not? Sometimes in your life instead...

Tags: CiaranS, LondonSecondary, Secondary, Australian-trained, overseas, supply, opportunities, choices

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Why Not


08-05-2015

Halli gives us an update on how her teaching is going in the UK and she had the time of her life in her schools! Getting to different schools for a couple weeks now has been a really promising experience for me. I have really noticed my levels...

Tags: Halli, Canada, London, Watford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Work Experience and Trial Days


11-03-2013

Heather is a Canadian-trained Teacher living in Harrow, Middlesex. She is currently working in Primary schools through Protocol Education. Today she considers how living and teaching in London has given her a much better understanding of different...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, OTT, Teach in London, Supply Teacher

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Worldly Perspectives through Teaching


31-10-2014

Heather further discusses the use of language is the her home country and her current residence, and the challenges that can arise when it comes to testing.  Ye Olde English - the classes that exist invisibly but not! In Canada, there...

Tags: Heather, Canada, London, Australia

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Ye Olde English


01-08-2011

By Claire (Auckland Consultant - Protocol Education) If I can do it, so can you! Integration isn’t so big in the UK, and there are a range of SEN (Special Education Needs) schools around. MLD (Moderate Learning Difficulty) schools cater for...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Teach in England, Teach in London, Protocol Education, Special Needs Jobs, EBD, MLD,

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: You Can Be a Special Needs Teacher!


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