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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!


04-09-2013

1.    Become obsessed by spelling and grammar. Have you, like, even read the framework for the new 2014 Primary Curriculum? YOLO, which is a  good thing I think, since one would surely not wish  to go on existing forever in...

Tags: Miranda, Primary Teacher, Supply Teaching, Teaching jobs in Manchester, Spelling and Grammar, To Do, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 8 Things to do when you are waiting for work


24-03-2014

Orianne is a Canadian teacher working through Protocol Education Bristol branch. Like many before her, her time in the UK has come to an end. Orianne shares her final blog with us.  It is a truth universally acknowledged...

Tags: Orianne, Bristol, Canadian-trained, England, teaching, supply, stories, reflections, thoughts, perspective

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Fond Farewell


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


04-02-2014

Chris is an experienced UK headteacher from Manchester, who recently took the opportunity to teach overseas through Protocol Education. In his debut blog, he shares with us his thoughts, first impressions and experiences of dealing with a different...

Tags: ChrisF, International-teachers, Middle-East, opportunities, experience, learning, systems, curriculum, differences, levels, assessment

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: All that Glitters is not Gold!


22-11-2013

Orianne is a Canadian teacher who is based in Bristol. Like many of our International teachers, they get asked to make comparisons between the schools here and back home. Orianne shares one big difference she has found since teaching...

Tags: Orianne, Protocol Education, Learning, Alphabet Soup, Spelling, Classroom, Canada, Bristol

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Alphabet Soup


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


15-05-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda has recently accepted a long term role and feels that her supply experience has been of tremendous value. Big up for supply...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply, long-term, opportunities, value, experiences, recognition

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Big up for supply teachers


13-01-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Getting children inspired to write can be challenging at times, however, given an engaging experience, clear objectives and working...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, teacher, blitz, history, experiences, newsletter, recount, target,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Blitz Night


10-05-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol.Today's post sees Lynne pondering the local school boys and how they seem to leave home seemingly unprepared...

Tags: Lyn, Protocol Education, Teach in Bristol, School boys, Shakespeare, Primary Supply Teacher

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Creeping like Snail, Unwilling to School


01-04-2014

Emma is a Teaching Assistant who works for Protocol Education in Wolverhampton. We know we won't always get along with everyone, but how do we handle working with challenging co-workers? Emma shares her experiences. Dealing...

Tags: EmmaH, West-Midlands, supply, PRU, co-workers, challenges, people, attitudes, surprise, peer-pressure

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Dealing With Difficult Co-workers


09-02-2011

We all know that UK schools love Australian Teachers right, but let's stop for a minute and think why? What exactly do Australian Teachers do that make them worthy of such a high accolade , everybody knows that the atypical Australian harbors...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teach in UK, Teach in England, Primary jobs in UK, Secondary jobs in UK, Special Needs jobs in UK, Supply Teaching, Casual Teaching, Relief Teaching, Facebook, Twitter

Category: Teach in the UK

Read: Expectations of Teachers in UK Schools


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


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


17-01-2014

We welcome Sophie to our Protoblogging team. Sophie is a Primary Teacher who is currently working with our Bristol branch. In her debut blog, she explores the use of 5 minute lesson plans when supply teaching.  Five minute lesson plans Being...

Tags: sophiew, supply, NQT, lessons, planning, assessment, experiences, learn, teacher,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Five minute lesson plans


12-02-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather gives us her top tips for accompanying a school group on sporting trip. When taking a group of rowdy boys to a football...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, sports, supply, football, soccer, experiences,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Football Maniacs


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...


06-02-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Back on the topic of Harry Potter, Heather explores how children can relate to children in the books and use it as a means of self-discovery.  The...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, Harry-Potter, experiences, world, children, discovery, self, learn, another-world, books, literature

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Harry Potter and The World We Know


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


25-04-2014

Emma is a Teaching Assistant who works for Protocol Education in Wolverhampton. Have you considered extroverted and introverted learners in your classroom. In her latest blog Emma discusses the introvert.  Introverts Unite! -separately. "I...

Tags: EmmaH, West-Midlands, supply, support, introvert, personality, learning, types, difficulties

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Introverts Unite!


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


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!


28-02-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda feels that opting for supply experience rather than doing her NQT straight away has benefited her in many ways.  As...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply, long-term, opportunities, preparation, interviews, experience

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Long Term Prospects for NQTs


11-02-2014

Sam is an actor, director and general theatre enthusiast who works with Protocol Education as a teaching assistant in London. In his debut blog, he shares with us his knowledge of communication and in particular his discovery of makaton and...

Tags: SamC, teaching-assistant, SEN, makaton, learning-tools, experiences, ideas, drama, communication, enhance

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Makaton - Using Drama in Education


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


27-06-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. Her post describes the often underplayed value of an engaging classroom "visitor". A man from the local pet shop...

Tags: Miranda, ProtoBlog, Pets, Classroom Visitor, Supply Teacher, Primary Teacher, Year One, Teach in Manchester, Pet Shop, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Mike's Pets


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


30-03-2015

A topic that has come up recently is a teacher's least favourite subject to cover (see Gareth's blog on How to Teach Dance). Like Gareth, Hannah's is PE! Hannah gives her advice on how to get through PE and in particular to control the noise...

Tags: HannahB, Behaviour, PE

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Noise Control In PE


05-06-2013

Emma is a Teaching Assistant who works for Protocol Education in Wolverhampton.Today she discusses the issue of peer pressure in Primary schools and it's effect on her students. “Johnny did it first!” Peer pressure...

Tags: EmmaH, Teaching Assistant, Peer Pressure, Primary Schools, Support Worker, Uniform Policy, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Peer Pressure in Primary Schools


24-03-2014

Chris is a Deputy Headteacher at a secondary school near Bristol, responsible for curriculm, assessment, reporting, monitoring, engagement with parents, and a whole raft of other things. He is a teacher of English and Media Studies. His blogs are...

Tags: ChrisH, Bristol, Secondary, Deputy-Headteacher, education, thoughts, year-11, motivation, exams, hope,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Proud Letters


05-03-2014

Emma is a Teaching Assistant who works for Protocol Education in Wolverhampton. Emma has had a range of experiences while working through us and she shares an insight into working in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU). Reflections...

Tags: EmmaH, West-Midlands, supply, support, experiences, PRU, excluded, opportunities, attitude

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Reflections on a PRU


08-01-2014

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. It's not always easy stepping in to cover classes for someone and Lynne shares her view on what is often the first...

Tags: Lyn, secondary, supply, register, digital, paper, different, behaviour

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Register - Paper versus Digital


08-07-2013

James is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education Nottingham. A recent accident near his school made him question whether enough is being done to make sure our school children get to and from school safely. Here are...

Tags: James, ProtoBlog, Road Safety, Speed Limit, Secondary Teacher, Australian Teacher, Teach in Nottingham, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Road Safety in School Zones


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


06-11-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London Primary schools through Protocol Education. In his latest blog, Gareth explores the SPAG Test in Year 6, as well as providing us with some revision material. SPAG Test Last...

Tags: Gareth, Protocol Education, Year 6, Teacher, SPAG, SATS, Language, Learning, Linguistic, Phonics, Spelling, Grammar, Australian

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: SPAG Test - Linguistic Linguine


19-02-2013

Jennifer is a Canadian Primary Teacher working in a Primary School in Essex through Protocol Education. As a foriegner she reflects on learning "British Spellings" from her students, and how she's adapted to the differences in speaking...

Tags: Jennifer, Canadian Teacher, British Language, Protocol Education Chelmsford, Teach in UK, Teach in Essex, Spelling, Speaking

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Speaking and Spellings for Teachers


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


07-08-2012

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!


23-04-2014

Amy is a secondary school teacher who has works for Protocol Education. Amy has worked in a number of different schools and in her most recent blog she shares her experience of working in a Special Measures School.  Teaching in a Special...

Tags: AmyTR, Watford, Secondary, supply, special-measures, OFSTED, rankings, development

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching in a Special Measures School


26-11-2013

We have a new addition to our Protoblogger family. Please welcome 'The Beak', a blog told from the point of view of a real teacher's pet. The Beak is a Moluccan Cockatoo, brought into a small primary school in Wandsworth. He doesn't...

Tags: Protocol Education, The Beak, Classroom, pet, Teacher, Halloween,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Beak - Trick or Tweet


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


11-02-2014

We welcome to our Protoblogger team Laura. Laura is Canadian trained primary teacher who works for Protocol Education in Cambridge. Here is her debut blog.  The Supply Teachers Guide to the Galaxy (Or in this case Cambridge) Arriving and...

Tags: LauraR, Cambridge, Canadian-trained, supply, teaching, learning, guide, expectations, help, behaviour

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Supply Teachers Guide to the Galaxy


02-01-2014

Shawna is a Canadian-trained Primary Teacher who is a supply teacher based in London. As many of our overseas teachers have found out, once in the UK there are many teaching opportunities waiting for you and Shawna's latest...

Tags: Shawna, Protocol, Canadian-Teacher, overseas, teaching, learning, experience, choices, decisions, long-term, supply,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: To take it or not?


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


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


19-04-2014

Sophie is a Primary Teacher who is currently working with our Bristol branch. Sophie explains a get active initiative called Wake and Shake and why you should consider using it.  Wake and Shake One idea to get the children...

Tags: SophieW, Bristol, NQT, supply, exercise, activity, wake-up, movement, KS1, PE

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Wake and Shake


24-05-2013

James is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education in Nottingham.Today he debates the pros and cons of Wikipedia as a learning resource! Wikipedia as a Learning Resource Wikipedia is the largest online encyclopaedia...

Tags: James, Wikipedia, Primary Teacher, Supply Teaching, Technology, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Wikipedia as a Learning Resource


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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