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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


28-02-2014

Orianne is a Canadian teacher working through Protocol Education Bristol branch. We have had unseasonal wet weather this winter and Orianne has come up with some ways for us to enjoy it. Rain, rain, go away, come again…but...

Tags: Orianne, Bristol, Canadian-trained, rain, England, differences, ideas, tips, days-off, sunshine, indoors, weather

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 10 Ways to Find Joy in the English Rain


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


25-03-2015

Amy understands that as a supply teacher that behaviour management can be even more of a challenge. You may find that the students don't respect you as much as their usual class teacher, and not knowing their names can make discipline even...

Tags: AmyTR, West Midlands, Watford, Behaviour

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 5 Ways To Encourage Behaviour for Learning


07-04-2015

Miranda sweeps in and saves the day to remind us of 6 weapons that will help you on those supply teaching days when no lesson plans are left or can't be found!  Top resources are a sturdy weapon against the blank page, the unusable whiteboard,...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 6 Weapons Against No Lesson Plans When Supply Teaching


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


22-09-2014

What would you do without your teaching assistant? Miranda is grateful for the ones she has had the privilege to work with.  As a supply teacher, who mainly works short contracts, and mostly day to day,  I find that teaching assistants...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Big Up to the Teaching Assistant Army


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


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


15-08-2011

Continuing his Guide to Behaviour Management Blog, here is Darren's latest instalment. Darren is an Australian teacher currently teaching in the UK through Protocol Education. Maintaining A Sane Classroom Ok, so you've given yourself...

Tags: Teach in the UK, Overseas trained teachers, Teach in England, English Schools, Teach in Cambridge, Protocol Education, Behaviour Management, Australian Teachers, Facebook, Twitter

Category: UK Teaching Stories

Read: A Guide to Behaviour Management, Part 3


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


20-08-2014

There are changes ahead and Miranda thinks that her supply teaching experience has prepared her well.  My primary supply teaching experience this year has really helped to set me up for the months ahead when all primary practitioners will...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: All Change at the Chalkface


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


21-07-2015

Mitch Jones is Protocol Education’s NSW-based consultant working with Australian teachers in their move to the UK. In his latest blog he chats about the exchange rate and what the fluctuating numbers mean for you.   For anybody who...

Tags: Tranzfers, Exchange Rate, Teaching in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Aussie Dollar vs British Pound


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!


08-07-2014

What makes a brilliant day of supply teaching? Miranda has a few ideas.  The best experience of supply I have had - and continue to have from time to time - are ones where there is a bristling and lively mix of expectations for you to perform...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Best Experience of Supply I Have Had


19-06-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Today she tackles the subject of BBFs and whether children need guidance when it comes to classroom friendships.  Supporting...

Tags: Miranda, Supply Teacher, Primary, Friendships, BFFs, Teach in Manchester, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: BFFs and Classroom Friendships - What can you do?


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


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


09-12-2014

Amanda moved to teach in England earlier in the term. It's been going really well however she has found a few differences in the lingo!  Before you begin teaching in the UK, or even after your first day, there are some words and sayings...

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Classroom Lingo To Go


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


12-03-2015

How do you promote positive behaviour in your classroom? Amanda has created Miss Hatt's Cash - don't worry, she isn't giving away real money!  I have recently taken over a year 3 class as their teacher has gone on maternity leave....

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Creating A Classroom Economy


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


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


03-02-2015

Teaching assistants can be an absolutely blessing in your classroom. However, they can also be a burden if there is a negative relationship or if they are not used properly.  Amy recommends ways of working with your teaching assistants to have...

Tags: AmyTR, West Midlands, Watford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Developing a Positive Relationship with Teaching Assistants


04-06-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. When it comes to working through school holidays for some extra cash, do as she says, not as she does! Having just mailed...

Tags: Miranda, Primary Schools, Primary Teacher, Teach in Manchester, Holidays, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Do as I say, don't do as I do...


15-11-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. She stresses the importance of looking after yourself as it gets colder. Do NOT work til you drop – get the jab! Now,...

Tags: Miranda, Protocol Education, Supply, Teaching, Winter, Flu,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Do NOT work til you drop. Get the jab!


11-09-2014

If you have been following Emma's blog, you will know that she works in a pupil referral unit (PRU) which she thoroughly enjoys. She has recently had some exciting news in her personal life and she shares the first few weeks.  Pregnant...

Tags: EmmaH, Protocol Education, Supply, Teaching, West-Midlands

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Exciting News at the PRU


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


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


28-01-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. It's cold, it's getting colder, and all we want to do is stay in bed and not answer the phone on those early mornings of supply...

Tags: Miranda, February, supply, tough-times, Spring-term

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: February is the cruellest month


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


10-12-2013

Darren is an Irish trained teacher who has recently made the move from Ireland to the UK to teach with Protocol Education. In his debut blog, he reflects on his first term and gives some tips and resources to anyone starting supply in the UK.  Part...

Tags: DarrenC, Protocol, Irish, Ireland, Overseas, Moving, Wish, Known, Learning, Teacher, Discover

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Five things I wish I had known! Part One


18-12-2013

Darren is an Irish trained teacher who has recently made the move from Ireland to the UK to teach with Protocol Education. In Part Two of his debut blog, he gives further advice for teachers coming to the UK for the first time to work as supply...

Tags: DarrenC, Protocol, Ireland, Irish, Overseas, Moving, Wish, Known, Learning, Teacher, Discover, Behaviour, Classroom-Management

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Five Things I wish I had known! Part Two


13-04-2015

Miranda finds that adaptable and flexible lessons are something that every supply teacher should have up their sleeve. The most useful things I find are the one or two adaptable and flexible lessons that can be delivered across different year groups...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, Primary

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Flexible Supply Teacher Lessons


12-02-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda gives us some tips of how to bring the love of reading into the classroom, even as a supply teacher.  ‘A treasure-house...

Tags: Miranda, supply, books, learning, author, visits, inspiration

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: For the Love of Books


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


25-07-2011

Since the UK is such a small and user-friendly country (compared to Australia) travel is relatively easy. Getting from one end of the country to the other can be done in a day if need be and pretty cheaply if tickets are purchased in advance. The...

Tags: travel, england, uk, transport, bus, train, tube, flights

Category: Overseas Trained Teachers

Read: From A to Z and back again! - Travel around London and the UK


01-09-2015

Mitch Jones is one of Protocol Education's Australian based recruitment consultants. In this latest blog, he talks about the massive demand for Aussie teachers in the UK - and how much work there is in England!   This week marks the...

Tags: Full time positions, Casual teaching in England, Mitch

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Gearing up for January 2017


23-04-2013

We are excited to welcome Orianne, a Canadian teacher who is preparing to move to the UK with a classmate to teach through Protocol Education in Bristol. Her first post for us reveals what has helped her most in planning her move abroad.  Protocol...

Tags: Orianne, Canadian trained, Teaching jobs in Bristol, Teaching jobs in UK, Protocol Education, Primary teacher, Travel and teach

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Getting Ready to Jump Across the Pond!


11-11-2014

Amanda shares one of her interview experiences.  Interviews for long term positions can be quite nerve wracking.  I personally have been through a few myself and my stomach was in knots each time.  Just remember, you DO know what...

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Getting Through An Interview


10-06-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. Today she tosses up the pros and cons of going it alone - as a supply teacher.  Going it alone can be good for the soul One...

Tags: Miranda, Supply Teacher, Colleagues, Staff, Primary Supply Teacher, Teach in Manchester, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Going it Alone


02-01-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Her latest blog explores the one thing in which a supply teacher will never be in short supply of... gossip!  Everyone gossips...

Tags: Miranda, Protocol-Education, Supply, schools, learn, gossip, eyes-and-ears, trust, opinion

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Gossip!


19-05-2015

What exactly is graffiti maths? Miranda has recently found out and explains for us how she uses it in her teaching.  I’ve just been turned onto graffiti maths for juniors. What a brilliant, practical and child-focussed way to get children...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Graffiti Maths


03-02-2015

Feeling the pinch coming into half-term? Amanda has some tips for making your groceries go that extra mile. Grocery shopping in the UK is much different than North America.  You do have a wide variety of stores to choose from, but each one is...

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Grocery Shopping - UK versus Canada


15-02-2013

Teresa, a Kiwi Secondary Teacher in London, has joined our band of merry bloggers! This half term she explains how she occupies herself during the holidays in London - without breaking the bank... Are you looking for teaching or support work in...

Tags: Teresa, Protocol Education, Protoblog, Half Term, New Zealand, Holiday

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Half Term Fun on a Budget!


29-05-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. Having recently covered for busy teachers involved in Year 2 SATS, she has noticed that students prefer, and benefit from, a...

Tags: Miranda, Supply Teacher, Primary Teacher, SATS, Carousel Approach, Year 2, Teach in Manchester, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How a Carousel Approach Can Turn Around Learning


21-09-2015

Mitch Jones is one of our Australian-based recruitment consultants. In this latest blog he highlights how much money you'll actually need to take with you to the UK when you start your teaching trip.   So you’ve made the choice...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England, Money

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How Much Money To Save For Your UK Trip


20-04-2015

Miranda is about to take on a long-term role and shares her experience in how supply teaching has prepared her for this.  I am about to begin a long-term full time supply role in Year 3. I am nervous about it and, apart from a massive high-rise...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How Short-term Supply Helps You Learn For The Long-haul


19-05-2015

Want to know what your options are when applying for a visa to teach in the UK? We've got you covered! See what you are eligible to apply for below. So that idea of teaching in England – that same idea that has been in your head since...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How To Apply for Your UK Working Visa


12-11-2014

Whether it is for a permanent job, maternity cover or supply work, your interview technique will be essential for securing that all important position. Here are Amy's some top tips for interview success.  Top Tips for Interview - How to...

Tags: AmyTR, West-Midlands

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How to Secure that Position with Confidence


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.


29-01-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda encourages us not to play it safe as supply teachers and instead create an exciting, interactive and alternative science lesson. Science...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, Supply, Science, lessons, ideas, ice

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Ice Ice... Science


19-06-2014

Miranda has worked as a supply teacher with us for a while now. She gives an an insight into why she loves it.  1. What do you love about doing supply work? I love the freedom to be able to teach across the primary curriculum, to teach...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, supply, NSTW

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Interview with a Supply Teacher - Miranda


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!


01-08-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester.  No wonder I often feel long in the tooth as I set foot in various classrooms across the North West. I am. Long gone are the...

Tags: Miranda, ProtoBlog, primary teacher, teach in Manchester, young teacher, new teacher, technology, ipad, age, protocol education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Is it just me or are teachers getting younger?


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?


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 ...


12-11-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather discusses the chance to re-learn subjects as teachers and what her class thought of Kandinsky's work. Recently, I...

Tags: Heather, Canadian, Protocol Education, Kandinsky, Art, Classroom, Learning, Teaching, Supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Kandinsky in the Classroom


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??


09-12-2014

Teachers and TAs – knowing the difference can make a big difference.  I meet a lot of different people with wildly differing approaches to the Teaching Assistant role. I have learned much from my encounters with teaching assistants –...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Know Your Role


04-06-2014

Miranda sheds some light on what supply teachers truly see when visiting numerous schools even though you may feel it's a drag going to 3 to 5 schools in a week... Supply Teachers you are in an excellent position. I always say this –...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, National-Curriculum, change, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Knowledge about knowledge is power


11-02-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester.  In light of the recent "Big Freeze", Miranda discusses the pros and cons of snow days... Register for Teaching Jobs - Search...

Tags: Miranda, Primary, Supply Teacher, Teach in UK, Teach in Manchester, Snow Days, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Let it Snow


23-12-2014

Will it snow this winter? What happens to schools if it snows? Miranda discusses her thoughts on snow days.  I’m all for schools staying open in the snow. If no schools are open, then there’s no work and no money for supply teachers....

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Let It Snow


17-12-2014

Darren thinks back on a guitar lesson he has when was 11 years old and how it has influenced his behaviour management strategy.  How a guitar lesson from 15 years ago improved my behaviour management I started learning to play guitar when...

Tags: DarrenC, Ireland, behaviour

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Linking Your Own Experiences and Behaviour Management


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


15-04-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda is back in supply work after her maternity leave and it turns out it's like riding a (wobbley) bike! ... Looking for a teaching or...

Tags: Miranda, Supply Teacher, maternity leave, Manchester, Teach in UK, Primary Teacher, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Loving being back in work, so give me a gold star David Cameron


02-10-2014

We welcome Fiona to our blogging team. She has recently made the move from Ireland to teach in the UK. Find out how she got on from the beginning.  So I’m sitting here thinking of all the ways I can procrastinate the weekend away and...

Tags: Fiona, Ireland, teaching, Watford

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Making My Way Across the Pond


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


06-06-2014

Amy shares some strategies to assist with managing our workload during our teaching week. We'd be interested to hear how you go trying them out.  On average, one in three teachers leave the profession within the first five years. This...

Tags: AmyTR, West-Midlands, primary, supply, managing, time, effectiveness, workload

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Managing Your Workload


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!


10-12-2014

Think back to your last sick day. Was it due to stress? Miranda discusses the current mental health state of teachers and how you can help yourself out.  You don’t have to be mad to work here but… 68% of us will not be telling...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Mental Health and Teaching


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


07-04-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. There a hundreds of teachers blogging out there and in her latest blog Miranda shares what she gets from blogging.  Meta-blogging As...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, supply, blog, benefits, colleagues,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Meta Blogging


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


05-10-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. In her latest blog Miranda shares her frustrations of covering someone's class. Mind boggling! The fun of being a supply. What often amuses...

Tags: Miranda, Protocol Education, Supply teaching, Teacher, Primary, lessons, learning

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Mind Boggling!


07-05-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. As enjoyable as supply teaching can be, we all have bad days and pet peeves and sometimes we just need to have a good old...

Tags: Miranda, Supply Teacher, Top Ten, Stresses, Teaching in Manchester, Primary Teacher, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Miranda's Top Ten Supply Stresses!


20-04-2015

Mitch Jones is one of our Australian-based recruitment consultants working with Aussie teachers in their move to England. In this blog, he gives you as much advice as he can about whether to head straight to the UK or work a little at home first.  Should...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Moving To The UK - New Grad Versus Experienced Teacher


30-09-2014

The new national curriculum has been implemented this term. Miranda shares how it is going for her teaching French and the advantages to supply teachers.  Supply teachers you are in an excellent position. I always say this – look on...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: National Curriculum - Mind the Gap


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


13-02-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. "What's quite nutty about teaching is how one's school meat is another school's poison". Find out what Miranda...

Tags: Miranda, supply, Manchester, behaviour, misconceptions, management, discovery,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Oh Behave


21-09-2014

Alisha has made the decision to come and teach in the UK. In her latest blog, she gives us an update on her planning and her thoughts about where to live.  It has been a wee while since my last blog entry but I have been very busy with three...

Tags: Alisha, New-Zealand, teacher, move, overseas, Uxbridge

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Our Journey to the UK


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


09-12-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. With PISA results released recently, Lynne shares her view. I belong to a teaching union not because I am politically...

Tags: Lyn, Protocol Education, PISA, ratings, standings, results, supply, Schleicher, Overseas, School

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: PISA


24-04-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester.  Are you looking for teaching or support work in schools? register here or search for jobs   Poetry and...

Tags: Miranda, Supply Teacher, Teach in Manchester, Poetry, Protocol Education, Primary School

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Poetry and Teaching


22-09-2014

Our blogger Miranda recently came second in a poetry competition. Firstly, we want to say congratulations! Secondly, she has written a blog for us about poetry and the new curriculum.  Poetry and the teaching of poetry is becoming a bigger...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Poetry and Teaching


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


20-01-2015

The flu season is upon us - how are you looking after yourself? Miranda provides us with her best tips.  Rub on the anti-bac, keep necking that Lemsip, Spring term 2K5 is underway. Happy New Year supply teachers! It’s that time of the...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Ready Steady Achoo


12-03-2014

It can be difficult finding the time to read especially as a supply teacher. Do you read on your daily commute, just before bed or save it for the weekends? If you are looking for your next read, look no further than the list our candidates have...

Tags: books, literature, reading, candidates, choices, thoughts, reviews

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Ready to Read


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


28-08-2013

Miranda works through Protocol Education Manchester as a primary teacher. This is why she is looking forward to returning to her supply teaching work... Unlike Lynne, a fellow protoblogger, I have not spent the summer industriously. All I did...

Tags: Miranda, Teach in Manchester, Primary Teacher, Lessons, Holidays, Protocol Education, Supply Teaching

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: RIP Summer Holidays


30-05-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. A recent incident drew her attention to a very real issue concerning supply teacher responsibilities at home time...   Beware...

Tags: Miranda, Safeguarding, Teach in Manchester, Primary Teacher, Supply Teacher, Home Time, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Safeguarding at Home Time


25-03-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda shares an insight to her life as a supply teacher and that supply can be a saving grace when it comes to having children and...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, supply, sleep, children, balance, pregnancy, life, flexibility

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Sleep and Supply Teaching


10-08-2015

Mitch Jones is one of our Australian based recruitment consultants working with teachers from NSW, the ACT and Tasmania. In his latest blog he helps you decide why you should choose Protocol for your experience teaching in England.   Unlike...

Tags: Casual Teaching in England, Full time teaching in England, Aussie Teachers, Mitch

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: So Many Teaching Agencies - So Why Choose Us?


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


30-04-2015

Mitch Jones is one of our Australian-based recruitment consultants working with Aussie teachers in their move to England. There are many choices of work presented to you before you come but what choice should you make? Start With Casual Work or...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Start With Casual Work versus Take A Full Time Position Before Leaving Home


03-12-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda shares her view on a recent article focusing on Britain's World standing.  Stuck in the Middle with you! So,...

Tags: Miranda, Protocol Education, Supply, Teaching, Learning,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Stuck in the middle with you!


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


17-07-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester.  Hooray! Summer term is truly here. And only a few eminently countable weeks until the long yawn of the summer hols. I...

Tags: Miranda,Protoblog, Primary Teacher, Summer, Playground, Teach in Manchester, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Summer Nostalgia


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


15-01-2014

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda shares some wonderful tips for supply teachers to effectively incorporate Assessment for Learning (AFL) in the one-off lessons...

Tags: Miranda, Protocol-Education, AFL, Assessment, learning, supply, lesson, ideas,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supplying Assessment for Learning


07-10-2014

Sometimes when we move to a a new country and in the interest of saving money, we don't have the luxury of living on our own. This means that you need to share with others. Amanda shares her experience of living with other teachers. Living...

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Surviving Life With Roommates


12-11-2014

Miranda shares her thoughts on the recent Sutton Trust Report.  ‘How wonderful Oscar, you closed the door!' 'Well done you for showing respect and appreciation for energy conservation. Jake, I saw you at the bin, sharpening...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Sutton Trust Report


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


02-12-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester. Miranda points out that while you have your freedoms supply teaching it is important to keep up to date with CPD, even if you have...

Tags: Miranda, Protocol Education, Teaching, Supply,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teacher, teach thyself


14-01-2015

Miranda has written a response to our recently published white paper on decision-making in the primary teacher/teaching assistant relationship.  Teachers and Teaching Assistants, whose pulling the strings? Protocol Education’s newly...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply, teaching assistants

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teachers and Teaching Assistants


24-08-2015

Our Australian team consultant Mitch wants to reassure you when it comes to choosing an agency that works for you.    Given that the UK education system lacks a centralised department like our states do here agencies like...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching Agencies - How To Know Who To Trust


10-06-2014

Amy has put together ideas for you to use with your class in conjunction with the FIFA World Cup.  With the World Cup beginning on 12th June 2014, your students are bound to be talking about football at school. So, how can we turn this enthusiasm...

Tags: AmyTR, West-Midlands, Watford, Secondary, World-Cup, football, teaching, teacher, idea, lessons

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching Ideas for the World Cup


25-03-2015

Often you come across something that inspires you and gives you a new insight to teaching. Miranda found this when she discovered Benjamin Zander and the 'Art of Possibility'.  I really very must share this little gem of a discovery. Now...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply, inspire

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Art Of Possibility


22-05-2013

Miranda is one of our regular Protobloggers and a primary teacher who works in schools in Manchester through Protocol Education. Today she asks whether the new three-form entry primary schools, built to meet increasing...

Tags: Miranda, Primary Schools, Supply Teacher, Baby Boom, Teach in Manchester, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Baby Boom


09-12-2013

The Beak is back! The Beak is a Moluccan Cockatoo, brought into a small primary school in Wandsworth. He doesn't like children very much and is quite cynical about education having taught himself everything he knows. This time he is in Year 5... Inklings There's...

Tags: The Beak, Protocol Education, Animals, Education, Learning, Star, Assembly, English, Year 5, Wandsworth

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Beak: Inklings


07-04-2015

Amanda has been living in the UK for a little while now and has some great advice on saving money.  What is better than eating at new restaurants, sightseeing, and shopping while abroad? Saving money while doing it! In the UK, vouchers (coupons)...

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Dish on Discounts


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


23-10-2014

A word of warning from Amanda about setting up your internet connection in the UK.  Setting up internet is not something you would think you have to worry much about, but think again.  In North America, to set up internet or to have it...

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Guide to UK Internet


13-01-2014

Meg is a New Zealand trained teacher preparing to move to the UK to be a supply teaching with Protocol Education. In her debut blog, Meg is counting down the weeks and offers her advice on what you need to do if you want to come and teach in the UK. The...

Tags: Meg, New-Zealand-trained, moving, big-changes, UK, Protocol, Kiwi,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Next Chapter Begins


06-01-2015

Mitch Jones is one of our Australian-based recruitment consultants working with Aussie teachers in their move to England. In this blog Mitch fills us in on the single biggest mistake that Aussies make in their move!        ...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The ONE Biggest Mistake Aussie Teachers Make


05-08-2014

Alisha has made the decision to come and teach in the UK. In her debut blog, she shares with us how she came to that decision and how the planning has been going so far.  I was first introduced to the idea of teaching in the UK when my University...

Tags: Alisha, New-Zealand-trained, teacher, move, overseas

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Road That Lies Ahead


28-10-2014

According to Miranda, managing work and sleep and putting them in the right order’s one of the true life challenges of full-time supply work.  I’m part-time but am woken, often with a kick to the chops (if we’ve had a bad...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Sleep Life/Work Balance


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


12-12-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. Here she provides us with some light relief for the last few days of the school term. Make sure you sing it out loud! The...

Tags: Miranda, Protocol-Education, Teaching, Christmas, Twelve, Songs,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Twelve Days til Christmas


09-12-2014

Miranda takes a moment to stand up for teaching assistants.  The government is concerned about quality in teaching and school leadership. One of their proposed  answers to this is to do away with what the Daily Mail is snottily calling...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Three Cheers for Teaching Assistants


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???


13-02-2014

We are very excited about the launch of our jobfinder app. Click here to find out more. This got us thinking, what other apps for teachers are there? We’ve found a few that might make your job a little easier. What apps do you use? Let us...

Tags: Protocol-Education, jobs, app, teacher, resources, assistance, future, ICT, iphone, ipad, android, apple, social, on-the-go

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Top Apps for Teachers


18-11-2014

Amanda has been living in the UK for less than 3months and she offers those yet to come her travel advice on trains.  Getting around London and the surrounding areas can be confusing and expensive if you don't know where to start. I...

Tags: AmandaH, Chelmsford, Canada

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Travel By Train


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


09-02-2015

With supply teaching you can have some brilliant days while there are others you would rather forget!  Triumph and Disaster​ - Treat those two imposters just the same!  Supply teaching is littered with triumph and disaster and...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Triumph and Disaster


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


10-05-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools  through Protocol Education in Manchester. Today's blog is an amusing and interesting rant regarding her frustrations with VCOP. Do you agree? VCOP Rant Am...

Tags: Miranda, Supply Teacher, Teach in Manchester, VCOP, Writing, Primary Curriculum

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: VCOP Rant


28-05-2014

Emma's latest blog highlights the impact of violence on children she works with in a pupil referral unit.  "I stabbed my teacher, you know.  That's why I was excluded from my last school". Rajesh* was grinning. ...

Tags: EmmaH, Shropshire, West-Midlands, PRU, pupil, referral,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Violence in Schools


17-05-2013

Miranda is one of our regular Protobloggers! She is a primary teacher who works in schools in Manchester through Protocol Education. Today she tells us why she thinks school holidays are important - because they enable teachers to keep on teaching! Viva...

Tags: Miranda. Supply Teacher, Holidays, Teach in Manchester, Primary Teaching, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Viva Les Grandes Vacances


05-08-2013

Miranda is a Primary Supply Teacher working in schools through Protocol Education in Manchester.  So Prince George is born to reign over us. Shame I wasted that quid at William Hill, betting on Kayden.  Price Kayden...

Tags: Miranda, ProtoBlog- Prince George, Royal Family, Ofsted, Exams, EMA, Protocol Education, Supply teacher, Teach in Manchester

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Welcome Prince George


05-05-2015

Miranda shares her experiences, challenges and triumphs of working with a child with EAL.  Working one-to-one with a child with EAL can be hugely demanding, stimulating and always, always humbling. Last year, I worked with a boy in Reception who...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: What Anwar Taught Me


06-06-2013

James is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education Nottingham. Finland is ranked number one when it comes to education - today James asks what aspects of their education system are worth emmulating.  What can...

Tags: James, Secondary Teacher, Education System, Finland, PISA, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: What can we learn from Finland?


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....


17-12-2010

What is the General Teaching Council for England? As an Overseas trained teacher do I need to sign up with them? As an overseas trained teacher you are able to teach in the UK for a four-year period. If you intend to continue teaching in the UK...

Tags: Teach in England, Teach in the UK, British Passports, Teacher Services, Protocol Education, Protocol Education Travel Evenings, Australian Federal Police Checks, General Teaching Council, Facebook

Category: Teach in the UK

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


24-03-2015

Mitch Jones is one of our Australian-based recruitment consultants working with Aussie teachers in their move to England. In this blog Mitch fills us in on what it is really like teaching in British schools!       ...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: What UK Schools Are Really Like


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?


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?


10-02-2015

Mitch explores what it is that makes British schools appear to love Aussie teachers so much.                                        Each...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Why Do British Schools Love Aussie Teachers?


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?


04-03-2015

Mitch Jones, one of our Australian consultants, talks about the need for agencies in the UK (and why Protocol are the best one..!)                                   As...

Tags: Mitch, Aussie Teachers in England

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Why You Should Use an Agency To Work in the UK


04-03-2015

Miranda tackles World Book Day from a mum's point of view! She asks us to consider what we really should be focussing on.  So this year, again, I’m scratching around like Hairy Mclary on a warm day, considering what to fancy-dress...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, resources

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: World Book Day


10-11-2014

Miranda has four tips for you to get through your interview, inlcuding a few tricks she picked up from others along the way!  I’m not particularly great at interviews, I’m either a bag of nerves or I come across as if I want to...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Wrestle the Nerves - Bag the Job!


17-12-2014

Christmas is nearly here! Miranda shares her love of this time of year in schools.  Rejoice, rejoice oh choirs of little angels (so long as you’re all rehearsing somewhere in a soundproofed hall, far, far away from where I have been...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, NQT, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Yonder Lies a Star


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!


11-08-2014

Beginning to dream of your classroom layout in September? What about your working walls? Miranda shares what she thinks makes a good working wall.  Do walls have ears? What do your classroom walls say about you?  Boy do I love a...

Tags: Miranda, Manchester, Supply, working-wall, resources

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Your Working Wall


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