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23-10-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. Here she shares her thoughts on 'new' issues in teaching. As one goes through life it can be entertaining...

Tags: Protocol Education, Teacher, physical education, humiliation,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 'New' Issues in Teaching


20-05-2013

Landed that long-term role? Here's a 10 item check list for your first week! Contact us - Register for Teaching Jobs - Search for Teaching Jobs Top 10 Things To Do In The First Week Of School 1. Learn the behaviour...

Tags: Ivan, Secondary Teacher, Long-Term Role, Overseas trained teacher, Tips, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 10 Things to Do In the First Week of School


27-04-2015

If you are looking for a new role in September chances are you will be having an interview during the course of the Summer Term. How do you prepare? Giles gives his best tips that will put your ease.  Ah teaching interviews. What fresh circle...

Tags: Giles, Manchester, teacher, interview

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 12 Tips to Ace Your Interview


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


08-01-2013

Secondary Supply teacher Giles, who works for Protocol Education Manchester , reveals three of his best tactics to keep a class under control when you arrive to find that no lesson plans have been left for you! Looking for a teaching or support...

Tags: Giles, Supply Teacher, Teach in UK, Protocol Education, Resources

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: 3 Ways to Play for Time


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


04-02-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. In her new Protoblog she shares the ups and downs of a recent day of supply teaching - and why she decided to look on the bright side! A...

Tags: Lyn, Secondary Teacher, Supply Teacher, Protocol Education, TES, Teach in Bristol

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: A Day Of Downs and Ups


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


11-09-2013

Jo is a Canadian teacher from Ontario who is working as a Supply Teacher through Protocol Education in schools in Bristol. Today she reveals what her two years have taught her! Thanks to Protocol Education, I’ve been happily supply teaching...

Tags: Jo, Supply teacher, Primary, Teach in Bristol, Canadian teacher, Tips, Supply Teaching, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Advice from an Experienced Supply Teacher


09-12-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather introduces us to Tula, her father's wonderful therapy dog who visits a local library to help children read. Yes, you...

Tags: Heather, Protocol Education, Learning, Teacher, Classroom, Stress, Benefits, Retirement, Animals, Therapy, Canadian Teacher

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Animals in Education


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


06-11-2013

Emma is a Teaching Assistant who works for Protocol Education in Wolverhampton.  Basically, to slang or not to slang.  You get me? A few weeks ago I was watching the news and I was interested to hear about a school...

Tags: EmmaH, Protocol Education, Teaching Assistant, Language, Slang, Learning, Teacher, Rastamouse

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Basically, to slang or not to slang.


18-09-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. Having recently been involved in a speed awareness course Lynne realised the importance of a comfortable learning enviornment....

Tags: lyn, secondary, teacher, QTS, supply teacher, learning, teach in Bristol, Protocol Education, teaching enviroment

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Being Comfortable when Learning


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?


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


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


16-10-2013

Orianne is a Canadian teacher who is has recently moved to the UK to teach through Protocol Education in Bristol. In her latest blog she shares some great ideas for those days that you don't get a call. Call-less Especially...

Tags: Orianna, Canadian, Protocol Education, Supply Teaching, Teacher, Learning, children, excitement, days, season

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Call-less


24-08-2012

Lisa is a Canadian Primary/Secondary Teacher working through Protocol Education Watford, and uses the blog to share her experiences teaching in the UK! Looking for a teaching or support job in schools? register here or search for jobs Gold...

Tags: Liss, Teacher, Primary, Secondary, Canadian Trained Teacher, OTT, Teach in Luton, Watford,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Canadian Teacher Lisa: Golds Stars for Protocol Education!


30-06-2013

Kirstie is a Canadian secondary teacher in Milton Keynes who blogs for Protocol Education regularly. She believes that incorporating celebrations of culture into her lessons can be invaluable for her students. As a teacher and an Aboriginal...

Tags: Kirsten, Culture, Secondary Supply Teacher, Aboriginal, Classroom Visitor, History, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Celebrating Culture


12-08-2013

James is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education Nottingham. The magic words, “We are going to watch a video” always seem to put a smile on student faces. The superficial reason for this is simply...

Tags: ProtoBlog, James, Video, Technology,Clips, Traditional Learning, Supply Teacher, Teach in Nottingham, Primary Teacher, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Classroom Videos: Making them Relevant Learning Tools


02-12-2013

Orianne is a Canadian teacher working through Protocol Education Bristol branch. She shares some extra issues she has the classroom, as I'm sure other Protocol Teachers have had happen. Confessions of a Short Teacher Can...

Tags: Orianne, Protocol Education, Support, Teacher, Short, Lesson,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Confessions of a Short Teacher


21-07-2014

Samantha shares her thoughts on the last weeks and days of the summer term and the learning that takes place.  So as a supply teacher we walk into the class room and the students are supposed to, complete a worksheet, finish a poster or create...

Tags: Samantha, Bromley, Secondary, drama, supply, daily, teacher, creativity, learning

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Creativity, Learning and the Summer Term


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...


04-06-2013

Kirstie is a Canadian secondary teacher in Milton Keynes who blogs for Protocol Education regularly. She feels that a focus on community and family in the classroom is of the utmost importance... Embracing Family and Community in the Classroom The...

Tags: Kirsten, Canadian Teacher, Community, Family, Teach in Milton Keynes, Supply Teacher, School Trips, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Embracing Family and Community in the Classroom


12-07-2013

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia who is working in West London schools through Protocol Education.In today's post he shares with us his top 5 short films  to show to his class. Short films are the perfect way...

Tags: Gareth, Secondary teacher, Supply Teacher, English, YouTube, Short Films, Technology

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: English Short Films for the Classroom


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!


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


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


18-07-2013

Ivan is a Canadian trained Secondary teacher who is currently in a permanent postion through Protocol Education in a school in Milton Keynes. I have known most of my life that I wanted to pursue teaching. My interest and curiosity has...

Tags: Ivan, Secondary Teacher, Science Teacher, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: For the Love of Science


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


18-12-2013

Orianne is a Canadian teacher working through Protocol Education Bristol branch. It would seem that saving the universe and supply teaching do, after all, have a lot in common. Geronimo! The 50th Anniversary of Doctor...

Tags: Orianne, ProtocolEducation, Canadian-Teacher, Supply, DoctorWho,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Geronimo! Dr Who and Supply Teaching


02-12-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol.  School uniforms is a topic that arises throughout the year and Lynne shares her thoughts and the desire to get...

Tags: Lyn, Protocol Education, Secondary Teacher, Uniforms, Teaching, Learning, Supply, improvements

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Get rid of ties and blazers!


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!


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


18-09-2013

Secondary teacher Giles who works for Protocol Education in Manchester shares his criteria of what makes up a good day of supply!   As a society we’ve become obsessed with measuring stuff. Opinions polls, questionnaires,...

Tags: Giles, Ofsted, Supply Teacher, Teach in Manchester, Secondary, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Goughsted Criteria


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


29-01-2014

Nicholas runs TheNerdyTeacher.com, an educational website dedicated to sharing the latest technology news, education through and overall silliness teachers need to survive the rigors of the educational world.  Nicholas implemented...

Tags: NicholasP, TheNerdyTeacher, blogs, children, work, projects, social-media

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Hashtag Twenty Time


01-11-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who works as teacher in London through Protocol Education. Here she shares her ideas on teaching outside of the curriculum. Guinness Book of World Records When given some extra time in...

Tags: Heather, Protocol Education, Teacher, Guinness Book of Records, Canadian, Value,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Have you thought about this?


14-08-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol.  I have not spent the summer months idling about in the garden, on the beach or in departure terminals;...

Tags: Lyn, supply teacher, secondary, gender, girls, ICT, MFL, summer, inclusivity, protoblog, protocol education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Here come the Girls: Ensuring Inclusivity


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


03-03-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. Heather has a love for literature and she shares her insights from a recent TED talk.  How Books Can Open Your Mind –...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, teacher, books, literature, views, education,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How Books Can Open Your Mind


11-09-2014

Wise words by Sophie who gives us tips for making the most of supply teachin - you never know where it may lead! It is often easy as a supply teacher to feel like you’re not as important or you do not need to make an impression as your only...

Tags: SophieW, Bristol, NQT, teacher, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How to Make the Most of Supply Teaching


27-04-2015

Stephen discusses how to promote good behaviour as a supply teacher. Good behaviour is something all teachers seek to promote in the classroom but it is seldom a given when you are teaching on supply. When you take a class for the first time it’s...

Tags: Stephen, Sheffield, Newcastle, teacher, behaviour

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: How To Promote Good Behaviour


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


01-04-2014

Samantha is a Secondary drama teacher and is currently in a long term role in East London. In her debut blog, she shares an insight into battle between her mind and body in the morning.  Last night I awoke several times, moving and turning,...

Tags: Samantha, Bromley, Secondary, drama, sleep, teacher, supply, battles, self

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Inner Monologue of Sleep


19-06-2014

Sarah has recently moved the UK and taken up supply teaching with Protocol Education. 1. What do you love about doing supply work? I love the adventure of supply. I love that you don’t know what class you will be in, let alone the school,...

Tags: Sarah, Australian-trained, Chelmsford, supply, primary, teacher, NSTW

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Interview with a Supply Teacher - Sarah


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


01-08-2013

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?


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!


12-09-2013

Orianne is a Canadian teacher who is has recently moved to the UK with a classmate to teach through Protocol Education in Bristol. Moving your life from one country to another can be stressful. Let's find out how Orianne has found the journey... As...

Tags: Orianne, Canadian Teacher, Teach in Bristol, Move to UK, Supply Teacher, Accommodation, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: It is Time


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


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


21-05-2013

Orianne is a Canadian teacher who is preparing to move to the UK with a classmate to teach through Protocol Education in Bristol. Today she talks about technology in the classroom - and when to use it effectively. Protocol Education's Facebook -  Twitter - Pinterest Don't...

Tags: Orianne, Canadian trained, Teaching jobs in Bristol, Teaching jobs in UK, Protocol Education, Primary teacher, Technology

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Know WHEN to use Technology in the Classroom


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


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


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


24-04-2013

James is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education Nottingham. Today's post discusses the question of whether UK school days should be extended and holidays shortened as proposed by the DFE.  Protocol Education's Facebook -  Twitter - Pinterest Longer...

Tags: James, Secondary Teacher, Teach in Nottingham, Department of education, Michael Gove, Protocol Education, Supply Teacher

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Longer Days and Shorter Holidays - The Debate


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


11-07-2012

Looking for a teaching or support job in a school? register here or search for jobs Jon is a Secondary Teacher from Ontario who is currently working in London schools through Protocol Education. Read his Behaviour Management Blog. Prologue...

Tags: Jon, Teacher, Canadian Teacher, OTT, Overseas Trained Teacher, Behaviour Management, Secondary, Students, Pupils

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Managing Behaviour in Secondary Classrooms: Part Six


30-01-2013

Manners in the Curriculum? Whenever the BBC wants an 'expert' to pontificate about educational issues on the Today programme they invariably wheel out Anthony Seldon, Master of Wellington College and I invariably shout at the radio. I don't...

Tags: Lyn, Secondary, Supply Teacher, Teach in Bristol, Manners, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Manners in the Curriculum?


11-03-2014

Mastering Behaviour Management as a Supply Teacher Walking into new and different classrooms as a supply teacher can be daunting for some without the added challenge of not having established relationships with the class you are covering and knowing...

Tags: supply, teacher, behaviour, management, strategies, what-to-do, tips

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Mastering Behaviour Management as a Supply Teacher


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


27-06-2013

Kirstie is a Canadian secondary teacher in Milton Keynes who blogs for Protocol Education regularly.She describes the moment when a memorable maths lesson made it all click into place for her and how that memory has inspired her as a teacher. It's...

Tags: Kirsten, Canadian Teacher, Supply Teacher, Protocol Education, Kinaesthetic Teaching

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Memorable Classroom Moment


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!


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


13-01-2014

Orianne is a Canadian teacher working through Protocol Education Bristol branch. Coming to the end of the year often makes us reflect on the past year and the year ahead. While wishing us a Happy New Year, Orianne shares her...

Tags: Orianne, Canadian-trained, Protocol Education, Teacher, new-year, reflections, belonging, overseas, Canadian-trained-teacher,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: New Belonging in a New Year


16-05-2013

Kirstie is a Canadian-trained Teacher working in schools around Milton Keynes. Here she shares 5 tips and tricks that have helped her remember her students names. We all know it can get a bit confusing! No Knack for Names I must admit, for...

Tags: Kirsten, Canadian Teacher, Names, Supply Teacher, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: No Knack for Names


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


21-03-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools in  Bristol  through Protocol Education. Lynne discusses the obstacles to keeping students engaged during online learning. Online Learning "Ah,...

Tags: Lyn, Supply Teacher, Bristol, ICT, Technology, Online Learning, Secondary, Protocol Education, Teach in the UK

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Online Learning and Supply Teaching


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


22-08-2014

If you are new to supply or are looking for a bit of guidance we can help. Let's start with what to pack in your supply bag. Here is what Sophie packs. Packing the Supply bag – useful tips! When I started on the supply register and...

Tags: SophieW, Bristol, NQT, teacher, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Packing The Supply Bag


12-02-2014

Nicholas runs TheNerdyTeacher.com, an educational website dedicated to sharing the latest technology news, education through and overall silliness teachers need to survive the rigors of the educational world.  Nicholas gives teachers...

Tags: NicholasP, TheNerdyTeacher, blogs, ICT, technology, new, ideas,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Paralyzed By Technology


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


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


25-04-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. Today she discusses how she, as a supply teacher, feels about the introduction of longer lessons.   Register for Teaching...

Tags: Lyn, Supply Teacher, Teach in Bristol, Secondary, Protocol Education, Behaviour

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Prolonging the Agony


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!


03-12-2013

Protocol Education talks to... an Australian teacher. Patrick is an Australian teacher who came to the UK almost 12 months ago. Recently, we touched base with him to see how things are going. Protocol Education: Where are you based and what...

Tags: Patrick, Protocol Education, Overseas, Australia, Teacher, Interviews

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Protocol Education talks to.... an Australian 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


24-03-2014

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


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


24-07-2014

Sophie reflects on her year supply teaching and how she has found it.  When I came out of University I panicked, I did not have a permanent role and decided it would be best to go on the supply register. I did not want to do this but after...

Tags: SophieW, Bristol, NQT, teacher, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Reflection on the Supply Register


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


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


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


17-07-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. School trip season means lots of work for supply teachers but Lynne admits she doesn't envy the teachers she...

Tags: Lyn, Supply Teacher, School trip, field trips, Secondary teacher, Teach in Bristol, Summer, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: School Trip Season


20-01-2014

Nicholas runs TheNerdyTeacher.com, an educational website dedicated to sharing the latest technology news, education through and overall silliness teachers need to survive the rigors of the educational world. Nicholas shares the uses he has found for...

Tags: NicholasP, TheNerdyTeacher, school, social-media, ideas, tips, resources, education, technology, ICT

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Snow Days and Social Media


27-06-2013

Beth is a Secondary teacher working in schools in Leicester through Protocol Education.  Something I’ve been asked, from my privileged position as outsider, in every school I’ve supplied in is “What do...

Tags: ProtoBlog, Beth, Secondary Teacher, Teach in Leicester, Behaviour, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: So, what do you think of this place then?


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


24-05-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher working in high schools through Protocol Education in Bristol and a regular Protoblogger! Her post today explains why she thinks a staffroom is an important part of a school - even if...

Tags: Lyn, Supply Teacher, Secondary, Staffroom, Manners, Teach in Bristol, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Staffroom Courtesies


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?


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


28-05-2013

Beth is a Secondary  teacher working in schools in Leicester through Protocol Education. Todays post reveals what supply teaching has taught her after 8 years at the same school. Supply is Distilled Experience I've...

Tags: Beth, Secondary Teacher, CPD, Teaching Jobs in Bristol, Supply Teaching, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supply is Distilled Experience


12-07-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools through Protocol Education in Bristol. Lynne thinks that the Think Tank responsible for questioning Teaching Assistant's impact of educational outcomes...

Tags: Lyn, Secondary Teacher, Supply Teacher, Teach in Bristol, Teaching Assistants, Education Reform

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supply Teachers need TAs


27-03-2013

Sarah is an Australian-trained Primary and Secondary teacher working as a supply teacher in London schools through Protocol Education. Today Sarah debates the pros and cons of teaching in rural England as opposed to a big city.  Supply...

Tags: SarahH, Supply Teacher, Teach in the UK, City vs Country, Primary, Secondary, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supply Teaching - Country vs. City?


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


04-09-2013

Wondering what supply teaching is like in Essex? Here's what some of our lovely teachers had to say about their experience working with Protocol Education manager Claire and her team... "Since embarking on supply work, Protocol Education...

Tags: Testimonials, Teach in Essex, Protocol Education Chelmsford, Primary teacher, Secondary teacher,

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Supply Teaching in Chelmsford


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


29-05-2013

Jo is a Canadian teacher from Ontario who is working as a Supply Teacher through Protocol Education in schools in Bristol. Today she Introduces us to her simple but very effective way of making sure she remembers what works for each class...

Tags: Jo, Canadian Teacher, Teach in Bristol, Supply Teacher, Tips, Notes, Behaviour, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Take Note and Take Notes


12-06-2014

Sarah found some time recently to reflect on her experiences and what inspired her to get into teaching.  As I sit here and reflect on moving to the UK from Australia, taking the leap, living the dream I’ve had for over 5 years, and...

Tags: Sarah, Australian-trained, Chelmsford, supply, primary, teacher, reflections

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Taking a Moment to Reflect


19-09-2014

Sometimes daily supply teaching work is quiet and you might take up a learning support assistant role for the day. Sophie shares what she learnt on that particular day. When I first started supply teachinh and there was not much work on one particular...

Tags: SophieW, Bristol, NQT, teacher, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Taking up LSA opportunities


18-02-2014

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. We have many teachers who make the trip to the UK to experience teaching here and the utilise the fact that the UK is a doorstop...

Tags: Heather, Canadian-trained, teacher, travel, opportunities, world, overseas, quotes

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teacher, Traveller, Both!


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!


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


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


02-03-2012

Caitlin is a Primary School Teacher working in Manchester through Protocol Education, and you can read her previous blogs here. Drama Role Play Scenarios I have completed this drama activity twice while supply teaching. Once with year...

Tags: Caitlin, Teacher, Manchester, Role Play, Classroom Games, Activities, Primary, School, Drama, Role Play, Activities

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Teaching in Manchester UK: Primary School Games


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!


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


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


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


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


09-09-2013

Jo is a Canadian teacher from Ontario who is working as a Supply Teacher through Protocol Education in schools in Bristol.  “Miss, what did you do on your summer break?” Well… I got married. That’s right...

Tags: Jo, Supply Teacher, Teach in Bristol, Summer, Names, Primary Teacher, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Big Name Change


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


05-03-2013

Heather is a Canadian-trained Teacher living in Harrow, Middlesex. She is currently working in Primary schools through Protocol Education. Teachers are adaptable by nature says Heather - and thats why the possibilities are endless!   Protocol...

Tags: Heather,Protocol Education, Primary Teacher, Teach in UK, Supply Teaching

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Endless Possibilities


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


15-01-2013

The Makings of a Good Supply Teacher   Here at Protocol Education we know the type of Supply Teacher our schools are impressed by. Often, a lot of little things can add up to an impressive (and less stressful!) supply day. Some of them may...

Tags: Protocol Education, Supply Teacher, Teaching Jobs, Primary, Secondary, Teach in UK

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Makings of a Good Supply Teacher


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


07-05-2013

Kirstie is a Canadian Secondary Teacher in  Milton Keynes. Today she lists the items that she views as ESSENTIAL when packing her bag for a day of supply teaching! The Necessities Through my experience on supply and in a fixed-term contract,...

Tags: Kirsten, Canadian Teacher, Secondary, Supply Essentials, Protocol Education, Necessities

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Necessities


18-03-2013

James (26) is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education Nottingham. Today he adds to the OFSTED discussion and asks for your thoughts...   The OFSTED Discussion Since I became a fully qualified teacher in 2008 the topic...

Tags: James, OFSTED, Secondary, Supply Teacher, Teach in Nottingham, Protocol Education, UK Education System

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The OFSTED Discussion


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


17-05-2012

Gareth is a Secondary Teacher from Australia currently working in West London schools through Protocol Education. “The Great Unwashed” – a phrase supposedly coined first by novelist and playwright Edward Bulwer-Lytton. One might...

Tags: Gareth, Teacher, Australian Teachers, OTT, Overseas Trained Teachers, Troublesome Teens, Teenagers, Secondary, Why I Teach, Teacher, Year 11, Great Unwashed

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Trouble with Teens: The Challenges for a Secondary Teacher


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


04-03-2013

Jennifer is a Canadian Primary Teacher working in a Primary School in Essex through Protocol Education. Having worked in both long term and daily supply, Jennifer is well-placed to provide some tips to ease the stress of supply work - and ensure you...

Tags: Jennifer, Canadian-trained, Primary Teacher, Teach in UK, Tips, Overseas Teacher, Daily Supply, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The View from Both Sides


25-03-2013

Lynne is a Secondary Teacher with QTS who is currently working in schools in  Bristol  through Protocol Education.  The Weakest Link Sarcasm should not be in any teacher's toolkit but I have to admit that there is one situation...

Tags: Lyn, Supply Teacher, Secondary, Teach in Bristol, Protocol Education, The Weakest Link

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: The Weakest Link


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


15-02-2013

Kirstie is a Canadian secondary teacher in Milton Keynes who blogs for Protocol Education regularly. With half-term approaching her thoughts are on TRAVEL and she has some very valuable advice for our teachers and support workers thinking of taking...

Tags: Kirsten, Protoblog, Travel, Canadian Teacher, Teach in UK, Secondary, Protocol Education, Half-Term

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Time for Travel


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?


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


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


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


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


18-01-2013

Kirstie is a Canadian Secondary Teacher in Watford. Her Protoblog today focuses on the differences in lesson planning in Canada and UK and how best to "work with what you are given"! Enjoy... Register for Teaching Jobs - Search for Teaching...

Tags: Kirsten, Overseas Teacher, Canadian Teacher, Supply Teacher, Protocol Education, Lesson Plans, Secondary School, Teach in UK

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: UK Lesson Plans: Work with What You are Given


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


25-09-2011

Ready, set...Quit? Ok the new school year has started and we’re into the third week.  I’ve contacted my agencies and they tell me, it’s been very quiet and as soon as anything comes in they’ll call. My USB stick is...

Tags: Kate, Australian Teacher, Teach in Leeds, Teach in the UK, Supply Teaching Jobs, UK Teaching Jobs, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: UK Supply Teaching: Six Months On...


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


09-03-2012

Caitlin is a Primary School Teacher working in Manchester UK schools through Protocol Education, and you can read her previous blogs here. Bringing the Olympics to the Classroom As the London UK Olympic Games approach supply...

Tags: Caitlin, Teacher, Manchester, Role Play, Classroom Games, Activities, Primary, School, Olympics, Games

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: UK Teaching: The London Olympics


10-03-2012

Continuing her blog series UK Teaching: The London Olympics, Primary Teacher Caitlin has some more great ideas!   Rounding Display the times from an Olympic event or if possible give each student a copy of them....

Tags: Caitlin, Teacher, Manchester, Role Play, Classroom Games, Activities, Primary, School, Olympics, Games

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: UK Teaching: The London Olympics Part Two


06-10-2014

Whether you’re a teacher or supply a great piece of advice I have been given is use the resources you already have. One meaning of this is using the great websites and clips already out there to help catch children’s attention. There...

Tags: SophieW, Bristol, NQT, teacher, supply

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Using the Resources Around You


08-04-2013

Jo is a Canadian teacher from Ontario who is working as a Supply Teacher through Protocol Education in schools in Bristol. Looking for a teaching or support job in a school or nursery? register here or search for jobs Every...

Tags: Jo, Canadian Teacher, Supply Teacher, Teach in Bristol, Protocol Education

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Using your "Foreign-ness"


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


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


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


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?


20-02-2013

James (26) is a Primary Teacher working through Protocol Education in Nottingham. Today he asks what we in the UK can learn from the way things are done in the USA! What can we learn from education in the USA? Over the last few weeks I have...

Tags: James, Teach in UK, Teach in Nottingham, Education System, Primary Teacher, Teach Supply, Teach in Nottingham, Protocol Education, USA

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: What we can Learn from Education in the USA


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


02-10-2013

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. Below she shares her experience of finding her way around the new term AND all those stairs! When...

Tags: Siobhan, Australian, Primary Teacher, Protocol Education, Supply, Stairs

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Which Way Am I Going Again?


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


02-10-2013

Heather is a Primary Teacher from Canada who is currently working in London through Protocol Education. She discusses what helps to motivate her in the early mornings as well as through the day. As the cold season is hitting us, the days are growing...

Tags: Heather, Canadian, Protocol Education, Primary, Teacher, Supply, Education, Winter, Cold, Motivating, Maths, Learning, Focus

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Will Power Motivators


02-07-2014

In her latest blog, Sophie stresses the importance of using a working wall and how you can use it when you are supply teacher.  I want to highlight the importance of using a working wall. I am currently working in a school where this is a...

Tags: SophieW, Bristol, NQT, teacher, supply, resources

Category: Australian Teachers

Read: Working Walls


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