Irish teachers have a large presence here in London schools and throughout the UK. Irish-trained teachers have a preference to teaching in the UK as it is such a short journey with flights from Ireland to the UK from several Irish airports. Irish teachers fit seamlessly into the UK education system given the close similarities between the curriculum in each country.
There are no issues with obtaining a Work Visa which again allows the process to finding a placement to quick and simple. A Star Teachers visits Irish Universities throughout the year in order to recruit newly qualified Irish teachers. The experience in the UK tends to be a fun and rewarding one – it’s a Home away from Home!
Ken is the consultant for Ireland within the office. An Irish-trained teacher himself, he came to teach in London in 2002 and worked up to Head of Department at a leading London secondary school. Ken joined the A Star team in 2010 and has had long-standing success in the meantime successfully placing Irish-trained teachers He is also heavily involved in Gaelic Games and will offer assistance beyond employment, a great point of contact for anyone thinking of moving to the UK. He also visits Ireland throughout the year in order to meet with those Irish-trained teachers before they move to London offering invaluable tips, advice and reassurance
If you are an Irish teacher, thinking of moving to London pleased contact Ken on firstname.lastname@example.org.