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We will give you impartial advice and facts and will place you in the best school to suit your profile. In addition, you can often start off in a school as a supply teacher and later become permanent if you and the school feel that you are a good match.  

The Perfect CV - If you are looking for a long-term or permanent position it is vital you have an up-to-date and relevant CV which really sells your skills, experience and abilities.

Personal Support - quality support outside the classroom is vital to our teachers. Our teachers have a dedicated recruitment consultant who is in regular contact with you and will deal with any issues that may arise.

Excellent Pay - our pay rates to our teachers are easily among the best in the UK.

Umbrella Company - we offer a range of umbrella company options to eligible candidates so you can maximise your income. In addition we can offer support withrelocation packages.

Opening Bank Accounts - we can help you with opening your UK bank account through our agreement with HSBC bank. It assists if you can bring your last three bank statements from home with you when attending your interview. Your pay will be paid directly into your bank account by BACS.

National Insurance (NI)  - we can help you with obtaining an National Insurance number

Health Care - the NHS will take care of you free of charge in the UK should you require healthcare.

Social Life - we organise regular fun social events with our 'Star' teachers and our team!

Overseas Teachers...

Before you Leave

Once you have made the decision to travel and teach overseas you'll have loads of questions like:

  • Do I have permission to work in the UK? Due to the current frequency of changes to work permits, A* Star advise you to go directly to the Home Office website.
  • How does the UK Education system differ from your system?
  • What will I have to bring with me?
  • Do you need to update your CV?
  • Do you need accommodation?
  • Do you need a currency converter?

The Department for Education (DfE) is easily accessible and has a lot of information. Go to their website for teaching resources such as online lesson plans, lesson plan resources, thematic units, themes, classroom activities, teacher tips, web projects, ideas for assemblies and lots more. For information on employment conditions for teachers please visit the National Union of Teachers website.