Top European countries to visit
Explore the historic and cultural cities of Europe during your summer holidays when teaching in England. With miles of golden sands, picturesque coastlines and super clubs that are renowned around the world, Europe comes alive in the summer months.
Top UK festivals
Make the most of your summer when teaching in England by planning in seeing some the top UK Festivals! There is something for everyone, offering a welcome escape from life in the classroom. No matter your musical tastes, a delightful mix of festivals exist to help you celebrate the summer in style, either this year or next…
Top European festivals
During the summer holidays whilst teaching in England, take the opportunity to explore the surrounding European continent and the festivals it has to offer!
From festivals in historical sites to beach and boat parties, Europe’s festival scene is jam-packed with exciting options.
Finding accommodation in London
You’ll probably be looking for more information on the top places to live in London and how you would find accommodation. We’ve gathered all the useful info into one place so the only searching you’ll be doing is for your new home!
What should I pack to take to the UK?
Having the opportunity to travel the world, experience a new culture, and get paid for the experience makes teaching overseas a very tempting proposition.
Teaching in Britain is an extremely rewarding experience and demand for teaching staff is high, but if you think it’s the right move for you, what do you need to take?
How to get QTS and docs you need
You’ll probably have some questions about when is best to relocate, how you gain QTS to be able to teach in the UK and what documents you’ll need, so we’ve compiled all of the info for you!
Surviving UK school
Teaching in the UK is probably different from anything you’ll have experienced in the past, but a vast majority of the processes and skills needed are the same.
Regardless of whether you’re employed on a fixed term, permanent or supply basis, you can expect your day to involve lesson preparation, marking, administrative duties and potentially extracurricular activities.
What is National Insurance and UK Tax?
Making the move can sometimes have you feeling that you have more questions than answers, especially when it comes to different tax systems! If you’re wondering how to set up your National Insurance number and how the UK tax system works, never fear, Tradewind are here!
Preparing for life inside a UK classroom
Teaching in the UK provides an abundance of opportunities in a top quality education system with plenty of career progression.
Your skills are also very much in demand, and there are openings in most towns and cities across the nation, meaning you’re not bound to certain geographic locations.
The difference between the main school types in the UK
The UK has a wide variety of school settings for pupils of different ages, faiths and needs. While the fundamentals of education remain the same at all of them, there are a few subtle differences that are useful for International teachers to know before making the move to teach in the UK.
Bank accounts, relocation spends and student loans
You may have some questions regarding money such as how to set up a UK bank account and how much you’ll need when relocating, so we’ve compiled together all the useful info you’ll need!
Support for overseas teachers
Not only can we help you find a teaching job in the UK but help support you with your relocation process. From our very attractive relocation package to our social events and parties, you’re sure to feel right at home with Tradewind Recruitment.
Travel hacks and tips
If you fancy a career teaching overseas and plan to take your next role in a UK classroom, you’ll need to make sure you have everything you need. That’s when knowing how to pack effectively, and relatively light, can come in handy – here are our useful travel hacks and tips.
Why teach in the UK?
The UK offers many top-quality opportunities to pursue a career in teaching, with staff often attracted by its broad curriculum, high demand for teaching jobs and a chance to make a real difference.
Here are a few reasons why you may want to swap your current role for life in a British classroom.
The best Christmas Markets to visit in Europe
You’ve had the delight of experiencing the Winter Wonderland in London for the past couple of weeks, now it’s on to the myriad of Christmas Markets that Europe has to offer! For those teaching in the UK, the Christmas markets of Europe are legendary throughout the world and with them now on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Skiing and snowboarding getaways in Europe
Taking a UK teaching job has several benefits, from discovering a new country and a fresh syllabus to taking in a new culture, tucking into new food and seeing new ways of working in action. Britain also has fantastic connections to the European mainland, providing ample opportunities for international teachers to embark on a skiing or snowboarding getaway when they want to enjoy some time outside of the classroom.