Teachers wanted in the UK!

There are plenty of reasons to take the plunge and take up teaching in some of the most exciting cities across England, Scotland and Wales.

We work in partnership with top schools in 11 of the UK’s most exciting locations, helping you to create an experience that is tailored to you, and offering you all the support you need to start your teaching job overseas. With iconic cities, restaurants, history and culture, the UK is the perfect place to start- and continue- your career in an exciting new setting.

Every year we help more and more teachers from New Zealand make the move and start teaching in the UK. Whether you crave the excitement of a global city like London, or would prefer to experience the idyllic English countryside, we’re here to make sure your life as a UK school teacher goes as smoothly- and enjoyably.

We know each of our schools inside and out, and help them to recruit the very best Primary, Secondary and Special Needs Teachers, and School Support staff.

Want to start the teaching adventure of a lifetime? Start your journey with Tradewind today.


Why work in the UK with Tradewind?

  • We offer more free and accredited professional development courses than any other UK education recruitment agency, helping you to feel supported and to hit the ground running in a new teaching environment
  • We will listen attentively to your needs and ensure that the position you move for is the perfect fit for you.
  • We offer an excellent relocation package including coverage of flight costs, providing accommodation, and general day-to-day support as you prepare to move (setting up bank accounts and finding a flat etc.) - you never have to feel like you're going it alone!
  • Expert and inside knowledge on each of our client schools means that you can feel informed about your decisions and prepare for what lies ahead.
  • We have amazing perks including social events, referral bonuses, and a chance to be entered into a prize draw to win a luxury holiday worth £2,000!


Wondering where you’d like to move? Discover our fantastic locations:

Birmingham – The UK’s second city, it has everything you’d expect from a major metropolis, including cutting-edge museums, bars, and retail experiences. Click here to read more.

Bristol – The gateway to the beautiful south west, Bristol is a top tourist destination and was voted best place to live in the UK in 2017. Click here to read more.

Chelmsford – The UK’s newest city, it has a lot to offer, as does the surrounding backdrop of the historic county of Essex. Click here to read more.

Hull – The UK’s capital of culture in 2017, dotted with great pubs, bars and eateries, and historic reminders of its maritime heritage. Click here to read more.

Lincolnshire – If you want to experience true rural life in England, you’ll fall in love with the landscape and culture of this northern county. Click here to read more.

London – the UK’s bustling capital has it all; history, culture, nightlife, green spaces, retail and more. If you’d like to live in one of the world’s major cities, click here to read more

Manchester – this northern powerhouse is famous for its sporting and musical heritage, and is one of the most vibrant cities in the country. Click here to read more.

Preston – this northern city is renowned for its historic links to football, and was named the best city in north-west England in 2016. Click here to read more.

Nottingham – A city for those who want both; the bustle of a metropolis and the opportunity to relax in the countryside, with plenty of history too. Click here to read more.

Sheffield – A modern urban space with strong industrial roots and a vibrant and varied scene, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Peak District National Park. Click here to read more.

St Albans – A historic market town turned popular city which offers a unique taste of rural life, with London just 20 minutes away. Click here to read more.


Whatever role you’re looking for, find your dream job with us here. 


To find out more about how we can support you, please get in touch and one of our dedicated international consultants will have an informal chat with you:


Tradewind Recruitment specialises in helping teachers and support staff find work across the UK. We focus on both permanent and supply roles and have a large network of great schools across the whole of the UK. We offer endless support for those looking to move from New Zealand to the UK, including help with flights, finding accommodation and getting you that all important job.

We pride ourselves on offering a much more dedicated service that no other agency can match, offering continuous support to our teachers even once they have started work. We encourage a great community with our teachers, holding regular social events and networking opportunities.

The huge network of schools we work with ensures that we have a consistent flow of teaching jobs available, including both part time and full time. Click here to see the jobs we have available at the moment.


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Hammersmith and Fulham , London


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