Bounce into a UK teaching job

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Bounce into a UK teaching job

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Join the highest rated UK recruiter

The testimonials from our international teachers speak for themselves. You’re in good hands!

How to get started

Welcome Call

Register with Bounce and book your welcome call at a time that suits you.

Interviews

We'll match you to live jobs and arrange Zoom interviews with UK schools.

Start Your Job

Jet off on your adventure to Europe! We can't wait to meet you.

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How we'll help you

Visa application

We'll recommend the right visa and guide you through the application process from start to finish. Simples!

Airport pickup

We'll take the stress out of your arrival. Your consultant will be there to pick you from the airport when you get here.

Bank account setup

We have partnered with a popular high street bank to ensure opening a UK account is a piece of cake when you arrive in London.

Accommodation

Our team will support you with your search for somewhere to live when you get here.

Social events

Hop down to our next social event & meet other like-minded Bouncers from across the globe!

Wrap around support

We're here when you need us. Call or email us if your stuck, need some advice or just fancy a chat!

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Meet Shannon,
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from Canada.

Watch her short video to find out about her experience teaching in London with Bounce Teachers.

Type of work available

Permanent teaching jobs

With a vast network of close to a 1,000 schools across the UK, simply let us know your preferences and we’ll match you to the ideal teaching job.

Casual supply teaching

Ease yourself into teaching in the UK. We currently offer guaranteed supply work contracts in the London area. Speak to your consultant for more information on this.

Where should you live?

We work with schools all across the UK. Simply let us know your preferred locations and leave the rest to us.

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Meet your Bounce placement team

Nicholas

Senior Consultant

“I’ve been recruiting teachers with Bounce since 2017. I look forward to introducing you to my schools.”

Hannah

Candidate Support

“I’ll be helping you with everything from opening a bank account to finding somewhere to live.”

Titus

Recruitment Consultant

“I work with schools across London, you’ll be hearing from me about exciting job offers!”

Meet your Bounce relocation team

Nicholas
Senior Consultant
Hannah
Candidate Support
Mayor
Compliance Officer
Titus
Recruitment Consultant

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Why join Bounce?

We understand how important choosing the right agency is when you are considering moving to the UK for a teaching job. Find out what makes Bounce Teachers different.

Expert Support

We have years of experience recruiting international teachers.. Our consultants are here to support you each step of the way.

VIP Arrival Package

We'll make your arrival less stressful. Your consultant will be there to meet you at the airport when you get there.

Excellent Schools

We work with 100s of 'Good' & 'Outstanding' schools across London and the UK. We look forward to introducing you to our schools soon!

What our teachers say

Bounce Teachers (previously Achieve Education) are proud to be one of the UK’s most reputable agencies, both at home and overseas.

Questions?

If you’re planning to relocate to the UK for a long-term/full-time teaching position, you’re not restricted as to where you can live and work. Our placement team services schools across the United Kingdom, which gives us access to a large range of teaching vacancies across all levels of education. If you already have a location in mind, simply let us know in your welcome call and our team will promote you for education jobs in that specific area.

For teachers looking for casual/substitute teaching opportunities, we recommend living in London to maximise the amount of work offered to you. Your dedicated consultant can offer advice about the best areas to live.

If you hold full citizenship from either Australia, Canada or New Zealand, and are aged between 18-30, you’re eligible for the T5 Youth Mobility visa. Full details can be found here.

If you fall outside of the above criteria, you’ll need to be directly sponsored by a school in the UK. If you’re a high school Maths or Science teacher, you’re eligible for the fast track visa and our team is at hand to help you with this.  Click here to find out more.

The T5 visa costs £259 to apply. You’ll also be asked to contribute towards a health surcharge which is your access to the NHS (National Health Service). The health surcharge is £470 per year. As the longevity of the T5 visa is two years, the total health surcharge contribution is £940. The total cost of your application works out as £1,119. Figures correct at the time of writing but will vary depending on the type of visa that you’re applying for.

QTS, or Qualified Teacher Status, is an accreditation given to qualified teachers in the UK; many schools see it as the gold standard for teaching. Upon arrival in the UK, you’re automatically eligible for QTS. You’ll need to provide evidence of your teaching certification and university degree certificates. Our team will support you with obtaining QTS before you start teaching in the UK.

Here at Bounce Teachers, we want to give our Overseas Teachers the flexibility in deciding the type of work they receive, along with the longevity of the assignment. When you register with us, you’ll be asked if you are looking for a long-term/full-time teaching job, or if you’d prefer to start with casual substitute teaching roles. Our full-time positions generally require a 1-year commitment, however, if for any reason you aren’t happy with the school that you are placed in, we’ll support you with finding another school position that’s a better match.

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Helpful information

Explore the blog posts below for all of the essential information that you'll need to successfully relocate to the UK for a teaching position. If you can’t find the answer to a question that you may have, please speak to our team.

Applying for your Visa
08Aug

Applying for your Visa

Read the Bounce Teachers guide to applying for your work visa. Find out more about the T5 Youth

Finding accommodation in the UK
30Jun

Finding accommodation in the UK

Finding accommodation in the UK can be stressful, especially when you have never been to the UK before.

Healthcare in the UK
27May

Healthcare in the UK

The healthcare system in the United Kingdom is a bit different than in other places around the world.

How to apply for your overseas police check
04Oct

How to apply for your overseas police check

As part of your relocation compliance process, you will need to apply for a Criminal Record Check from

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