Trust Education

Overseas Teachers

Communication is our key – after a face-to-face interview, Trust offer all our registered teachers; a contactable expert in your sector, relevant training, an open invitation to use our in-house facilities and resources - and even a social life.


Finding somewhere to stay, in London can be daunting. At Trust, we often hear about fellow teachers seeking housemates. And if we can't help directly, hopefully the links to your right can.

SUPPLY TEACHING IN ENGLAND FOR (Overseas Trained Teachers)

Four Year Rule

  • OTTs from outside the EEA are able to teach in England as a temporary teacher for up to four years without the need to gain (QTS) Qualified Teacher status.
  • QTS - In order to work as a permanent, qualified teacher in England or to continue working as supply teacher after 4 years from the date you first taught in England, it is essential you gain QTS. For more information go to


If you are not a citizen of an EU member state you will need a current working visa or work permit to teach in the UK. This must be arranged prior to your arrival.

Further information on UK work permits can be obtained through their Home Office website or the British High Consulate in your home country.



Commonwealth Avenue
ACT 2606
02 6270 6666

New Zealand

44 Hill Street
Wellington 1
PO Box 1812
64 4472 6049

South Africa

91 Parliament Street
Cape Town 8001
021 461 7220


  • Among the highest in London.
  • Even better for teachers in long-term bookings.
  • Boosted by a range of bonuses, so all should benefit.
  • Managed hitch-free and promptly from our in-house accounts department.

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In order to work as a teacher through Trust Education all candidates must register and meet the selection criteria. Our security and reference checks are of the highest standard which puts us in the very tiny elite of agencies with an unblemished track record.

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If you're new to the UK, it might comfort you to know, we once were too. Trust Education are part Australian-owned, and we've also got many former teachers among our staff. We can use our previous experiences of settling into London and teaching to make yours less overwhelming.

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Trust Education provide induction training for teachers who are new to supply. The sessions cover; preparation and planning, a typical school day, tips on behaviour management and new initiatives within education. We learn from the experiences of supply teachers who’ve been working through Trust in a wide range of London schools.

Trust also offer new supply teachers the chance to shadow one of our established and experienced teachers during the course of their working day, in order to gain confidence.

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Trust really value the Support side of our agency, assessing suitability and experience carefully so both staff and schools are happy.

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