In the last 6 months I have been working closely with Teach In and seen the support they have given to their overseas teachers as part of the recruitment process. It is not just about finding the right schools for teachers who are considering their working life in the UK, but it has been impressive to witness the way they nurture candidates through the interview process and during that important early induction period when they are starting work at their new school.
Deborah Cooper, Principal, George Abbott School, Guildford, Surrey
I just wanted to say thank you for everything you have done for me over the past couple months! Before I came here to Bucks I did not have the best school or support from my previous agency up in Nottingham. Therefore my confidence was at a low. After speaking with you and realizing that there were other schools much better, I first didn't believe you, but realized I wasn't ready to go home. I am so glad that you were able to convince me to stay in England for the full year. If it wasn't for your endless search to find me the best fit I would have gone home discouraged and had a bad opinion of teaching and possibly not pursued it further. For that I am truly thankful and grateful for everything you have done!
Now I must return home, and because of all my UK teaching experience I was able to land a teaching job in Canada. I couldn't be happier to have received the position! Thank you for everything you have done for me.
Meghan Carter, Canadian Teacher working in Bucks, UK
From the first time I spoke with Raj at Teach In she immediately struck me as a genuine person. After only a couple of days contact, Raj has gotten me a contract with a school that fits me very well. Raj is an excellent listener and no question is too big or small, she is always there to help.
I would honestly recommend Raj to anyone looking for a job, she takes her role very seriously and will not stop until she finds you a job.
Claire McNamara, NQT Primary Teacher
Teach In is a fantastic way to get connections with great schools, and it takes the hassle out of applying for jobs independently. I went along to the NQT event and both Sabrina and her colleague were helpful, friendly and encouraging. I felt very nervous when I first arrived, however they provided an open, fun yet professional atmosphere which instantly put me at ease. They were genuinely interested in my teaching journey so far and adapted the day to suit myself and my fellow NQTs. I was thrilled that it had been arranged for me to go and visit one of the schools that I was very interested in applying for, where I was able to meet the head teacher and the deputy head, who were both very welcoming and willing to have a professional talk with me about my time in schools so far. I feel that Teach In has helped me on my journey of becoming a teacher and I am looking forward to hopefully meeting with them again in the future. Thank you!
Melissa Baggott, Teacher
Thank you to Teach in for providing Flinders University Students with professional development and the opportunity to gain interviews with UK Principals.
Philippa Spencer, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia