The benefits of working with Smart
Unlike other agencies that offer fixed rates of pay, we negotiate the best rates for our teachers based on their skills and experience
Our team is our best asset. We understand the importance of employing and retaining passionate people who know their stuff and are quick to respond, so you can expect consistency and continuity from Smart Teachers every day.
Undergo a quick and easy registration process and start teaching in the UK ASAP
With a wide range of teaching jobs available in schools right across London, you set the parameters on where you’d like to work, and in what capacity
Guaranteed Work Scheme
Join our exclusive pool of primary and secondary supply teachers and earn a guaranteed rate of pay during term time
At Smart Teachers we won’t only find you the right job; we will do all we can to ensure you are classroom-ready. Our trainers are fully qualified and have many years’ experience in their specialist area. Each course is designed to be interactive, informative and refreshing, whilst providing you with the skills and knowledge to feel 100% confident working in a UK classroom.
Access to EduCare
As part of our commitment to schools, teachers and support staff, we provide all of our registered staff with a FREE licence for EduCare’s General Education package (which normally costs £390+). EduCare is a market-leading training provider of high-quality, concise and easy to use safeguarding and duty of care training. The online training package includes 31 accredited e-learning courses.
Our office is open from the crack of dawn every weekday (7:00am to 6:00pm), and for your convenience we are even open on Saturdays
Get rewarded for referring other great teaching staff to Smart, and become part of our wider social network.
Interested in teaching in the UK?
Many of our consultants have actually moved from overseas to teach in the UK themselves, so we’ve been in your shoes. We know just what it’s like living and working away from home and truly understand the considerations one makes when moving halfway around the world for a new work experience.
Wherever you’re from in the world, we have a dedicated International Resourcing Team ready to provide expert advice to those who are serious about relocating to teach in the UK. Along with out sister companies ABC Teachers and Vision for Education, we have a branches across the country, so you've got plenty of choice on where you want to end up.
Our relocation service includes:
Visa & Travel Advice Before we get to finding you the perfect teaching job, we will help ensure that you are eligible for a UK working visa and that your qualifications are recognised.
Pre-departure Work Guarantee
If it’s a long term contract you’re after, we have great success placing many of our overseas candidates via Skype interview. If you’d prefer daily supply, you can sign up to our Guaranteed Work Scheme which guarantees you a minimum rate of pay during term time.
Dedicated Local Support
On your arrival to the UK you will be looked after by our friendly London team located in the heart of the city. Unlike other agencies, when you register with Smart Teachers you will remain exclusive to one consultant; we will not bounce you around from person to person. London may be massive, but we’re here to make sure you don’t get lost in the crowd.
Moving to a new country can be daunting, but we can provide you with assistance in setting up a UK bank account and applying for your National Insurance Number, You’ll feel ready to hit the ground running long before you step on the plane!
Continuing Professional Development
We offer a range of bespoke CPD courses to build on your teaching skills and ensure you’re classroom ready. All sessions are free to attend.