Supply teaching in London

Daily supply roles

Find the latest supply teaching jobs across London and the home counties with Smart Teachers. If you’re looking for flexible daily supply or short-term blocks of work, we have a constant flow of supply teaching roles across primary, secondary and SEN. Take your pick of schools, roles and locations, all whilst enjoying the streamlined service of working through one agency with one dedicated consultant.

Secondary classroom teacher in London

Permanent / long-term roles

If you're an NQT looking to kick off your teaching career, or an experienced teacher looking to make your next move, Smart Teachers can help you find a permanent or contract position that matches your skills, talents, and aspirations. Search the latest vacancies across early years, primary, secondary, and SEN, and find your perfect role in teaching, leadership, or support.

Special Needs needs special people

SEN roles

We continually recruit a broad spectrum of specialist candidates with the patience, enthusiasm and commitment to support the students with special abilities in any school. Our dedicated SEN team is made up of ex-SEN teachers with vested interests in supplying only the brightest and best to the special needs sector. To do our job properly, we need to understand complex challenges first-hand.

The benefits of working with Smart

  • Competitive rates
    Unlike other agencies that offer fixed rates of pay, we negotiate the best rates for our teachers based on their skills and experience

  • Personal service
    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.

  • Simple registration
    Undergo a quick and easy registration process and start teaching in the UK ASAP

  • Flexibility
    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

  • Free CPD
    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. 

  • Full support
    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

  • Great incentives
    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.

  • Smart Start
    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.

Despite me not knowing what I wanted to do myself, my consultant was the only person who seemed to really want to help me find something that was right for me rather than just placing me in a job. I will definitely recommend Smart to any teachers I know looking for work in London.

Australian teacher placed in London

I would just like to say thank you to all of you at Smart. You are efficient, knowledgeable and kind and I have noticed a great improvement in my professional life since I have joined you in September.

Marija Franulic