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Teaching in the UK

Historic & vibrant
United Kingdom

Stroll along the iconic river Thames or spend your days in the Welsh countryside. Working in the UK is the experience of a lifetime. With Europe on your doorstep, you can always play as hard as you work. Weekend trip to Rome or Paris, anyone?! Getting out of your comfort zone can help develop your career and skills in ways you never imagined, making lifelong friends around the world and experiences you can draw upon when returning home.

We are here to support you every step of the way

We will always ensure your journey runs smoothly, providing:

Guidance from expert consultants

Speak with our team who have lived the dream themselves!

Assistance with visas

We are proud to offer visa support, security clearance and advice when setting up your bank accounts.

Work opportunities

We can provide our educators with work pre-departure and upon their touchdown!

Online social platforms

Our online platforms help you connect with other travellers and make friends before departing.

App based scheduling

Once you've registered with us, you can use our app to set your availability.

Teach in the UK

A range of teaching and education support roles available

Whether it is a long-term contract or you are more interested in supply teaching, we can help you find the right fit for you.

  • Teaching and Teaching Assistants

    We work with a range of schools across London, Surrey, Wales, and Bristol

  • Early Years

    We are proud to have partnered with London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) to provide early years roles around London and the UK.

Are you eligible?

Make sure you check your eligibility requirements before planning your move to the UK!

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UK Recognised Qualifications

If you’re a qualified Teacher in Australia, your qualifications will be recognized in the UK and will be eligible to teach there. If you don’t have a teaching qualification you will still be suitable for Support roles or Nursery (Early Childhood) roles.

Working Visa or UK Working Rights

The most common entry to work in the UK is via a Youth Mobility Scheme Visa (formerly Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa). Alternatively, if you have a UK you will be able to teach in the UK. For more information on UK work visas click here.

Current Resume

Check out our Resume Tips. If you are applying for a contract or permanent role, we can provide a template specific to anzuk. Please include two work references for us to contact, who can verify your experience and ability.

National Police Check and UK DBS

Please visit the National Police Check website and the DBS website for details. We will arrange both of these checks on your behalf as part of our service.

Hear from others who
taught in the UK

I worked with ANZUK back home in Australia but yet again, the London office did not disappoint! I have been so pleased with not only how everyone supported my transition to the UK, but all of the work we have done together since commencing work here. I have worked with many agencies in the past and can find many too pushy and pressuring, making it very clear it is all about commission! I constantly get the opposite experience from ANZUK and will now only work with them. Feels like a real team experience.

Melissa Cunnington

I started working for ANZUK a year ago in Melbourne. I find them very supportive and friendly. I heard about their London office and how they help people to make the move! I have always wanted to travel and thought it would be a great opportunity to teach overseas! I am now in London and the ANZUK team over here is just as friendly and supportive as the one in Melbourne. The agency organised meet ups before going to London and here in London too, so I’m able to meet plenty of people and make friends who are in the same situation as myself!!

Bree Pellow

anzuk helped me move from Australia to London. The transition was very smooth. I found the staff were very informative and reliable, they always ensured that I was comfortable and aware with whatever was happening. I moved right before COVID hit they have remained supportive and engaged throughout. I would recommend anzuk to anyone looking for support in finding employment in teaching roles.

Shauna O’Halloran-Anderson

Moving to London from Australia with the assistance of anzuk has been a seamless experience. The staff at anzuk have been helpful every step of the way.

Gemma Rossetti

The early years team helped me so much when I first moved to London! I was able to receive shifts 5 days a week. ANZUK also were able to secure me with a full time job, which has been greatly appreciated!

Catherine Gant
Visa services

Your visa assistance starts here

We are excited to have a dedicated Visa Support Team based in Australia, to guide, support and apply for your UK Youth Mobility Scheme Visa or Ancestry Visa on your behalf. The service is available to our educators looking to move from Australia, New Zealand & Canada – to the UK.

For a small administration fee of $99, you will have the support of one of our friendly team, who will:

  • Discuss your plans and answer all of your questions
  • Guide you through the application questions
  • Schedule and prepare you for your appointments
  • Check your supporting documents
  • Ensure that everything aligns with your own travel and work plans
  • Make sure it’s a seamless and stress-free experience for you!

If you are seeking more information on the Skilled Worker Visa, please have a read of our blog.

Visa requirements

Youth Mobility Scheme Visa

The Youth Mobility Scheme Visa is available to young people, aged between 18 to 30 of certain nationalities – including Australian, New Zealand & Canadian passport holders. A Youth Mobility Scheme Visa is a once in a lifetime opportunity, which lets you live and work in the UK for up to 24 months and includes access to the National Health Service. This visa can be applied for 6 months prior to arriving in the UK.

Learn more on the UK gov website
Ancestry Visa

The ancestry visa is available for those who have a Grandparent born in the UK (in most cases).

Learn more on the UK gov website

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