Permanent or Fixed Term Contracts

The majority of teachers from the USA will come to the UK on a Tier 2 Visa, meaning that you will only be able to work for one employer on either a Permanent or Fixed Term Contract.

This would mean that you are employed directly by the employer, either on a permanent contract (with no end date) or on a Fixed Term Contract (for a specific period of time, usually between 1 and 2 years). The task of finding the right vacancy, completing application forms and submitting CVs can feel like a full-time job in itself. Our excellent relationships with schools and MATs throughout the country means that we can help you find the perfect role in the UK

Long Term Supply

(Only available to candidates who are not sponsored on Tier 2)

Long-term supply allows you to work on an ongoing basis in one school. This can vary from a few weeks, a term, or even a full year. These roles can often be to cover sickness, parental leave or because an unexpected vacancy has arisen for other reasons. Long-term supply can often lead to the offer of a permanent role and allows you to experience teaching in a variety of settings, ensuring that you can see how each school operates, and make sure that if you do decide to take a permanent role the one you select is the right place for you.

Day2Day Supply

(Only available to candidates who are not sponsored on Tier 2)

If you are looking for a role that gives you more of a work-life balance and mostly requires no planning - then supply teaching may be for you. It offers that flexibility so you can work around other commitments. It also affords you the opportunity to gain more experience in numerous settings and schools. Sometimes it is daunting accepting a permanent role right away - supply teaching allows you to get the feel for the school and can lead to a longer-term contract if that is what you are looking for. Through daily supply, you can ensure you are finding the perfect role for you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why would I look for a role using iCan Teach UK?

A. We are a specialist company working solely with Overseas trained teachers, meaning that we are experts in both finding you a role AND everything else which comes with moving countries.

Q. How much does it cost to register with iCan Teach UK?

A. There is no cost to working with iCan Teach UK. The only charges that you would ever incur are related to visa applications and this is paid directly to the government.

Q. Do I need a visa to work in the UK?

A. As an American citizen, you will require a visa to work in the UK. Please head to our visa section in theHelp Centre

Q. When are interviews held?

A. Interviews are held throughout the year, so although the majority of positions start in January, April, or September, please get in touch any time.

Q. Will I receive guidance and advice before my interview?

A. Absolutely, we will be able to give you tips and advice on what to expect. The majority of interviews are held virtually, although iCan Teach UK do travel to Jamaica to hold in-person interview Get in touch with us directly for interview advice and tips.

Q. Does iCan Teach UK help me to find me somewhere to live?

A. The team here will support you with finding somewhere to live, however, we have found that each person/family has different requirements, so it is a process you should absolutely be involved with as well. Find more information inthe Help Centre

For more guidance and advice, please head to the Help Centre by clicking here!

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