WATCH: Relocating as a teacher

Relocating as a teacher need not be a headache, Grainne Hallahan is here to guide you though the steps you need to take

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Tes Career Clinic series.

In these videos, I’m going to help you on your journey to finding the perfect teaching job.

Here I take a look at the challenge of relocating.

One of the great things about being a teacher is that you can do it anywhere- wherever there are people, there are schools! 

Relocating as a UK teacher 

Doing your research is absolutely essential for any teacher looking to relocate.

I spoke to Hannah Boydell, HR administrator at Rendcomb College in the UK. She explains some of the questions you should be asking your new school when you're thinking about where best to live when you relocate.

We also spoke to Hannah Plimmer, senior recruitment advisor at Ark, about the different ways you can approach your relocation, and how to job hunt when you're thinking of changing areas.

Relocating as an international teacher

Relocating as an overseas teacher can be a complicated task- especially if your relocation takes you to a different country, or even continent. 

I asked Julia Knight, head of year at The British School of Bahrain, for her advice on how to make a success of the relocation process.

To get matched with your perfect teaching role visit tes.com/perfect-match   

Previous episodes in this series:

  1. Planning your career  
  2. How to make job hunting a success
  3. Leaders: How to plan your recruitment

For more help on the topics we talk about in our video, check out our Careers Advice page.

Grainne Hallahan
Grainne Hallahan
Grainne Hallahan is Tes recruitment editor and senior content writer at Tes
Find me on Twitter @heymrshallahan

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