Teacher Support Overseas


OS Testimonial - AmyAt Hourglass, we put every effort into supporting our overseas teachers throughout the recruitment process, from the initial registration interview to the final day of their teaching appointment and beyond to their subsequent appointment!

These are a few of the areas where we offer support:


We have extensive expertise in this area and regularly advise and support teachers, schools, and Local Authorities through the visa application process, whether this is Ancestry, Youth Mobility or Certificate of Sponsorship.


For those who are relocating nationally or internationally to take up a teaching position, we will assist you to find appropriate accommodation to suit your lifestyle and budget.


We offer an annual induction programme especially for teachers who are relocating from overseas.

Bank Accounts

We will provide you with all necessary information to enable you to open a current account with a UK Bank.

Teacher SupportRegular phone calls

Your consultant will call you regularly prior to commencing your teaching appointment and throughout your placement and will always be available for a call from you. We will help you with queries, issues, problems and any crisis, whether this is a problem within or outside of school.

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Taking that bold step to teach into a new country can be daunting, especially when you do not know anyone in that country. Such was my concern as an overseas ...

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I found Hourglass extremely professional and caring. Dan, Claire and Allison dealt with me and they gave me all the necessary information.  l had lost hope in finding a school ...

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My experience with Hourglass Education has been positive from the outset. I was contacted by a number of agencies and Lina from Hourglass was by far the most professional and ...

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Relocation on the smallest scale can be a very daunting process.  On the other hand, you can move 7483 km across the North Atlantic Ocean and still manage to maintain ...

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The Hourglass team is so professional. They are efficient in carrying out their duties and give clear instructions.They care about you in a genuine way and help to make dreams ...

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