The Registration Process UK

The application process

When you register to work through Hourglass Education, you will be assigned to a single consultant who will generally be your main point of contact. Your consultant will ask you some simple questions to ensure that we are able to help you to secure a teaching position, satisfying ourselves that you are appropriately qualified with relevant experience.

An interview will be arranged at a time convenient to you; this may be a telephone or face to face interview. Your consultant will make every effort to, familiarise themselves with your qualifications and experiences, discussing your strengths and priorities as a professional and an individual to ascertain the types of schools which would best suit your profile. The consultant should finish the interview knowing your requirements as a teacher fully equipped and ready to assist you in securing your ideal teaching position.

Careful and thorough screening process

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You will be asked to provide a number of essential documents; it is vital that we are fully satisfied with the authenticity of your application and will ensure that all documents provided are fully verified.

These essential documents include:

  • Full, detailed and current Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching qualification
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Any degree level qualification in addition to the above
  • 2 professional references from your current or most recent school
  • 2 forms of identification:
    • Passport
    • Driving licence or birth certificate
  • Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure
  • Proof of address x 2
  • Confirmation of National Insurance number
  • Evidence of legal name change where appropriate

For overseas trained teachers:

  • Right to enter/remain in the UK
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Overseas police check
  • NARIC comparability check where appropriate

These documents can be checked by an employee of Hourglass or Pertemps by attending an appointment at one of our offices.
Alternatively we have a simple ‘Authenticate’ process which can be completed online.

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