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
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:
- 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.