FAQ

General Queries

Who can i-teachers help?

If you are a graduate with a strong academic background, and a passion for education then please get in touch. Ideally you will have some experience working with children or young people though this isn’t always necessary.

We also support high quality NQTs, RQTs, those relocating and those looking for a step up within their career.

What roles do you recruit for within schools?

Our Graduate ‘Step into Teaching’ programme offers paid, long-term experience in schools. This is ideal for graduates wanting to gain school experience ahead of committing to teacher training. We work with a wide range of classroom based support roles, including LSA, Graduate Co-Teacher, Graduate Academic Tutors (range of subjects), unqualified teachers, cover supervisors, SEN Teaching Assistant, Pastoral Mentor, Inclusion Mentor, Behaviour Mentor and 1:1 Teaching Assistant.

For qualified teachers, we work on permanent teacher positions based on subject specialism.

I have sent in my CV, what happens next?

One of our dedicated consultants will take the time to review your CV. If we think you are a good fit for one of our positions, they will be in contact usually within 2-4 working days.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of CVs we receive, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

What can I expect from i-teachers?

i-teachers is now the most highly rated Education Recruitment Company in the UK on Trustpilot. We are very proud of this 5* achievement!

You will have your own dedicated education consultant working with you, who will discuss in depth your ambitions and skillset to match you to the best role for you. The will offer 1:1 feedback and consistent updates, and also provide tailored interview preparation based on each school’s requirements to give you the best chance possible of securing your ideal role.

What checks will you need to carry out?

Before representing you to any schools, i-teachers are required to ensure full safeguarding and vetting checks are carried out. Your consultant and dedicated compliance officer will support you to make this process as easy and as smooth as possible.

The checks will include ID verification, obtaining an Enhanced DBS on the update service, and references from previous employers or academic institutions.

How does the pay work?

Our graduate roles are paid weekly, in term time only. All pay rates are inclusive of statutory holiday pay. Please see induvial adverts or contact a consultant for specific pay rates as daily rates will differ depending on the role and location.

On occasion, schools will offer a permanent or fixed term contract directly with themselves, this will be discussed with your consultant and the school during the interview process.

Does your service cost me anything?

Absolutely not. Our service is free of charge to all candidates, your salary or wage will not be affected.

Do you offer day-to-day supply teaching roles?

We do not, as we specialise in long term and permanent positions. Our ethos is to help our candidates explore careers in education and our schools with long-term recruitment solutions which positively impact their pupils.


Placed candidates

How do I submit my timesheet?

Please use your log in details sent from ‘in Time’. Here you can select your placement and days worked. Please enter 1 unit per 1 day worked.

Timesheets need to be submitted every Friday by 5pm.

Who do I contact if I am unwell and unable to attend school?

Please always inform the school as soon as you can, by contacting your direct line manager or by calling reception. Then let your consultant know.

Do I receive holiday and sick pay?

All of our daily rates include statutory holiday pay. This will be paid into your weekly wages. You do have the option to accrue this. You may be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), depending on how long you have been in your role, our finance team will be able to offer on advice on a case by case basis.