Appointment of overseas trained teachers

Overseas trained teachers are welcomed to apply for any job advertised by the Croydon local education authority. However, if the teachers do not have qualified teacher status (QTS), they can be employed on the unqualified teacher pay scale.

There are a number of initiatives that the Croydon Head Teachers Association (CHTA) have introduced to ensure that Croydon is a destination of choice:

Website dedicated to advertising Croydon schools' jobs

This website is owned and operated by Croydon’s headteachers – giving applicants direct access to school jobs in the borough without any middle men. If you want to teach in Croydon or work in a Croydon school, please register on our dedicated site for job alerts.

Department for Education - information line
School recruitment
Overseas trained teacher helpline