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Introducing Thames Teachers

Introducing Thames Teachers

| June 6, 2014

  RMTA is happy to present this featured article on Thames Teachers, a top-rank agency! Let’s start by explaining our recent name change and re-brand to Thames Teachers. Thames Teachers was previously known as AER Teachers. The original name was derived from a sister company of ours but since we prefer a fresh and lively […]

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How Umbrella Companies Work

How Umbrella Companies Work

| July 12, 2013 | 6 Comments

At the RMTA blog, we have covered payroll topics in our posts “What is an Umbrella Company” and “How to Claim Expenses as a Supply Teacher“. To complement these earlier articles, below is a guest post by Adam Barton, founder of umbrella company Generate FS. Here we learn a little bit more about how umbrella […]

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Meet Redbox Teacher Recruitment

Meet Redbox Teacher Recruitment

| March 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Rate My Teaching Agency is happy to present our featured interview with Redbox Teachers. This highly-rated agency has been one of the most active on RMTA. Now let’s meet and get to know a bit more about this primary-focused agency: Why don’t we start by finding out a little bit about Redbox and its […]

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Getting to Know TimePlan

Getting to Know TimePlan

| February 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

RMTA is excited to present the below interview with TimePlan Education. This marks the beginning of what we hope to be an ongoing series of interviews with UK teaching agencies, meant to give our visitors an exclusive and informative agency experience. It is fitting that our first interview is with the UK’s first teaching agency. […]

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Adapting to Electricity in the UK

Adapting to Electricity in the UK

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are traveling to the UK from abroad, one of the many things to think about is how you are going to power your electronic devices. Talk of Volts, Hz, Converters, Adapters, and the like can become very overwhelming very quickly. This article is meant to clarify your electrical woes so you don’t have […]

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5 Tips for Finding Supply Work

5 Tips for Finding Supply Work

| March 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Our previous Blog article discussed the situation of supply work in the UK today. Put simply, finding supply work is much more difficult now than in previous years. Many supply teachers are having trouble finding work and some have gone so far as to say that the days of supply teaching are numbered. However, not […]

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Is there Supply Work in London?

Is there Supply Work in London?

| March 8, 2011 | 6 Comments

A lot of questions come in through our Contact form from teachers looking for more information about teaching in the UK. RMTA visitor, Julie, sent in a question that is on the minds of many teachers hoping to supply teach in London: “I am intending to head to London to work as a secondary teacher […]

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What is a CRB Check and How Do I Apply for One?

What is a CRB Check and How Do I Apply for One?

| February 14, 2011 | 12 Comments

The Criminal Records Bureau’s criminal record check is necessary step in becoming a teacher in the United Kingdom. If you are a new teacher or a teacher new to the country, you will likely be asked to apply for the “CRB check.” Most agencies make this process relatively straightforward and provide you with all the […]

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What is an Umbrella Company?

What is an Umbrella Company?

| January 31, 2011 | 3 Comments

Continuing on from last week’s post on how to claim expenses as a supply teacher, this post focuses on those oh-so-confusing “umbrella companies.” What exactly is an umbrella company? Why are you asked to sign up with one? And, Should you sign up with one? These are all very good questions that will be answered […]

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How to Claim Expenses as a Supply Teacher

How to Claim Expenses as a Supply Teacher

| January 26, 2011 | 6 Comments

This article explores how umbrella companies promote the claiming of expenses—such as travel—for supply teachers. It will cover the basics of why umbrella companies say supply teachers can claim expenses and how you are to do it. The second part of the article discusses the debate going on about whether or not it is legal […]

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Moving 2 London?

Moving 2 London?

| January 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Moving2London is a source for everything you need to know about moving to the big city. From visas to banking and finding a job, Moving2London has it all. Belle shares with RMTA how the site came to be and how it can help new teachers like you! “www.moving2london.com is a website that Nick and I […]

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Win a Free iTunes Gift Card!

Win a Free iTunes Gift Card!

| January 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Just 12 days after its launch, Rate My Teaching Agency has seen over 300 unique visitors and received 24 agency reviews. We are pleased with this start and want to see RMTA continue to grow. We rely purely on the teaching community to spread the word about the site and have a £10 (or $15) iTunes […]

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How to Choose a Teaching Agency

How to Choose a Teaching Agency

| January 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

Choosing a teaching agency that suits your needs is one of the most important decisions you can make when deciding to teach in the UK. At RMTA, our goal is to help new teachers make an informed agency decision. Below, you will find a list of criteria you should look for when choosing an agency. […]

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RMTA Launches with 2011

RMTA Launches with 2011

| January 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

We are happy to announce the official launch of Rate My Teaching Agency! After weeks of development, RMTA is ready to start hearing your agency ratings and reviews. The goal of this site is to connect teachers via an online social platform so that they can share their experiences with teaching agencies in the UK. […]

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