Opogo

9.7 out of 10
169 Ratings

About Opogo

Opogo is a specialist Education recruitment agency run by teachers. We source Education professionals globally and place them into London schools, both mainstream and Special Educational Needs.

We operate on the basis that we only want to work with top tier supply teachers and support assistants. We want to work with the best so we treat our supply candidates like professionals paying well and forging mutually respected working relationships. As a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) we are committed to working in an ethical manner.

Contact Opogo

Opogo Ltd
5th Floor, 70 Wilson Street
London
EC2A 2DB
UK

Opogo Ratings and Reviews

9.7

Overall Rating

9.7 out of 10
based on 169 Ratings

Amount of work

9.6

Rate of pay

9.5

Quality of schools

9.6

Personability

9.8

Honesty

9.8

Overall Service

9.7

10.0 out of 10 SDL · Reviewed on
When I arrived in the UK I was told by many of my friends that teaching in London can be a rather daunting challenge. I was advised to register with more than one agency so decided that 5 would cover my bases. Upon meeting the consultants at AER I immediately felt confident that they would find me sufficient work which is exactly what they have done. I have completed a few long term assignments for them now and know that they will continue to support me in finding sufficient work. They are very honest and informative about the schools they send me to and have always paid me a very good rate – much higher than any of the other agencies offered me. Most of the consultants are ex-teachers and I find they are very supportive and approachable. I would highly recommend working with AER teachers.
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9.9 out of 10 Carolyn · Reviewed on
AER Teachers have always provided the guidance and support that I needed as a newly qualified teacher. I have worked at three different schools for them, all long term contracts and my most recent offer through AER was a permanent job at my favourite school. I have just accepted the post and cannot wait to start at my new school in September. Thanks to Deon and Jenna I’ve managed to secure my dream job.
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10.0 out of 10 MK · Reviewed on
Working with AER Teacher since 6 months, it has been a great exp.
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10.0 out of 10 Gina Edwards · Reviewed on
I have been with AER since september and they have given me consitent work. when teaching work dried up they gave me the choice of cover supervisor work which helped pay the bills!
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10.0 out of 10 Kerry · Reviewed on
Really impressed with the level of professionalism shown by this agency. I have been in regular contact with the same consultant each time, they are always on hand when I have been in touch, and they have been honest about what is out there. I have now been posted to a fantastic school which I love working in!
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10.0 out of 10 AJS · Reviewed on
I have been registered with AERT Teachers for over a year and I can honestly say that they are the BEST AGENCY I have ever worked with. They only recently started daily supply and have been keeping me busy with cover supervisor work.
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9.6 out of 10 Fen · Reviewed on
I've been really impressed with AER, they have kept me informed and constantly letting me know about positions I would be interested in. Just after registering with them, I managed to get a full-time position in a school I loved and therefore haven't seen any of the schools AER have to offer but even so they update me which not many agencies will do. They also offer cover supervisor positions, which are harder to come by and suited my experience really well. I would highly recommend to others.
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8.7 out of 10 SR · Reviewed on
Have worked with AER since I arrived in London a year and a half ago, have not had a day without work as I was put straight into a beautiful school in a full time position.
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10.0 out of 10 Leann · Reviewed on
I am a Canadian teacher who has been in England for 2 years now. I started with another company when I first came over and I had so many issues. When I was searching for a new agency I found from the very start that AER was the best: when I call I can talk to the same person, I can always get ahold of them, they are always personable and professional, the school they recommended is exactly as they said it would be, I never had issues with pay, and they pay more than any other agency I have come across. It has been an overall enjoyable experience and I would and do highly recommend them.
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1.0 out of 10 albertdog · Reviewed on
Registered in October 2010: no contact subsequently.
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10.0 out of 10 Helen Thomas · Reviewed on
I have registered with I don't know how many agencies and worked for about 5 or 6. AER teachers is the only one I would recommend. It is the only agency I have come across where you're not just treated as another number, you feel like they actually care about the people the find work for and are there to support you. I've worked at quite a few different schools and nursery's over London and through AER have found a really lovely school. I work there as a teacher assistant but after working at this school I've decided that once I graduate I will do my teachers qualification.
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10.0 out of 10 Sam C · Reviewed on
AER Teachers is an absolute top notch agency and I can highly recommend them. Any queries I may have are dealt with promptly and in a very supportive and caring manner. Leanne and Deon do a fantastic job of looking after me. They have found me a fantastic position in a lovely school and I couldn't be happier. My initial six week post has turned into a long term position with the possibility of being kept on after July. Keep up the good work folks :o)
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10.0 out of 10 SS · Reviewed on
Easily the best agency I've dealt with in London. The staff at AER had by far the most personal touch and ultimately lined up my first full time job within a few weeks. I'm now at a fantastic school on a significantly higher pay rate than any other agency has offered. I highly recommend them.
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9.3 out of 10 AB · Reviewed on
The most honest and reliable agency I have dealt with to date! I joined them in November and they found me the perfect school in January! I was looked after by Amie who took the time to get to know me and understand what I was looking for. The AER Team are so friendly and supportive – I would galdly recommend them.
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10.0 out of 10 Anonymous · Reviewed on
I have worked for several agencies in the UK over the past five years and recently AER has stood out as one of the most professional. I always felt that the consultants were keen to find the right placement for me, the rate of pay was impressive and the schools were mostly excellent. Thanks to the team.
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8.9 out of 10 N.H · Reviewed on
AER Teachers were brilliant when I arrived in London from Cape Town, South Africa! It was my first time overseas and I was really worried about teaching in London. They provided me with help, support and training to get me through my interviews and first week of teaching! I have been in a long term at one school since September and things are going well, thanks to AER!
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9.9 out of 10 MP · Reviewed on
AER have been great to work with so and I have found the service I have received from Deon in particular to be top notch! Although I looking for long term work, Deon has managed to quickly find me daily supply in a great school where there are opportunities to pick up more days, so that's made my start in supply teaching a positive one, thanks!
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10.0 out of 10 SB · Reviewed on
AER Teaching agency have really delivered! They found me a permanent teaching post when I was beginning to think there was nothing out there! Good, honest service and friendly condultants.
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10.0 out of 10 KH · Reviewed on
Fabulous agency, fantastic rates of pay and amazing service – thanks for looking after me guys! Kx
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10.0 out of 10 Jo Lab · Reviewed on
Deon at AER Teachers was amazing to deal with. He helped find the right long term position in September last year when there was not much work out there. Unfortunately, I had to leave the post at Christmas and return to South Africa. AER Teachers were very understanding and supportive and did not blame me at all! I would recommend anyone to this agency – they only deal with long term work which is what I was looking for at the time. My pay rate was a lot more than my other agencies quoted me!
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