Jobs for Irish teachers in England - The Classroom Partnership: The power of the collective

Jobs for Irish teachers in England

Are you a teacher in Ireland looking for a new job in England? We can help. The Classroom Partnership has helped thousands of Irish teachers find their perfect opportunity in England. As part of a partnership of brands, we have recruitment offices across England. So whether you’re looking to explore the world famous music scene of Liverpool, the bustling streets of London or find pleasure hiking the hills of Yorkshire, we can help find you a role in a region that’s just right for you.

International teaching jobs for Irish teachers

Irish teachers are highly thought of in the English education system and we’re actively working with schools and multi-academy trusts to help find the best teachers for them. We have opportunities across early years, primary, secondary and SEND throughout England, and even internationally.

Irish teachers placed
Countries recruited from
Trainee teachers on SCITT programme
Classroom staff provided with CPD
Schools supported
Offices from London to Adelaide

Supporting your career

The Classroom Partnership and its portfolio of brands are here to support you throughout your career. From helping NQTs find their first teaching job to expanding horizons with international teaching opportunities we have the solutions. Click on the logos to find out more about each company and how they can help.

We will help you find the right job for you, support and guide you coming to the UK, help you prepare for interviews, we will give you CPD training (classroom and on-demand) and ensure you are ready to go. We can even help with day to day and short-term supply assignments to help you become familiar with UK schools and the curriculum.

As a qualified teacher, we can help you explore further afield through our overseas partner company, The International Teaching Partnership which recruits for schools throughout East Asia, Oceania, Europe and the Middle East.


Yes, you will need to complete the UK induction period. Simply download Form B from the ITC website, return completed forms and an evidence letter from your school to gain full Irish registration. There is a mutual recognition system in place for Irish trained teachers.

KS1 – Year 1 and year 2, when pupils are aged between 5 and 7.

KS2 – Year 3 – year 6, when pupils are aged between 7 and 11 years.

KS3 – Year 7 – year 9 when pupils are aged between 11 and 14.

KS4 – Year 10 and year 11, when pupils are aged between 14 and 16.

KS5 – Students aged 16 – 18, often known as sixth form.

The UK government’s policy is that Brexit will not affect Irish citizens. Other European citizens have to apply for a new “settled status” or risk losing their right to live and work in the UK after it leaves the European Union. However, the government’s position is that Irish people have a general right to live in the United Kingdom which is entirely separate to their rights as EU citizens.

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