Departmental advice on the employment of overseas-trained teachers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
This departmental advice is for:
- school staff
- school leaders
- governing bodies
- local authorities
It relates to:
- local authority-maintained schools
- pupil referral units
- non-maintained special schools
This advice explains the rules about the employment of overseas-trained teachers (OTTs) in schools in England.
Overseas-trained teachers are people who have qualified as teachers in a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.