Our essential guide to what you need to do before travelling to the UK and how to prepare. For simplification, we will call all schools and colleges ‘schools’ and all Local Authorities or Library Boards (regional education offices), ‘LAs’
You should receive a letter from the British Council in May or June informing you of the region to which you have been allocated and also a copy of our Information booklet for foreign language assistants and their employers in the UK (pdf 1MB).
Please read this booklet thoroughly as it includes all the information you will need to prepare for your time as an assistant.
Read about the next steps in preparing for your arrival in the UK: