Hello all, I finished my degree (B.Ed Primary) in the June of 2015, officially qualifying in November of the same year. Roughly 2 weeks later I moved to New Zealand where I am currently working as an au pair. With half of my time over here, and discussions over extending my contract until February/March of 2017 I am now beginning to look into where to go next. A large part of me wants to stay in NZ. I am lucky enough to be able to claim citizenship and have been told that my degree is convertible too, however, after reading about this subject I am under the impression that to teach in the UK at any time in the future, be it 5 or 10 years, I am better to do my NQT in the UK get some experience there and then move overseas at a later date. I am happy to do this. My main concern is will I be successful getting a job in the UK. I understand that some employers will have wanted me to go straight to my NQT year but I personally felt like I needed a break from study and work before I settled down with a job, which I would stay in for at least a year if not longer. I was graded an outstanding in my final year placement and was awarded a 2:1 so I know I'm capable of being a good teacher. Will the fact that I have been abroad and missed two academic years be a huge problem?