The search is on to find London’s best educators.

Nominations are now open for the 2020 London Teacher of the Year Awards, organised by educational charity Inspire Schools.

Categories include awards for primary and secondary education, senior and newly qualified teachers, support staff and volunteers.

Judges will select winners on both a city-wide level and for individual boroughs.

Inspire Schools acting general manager Karen Brinkman said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be launching the 2020 London Teacher of the Year Awards.

“It is simply impossible to overstate the contribution teachers make to the wellbeing of people.

“Day in day out, school staff go the extra mile to maximise the life opportunities of young people.

“The online nomination process for the awards is easy to complete, and I sincerely hope as many people as possible make the effort to engage with it.”

The deadline for nominations is March 1, submit them online here.