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Teacher Booker Awarded a Place on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Supply Teachers and Temporary Staffing Framework

2022-07-05T13:59:49+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, Local Authority Supply Pools, School Jobs, Strategy, Supply Teacher Agencies, Supply Teachers, Teachers|

Teacher Booker have been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Supply Teachers and Temporary Staffing (STaTS) framework on both Lot 1 - Direct provision of Supply Teachers, Education Support Staff and other temporary staffing services and Lot 4 - Education Technology Platform Provision of Supply Teachers, Education Support Staff and other temporary [...]

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Reforming the Treatment and Engagement of Temporary Workers in Schools

2022-02-22T11:40:20+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, Local Authority Supply Pools, School Funding, Schools, Senior Leadership, Strategy, Supply Teacher Agencies, Supply Teacher Pay, Supply Teachers, Teacher Recruitment|

Schools across the UK have been facing a severe short term staffing shortage this winter. So much so that the DfE even launched a brief campaign to encourage former teachers back into the classroom, on a supply basis, to support continued in-person provision. But it hasn’t been enough to ensure continuity of provision across [...]

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The Biggest Challenge in Recruiting Staff as a Secondary School Head Teacher

2022-03-22T10:25:27+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, Schools, Senior Leadership, Strategy, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers, Teaching, Teaching and Education Jobs|

In this insightful guest blog, inspirational Head Teacher and Educational Consultant Paul Mundy-Castle shares his views on how to create a welcoming and supportive environment for new recruits in your school. The most important component of any school, I believe, is the staff body -- especially the teachers, who play such a pivotal role [...]

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Paid to Scale – What’s behind the numbers?

2021-10-28T15:18:00+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, School Funding, Schools, Strategy, Supply Teacher Agencies, Supply Teacher Pay, Supply Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers|

As part of a series on teacher pay and agency supply rates, Ollie Parsons lifts the veil on long term supply teacher pay rates to help you work out if your agencies are on the up and up.  The agencies are coming… With the October resignation deadline on the horizon schools will soon be [...]

  • Supply teacher pay

Supply Teacher Pay Breakdown – Are You Being Paid to Scale?

2021-10-21T15:27:20+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, School Funding, Schools, Strategy, Supply Teacher Agencies, Supply Teacher Pay, Supply Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers|

As part of a series on teacher pay and agency supply rates, Ollie Parsons lifts the veil on supply teacher pay rates to help you calculate if you’re getting a fair deal. Teachers! Know your rates! With the October resignation deadline on the horizon schools will soon be employing new staff for November/January starts [...]

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Teacher Booker to Support Supply Teacher Management across Scotland

2021-07-14T10:25:16+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, Local Authority Supply Pools, School Jobs, Strategy, Teachers|

We are pleased to announce that we have been selected as a framework supplier by Scotland Excel to provide high quality supply teacher booking solutions for their member councils. The agreement, which will see us, along with four other providers, support members, councils and other bodies across Scotland to fill their required supply [...]

  • School leaders must find their strategic direction amidst uncertainty

How to lead your school through uncertainty this school year

2021-07-14T10:29:47+00:00Coronavirus, Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, Local Authority Supply Pools, School Jobs, School Vacancies, Senior Leadership, Strategy, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers, Wellbeing|

The coming school year is shaping up to be one of the most unusual in living memory. As yet there is little guarantee that the usual form and structure of the school year will be in place -- prudent school leaders will now be preparing for the unexpected, and ensuring plans are in place [...]

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Now is the Time to Return to Local Supply Teacher Pools

2021-07-14T10:29:57+00:00Coronavirus, Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, Furlough Supply Teachers, Local Authority Supply Pools, School Jobs, Supply Teacher Agencies, Supply Teacher Pay, Supply Teachers, Teachers|

This is how Local Authorities, Multi Academy Trusts and other school groups in England are running cost-effective and ethical supply pools, today. Over the last twenty years, the supply teaching sector has become a fragmented wild west where it’s all too common for schools to be fleeced and supply teachers exploited. It’s time [...]

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The Retention Crisis – Nine things we learned at the Schools and Academies Show 2019

2019-05-16T15:40:18+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, School Jobs, Teachers, Teaching and Education Jobs|

The Retention Crisis is seldom spoken about, especially compared to its more prominent twin, The Recruitment Crisis. Nonetheless, the figures associated with Retention Crisis are deeply unsettling. Eager to understand the story behind these figures and the optimal response strategies, we were fortunate enough to attend an eclectic smattering of talks on the subject at the [...]

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The Government Recruitment and Retention Strategy for Teachers: Seven Key Observations

2019-05-16T15:40:19+00:00Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, School Jobs, Schools, Teachers, Teaching and Education Jobs|

Introduction The DfE’s long-awaited ‘Recruitment and Retention Strategy’ was released today and, as you might expect, there is plenty to discuss and dissect. Broadly, we echo the enthusiasm of other pundits and industry leaders. The Recruitment and Retention Strategy (RRS) is bold, well-informed and could rewrite the fundamentals of how the teaching workforce is organised. [...]