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Schools are the centre of civil society – could there be a better place to get a job? With our analysis and guidance you’ll be able secure the right role in the right way.

NQTs: 10 Tips for smashing your induction year (Part 1)

2019-05-14T16:13:59+00:00NQTs, School Jobs, Schools, Teachers, Teaching|

Achtung NQTs - the summer is nearly over. If you’re anything like me, the divine bliss of the holiday freefall is now coming to an abrupt end as you see the ground rapidly approaching. With that in mind, let me try and assuage your anxieties with some sage advice I was once given as [...]

A Guide for Teachers: Getting Your Ducks in a Row

2019-07-17T14:06:15+00:00Cover Supervisors, Safeguarding, School Jobs, Supply Teacher Pay, Supply Teachers, Teachers, Teaching, Teaching Assistants|

Rightly, background and compliance checks for teachers are very stringent. The process can seem complex and confusing and often there is a lack of comprehensive guidance. So we put together this guide to explain what’s required and why, and how you can help the process.     Interview What happens We’ll go through your experience [...]

How can we change the status quo together?

2019-05-14T16:13:59+00:00Education Recruitment, School Jobs, Schools, Supply Teacher Agencies, Supply Teachers|

The education recruitment crisis has been on everyone’s mind for some time. Blame for it is loudly thrown around in all directions with the unions and the government blaming agencies, schools blaming the government and agencies, and agencies and the government blaming schools. All this noise is unhelpful if we’re really looking for solutions. Pressure on school funding is applied from the top down. The [...]

5 reasons why education recruitment is broken and how to fix it

2019-07-17T14:06:15+00:00Education Recruitment, School Jobs, Schools, Supply Teacher Pay, Supply Teachers|

What keeps a professional relationship healthy? Much the same as a personal one, as it turns out. But in a crisis, desperation can cause us to forget our values in favour of ‘sticking plaster’ solutions. For maximum benefit for pupils, relationships between schools and teachers ought to embody certain core characteristics. They should be: 1. [...]