Reading Time: 3 minutesWith teacher recruitment down by a third on last year, it is time for recruiters within the education sector to take serious action to ensure they are filling key teaching roles. The education sector is in crisis and the problems only look likely to increase. This means that strong acquisition strategies are more important that […]
Reading Time: 4 minutesAs the UK moves into the next phase of its Brexit negotiations, the estimated 2.38 million people from EU countries who are working in the UK will no doubt be questioning what will happen to their status once we leave the EU. This is certainly the case in schools who are increasingly relying on teachers […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesIn the second “In the Staffroom” podcast, we sit down with Hannah Whittenham who is the Operations Director of Reach Academy, a publicly funded, independently governed outstanding all-through school started by a team of Teach First Ambassadors. Hannah sits on the SLT and oversees all the non-teaching functions of the school. Hannah tells us about the […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesIf you want to hire the very best teachers into your school, you need to create the right kind of culture. The top performers will care more about the culture than the salary and benefits they are being offered – and these are the type of candidates you want to encourage to apply. An Employer […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesAs the demand for teachers continues to increase and less people want to join the profession, it is clear that there are serious problems which need to be addressed. With a 7% decline in teacher training course applications and a predicted £3bn funding shortfall in 2019, schools need to look closely at their recruitment processes […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesIt may seem to the outside eye that all teachers are looking for is better pay, but actually this is far from the truth. Teachers are in the profession for a reason and it certainly isn’t for the pay packet! Most teachers are in the profession because they want to be there – they want […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesEarlier this month, TeacherHQ launched a new platform, and we are extremely excited about it. Increasing recruitment costs, unpalatable agency behaviour, countless industry inefficiencies, and unprecedented public sector funding cuts, have culminated in the need for education recruitment to really change, both in nature and provision.