Noticeboard articles by author : Colleen Bower

The best school leaders are found on holiday!

Are you putting off recruiting for January leadership vacancies until you get back in September? With the summer holidays fast approaching, actually now is a good time to prepare ahead for January Recruitment requirements. By starting early not only will you benefit from finding the best candidates, you will also avoid the after-holiday rush which […]

Courting your leadership candidates

So you have a Senior Leadership vacancy and now you’re wondering how you are going to fill it in these times where the statistics tell us that this will become an increasingly difficult challenge: There are currently c.25,000 schools – and growing. There is a recruitment and retention issue in all UK schools to some […]

In search of…

When a key member of the school or Trust leadership team retires, resigns or moves up the organisation, those charged with recruiting a replacement know that this is one of their most critical tasks. Without leadership that can handle the strategic challenges presented by a dynamic education market together with the operational concerns involved in […]

Interim School Leader Positions

With the final term of school starting many interim leaders will be thinking about the summer holidays, but what about your next post? April to June is a great time to start looking for and securing an interim position for September. With the resignation deadline for head teachers coming up, many schools will be starting the […]

UTC leadership opportunities: are you looking for your next challenge?

University Technology Colleges (UTCs) are new revolutionary government funded schools for 14-19 year olds created to fill to the gap of advanced level technical skills needed to prosper in the 21st century. By 2016 more than 30,000 students will be following a new technical education pathway. UTCs focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and […]