Noticeboard category : Recruitment

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 […]

Recruitment, Retention and Retirement – The 3 ‘R’s of the Teacher Workforce  

As a provider of initial teacher training and leadership recruitment services, we regularly pay close attention to the three ‘R’s driving the size of the teaching workforce: recruitment, retention and retirement. As the economy recovers and students count the cost of university tuition fees, recruitment into initial teacher training paints an alarming picture. Figures released […]

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 […]