Recruitment

A solution to the teacher shortage in mathematics

9 November 2016

With the shortage in maths teachers starting to bite, one academy trust has come up with its own innovative solution to ensuring a steady supply of maths specialists. Tarun Kapur explains


Retention: How to keep hold of your teachers

2 November 2016

New research into retention has uncovered some of the reasons why teachers quit the profession as well as those vital ‘protective factors’ that can help a school to retain, engage and motivate their teachers. Researcher Sarah Lynch takes a look


Recruitment and retention advice

25 May 2016

As new survey findings highlight the challenge of teacher mobility between schools, Alex Collinson offers three steps that school leaders can take to retain their teachers and recruit effectively





Improving diversity among leaders

7 May 2015

A government scheme is helping BME teachers into school leadership roles – where they are currently sorely under-represented. David Hermitt explains


The links between CPD and ITT

5 February 2015

The recommendations of the government-commissioned review of initial teacher training could also apply to schools’ CPD strategies. Bridget Clay explains.



How can you find the perfect school?

15 May 2014

It is the time of year when many trainee teachers across the country are searching for that elusive teaching post for September. Margaret Adams offers some advice on how to choose your first school.


Fair recruitment processes

1 May 2014

Can schools discriminate when recruiting teaching staff? Legal expert Kerren Daly offers her advice.


Are your recruitment processes up to scratch?

6 February 2014

Recruitment season is upon us and it is vital that your processes are robust, exacting and clear. School leader Ben Solly highlights the dos and don’ts of a successful recruitment process.


Advice for recruiting teachers from abroad

5 December 2013

While teachers trained overseas can contribute a great deal to your school team, the process of recruiting them can seem daunting. Lynne Hannigan offers her advice.


Life as a Teaching School

4 July 2013

All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham is a cohort 2 Teaching School. Nigel Gardener discusses how the status has changed school life and explains some of the projects they are now working on


Preparing your students for the job hunt

23 May 2013

Employers today are very clear on the importance of skills in young people entering the jobs market. Jackie Sherman looks at how school-leavers may demonstrate their employability skills.


How to get that teaching job

21 March 2013

The jobs market for teachers has become increasingly difficult to navigate in recent years. School leader Ben Solly offers his advice to young teachers when applying for that dream job.


Conducting the perfect teaching job interview

7 March 2013

What is the best way to get the most from interviews with prospective teachers looking for a job at your school? Darryl Mydat provides some interview guidance for schools looking to recruit new staff.

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