Top Tips

  • Interviewing locum teachers

    Interviewing locum teachers

    Published on 14 August 2017

    Many schools have a tried and tested interviewing process, however, it never does any harm to revisit your policy and check it is working for you. This is particularly true when interviewing supply teachers. Often schools put a lot of time and effort into recruiting permanent members of staff but it is just as crucial to get the right locum teachers in place.

  • What to look for when recruiting a supply teacher or teaching assistant

    What to look for when recruiting a supply teacher or teaching assistant

    Published on 26 July 2017

    It is inevitable that your school will need to hire a supply teacher, or teachers, and teaching assistants at some point. Even schools with the widest pools of contacts they can draw on to cover classes will at some point need to employ locum teachers to cover either a few days’ work or a longer-term contract such as a maternity cover.

  • How schools can get the most from working with a recruitment agency

    How schools can get the most from working with a recruitment agency

    Published on 25 July 2017

    Director of recruitment specialists Tripod Education, Martin Donnelly, advises on how to solve your recruitment needs with Top Tips for working effectively with consultants.

  • Taking the stress out of hiring locums

    Taking the stress out of hiring locums

    Published on 25 November 2016

    Find out how a supply teacher agency can hire locum school staff on your behalf

  • Reasons to become a locum/supply teacher or teaching assistant

    Reasons to become a locum/supply teacher or teaching assistant

    Published on 25 November 2016

    There is a huge array of reasons as to why you may be better suited to a locum teaching career rather than be a full-time permanent member of staff.

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