Recruitment and Immigration NEW Training Course

Recruitment and Immigration NEW Training Course
This exciting new addition to our training calendar is an ideal opportunity for School Office Managers, HR Personnel and HR Managers to be introduced to the legalities and requirements involved when recruiting from outside the UK, as well as our role in facilitating you through this process. Read More...

Appointing staff - why you should go for the best!

Appointing staff - why you should go for the best!
You have two options. One will be popular the other not. Which do you go for? When it comes to appointing staff, go for the best! Faced with the prospect of appointing my first deputy head early in my headship career, I had some definite ideas of the sort of skills I needed working alongside me... Read More...

Dare to Dream: Teach in Kent

Dare to Dream: Teach in Kent
The best teachers bring their #TeacherMojo to Kent. You've got what it takes to be an exceptional teacher. And we've got all the opportunity you need to make the most of your mojo. Discover it all at KENT-TEACH.COM Read More...

10 Top Tips for NQTs

10 Top Tips for NQTs
As a new school year starts here in the UK there is a great deal of advice out there for new teachers. Here are 10 top tips for NQTs from me, @Theheadsoffice and some of her twitter friends! Read More...

Back to Basics: Writing a Person Specification

Back to Basics: Writing a Person Specification
When preparing your vacancy documents it is easy to overlook the person specification or to use a generic or old copy, but taking the time to adapt it to your school and the specific vacancy can actually save you time in the long run. Is your school exactly the same as the school five miles down the road? Probably not. So it’s likely that their Person Specification isn’t going to help you find the candidate that is right for you. Read More...

Routes to QTS: Assessment Only Route

Routes to QTS: Assessment Only Route
If you are an unqualified teacher working in education and/or already have a lot of teaching experience you could be eligible for the Assessment Only route to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Read More...

Are you an Inspirational Teacher?

Are you an Inspirational Teacher?
As a teacher, what does it mean to be inspirational? From a Headteacher’s point of view teachers who are recognised as inspiring are most likely to be considered “outstanding” in their practice. An educator who not only teaches a topic, but also teaches an individual how to grow outside of the classroom and beyond. Read More...

“I can’t make it in today…”

“I can’t make it in today…”
I was recently sent a list of “worst excuses for missing work” by a colleague as a little light relief amidst a really hectic week in the life of the consultancy team. The top 25 giving me a bit of check list for the ones I’ve heard over the years. If it had been a game of bingo I wouldn’t have got a full house, but I was close. Read More...
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