Celebrating the Teaching Profession

Celebrating the Teaching Profession
As a profession, we can at times give the impression that life in school and education as a whole is a quagmire of trauma and pain. It is far from the case, the teaching profession is bursting with optimistic, passionate and positive staff from our school leaders plotting the most irresistible curriculum, our class teachers delivering the most inspirational lessons and our support teams nurturing the most vulnerable of pupils. See for yourself why you should become an educator. Read More...

Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development

Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development
A big thank you to those who joined us on Wednesday 1st June for our latest Twitter Chat, ‘Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development’. We had our panel of experts below involved in the conversation who gave excellent advice and top tips! For those that missed the chat, the full conversation can be found on Twitter by searching #KTChat. Here is a summary of the session... Read More...

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...

Kent Rewards

Kent Rewards
Working in education in Kent has a number of benefits that can improve your work/life balance and leave you with more money in your pocket! Kent Rewards is the home of employee benefits, including staff in KCC maintained schools and academies. 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...
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