New research from Randstad Education has revealed the face of education recruitment is changing with teaching establishments increasingly relying on specialist recruitment agencies. At a time when education is facing a worrying exodus of teachers from the profession, combined with difficulties in hiring teachers, the need to have planned recruitment and a positive employer brand is greater than ever.
30% of teachers are considering leaving the profession within the next 12 months
47% cited poor work/life balance as one of the main reasons for leaving
Two-thirds of teachers say location is the most important factor for accepting a job
79% of experienced teachers feel pressure to retire at state pension age
Creating a positive employer brand is key for schools wanting to attract and retain outstanding teachers
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