THE CHANGING FACE OF EDUCATION RECRUITMENT IN THE UK

reversing the teacher exodus

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.

key findings
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30% of teachers are considering leaving the profession within the next 12 months

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47% cited poor work/life balance as one of the main reasons for leaving

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Two-thirds of teachers say location is the most important factor for accepting a job

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79% of experienced teachers feel pressure to retire at state pension age

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Creating a positive employer brand is key for schools wanting to attract and retain outstanding teachers

resources to help your career

preparing for a teaching interview

Preparation is key and we’ve got you covered with a range of our top tips and example questions for your teaching interview.

common career paths and jobs in education

If you're looking to start a career in education, or looking to progress your education career further, then read our guide for a range of advise and direction.

building confidence in a NQT role

As a NQT it's easy to experience stress caused by the pressure of new responsibilities. Read our guide on how to build your confidence in an NQT role.

career goals for people in teaching assistant jobs

When looking for teaching assistant jobs, it’s good to build up your experience, transferable skills and qualifications. Find out more about the possible routes into this career.

what you need to know to apply for teaching assistant jobs

Teaching assistants support children’s learning activities and to help the teacher to ensure that every pupil can benefit from, and enjoy learning in a safe and caring environment.

securing your supply teaching job through an agency

Supply teaching jobs can be attractive to many teachers as they offer more flexibility than a permanent post. Find out more about securing your next supply teacher job here.

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