Why do schools use supply agencies?

17th October 2018

Recruitment and retention are areas we’ve covered time and again as the ‘teacher crisis’ continues to prove a central issue for schools. One solution that schools are using to bridge the gap is supply agencies [read more]

Flexible working; keeping teachers in the profession

12th October 2018

  With more than 80% of teachers considering leaving the profession due to workload pressure, according to a recent National Education Union (NEU) report, reducing stress and encouraging greater work-life balance is key. Caroline Cafferty, operations [read more]

From the magazine: A smooth business leader

11th October 2018

Technology’s changing teaching and learning – enhancing delivery and encouraging engagement; it’s also streamlining and optimising the day-to-day running of schools. There’s a whole new world of software available to make back-of-house functions more efficient [read more]

Tackling the skills shortage in schools head on

10th October 2018

A school’s greatest resource is its staff; unfortunately, in the high-pressure – although rewarding – school environment it can be difficult to recruit and retain good teaching staff. Kevin Green, non-executive director at Affinity Workforce, [read more]

Conducting an effective interview

5th October 2018

According to a study from Affinity Workforce, the ongoing skills shortages in the education sector continues to damage school performance and is only set to worsen over the next three years. Therefore, it’s more important [read more]

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