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Asking about gender identity for recruitment monitoring
With the visibility of transgender issues increasing, you might want to collect data on this as part of your recruitment monitoring data. Doing this can help you show you're serious about equality. Read on for advice on how to get this right.
Governing board involvement in appointing staff
How involved should the governing body be in appointing staff? In this article, we refer to guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) on appointing staff. We also relay advice from One Education and one of our associate education experts.
Headteacher recruitment: top tips for attracting candidates
If your headteacher has just resigned, or intends to, it might feel as though there's no time to find any replacement, much less your dream head. Don't panic! Here's what to do.
Headteacher recruitment: what to do if it's not going well
Recruiting a headteacher is difficult, time-consuming, and it isn't always successful despite your best efforts. Here's some advice on how to start over if it's not going well and you can't turn it around.
Recruitment checks: cheat sheet
Do you know your DBS check from your section 128? Barred list check from prohibition from teaching? Learn the difference between the key recruitment checks, and why they're important.
Safer recruitment: role of the governing board
Your board needs to make sure safer recruitment procedures are carried out in your school. Understand what those procedures are and download our safer recruitment checklist to make sure you're compliant.
Shortlisting candidates: template and guidance
Download our shortlisting template to help you identify which candidates to invite for interview. Find out how to make sure your process is fair and that you shortlist the right people.
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