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Attracting high-quality candidates for teaching positions

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Last updated on 5 January 2017
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What can we do if we are struggling to attract high-quality candidates? This article relays advice from three of our associate experts and the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) on recruitment methods. It also has online recruitment tips from TES and a case study from a free school.

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  1. 1 Creating an advert
  2. 2 Providing information to potential candidates
  3. 3 Make clear what the school can offer
  4. 4 Using the website to give a positive impression
  5. 5 Inviting applicants to visit the school
  6. 6 External consultancy for teacher recruitment
  7. 7 Staff recruitment: case study from a special free school

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