• NAHT responds to the latest NFER recruitment and retention research comparing teaching, nursing and police

    By Jonathan Swift on March 21, 2018
    The National Foundation for Educational Research yesterday released a new report comparing recruitment and retention figures for teaching, nursing and the police. The report finds that teachers work the joint highest number of hours annually and have the joint lowest average hourly pay of all three professions. And despite finding that teacher satisfaction levels are relatively high, it does acknowledge […]
  • Government needs to get the basics right on recruitment, says NAHT

    By Jonathan Swift on December 2, 2016
    Commenting on the announcement that the National Teaching Service will be scrapped, Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) says: “NAHT welcomed the pilot scheme when it was created. The idea of helping to get the right people into schools that need them the most was promising. I think we have learned now that we […]
  • Pearson now recruiting BTEC practitioners for Assessment roles

    By Jonathan Swift on October 3, 2014
    Education specialists Pearson are currently recruiting for a variety of Assessment roles for BTEC in all sectors during 2014/15 (including roles in the medium of Welsh). Part time Regional/Online Closing date 31/10/14 Through becoming an Assessment Associate, you will gain a greater understanding of the range of abilities and differing approaches of students. This will, hopefully, help you gain a greater understanding […]
  • Succession planning more important in education than at any time in the last five years

    By Jonathan Swift on June 17, 2014
    Senior teachers say succession planning is now more important to schools than it was in 2009, according to the latest research from Randstad Education, the specialist recruiter.  In a poll of senior teachers undertaken by Randstad Education, 43 per cent of respondents said succession planning was now more important than it was five years ago. Succession planning focuses on identifying […]