Few single actions are more important in the success of a school than making the right appointment to the position of Headteacher

We understand just how important making the right recruitment decision is, especially when it comes to appointing senior leaders in education.  Our team of recruitment experts will work closely with governors and headteachers to provide support and guidance throughout the entire senior appointment process.  

 “This is my first ever headteacher recruitment… having your service reassured me that I had people who knew what they were doing and would make sure the process ran smoothly.”

Our team appreciate the weight of responsibility placed on governing bodies and head teachers  when faced with appointing a new senior leader and this is where we can help. Our senior appointment service is designed specifically to help you successfully appoint head and deputy head teachers.

The service includes:

  • advice and guidance from experienced and qualified education HR professionals
  • a clear outline of the specific legal requirements for senior appointments in schools, including Safer Recruitment regulations and equalities legislation
  • a timetable for recruitment
  • expert advice on content, design, costing and placing of job adverts
  • support throughout the process for the chair of the recruitment panel, clerk to governors and any external advisors employed by your school
  • up to date paperwork to support the recruitment process
  • sample job descriptions and person specifications
  • creation of bespoke professional candidate brochures
  • informing candidates of the interview arrangements and details of the selection process
  • collection of candidate references ready for interview
  • support to governors through any difficulties (including, if necessary, support through employment tribunal or civil courts)

Contact us to find out more.

"I cannot thank Charlotte and the team enough for all of their help throughout the entire process... Exemplary help and cannot fault... Felt helped and guided through the whole process!"