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The Education Specialists are a specialised recruitment agency dealing with all staff whether permanent or temporary for all types of education establishments. We are an established market leader in the education recruitment sector and we always strive for continuous improvement to ensure everyone receives the best possible service. Our excellent reputation is strengthened by the REC Audited Education Accreditation – the highest award in recruitment practice. 

We understand that all schools and individuals have different needs, so we always build up a good understanding of requirements which enables us to deliver a bespoke service. Our recruitment consultants are specialised into education sectors so that they have an excellent appreciation of role requirements in order to send you the right supply staff at the right time. We offer a 7-day week service which means you can contact us evenings and weekends to fill your last-minute absences at short notice.

Candidate Selection

  • Pre-screening telephone discussion
  • CV screening
  • Face to face registration interview
  • Skill and experience match
  • 2 references related to education

Safeguarding Checks

  • Identity checks in line with the DBS regulations
  • Proof of National Insurance Number
  • Proof of qualifications
  • A Teaching Regulation Agency check
  • An Enhanced DBS and update service check
  • An Overseas Police check (if applicable)
  • A DBS barred list check
  • A right to work in the UK check
  • A 10 year employment history check (if applicable)
  • Provide a 5-year address history

Verification Checks

  • A Medical check
  • Availability to complete assignment
  • Continuing Professional Development evidence
  • Read, agreed and signed up to “my pledge”
  • Read, agreed and signed The Education Specialists’ Child Protection Policy

We guarantee not only that all staff we supply have been cleared for work according to the Department of Education guidance but that we have carried out a face to face interview with them and that they have signed up to my pledge to ensure established standards are maintained. All candidates sign our Child Protection Policy as part of their registration. We also have a Group Child Protection Manager: Danielle Quinn who can be contacted at dpo@operam-education.co.uk 

Teaching is the core of our business and we work hard to recruit the best teachers in the field. The wide range of professional duties performed by teachers is extensive; at the heart of a teacher’s role is the promotion of learning for all pupils.

 

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