The Classroom Partnerships news, views and blogs

Teaching is an integral part of the UK and here you’ll find analysis on all the latest education news. We discuss the big news affecting the education sector and analyse the likely impacts on the teaching profession.

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Landing your first NQT job

Becoming a teacher is one of the most exciting times in your career but it can also be nerve-racking. There’s a lot to organise, a lot to think about and importantly, quite a bit to do to ensure you find…

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Teachers’ Open day at Huddersfield University

The team from The Classroom Partnership Yorkshire will be holding an open day at Huddersfield University to meet NQTs and teachers looking for work whether now or in September, and provide career guidance and advice. In attendance from The Classroom…

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The Classroom Partnership launches new website

The Classroom Partnership (TCP) has launched a brand-new website in time for the Spring term. The education recruitment agency launched the new site this week with new functionalities and an easier to use interface. The website has been designed by…

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Win £150 for your school library for World Book Day

We love promoting the value of reading at The Classroom Partnership. Recently, we supplied whole collections of Roald Dahl books to schools that won from our prize draw to celebrate the legendary author’s awareness day.

The latest news from Rebecca

Rebecca has had a fantastic 2017 with the Homeworkers, and she is certainly looking forward to yet another fantastic year. “It is rather noisy working from home at the moment! We have an additional member of the team to welcome…please…

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Interview with the Midlands Region Directors

We sat down with The Classroom Partnership Midlands Directors Matthew Yorke and Rosanna Rogers to find out more about their background in Education recruitment and how they are getting on in the Midlands office.   How long have you worked…

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Why you should always read a school’s behaviour policy

If you are heading out to a new school, the school behaviour policy should be your first port of call. Understanding how to appropriately discipline your class is the key to effective damage control when an unexpected issue occurs during…

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Teaching resources you can use when working supply

As part of our ‘make an impression’ campaign we’ve been speaking with supply teachers and education staff to get a sense of what it’s like to work as supply. We’ve heard numerous interesting stories and gained a huge insight into…

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What schools are looking for from a supply teacher

Supply teaching is great, as an education agency we place hundreds of teachers each month into a wide range of schools. Our supply teachers are in primary, secondary, special education and special measures schools and the requirements of each are…

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The Classroom Partnership Celebrates Roald Dahl week with prize draw

We absolutely love Roald Dahl and the literary classics that he created. He brought magic to the many children around the world, inspiring creation and a love of fiction. We all have our favourite Roald Dahl book, from James’ story of…

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What’s it like to work as a supply teacher?

As part of our ‘make an impression that lasts a lifetime’ campaign, we spoke with our candidates about their experiences as supply staff. The campaign is designed to celebrate great teachers, whether they’re permanent or temporary. In this update, we…

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Teacher retention just as important as recruitment

A recent report by the House of Commons Education Committee has found that recruitment and retention of teachers is a growing issue in England. The government is aware of the challenges but has consistently failed to meet recruitment targets through…

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The Classroom Partnership launches ‘make an impression’ campaign

The Classroom Partnership has launched a new campaign celebrating great education personnel called ‘make an impression that lasts a lifetime.’ The campaign has been designed to recognise those that work in the education sector and leave a positive, lasting impression…

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TCP begins work with BDAT

The Classroom Partnership and the Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust (BDAT) have begun working together to create a supply pool for inspirational classroom practitioners. The two organisations are combining to help supply BDAT academies with a range of education professionals including…

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Why I became a school governor

Stephen Emsley is a director of The Classroom Partnership and also a school governor. Here, he describes the reasons why he became a governor and what advice he has for others looking to engage more with schools. Why did you…

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The Classroom Partnership opens North West office

The Classroom Partnership has launched a new office in Warrington, bringing in experienced recruitment professional Gail Andrews as the new director. The education staffing agency, which has previously launched 5 other offices across the UK saw the North West as…

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Why is choosing the right education agency so important?

Choosing the right teaching agency for you is very important. As an education professional, you have worked hard to achieve what you have to date. Even if you are an NQT and are looking for your first post in a…

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Spending a week in Rebecca’s shoes

Rebecca Lomax is a Co-Director at The Classroom Partnership Midlands alongside two Co-Directors, Rosanna Rogers and Matt Yorke. She is also a mother of two young children. Balancing a personal life and running a successful education recruitment agency is no…

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The Classroom Partnership launches new website

The Classroom Partnership (TCP) has launched a brand-new website just in time for the final school term. The education recruitment agency launched the new site this week with new functionalities and an easier to use interface. The website has been…

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How to find your first teaching job

Finding your first teaching job may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be a difficult process. Teachers are in high demand at the moment, but there is still tough competition as NQTs enter schools every year. To help you…

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More men urged to join teaching

To mark World Teachers Day, charity organisation Teach First has urged more men to join the teaching profession. Department for Education statistics illustrate that only 26% of teachers are male in England. Males make up only 38% of secondary school…

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The Classroom Partnership Navigates the January Blues with New Sat Nav Initiative

We’ve launched a new and exciting recruitment initiative this January that will help you navigate the January blues. Nobody likes traffic, least of all in January and we understand how difficult it can be to find a school when it’s…

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Education Secretary Opens Consultation Period for New Education Funding Formula

Education Secretary Justine Greening today announced the new school funding formula, opening the debate for 14 weeks for members of parliament and education professionals. The new school funding formula is a long overdue process by the government and has surprisingly…

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The Classroom Partnership Derby appoints two new directors

The Classroom Partnership has today announced that it has appointed two new Directors. The education recruitment specialists are strengthening the management structure of their Midlands Regional office with the appointments of Rosanna Rogers and Matt Yorke. Both Matt and Rosanna…

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Thousands of Schools in England Struggling Financially

Thousands of schools in England are struggling financially according to The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL). It says one-form entry primary and secondary schools will fall off a cliff unless new funds are found. Malcolm Trobe, interim general…

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What would a National Education Service mean for Teaching Jobs?

Theresa May has been warned that she will face tough cross party opposition to plans to create new grammar schools at a time when Jeremy Corbyn launches his idea for a National Education Service. What are the impacts of these…

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What would a National Education Service mean for Teaching Jobs?

Theresa May has been warned that she will face tough cross party opposition to plans to create new grammar schools at a time when Jeremy Corbyn launches his idea for a National Education Service. What are the impacts of these…

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