5 Tips for Recruiting Quality Staff for Your School

Recruiting quality staff for your school is a comment concern among head teachers. Finding the right staff for your school is essential for ensuring the success and growth of your students. However, finding suitable candidates can be a daunting task. Here are five tips to help you attract and recruit top-quality staff for your school:

Clearly define the role

Clearly define the role and responsibilities of the position. Before you begin recruiting, make sure you have a clear understanding of what the job entails and what qualifications and skills are required. This will help you attract candidates who are a good fit for the role.

Get the most from recruitment platforms

Utilise online recruitment platforms. Posting job listings on online recruitment platforms such as LinkedIn, Indeed, and Glassdoor can help you reach a wider pool of candidates. Make sure to include a detailed job description and requirements to attract the right candidates. Many schools that have worked with us have tried this route.


Network with other schools and education professionals. Reach out to other schools and education professionals in your area to let them know about your job openings. They may know of qualified candidates who are looking for a new opportunity.

Make sure you have an attractive package

Offer competitive compensation and benefits. Attracting top-quality staff requires offering competitive compensation and benefits. Consider offering a competitive salary, health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefits to attract the best candidates.

Think Candidate first approach

Create a positive candidate experience. The recruitment process can be stressful for candidates. So it’s important to create a positive experience for them. This includes prompt communication, timely feedback, and a respectful and professional attitude throughout the process.

By following these tips, you can attract and recruit top-quality staff for your school, ensuring the success and growth of your students.

Next step to recruiting quality staff for your school

Finding the right staff can be costly and often takes much longer than anticipated. If you need to find staff now, call our team at Edstaff on 01925 295 810 or fill out our contact form.