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Overview

The current situation requires school leaders to learn the most innovative and practical methods to recruit and retain the best teachers.

By attending this Effective Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategies course, delegates will learn from practical guidance on how to successfully reduce teacher shortages.

Delegates will work with leading teacher recruitment and retention expert, Sir Andrew Carter OBE and other leading experts, on overcoming teacher shortages, by recruiting the best candidates, professionally developing talented staff, and reducing stress through the effective management of their workload.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Overcome the current obstacles to teacher recruitment and shortages
  • Learn the most effective methods to reducing teacher shortages
  • Gain best practice at recruiting the best candidates
  • Engage and retain the best teachers for your school
  • Implement an Effective Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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Agenda

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09:15 - 09:45

Registration

09:45 - 10:00

Chair’s Welcome and Introductions

10:00 - 10:45

Teacher Retention and Recruitment: Where is it heading?

  • Understand the bigger picture of teacher retention and recruitment
  • Discuss with the Chair and Peers, on how to overcome the current obstacles to teacher recruitment and retention
  • Learn about the impact of Apprenticeships on teacher training
  • Position your school for success within the challenging landscape of retaining teachers
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Develop and Apply Effective Teacher Recruitment Strategies

In this practical session, delegates will learn the most effective techniques to attract the best candidates.

  • Develop recruitment strategies to increase teacher intake
  • Sell your school to prospective candidates
  • Attract the best talent to your school
  • Build your employer brand online
  • Develop effective relationships with local universities
12:00 - 13:00

Retain Teachers through Creating a Framework for Teacher Development

In this interactive session, delegates will learn how to improve the professional development of their staff.

  • Apply the ‘Standard for teachers’ professional development’ guidance within your school
  • Identify emerging talents, coaching current and aspiring leaders in a climate where excellence is the standard
  • Create more effective career paths to help your staff grow and develop
  • Examine effective strategies to attract, develop and retain leading professionals
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:45

Develop Effective Strategies to Manage Teacher Workload

Gain practical guidance to reduce staff stress through the effective management of teacher workload. 

  • Learn how to negotiate a cap on workload, between Headteachers, Staff and trade unions
  • Eliminate unnecessary workload, through more effective planning and teaching resources
  • Implement the Department of Education’s Guidelines on “Reducing teacher workload: Planning and Resources Group report”
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Implement an Effective Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy

In this session, delegates will work with the Chair Sir Andrew Carter OBE and in groups, on an effective recruitment and retention strategy to take back to their school. It will be also an excellent opportunity for delegates to discuss what they have learned from the day.

  • Establish the key elements of creating an effective recruitment and retention plan for your school
  • Learn how to recruit and retain the best teachers in your school
  • Foster a culture to enable aspiring your teachers to excel
  • Take back an action plan to recruit and retain the best teachers
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation and Close

Venue

etc. Venues – Prospero House, London

241 Borough High St, London, SE1 1GA