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Last updated on 8 March 2018
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Although you can never fully eliminate the risk of making the wrong appointment, you can take steps to ensure the best teachers are attracted to the post and that the recruitment panel is able to evaluate candidates' practice. Read on for ways to do this.

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  1. Structure the recruitment process well
  2. Use the application pack and advert well
  3. Make clear what you can offer
  4. Assess evidence of 'outstanding' practice
  5. Build relationships within the profession
  6. Use psychometric tests for senior teaching appointments
  7. Develop 'outstanding' teaching

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