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Recruiting outstanding teachers

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Last updated on 2 September 2016
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How can we make sure that we appoint outstanding teachers? Here, several of our associate education experts offer advice on strategies to attract the best teachers and assess candidates' practice. We also link to case studies from schools on how they recruit talented staff.

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  1. 1 What strategies are there to recruit outstanding teachers?
  2. 2 Stipulate that the school is looking for outstanding teachers
  3. 3 Make clear what the school can offer
  4. 4 Adjust vocabulary to attract enthusiastic candidates
  5. 5 Assess evidence of outstanding practice
  6. 6 Build relationships within the profession
  7. 7 Use psychometric tests for senior teaching appointments
  8. 8 Structure the recruitment process well
  9. 9 Develop outstanding teaching

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