If you're looking for candidates within your own school, read our guide on how to do internal recruitment.
If you're recruiting overseas candidates, make sure you understand visa rules with our guide to employing overseas staff.
Remember that safer recruitment is a key part of the whole recruitment process, rather than an add-on. See our tips throughout the article for how you can embed safer recruitment practices into your recruitment process.
1. Be clear on the rules
When recruiting for a role, make sure you're following all the relevant guidance and procedures from start to finish. This includes:
- Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) – take a look at part 3 of our KCSIE summary for information on safer recruitment
- The Equality Act 2010 – read our summary of this legislation
- The Employment Act 2002
- The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974