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Support staff recruitment: attracting the best candidates

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Last updated on 4 November 2016
School types: All · School phases: All
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How can we ensure we hire the best possible support staff? We relay advice from three of our associate education experts on how to attract high quality applicants for support staff roles. We also link to another of our articles with examples of schools' effective recruitment practices.

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  1. 1 Be clear about what you are looking for
  2. 2 Have a wide outlook
  3. 3 Improve the efficiency of your recruitment method
  4. 4 Use an application pack specific to the role
  5. 5 Ensure pay matches the skills required
  6. 6 Ensure the interview panel agrees on the best candidate
  7. 7 Treat support staff in the same way as teaching staff

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