Education Jobs and Careers
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We know education
At Reed we have been finding jobs for classroom and non-classroom-based professionals for over 60 years, and our approach is for every jobseeker we place to make a difference in education.
Reed works with over 2,500 schools, providing you with a wide variety of opportunities for you to progress in your chosen education career. From our local schools straight through to our national managed accounts, you will have plenty to choose from.
We believe every child and young person deserves access to high-quality learning and education, and we centre our entire ethos on that simple premise. Every time we place someone into a role, we do so knowing they will make a difference.
Reed understands what you need to grow professionally and personally. We offer best-in-class service, training, continuous professional development (CPD), and oversee all your compliance checks, as well as being committed to your wellbeing and safety.
Primary & early years
Reed works with thousands of primary and early years institutions across the UK, meaning we offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of available roles.
Whether you are an early career teacher (ECT) or looking for a senior leadership position, our expert recruiters will be able to match you to the perfect position and institution.
Many of our specialist education consultants come from teaching backgrounds, giving them great perspective on your needs and desires from any new role.
Reed’s specialist education recruiters have vast experience in matching secondary education professionals to their ideal role.
Our consultants’ wide networks across secondary education mean that, as well as offering a variety of classroom and leadership roles, we also support tutors, invigilators and academic mentors in finding new roles.
Reed offers all of our education professionals’ high quality continuous professional development (CPD), helping you to meet the personal development benchmarks set out in the Teachers’ Standards.
Reed’s expert special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) recruiters receive continuous training and ensure they stay abreast of the latest developments in the sector, meaning they are fully versed with this critical aspect of education.
This expertise allows our team to understand the complexity and varying requirements for different SEND positions, meaning they will only recommend jobs which fit your skills and experience. From SEND inside mainstream or in specialist settings, our customer base will meet your expertise.
With access to a wide range of SEND roles, our consultants pride themselves in being able to find you the position which fulfils your needs – from location to working hours.
Supply & temporary roles
As part of our supply service, we offer flexible working options that suit your lifestyle and family commitments, giving you the perfect balance.
When working with us in temporary or supply roles you are given access to our bespoke work management system JoinedUp. At the touch of a button, you can set your availability, find roles and keep track of your time sheets.
As well as operating office hours between 7am and 6pm, we offer an out-of-hours service which means our team is always available to answer your questions and help.
Contracts with education providers
Reed has formal contracts with over 1,000 schools across the country, presenting you with unrivalled choice for your next career move.
Our contracts cover a broad scope of settings, ranging from six schools with Summit Learning through to 550 schools across Hampshire, and running three managed services in London across Bexley, Ealing and Tower Hamlets.
We have operated a contract with the Lancashire Teaching Agency (LTA) since 2002, and can offer a variety of roles as a result of our relationship.
As well as classroom jobs, these contracts encompass everything from tutoring and intervention positions through to technical and supervisory roles, so we can find your ideal role whatever your educational career path.
Roles we've recently filled
Year 6 primary teacher
Teachers in demand: filling the UK secondary school teaching shortage with overseas help
Choosing to become a teacher is a fantastic decision, offering a challenging and fulfilling career. However, recent figures published by the Department for Education (DfE) show that the government has failed to reach its recruitment targets for secondary school teachers for the seventh consecutive year. What does this teacher shortage mean for the profession?
Working from home: practical advice for teachers
Reed’s guide to remote working for teachers tells you everything you need to know about teaching from home, including top tips for video lessons, setting remote learning, and how to make creative lesson plans.
Academies Enterprise Trust and Reed work in partnership to find trusted supply staff for their 58 schools
One of the largest multi-academy trusts in the UK appointed Reed in 2019 to help fulfil their supply staff needs.