Career Advice

Finding a new job can be a daunting task, but we’re here to help.

If you need help with your CV or covering letter, navigating the world of interviewing, or tips for succeeding in your role – we’ve got the advice you need.


NQT career guide

We have gathered up advice from our expansive network of teachers and education recruitment consultants across the country to provide you with top tips for your NQT year.


Top tips on lesson planning

Planning lessons can be time consuming and stressful, even for an experienced teacher. We know everyone has their own style, but we hope these tips from some of the teachers we work with will help ...


Video interview tips

Video calling software such as Skype is increasingly being used as part of the interview process – particularly when distance is involved. It might not seem that different to a face to face intervi...


What is social media screening?

YouGov recently revealed that in 2017 a huge 36% of UK employers rejected a candidate based on their Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn profiles.


15 tips for surviving your NQT year

Alice, a History teacher who qualified in 2015, shares her top tips to surviving your NQT year. Alice is now Head of History and Head of year in a Secondary School in North West England.


Tips for a classroom observation

Ofsted lesson observations have changed. Ofsted no longer award a grade for the quality of teaching for individual lessons visited and they do not expect schools to use the Ofsted evaluation schedu...


Introducing Reed Secure

Reed Secure is a specialist division dedicated to working with former officers and security cleared professionals.