How is Your New School Term?

How is Your New School Term?

Whilst there has never been a start to the Autumn term quite like this, we hope that these initial weeks have gone smoothly and that the new school term has now settled into a comfortable rhythm. Schools returning after the summer holidays is always a busy and demanding time for Headteachers and all School staff. […]

Report on Teacher Shortages and Pay

Teaching Profession facing recruitment & retention challenges

  A report published today by The Education Policy Institute “Teacher shortages in England: analysis and pay options” investigates how teacher shortages and pay levels vary between schools in England. The research examines schools and subjects with the greatest teacher shortfalls, and whether schools with staffing pressures have been able to provide incentives to attract […]

Does your school have its CPD planned for the coming academic year?

Have you planned your CPD?

At Elementa, we understand teachers and leaders in every school are striving to overcome numerous challenges to deliver a first-class learning experience. We provide flexible in-school support, training and coaching in a wide variety of areas of school improvement such as behaviour management, leadership effectiveness, high-quality teaching and learning, as well as team building. Elementa […]

Does your school have any last-minute recruitment requirements?

Don't panic and call Elementa

The end of the academic year is rapidly approaching, but if you still have vacancies for the Autumn term, don’t panic! The Elementa team frequently source outstanding candidates for our Schools even at the very last moment. This can sometimes be due to Schools being let down, maybe long-term illness or by people changing their […]

Have you planned your CPD for September?

Have you planned your CPD?

Have you planned your CPD for September? Elementa offers schools and teachers a vast range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provided by a network of professionally qualified, highly-experienced trainers. INSET courses and independently accredited CPD courses are delivered in settings from Nursery through to Further Education. Every teacher in the UK is required to undertake […]

Does your School need staff for September?

Need School staff for September?

Is your school fully staffed for September? If you still have vacancies for the Autumn term, or perhaps have been let down by people changing their minds at the last minute, don’t despair! The Elementa team regularly find excellent candidates for our Schools even when there’s very limited time. Over the years, we have helped […]

Do secondary teachers want flexible hours?

Do teachers want flexible hours?

Today’s Education Executive article “Secondary teachers want flexible hours, report shows” suggests that there is an ‘unmet demand’ from teachers wanting to be able to change or reduce their hours according to the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) report. The NFER research estimates that one in six teachers would like to reduce their hours […]

Wonderful Feedback from our Partner School

Thank you

We were so pleased to receive such great feedback from the Deputy Head of one of our partner schools earlier today. “We were moderated today for our English, Writing and Maths and I just wanted to let you know how amazing your teacher has been. She had prepared some really detailed notes, had made entirely […]

Elementa provides recruitment strategies for schools

Education Recruitment

Today’s Schools Week article by Mark Boylan “It’s time to take a long view on the recruitment crisis” discusses the government’s latest boost for new maths and physics teachers and concludes that it may not solve much, apart from attracting staff to good schools in the pilot areas. In the face of ever-changing levels of […]

Healthy Eating Week 2019

Healthy Eating Week 2019

The Elementa team are all set to join in with the 2019 Healthy Eating Week with water bottles on hand ready to ‘drink plenty’! Today is the first day of The British Nutrition Foundation’s 2019 Healthy Eating Week which runs from 10th – 14th June. Healthy Eating Week aims to raise awareness for the charity […]