2017 Christmas Card Competition Winners

Thank you to all those who voted, it was a close result! Number 6 did really well, smashing the votes on Facebook but unfortunately was pipped at the last minute!   Congratulations to...

Help us choose our 2017 Christmas Card Competition Winners!

The entries are in for our 2017 Christmas Card Competition! Members of the Academic Appointments team have...

Academic Appointments Mince Pie & A Mingle!

As Chrismas is coming faster than anyone can wrap a present, Academic Appointments are hosting...

Colleague Council - CPD with Academic Appointments

As a specialist in Education, we believe you are vital to the success of Academic...

Saturday Registration & Open Morning

You asked and we listened... As education professionals, we understand that you are busy and you...

We are now a Child Friendly Leeds Ambassador!

Academic Appointments are pleased to announce that we have been successful in our application to...

Colleague Council Minutes - Customer Care

Thank you to everyone who attended the first Colleague Council on the Thursday 26th October...

Christmas Card Competition 2017

The countdown to Christmas has begun! What better way to celebrate than with the launch...

“Celebrate Good Times…” – A Blog by Danni Johnson

You're singing it, now aren’t you? Sorry, but I couldn’t resist as this week has...

What's On During October Half Term?

Stuck for things to do during the October Half Term? Academic Appointments have trawled the internet so you...

Becoming a Teacher by Andrew Dunkerley

Academic Appointments are keen to support individuals in their journey towards becoming a Teacher. Andrew...

Calling All Graduates

Have you just got your degree but are just not sure what to do next? Have...

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2017

On Friday we held a Macmillan Coffee Morning in our Head Office, and what a...

Progress Tuition Newsletter

Download the latest edition of our Progress Tuition Newsletter by Lisa, Tuition Lead by clicking...

New Academic Year, New Career!

A lot of things can happen every four years. The Olympic Games is hosted, a...

Candlelighters - Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

On Friday (15.09.17) Academic Appointments hosted a gold themed dress down day and tombola in...

Colleague Council Minutes

Opening Thank you to everyone who attended the first Colleague Council on the 31st August at...

Where could your career be by the end of the Academic Year?

Are you seeking a career change or perhaps would like a promotion? Finding the time to...

Helping Yorkshire grow, develop AND get even greater! 

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new careers programme - 'Aspirations'  Born in...

University isn't for everyone!

Today is results day, the day that most students dread, the fear of not achieving...

Congratulations to Emma!

In the early hours of Friday morning Emma, Secondary Coordinator and her partner Tom welcomed their...

Joining the Candidate Team by Lisa Gascoine

So, here I am 2 and a half years on, experiencing another big role change...

We are now working in partnership with Candlelighters!

Recently Danni and I were contacted by Brian, Corporate Fundraiser at Candlelighters, a children’s cancer...

What's On During The Summer Holidays?

Stuck for things to do over the summer holidays to keep your pupils or students...

Social Media Hints and Tips from Matthew Browne (Co Prinicpal)

Using social media in schools can be daunting and if you have been tasked with...

Academic Appointments present our Candidate of the Term Winners!

This week our Consultants and Marketing Team have been busy travelling across West and South...

Nominate your 'Candidate of the Term'!

In honour of this years 'National Supply Teacher Week', we have decided to bring our...

Progress Newsletter

Download the latest edition of our quarterly 'Progress' Tuition Newsletter by Lisa Gascoine, Academic Appointments,...

An Exciting New Chapter Begins

As some of you may have seen in the media, Academic Appointments recently received investment...

Did you see us in the Business Link Magazine?

Academic Appointments recently featured in the Business Link April Edition Magazine 2017! The article read: Academic Appointments...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Huge congratulations to Marketing Manager, Danni and Fiancé Mat (now husband) who tied the knot on Saturday! All...

What's On During May Half Term?

Stuck for ideas of things to do during the holidays? Academic Appointments have trawled the internet and put...

Why choose Academic Appointments?

Academic Appointments are the leading education recruitment agency in Yorkshire, we work in partnership with...

Spotlight On...

What better way to interview Lucie, than in our Candidate Interview room! Lucie looked a tad...

A Big Thank You!

After two full days of eating cakes and drinking lots of tea, Clare and myself...

Introducing Doncaster’s Batman and Robin of Education Recruitment!

Are you an Education Professional seeking your next position? Or maybe an SLT member seeking...

Well done to Stuart, our Candidate of The Term Winner!

Here at Academic Appointments, we appreciate our candidates and the hard work that they provide...

Easter Newsletter!

Click here to view our Easter Newsletter, we hope you enjoy it! Happy Easter from all...

Spotlight On...

Today is a bit different to mine and Lauren’s usual Wednesday meetings, as this week...

Massive congratulations to Rebecca, our Easter Card Competition Winner!

Today Liam, Senior SEND Consultant and Alisha, Marketing Executive paid a visit to North West...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

This time last week, one of our Secondary Consultants - Scott Holt, whisked his partner...

An Introduction To Pinterest

Pinterest – What is it? Academic Appointments recently conducted a survey on resources and found that...

What's On During Half Term?

As the Easter break is on the horizon, Academic Appointments have trawled the internet and...

Vote for your favourite Easter Card!

The designs are in for our 2017 Easter Card Competition! The finalists are from the following...

Introducing the Fab Four Candidate & Compliance Team

Academic Appointments will get you a job, just like any other agency. Our aim, though,...

Spotlight on....

Sitting with Mo in her glass-fronted office, in her round chairs is something! I’m usually...

Progress Newsletter

Download the latest edition of our quarterly 'Progress' Tuition Newsletter by Lisa Gascoine, Academic Appointments,...

Considering a move from Care to Education?

After the success of our very first 'Care to Education Information Evening', we are pleased...

Would you like your school to design our Easter Card?

THE COUNTDOWN TO EASTER HAS BEGUN! What better way to celebrate than with the launch of...

Case study on Guidance!

Click Here to read our case study on Guidance! Want to find out more about Guidance? Call Lauren,...

Stuck for things to keep the children entertained in the holidays?

Academic Appointments have trawled the net so you don't have to! Click here to download the...

A blog on Progress by our Tuition Lead, Lisa

So it is that time of year when schools and teachers are beginning to identify...

Congratulations!

On Tuesday our SEND Consultant, Liam and Fiancé Megan gave birth to their beautiful daughter...

Being a Supply Teacher as an NQT

I was in my final year of University and I was very hectic with my...

Academic Appointments are holding a Registration Day!

Academic Appointments will be holding a registration day in the Bingley area at the end...

We present our Candidate of the Term Winner

On Friday Steven, Academic Appointment’s Senior Primary Consultant presented our Autumn Candidate of the Term...

“I was really impressed with how Academic Appointments seemed genuinely interested in what I wanted"

If there’s limited opportunity for career progression with your current employer making the decision to...

What a fantastic week ….

This is my first week as a Primary Consultant for Academic Appointments and what a...

What's on During Half Term?

As the Christmas break is on the horizon, Academic Appointments have put together a list...

Candidate of the Term Winner Announced!

Here at Academic Appointments, we really appreciate our candidates and the hard work that they...

Christmas Charity 2016

As some of you may be aware, every year Academic Appointments donate to a charity...

Massive congratulations to Jordan, one of our Christmas Card Competition winners!

Today Liam, our SEND Consultant and Karen, Head of Recruitment and Safeguarding presented one of...

Pointers for Portfolio Perfection - By Karen Thompson

You will rarely be the only one going for a job, make sure that you...

The Marketing Departments 1st Birthday!

It is quite hard to believe that a year ago today I started my apprenticeship...

Children in Need 2016

On Friday the staff at Academic Appointments donned their spots and spent their money on...

2016 Christmas Card Competition Winners!

Thank you to all those who voted, it was a close result! Congratulations to our winners...

10 Years On - A blog by Julia

When I started working for Academic Appointments in November 2006, there was a grand total...

Vote for your favourite Christmas Card!

The designs are in for our 2016 Christmas Card Competition! The finalists are from the following...

Becoming a Team Teach Tutor - A blog by Karen Thompson

Those who know me know that I come from an education background, not only do...

Academic Appointments to do their thing for BBC Children in Need

The Academic Appointments team are to do their bit to raise money for disadvantaged children...

'Good enough - isn't' - A blog by Mo

Every day I come in to work, I see these words emblazoned in neon orange...

New Year, New Career?

Here at Academic Appointments we understand taking a step into a new job can be...

Christmas Card Competition!

The countdown to Christmas has begun! What better way to celebrate with the launch of our...

You are invited to...

The Carleton Community High School Craft & Gift Fair is on Sunday, 20th November 2016. There...

Welcome Back!

We hope you have had a lovely and relaxing half term!  ...

Nearly 400 schools estimated to be ‘coasting’ under Progress 8 measure

An analysis of last week’s provisional GCSE results estimates that 212 academies and 162 local...

Plans to make pupils resit Sats in year 7 have been axed

The government have scrapped plans to make children who fail tests at the end of...

Will a lack of funding result in reduced school hours?

Yesterday evening the BBC reported that the ‘funding crisis’ may lead to Head teachers cutting...

Axing archaeology A-level could cause "irrevocable harm"

A campaign is calling for the reversal of a decision to abolish A-level archaeology, warning...

Ofsted chief criticises grammar school plans

The chief of Ofsted has criticised Theresa May's plan to approve a new wave of...

6 years at Academic Appointments, ‘where has that time gone?’ - A Blog by Lauren , Head of Permanent Recruitment

Actually, when I think about it the question actually is ‘how did we fit it...

Whats On During Half Term?

As Half Term is on the horizon Academic Appointments have put together a list of events...

Greening set to modernise the 11-plus entrance exams by pushing excellence in ‘particular subjects’

Speaking to journalists yesterday after giving a speech to teachers in Newcastle for the Schools...

Is a SATs boycott on the horizon?

The TES revealed an exclusive yesterday afternoon, reporting on the potential action planned to be...

Help for at-risk children is “unsatisfactory and inconsistent”

The BBC reports today that the government attempts to improve protection for at-risk children in...

‘League table indicators could help to tackle pupil mental health’

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham and former Head Teacher of Wellington...

60 hour working weeks for many teachers

The BBC and TES report today that many secondary teachers are working an average of...

Battling the bulge begins, as pupil number set to rise by 2020

Pupil numbers are set to increase by 8.6 per cent in primary schools and 12...

Use of mobile phones during the night is affecting school work

An online safety organisation claims that children as young as nine check their devices more...

‘Nearly 69 million teachers needed’ across the globe

As today marks 'World Teachers’ Day', the BBC and the TES are reporting on the...

Top private schools help launch national training centre for languages teachers

Private schools will help form a new national teacher-training centre for linguists in a bid...

Theresa May: New grammar schools must genuinely reach out to poorer pupils

Theresa May claims that grammar schools will have to show they are "genuinely reaching out"...

KS1 results show poorer pupils fall further behind

The achievement gap widens as fewer seven-year-old pupils on free school meals managed to reach...

£160m 'art pupil premium' for primary schools

Labour want to introduce an "arts pupil premium" worth £160 million for primary schools in...

Macmillan Coffee Morning

We are excited to be holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday the 30th of...

Ofsted Vs school interim board in High Court battle

On Tuesday, Mr Justice Jay, sitting in London, heard of Ofsted’s plans to produce a...

Labour to focus on opposing the Conservatives' education plans

Jeremy Corbyn to take fight to government over grammar schools. After securing party leadership, Labour will...

Taxpayers to pick up a potential £320m bill with May’s school plan

The Local Government Association says conversion to academies could cost millions in fees and £80m...

A survey says the teacher recruitment crisis is having an impact on the students GCSE results

According to a poll conducted by the Association of School and College Leaders, 51 per cent...

Nursery schools risk closure under new childcare funding plans

Hundreds of nursery schools in England could close if the government goes ahead with a...

Are fears in testing taking the joy out of reading?

Later today Michael Morpurgo (The Author of War Horse) is due to speak at the...

Reception children with poor language skills still struggle by Year 2

A new study has found that children who start Reception with poor English skills are...

A thank you from our schools!

It's always nice to receive positive feedback, especially from our schools. During the summer holidays we...

Catholics plan to open 40 new schools

There will be between 15,000 and 20,000 new Catholic school places created if the government's...

“You’ve all done very well!”

Young Mr Grace’s favourite saying to his staff in “Are you Being Served” was “You’ve...

Research shows decline in secondary students' attitudes towards learning

Major research has found that children's confidence and attitudes towards learning decline more during the...

Greening makes a U-turn on the moves to scrap parent governors

Earlier this year the ‘Education for All White Paper’ said academies, including those already open...

The TES Reports: Four out of five teachers are opposed to grammar school plans

Union warns that Ministers are 'obsessing about education policy plucked from the 1950s'. A poll has...

Selective schools new sanction proposals see potential knock backs by Corbyn

Yesterday afternoon Justine Greening launched the new sanction proposals for selective schools, the main points...

The BBC Reports: MPs to hear grammar school plans

Today plans to re-introduce grammar schools in England will be presented in the House of...

'A change is as good as a rest’ a blog by Lisa, our Tuition Lead

So they say ‘a change is as good as a rest’ and that is definitely...

Could today be a changing day in Education as Theresa May is expected to announce a raft of controversial new measures?

Today we will hear more about the government’s plans to open new grammar schools and...

South Yorkshire Registration Days!

Are you looking for a new role in education? Maybe you're a Newly Qualified Teacher looking...

The BBC Reports: Theresa May 'not turning clock back on grammar schools'

Theresa May has told Conservative MPs she will not "turn the clock back" on grammar...

New Academic Year, New Babies!

The excitment is high in the office, as not only is it the start of...

Could we see the return of Grammar Schools?

You may have seen or heard last night of an accidental photograph of the government’s...

The BBC Reports: Primary school for all 'not until 2042', says Unesco

Unesco have warned that the target set by world leaders for all children to have...

Being a Supply Teacher with Academic Appointments by Melissa, our very own former Primary Teacher

“Hello, I am the Primary Consultant and I work hard to find you the most...

You don’t have to be a ‘teacher’ to teach…

The skills and expertise that our qualified teachers hold is undoubtable not to mention hugely...

My Work Experience at Academic Appointments by Drew Sheldon

For my work experience, I decided to try my hand at working in marketing, whilst...

Bramley Olympics

On Tuesday the 21st of June, Academic Appointments attended the Bramley Olympics at John Charles...

What is The Collective Six?

Ever since the introduction of our General Manager in February, we have been rolling out...

Temple Newsam Learning Partnership (TNLP)

Academic Appointments are thrilled to work in partnership with the Temple Newsam Learning Partnership (TNLP). The...

CPD with Academic Appointments

Not just Supply, CPD training as well! At Academic Appointments we understand our purpose – providing...

The BBC reports: Foreign languages A-level slump blamed on cuts

A sharp decline in entries to modern foreign language A-levels has been blamed by headteachers...

Sharing Positive Feedback

Sharing Positive Feedback Academic Appointments have very generously supported the ‘Bramley Olympics’ primary school event for...

Life in Recruitment

When I finished my A Levels and left school, I never thought that I would...

We present our second Candidate of the Term Winner

We present our second Candidate of the Term Winner The second ‘Candidate of the Term’ winner...

Academic Appointments open South Yorkshire office!

Academic Appointments open it's South Yorkshire office After 12 years’ experience supporting South Yorkshire schools and...

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