Raise Standards through Effective Staff Recruitment, Management & Retention

Wednesday 21 Oct 2015

Why is this conference relevant?

Recruiting and retaining outstanding teachers and senior leaders has reached crisis point. The need to move away from traditional recruitment methods and develop staff internally is crucial if your school is to meet the employment demands of an ever competitive primary and secondary sector.

In light of this, as a school you are increasingly having to adapt your staff recruitment and development strategies to ensure you are able to attract the highest quality candidates

Learning outcomes - what can I expect?


Choose from a range of workshops covering recruitment, interview and marketing techniques that are both innovative and can be practically applied to meet your specific employment needs

Staff Development

Gain strategies for managing and developing the performance of your staff by effectively operating appraisal cycles, difficult conversations about pay and capability procedures

Retain your staff

Ensure you are fully equipped with the capacity to retain your staff by implementing family friendly policies, developing resilience and effectively managing sickness related absences


Why choose Optimus Education?

“An informative conference , bringing delegates up to date with excellent advice and guidance”
Director of HR, Thomas Deacon Academy

“Excellent update on topical issues. Enjoyable and good quality training”
School Business Manager, Houghton Regis Academy

“Informative, packed with good advice, right up my street!”
Assistant Headteacher, John Kyrle High School

“Very appropriate combination of content – I found it very hard to choose between breakout sessions”
Headteacher, Ellen Wilkinson School