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Keep on top of every stage in the recruitment process with links to our guidance and resources all in one place. Get to grips with everything from finding applicants and shortlisting candidates, to pre-employment checks and staff induction.

If you're looking for candidates within your own school, read our guide on how to do internal recruitment.

If you're recruiting overseas candidates, make sure you understand visa rules with our guide to employing overseas staff.

1. Get clear on the rules

When recruiting for a role, make sure you're following all the relevant guidance and procedures from start to finish. This includes:

You should also check your school or trust's policies on:

2. Decide who will be involved

There are specific rules for headteachers and