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An update about the coronavirus / COVID-19

Our advice during the current situation is to carry on with recruitment for your schools where possible if you can.
We can arrange interviews with candidates via Skype etc.
Please contact us for more advice and guidance.


We know that finding the right teaching job can be a job in itself - especially if you are thinking of relocating at the same time.

That’s why we have a dedicated recruitment adviser, James Annetts, to help.

James has excellent trusted relationships with the schools on the North Yorkshire Coast and is strategic in developing and supporting the schools with their recruitment needs. He will match you to the post, giving you full details about the advertised position and a full breakdown about the school and the post to allow you to make informed decisions about your future and career as an education professional. He can arrange visits to the school and liaise with you for your potential interview.

If you are interested in finding a new teaching role on the Yorkshire Coast, feel free to contact James for information about our schools and also possible forthcoming posts. You can also find out more about possible relocation packages available.

Contact James

Telephone: 01609 534939
Mobile: 07966 261249

James Testimonials...

We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best teachers - read what education professionals in the area are saying about James...

"I just wanted to email and thank you for all that you have done for me over the last half term. It has been so handy to have you as a point of communication for the teaching vacancies advertised by North Yorkshire County Council, liaising with just one person rather than with many. Your advice and guidance helped me to secure a new teaching position." Rebecca, KS2 Teacher

"Harriet has made a brilliant start, what a find! You would not guess that she is not a maths specialist when you see her in action." Michael, Head Teacher

"I just wanted to email to say thank you for passing my details onto East Ayton, I really appreciate it. It was great to speak to the Head and Assistant Head today, if you could pass on my thanks to them too that would be great. I got a nice feeling about the school from walking around." Jade, part of the Talent Pool

"Thank you so much for your kind words and for your support for GPS. You have made a real difference and it has been a pleasure working with you." Julian, Head Teacher

"Great to meet you too. I like the quality and style of your work and will be in contact if things pan out as I expect." Roy, Head Teacher

"It was a really enjoyable day and an interesting one too. I am excited to get started and will work towards a smooth transition for the children and school during the next half-term. Thanks for all your help and advice." David, appointed as Year 4 Teacher

"James was invaluable. He liaised closely with the school even before we began any recruitment to get a flavour of what the school had to offer and how this might marry up with potential candidates. Once our recruitment started, he handled the process from the start, liaising closely to ensure compatibility and relevance. At all points, his attention to detail and to matching closely with what we wanted was very good, showing real commitment to getting us the best candidates for our post. Thoroughly professional and effective, he made the process much easier for us and supported us to a good outcome." Roy, Head Teacher

"I found the recruitment process and having a chat with you initially was really helpful. If we hadn’t spoken I may not have been inspired to go out to visit the school and chat with the head before applying. Thank you for supporting me through my application." Rebekah, Teaching Assistant relocating from Wakefield

"James was recommended to me by another Head Teacher when we were discussing recruitment issues. He has now worked with us on two vacancies and on both his help, advice and support has proved invaluable. He has supported the recruitment process from beginning to end, from the creation of the advert to the appointment of a new member of staff (and everything in between!). His involvement in the process has not only saved me a considerable amount of time but helped us clarify exactly what we are looking for, and the suitability of what is available to us. We now have a new member of staff starting in January who, without James' involvement, it is highly likely we wouldn't have." Derek, Head Teacher

"James helped with the wording of the advert in order to promote the school in the best possible way and dealt with advertising which allowed for a wider audience. As a head across three schools it is not easy to contact me, therefore when candidates were contacting James for job details and applications forms he was professional and efficient. He remained in regular contact with me throughout the process and gave me a great deal of detail about all candidates. I will definitely recommend James to colleagues and if I need to recruit again will be in touch." Helen, Head Teacher

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