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Due to our strong links with local schools, and continued growth in the region, James Ray Recruitment are working towards becoming Hull's leading education recruitment agency.
Our specialist consultants have a combined total of over 20 years experience in the sector, working with Hull's largest schools and Multi Academy Trusts over their careers.
Our mission is to provide a better recruitment service for the education sector, helping to match candidates with secondary school jobs, primary school jobs, SEN roles and teaching assistant vacancies across Hull.
For those interested in short term, or more flexible arrangements, we also recruit supply teachers for placements in Hull and the surrounding areas.
With teaching jobs in large demand across Hull, there has never been a better time to register and secure a new school role.
And we also recruit for school support staff, including school business managers, exams officers, pastoral roles and teaching assistants (TAs).View all School Vacancies in Hull
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Hull is amongst the most affordable places to live in the UK. With the cost of living rising, your teaching salary could go much further in Hull.
Hull schools have strong links with each other and networking opportunities are plenty. Regular CPD across schools means Hull's teachers are always developing their skills.
Hull was named as the UK's City of Culture in 2017, and enjoyed a massive boost in investment, trade and tourism which continues today.
Hull has a rich history, which shapes its identity today. William Wilberforce, Amy Johnson and Philip Larkin all called Hull their home.
Luke has 7 years of experience working in recruitment, working his way to become a Senior Branch Manager for a large education recruitment company. Before this, he worked in various customer-facing managerial positions.
In 2021 Luke joined James Ray Recruitment as their Sales Director, and together with Rachel, they aim to become the region’s leading education recruitment specialists.
Rachel has worked with Hull and East Riding schools for over 15 years, through various roles in recruitment agencies. Having quickly progressed from a trainee to a senior business management role, she has seen all levels of the recruitment process in education.
Rachel left her role to found James Ray Recruitment in 2021, aimed at providing a better experience for both candidates and schools who are recruiting locally.
Are you one of the pool of 350,000 qualified teachers not currently working in schools? Perhaps you’ve been missing the daily interaction with children, the
Teachers are paid according to a national pay scale, which has 5 bands. The lowest band, M1, where a newly qualified teacher starts is set to be £30,000 for the 2023-24 academic year. The scale rises to M6, which teachers progress through under the terms of their employing schools’ performance management procedure. M6 pay is set to be £41,333 for the 2023-24 academic year.
This is significantly higher than Hull’s average salary of £23,350.
There are various routes into becoming a qualified teacher, as well as options to work as an unqualified teacher or “an instructor.”
We published this resource to help understand the requirements for becoming a teacher which goes into more details about the routes into teaching.
The demand for qualified teaching staff is increasing year on year. Simply put, as the population increases and experienced staff leave or retire, the number of vacancies increases. We have a significant number of jobs advertised in the Hull and East Riding which you can view below.
You may have seen reports in the media regarding teacher workload, and yes, teachers do put in a lot of time planning, delivering and assessing their lessons. The DFE has launched a plan for tackling teacher workload, and teaching unions are actively supporting their members to keep workloads manageable.
All school staff are required to undergo a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify you from getting a teaching job, and each case will be assessed individually. However, serious crimes involving violence, sexual assault or offences against children are likely to result in a candidate being deemed as unsuitable to teach.
If you are concerned, it may be worth contacting a teaching union to seek their advice.
James Ray Recruitment are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant to work with our client at a fantastic primary school based in the East Riding area. The ideal candidate will be working under the guidance of the SENDCO and an Assistant SENDCO, you will implement agreed programmes of learning with individuals or small groups both inside and outside of the classroom setting, ensuring that the highest standards continue to be met.
You will be able to develop and sustain strong routines, inspire pupils to engage widely across school, for example in extracurricular activities and leadership roles.
This role requires an experienced teaching assistant with a background in SEN classroom environments with the role due to commence from October 2023.
James Ray Recruitment are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic maths teacher to work in one of our fantastic secondary schools in the East Riding area. This role is to start after October half term on a full-time basis.
The school is looking for a passionate teacher who is looking to inspire the next generation of mathematicians. This opportunity is for a talented, qualified teacher of Maths to join our dedicated team. Whether you are an experienced professional or just starting your teaching career after gaining your QTS, we welcome you to apply!
James Ray Recruitment are currently recruiting for a enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant to join fantastic secondary school based within the Hull area. Children at this school are given every opportunity to thrive in an environment of high aspirations, care and mutual respect. Their work is valued and celebrated and all children, regardless of their abilities are of equal worth.
The school are looking for prospective candidates to join them ASAP on a full time basis, to support the learning and teaching of children, encouraging development, inclusion and fun in their everyday school life.
James Ray Recruitment are supporting an Academy in Hull to recruit an exceptional SEND Teaching Assistant to join their team to support their class teachers with providing a world class education to their pupils. The post holder will promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop as well as being responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school. They Academy can offer a great team ethos, superb CPD opportunities and a highly supportive environment full of fantastic children.
Within this role, the school are looking for experienced Teaching assistants who are comfortable with some personal care, who are empathetic and able to support student across all of their lessons in school. It is important that you have a good understanding of SEND within a mainstream schools and experience working with students with special educational needs would be highly desired.
This is a full time position covering on a long-term, term time only basis for the entire academic year to commence ASAP. This trust requires you to hold a Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 2 or level 3.
We are recruiting for a fabulous college who are recruiting for an Essentials Skills Mentor. You will be joining their LRC team, where you will have a vital role in empowering vulnerable learners to develop essential skills, achieve their goals, and prepare for adulthood.
James Ray Recruitment are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic, and inspirational teacher to join a supportive Mathematics department within a fantastic college based in the Hull area. This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher who really wants to make a difference to the lives of young people.
As a Maths Teacher, you will take a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs, ensuring delivery of the school curriculum in a way that maximises children’s achievement and ability to develop. The successful candidate will understand the requirements of examination courses, have experience of teaching at a FE level.
The salary is MPS1 to MPS6 £25,174 to £36,961, this is dependent on experience. This role is offered on a full time basis to commence ASAP.
James Ray Recruitment is looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic teacher of A-Level Business & Economics to work within a leading secondary school in Hull. The post is to within the department. The position will suit a qualified Teacher or a well-qualified graduate, either a new entrant to the profession or a candidate looking to further their experience.
This school looking for someone who holds QTS and has experience delivering Business to KS5. The role is a part-time position covering 2 days per week to begin October 2023, term time only, with the salary between MPS1 to MPS6 £25,174 to £36,961, this is dependent on experience.
James Ray Recruitment are seeking to appoint a talented, dynamic, and hardworking English teacher to join a thriving department. You will be working within a fantastic secondary school based in East Riding.
The successful candidates will have excellent subject knowledge, be confident teaching KS3, KS4 and preferably KS5 too. They should be an ambitious and dedicated professional who is able to work as part of a team. A willingness to promote extra-curricular activities and support learning outside the classroom will also be required.
This is a full-time timetable, covering on a long-term placement during term time only with a proposed start of January 2024. This school looking for someone who holds QTS and has the experience teaching English up to KS4 & KS5. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate good levels of behaviour management. The salary is MPS1 to MPS6 £25,174 to £36,961, this is dependent on experience. This role is term time only.
James Ray Recruitment are looking for an individual who can inspire the next generation of graphic designers. If you are a Design Technology Teacher with a Graphics focus, we’ve got a fantastic opportunity for you. We are working with a ‘Good’ East Riding based secondary school who are looking for a someone to join their department on a full-time basis, term only for 1 initial term but may extend to beyond this, starting after the October half term 2023.
You will be responsible for teaching Graphic Design to KS4. You will be expected to do planning, preparing, and marking work, ensure that the pupils are on track to hit their projected grades and prepare them for exams.
This school looking for someone who holds QTS for this position and can demonstrate good levels of behaviour management. The salary is MPS1 to MPS6 £25,174 to £36,961, this is dependent on experience.
If you are a graduate who has experience tutoring or working with young people James Ray Recruitment would love to speak to you regarding an exciting opportunity. We are working with a fantastic school located within the East Riding area, who are looking to appoint Cover Supervisors to support within their classrooms on a part time, term time only basis to commence from October 2023. This position could suit candidates who are looking to learn new skills prior to a teacher training course.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn on the job by working in forward-thinking environment. Many of our candidates who start out as Cover Supervisors go on to complete their teacher training and secure permanent contracts with their school.