Let Conexus reduce the stress and ensure the success of your recruitment process for all key leadership positions. We can drive your entire leadership recruitment process, from designing recruitment material and identifying powerful marketing channels, through to specialist support and advice at the interview stage.

Recruiting a headteacher or principal for your school can be a daunting and time-consuming process, but our team of phase and sector specialists can design and facilitate the process from start to finish, or just support you in the elements where you need our help.

Dependent on your needs, you can choose support that includes:

  • specialist independent advice, guiding you through each element of the process
  • help with design and production of necessary materials
  • reassurance that each part of the process is robust, fair and legally compliant
  • extensive and focused marketing of the role to give your organisation the best chance of attracting high-calibre candidates
  • networking through our leadership database to connect your role with leaders nationwide
  • specialist guidance and HR support throughout the interview process that includes advice on contracts, job descriptions and person specifications, safer recruitment, salary benchmarking, etc.

If you engage Conexus to support your headteacher/principal recruitment programme we will provide, at no extra charge, a project plan that will set out all of the key milestones in the process with timescales to ensure that governors/Trustees meet the recruitment deadline.

On behalf of the Temporary Governing Body of the proposed new ‘Eastern High’ school, I would like to thank you for your support during the recent appointment process for the Headteacher position. Your professional input throughout the process was greatly appreciated and, at the ratification meeting, governors unanimously approved the Selection Panel’s recommendation for this key appointment.

Councillor Derrick Morgan

Chair of Governors, Temporary Governing Body of Eastern High

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