Reed Further Education is one of the UK’s fastest growing FE recruitment specialists, providing expertise in sourcing professionals within FE colleges, SEN colleges, prisons, and training providers, for temporary, interim and permanent roles.
Our further education specialists are on hand to offer the best possible services, to suit the needs of your organisation or your individual job search. We work with over 60% of all colleges in the country, as well as some of the largest training companies. With a database of over 1,000,000 education professionals, plus access to professionals across all REED specialisms, we can find the perfect match for any role or placement in your further education institution.
We have built an enviable reputation as a trusted partner for providing in-demand candidates, ranging from tutors, lecturers, assessors, verifiers, and support staff, through to senior managers, all for post-16 education. Our expert staff successfully supply staff for all niche areas, such as T Level STEM and construction lecturers, utilising our vast pool of industry professionals who are seeking a change of career into further education.
We prioritise quality, compliance and safeguarding
Quality and compliance are at the core of the Reed Further Education culture. Our entire safeguarding process adheres to ‘Safer Recruitment in Education’ regulations, and our expert recruitment consultants will work with you to understand the specific compliance requirements of your organisation.
Along with Reed Education, we are APSCo (The Association of Professional Staffing Companies) Compliance+ accredited, and we also support the recruitment of skilled teachers into the Prison Education Framework (previously the Offender Learning and Skills Service).
How do we help our clients?
We know that one size does not fit all. That’s why we craft managed recruitment solutions that are flexible and tailored to your requirements. Reed Further Education is a master vendor – we act as first tier supplier for all your roles, and can also offer Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) – managing your internal recruitment strategy.
I have no hesitation in recommending Reed Further Education as an excellent recruitment partner. We have a great relationship with the team; they are responsive to our needs, flexible and are always looking for new and innovative ways to support us. Reed Further Education provide the college with a broad (and quality) range of academic and non-academic placements and are supportive of our safer recruitment processes. Recruitment Manager – Leeds City College
How we help develop your FE career
Reed Further Education are best placed to help you take the next step – whether you are transitioning from industry to a lecturer, or if you an experienced FE professional looking to find your ideal role.
We work with some of the largest training providers in the country, and with the majority of UK further education colleges, to offer flexible working options that suit your lifestyle, from supply to permanent full-time roles. With hundreds of contracts, we offer a variety of exclusive opportunities that you will not find anywhere else.
Interviewing can be stressful, which is why we are here to make sure you feel comfortable and confident, offering one-to-one advice and mentoring so you ace your interview. This includes guidance on running a ‘micro-teach’ or a remote delivery session too.
The wellbeing of our candidates, clients and staff always comes first. Offering comprehensive training and CPD programme, we can help you progress in your chosen further education career.
“I have received nothing but consistent and positive experiences from Reed Further Education. Their staff are very supportive, polite, and extremely professional. They have been very responsive in finding me work which has best suited both my personal needs and the best fit needs of their clients. I am pleased that their offer includes very strict compliance protocols and controls for recruitment and safeguarding, and this reflects clearly within their good practice standards. I would not hesitate to highly recommend any of my professional colleagues to join Reed Further Education.” Early Years & Childcare Assessor