We help you improve the quality of your supply staff while reducing your costs

Supply teachers and support staff, both class and non-class based, are an important and ever-growing sector of the professional workforce.

The costs of this vital component of our education system continue to spiral while education leaders remain under pressure to get better value for money.

As the leading procurer of temporary cover, we work with a select group of local and national education recruitment agencies to source the best supply workers for schools, academies, colleges and universities.

Our highly experienced team offers our clients complete peace of mind when working with agencies and outsourcing the management of their supply worker requirements.

We can reduce the cost of a school’s temporary staffing by 12% on average and our greater candidate availability allows us to guarantee cover.

Performance Management Quality Reviews of agencies and supply staff enhance and continuously improve cover lessons and real-time management information allows for better forward planning.

de Poel education works with quality assured agencies, with vitally important local knowledge, to ensure that all staff provided are of the highest standard and meet the exacting requirements of the education client, their classroom and their pupils.

de Poel education Recruitment Solutions

Cost Saving

Cost Saving

Find out how we can deliver an average cost saving of 12%

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Compliance Assured

Compliance Assured

We help you achieve the highest levels of legal compliance regarding pupil safety

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Visibility and Control

Visibility and Control

Discover how to realise real-time visibility and control of your staffing spend

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The Benefits

Complete visibility and control

Our web-based invoice processing system, e-tips®, offers a mechanism for reporting feedback relating to performance and, even more importantly, child protection concerns. We work with education clients to define performance measurements and we implement them via all agencies.

Compliance Assured

de Poel education takes its responsibility to child safety extremely seriously. Working with each and every one of our current agencies, we have implemented rigorous audit processes to ensure every supplier goes above and beyond the guidance set by DfE Safer Recruitment in Education standards.

Streamlined Administration

Receiving and processing hundreds of invoices a month can add thousands of pounds to your agency service spend, and with processing costs of around £50 per invoice, the true price of non-permanent staffing is often significantly higher than predicted. With de Poel education this is reduced to one clear invoice per week.

Guaranteed Cost Saving

We will work with you to reduce costs by up to 15%, cut temporary to permanent fees, lower the cost of advertising spend and build localised cluster pools.

Continuous Improvement

de Poel education’s completely neutral position guarantees that we work with you, and for you, to manage the relationship with multiple agencies and broaden the chances of successfully deploying appropriately trained and experienced staff for the long term.


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