Making the grade

The Education recruitment division specialises in placing teaching and support professionals in Supply, Fixed Term Contract, and Permanent roles within schools and colleges in the LEA areas of Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Dudley, Walsall, Solihull, as well as in Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire.

Our key objective is to support our Education recruitment clients in attaining the highest standards of achievement, quality, behaviour and safety, and to safeguard the best interests of each and every student. In order to accomplish this goal we believe it is essential that we understand the different needs of each school and we pride ourselves on supplying excellent quality candidates.

Experience & Expertise

Our specialised Consultants are a big part of our Education recruitment division and are knowledgeable in all aspects of the industry, attaining valuable experience through long-standing relationships and understanding with our clients.

James Andrews guarantees that in depth safeguarding checks on all workers are in line with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education (2014).

This includes:

  • Photo ID
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure
  • Barring Lists
  • References
  • Right to Work in the UK
  • NCTL check
  • Childcare Disqualification Declaration (including Disqualification by Association)

We are also able to supply any required information for your Single Central Record.


We provide professional and fully screened Teaching staff on short-term and long-term supply, as well as fixed-term and permanent contracts.  We supply staff to Local Authority Schools, Academies, Independent Schools and Colleges covering positions from qualified Teachers, Teaching Assistants, SEN Teachers and Assistants and one to one tuition and intervention opportunities.

Roles We Recruit

Some of the roles we have successfully filled include:

  • Science Teacher
  • Music Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant
  • English & Drama Teacher
  • Science Technician
  • Head of English
  • Teacher – Food Technology
  • Attendance and Admissions Officer
  • Head of School
  • Physics Teacher
  • Primary School Teaching Assistant
  • SEMH Teaching Assistant
  • Teacher of Computing & ICT
  • SENCo
  • Teacher of English
  • Primary SEMH Teacher
  • Administrator
  • HR Assistant

Unlike with some agencies we have used in the past, James Andrews do not send us the details of every candidate they have, but take care to send only the right candidates for us.  Our Consultant maintains regular, but not intrusive, contact concerning the candidates on supply to us.

HR Manager, Cadbury Sixth Form College