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SpecialEducationSchoolsSLTSchoolImprovementSchoolOrganisationSchoolImprovementInclusionLeadershipwww.futures.co.uk www.futures.co.ukOurfullyvettedpoolofSLTandLocalAuthorityinterimmanagerscanbeparachutedintoarangeoftimecriticalsituationsthatmaybestatutoryobligationsturnaroundsituationsorforthedeliveryofspecificprojects.ThesetypicallycoverInterimManagementConsultancySchoolsAcademiesClustersHeadsDeputyHeadsDepartmentHeadsSchoolImprovementSpecialEducationRequirementsSchoolBusinessManagersCPDTrainingLocalAuthoritiesStrategicLeaderstoDirectorLevelProgrammeProjectManagementSchoolImprovementSpecialEducationNeedsSchoolOrganisationPlanningServiceReviewsprovideseniorrecruitmentandconsultancysupporttoschoolsandlocalauthorities.SpecialisinginSLTSchoolImprovementSENInclusionandCapitalProjectswehelpyouidentifyattractandappointtheverybesttalentenablingyoutocreatethebestoflearningenvironmentseveninthemostchallengingofcircumstances.WealsoofferanintegratedEmploymentLawHRAdvisoryServicetoprotectyourelievingyouofacomplicatedandoftencostlyburden. CaseStudyChallengePresentedtoEducationFuturesmSecondaryschoolneededanimmediateinterimHeadteachertoensurecontinuityofseniorleadershipwithintheschool.ApproachmUsingournetworkofcontactsofseniorLAmanagersSLTassociatesandgovernorswegeneratedashortlistbasedonpersonalrecommendationsofdeliverybeforecarryingoutourownduediligenceandreferencechecks.OutcomeandTimescalemIdentifiedoutstandingcandidatewhocouldleadtheschoolatshortnoticehitthegroundrunningandbeinthepostwithin10daysofEducationFuturestakingthebrief.Theservicewasbeyondtheexpectationsoftheclient.mTheinterimcontracthasbeenextendedthreetimesfromtheinitialonemonthscontractduetoexcellentperformance.BenefitstotheSchoolmEnsuredstabilityoftheschoolmovingitforwardatahighlychallengingtime.mContinuityoftheseniorleadershipattheschoolandinturnthelearningenvironmentforthechildrenwassecured.call01132050120 www.futures.co.ukPermanentRecruitmentWeunderstandthatforsustainedperiodsofimprovementmanyofourclientsarelookingforstabilityintheirleadershipteams.Appointingtherightpersonwiththerequiredskillsandexperiencewhosharesthesameaspirationsisnomeanfeat.Attractingthebestthroughadvertisingalonecanbeafutileexercisenottomentionacostlyonewithlittlereturn.Weoffertailoredsolutionswhichwillensurewetakeyouropportunitytotherightaudienceaswellasutilisingouradvertisingpowerandexpertise.Wewillpresentyouwithaproposaltomeetyourneedandbudgetcoveringbriefingstargetedsearchadvertisingselectionandoffermanagement.ChallengePresentedtoEducationFuturesmSpecialschoolrequiredafastturnaroundonapermanentappointmentofaHeadteacher.Itwasvitalthattheyappointedquicklyastheschoolwasduetostartanewcapitalbuildproject.Likemanyspecialschoolspreviousrecruitmentattemptsrelyingonadvertisingalonehadprovedunsuccessful.ApproachmFollowingourproposaltheschoolrequestedanexhaustiveandextensiveexecutiveheadhuntandadvertisingprocessensuringtheiropportunitywastakentotherightaudience.mWeexecutedanationwidesearchcampaignandusedcreativeadvertisingdesignedtoincreasetheresponserateinqualityandquantity.CaseStudy OutcomemEducationFuturesprovidedashortlistofsevenstrongcandidates.Theservicewasbeyondtheexpectationsoftheclient.mFourcandidateswereselectedtointerviewwithanofferacceptedbyanoutstandingcandidatewithinsixweeksofEducationFuturestakingthebrief.BenefitstotheSchoolmSchoolsecuredoutstandingcandidateinrecordtimewithminimalstressandinputrequired.mOurapproachallowedtheschooltoconcentrateonteachingandlearningandtheiron-goingcapitalbuildproject.call01132050120 AdvertisingFruitlessandcostlyadvertisingcampaignsarecommonplaceintheeducationsector.Asyouknowyourtargetaudiencearebusypeoplesoitisessentialthatyourcampaigniseyecatchingeasytofindandapplyforwhilstraisingyourprofileatthesametime.www.futures.co.ukWeCanmHelpyoudesignyouradvertcontentensuringitstandsoutfromthecrowd.mDevelopauniqueMicrositeforyouradvertincludingdownloadableprospectusandapplicationform.mSendasignpostingcampaigntoournetworkdrawingattentiontoyouropportunity.mLeverageouradvertisingpowertosecurevalueformoneyacrossarangeofonlineeducationjobboards.mManagetheadvertresponsesubmittingallrelevantapplicantstoyouforyourreview. call01132050120ThroughourpartnersIrwinMitchellanationallyrecognisedlawfirmspecialisinginemploymentlawweareabletoofferIMEducateafixedpriceemploymentlawandHRadvisoryserviceforschoolsincludinganoptionalinsurancecoverforemploymenttribunalclaims.HRSupportWegainedAcademystatusin2012andunderstoodthatthiswouldresultinmanychangesforus.BeforemakingthistransitionweusedthelocalauthorityforHRsupportandguidance.Weoftenfoundthatthespeedofresponsewasslowwithasitonthefenceapproach.IMEducatehasacceleratedachievementsatourAcademyastheteamherefullyunderstandthecontextandtraditionsoftheeducationservice.TheexcellentguidanceadviceandinterpersonalskillshaveenabledtheAcademytomoveforwardatsomepace.WiththehelptoimplementnewpoliciesandprocedureswehavemanagedtoseeasignificantandbeneficialorganisationalchangeinourAcademy.regulatedbytheSRATheServiceIncludesmDirectandunlimitedaccesstoyourdedicatedemploymentlawsolicitor.mAwrittencomplianceauditofyourexistingcontractsandpolicieswithsupporttoimplementimprovementsandchanges.mAdedicatedwebsiteaccesstotemplatedocumentsandprocedures.mRegularandrelevantlegalupdatesandinvitationstoourcomprehensivetrainingforyourstaff.mAnonlineemployersguidetoemploymentlaw.mAcomplimentaryhealthandsafetyregulatoryserviceisavailabletoourIMEducateclientsatnocosttoyouencompassingonlinetrainingforyourstaff.mEmploymentTribunalInsuranceIntheeventthatyoureceiveanEmploymentTribunalclaimwewilldefendthatclaimandallrepresentationcostswillbecoveredbytheinsurer. HereswhatourclientssayaboutusSchoolImprovementLeadYorkshireCouncilDuetothesuddenillnessofthepreviousInterimHeadteacheratachallengingSpecialSchooltheLocalAuthoritywaslookingtomakeafurtherinterimappointmentattheearliestopportunityastherewasaneedtosecurethecapacityoftheseniorleadershipattheschoolandensurecontinuityofleadership.TheexperienceoftheLocalAuthorityinundertakingtherecruitmentprocessincollaborationwithEducationFutureswasanextremelypositiveone.EducationFuturessupportedtheprocesswhichwasefficientlyorganisedandverywellmanaged.Consequentlyapplicationswerereceivedinterviewsheldandanappointmentmadewithinarelativelyshortperiodoftimeandthepersonappointedhasprovedtobehighlyeffectiveinensuringthestabilityoftheschoolandmovingtheschoolforwardatahighlychallengingtime.TheLocalAuthorityappreciatesthespeedyresponseandactionbyEducationFuturesinassistingtheLAinsecuringsomeonetotakeuptheInterimHeadteacherpostatshortnotice.EducationFuturesprovidedsomeoneofthehighestcalibreandprofessionalstandardsatveryshortnoticeandwiththegreatestlevelofefficiency.AssistantDirectorforEducationNorthWestCouncilEducationFuturesareapro-activeagencytheykeepintouchandupdateyouonpersonnelavailable.Theyknowourbusinessandthepressureswefaceandofferaflexibleandhighlyprofessionalservicetosupportus.Theyaretenaciousinfindingtherightpersonandyetchallengeustothinkagainandthinkdifferentlyonhowneedscanbemet.ExecutiveHeadteacherSouthEastAlternativeEducationServiceWehadtriedontwoprioroccasionstorecruitaHeadofourSpecialSchoolbuttwoadvertisementsintheTEShadfailedtoproducesuitableapplications.EducationFuturesprovidedafullheadhuntforthepostidentifyinganall-newfieldofstrongcandidatesfromwhichweappointed.ItwaslessthantwomonthsfromtheinitialcontacttoappointmentEducationFutureswerebothhighlycommunicativeandprofessionalthroughoutandworkedtirelesslytogenerategoodapplicantsforus.Iwouldnothesitatetousetheirservicesagainandhaverecommendedthemtobothcolleaguesandcontacts.SecondaryStrategyLeaderSouthWestCouncilWhenweneededanAssociateHeadofSchooltocoveraninitialsixmonthperiodinaschoolinanOFSTEDcategoryEducationFutureswereabletoofferusarangeofcandidatesoneofwhomweappointed.HisworkintheschoolhashelpedmovetheschoolforwardintheirsecondvisitHMIcommentedthat...theschoolhasbeenwellledandmovedforwardundertheleadershipofthetemporaryheadteacherWehavebeenveryhappywiththesupportwewereabletoputinplacethroughourcontactwithEducationFuturesandassuchthepostwasextendedtoafullacademicyear.HeadteacherEastAngliaSecondarySchoolIhadnotusedarecruitmentservicebeforeandthereforeapproachedtheprocesswithsomeuncertainty.HoweverthroughoutIwasstruckbythehighlyprofessionalworkofthecompany.EducationFutureswenttogreatlengthstoensurethattheyfullyunderstoodbothourcontextandourneedsforbothpositions.ThedetailedweeklyupdatemeantthatbothIandGovernorswerefullyuptodatewithprogress.TherigourofthesearchmeantthatwehadtwohighlycrediblecandidatesforapositionthatIhadanticipatedwouldtakemonthstofill.Weareabsolutelydelightedwiththecalibreofcandidateappointedasaresultofthesearch.IamhappytounreservedlyrecommendEducationFutures.SchoolImprovementInclusionLeadership