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Here at Tara we understand the challenges schools and teachers face in finding that perfect match
If you’re a teacher or cover supervisor looking for a permanent, contract or daily supply position, then you’ve come to the right place. With many years of combined experience in education recruitment, the TARA team is armed with a wealth of knowledge and an excellent contacts book across the Telford, Shropshire, West Midlands and Staffordshire regions.
Having developed strong working relationships with schools and teachers alike, we believe in providing long-term support, rather than ‘quick fix’ appointments, and pride ourselves in working hard on your behalf for as long as you need us. Our success lies in our thorough understanding of schools’ unique requirements, matched with the desire to ensure that each and every child under the instruction of a TARA teacher receives the most appropriate care and attention to help them flourish.
Great things about working with Tara
Friendly & Fun
We’re a young, friendly team, that’s bursting with energy. Education recruitment is a serious business but we never make it a dull one, each day we all bring a positive and enthusiastic vibe to the office, that shines through when we’re dealing with clients and candidates.
Professional & Commited
We’ve made it our mission to only recruit the best people who are committed to providing the best service for clients and candidates. Professional at all times, you can be sure that every member of our team will handle your enquiry carefully and thoroughly achieving the desired result to best suit your needs.
Experienced & Knowledgable
Each member of our recruitment team is highly trained and experienced, but we believe passionately in professional development so provide on-going training throughout their career with Tara. As a result you can feel confident that whatever your situation we will take the care and time to understand your needs and provide appropriate and suitable solutions.
I cannot recommended TARA highly enough. From my very first meeting with Laura it was obvious that TARA were different to other agencies, she listened to my requirements and was subsequently able to find me work very quickly. Thanks to this wonderful agency I’ve now secured a position for the rest of the academic year. I wouldn’t hesitate in using TARA again in the future
Coming across Tara almost by chance, I have never looked back after the first contact. Initial contact and conversations were thorough and very professional, and so it remained throughout. Great care was taken to understand my situation, needs and plans from the outset. Very quickly, I was being presented with leads for possible permanent positions by Marlon, who was excellent throughout, while the supply teaching team found me work almost without fail; far more so than a bigger, national agency with whom I was also registered. Tara outperformed the competition in each department and I would wholeheartedly recommend their services.
Leaving the security of a full time teaching position and signing up with a supply agency can be frightening. You worry about financial stability, you worry about working in challenging schools, you worry about adapting to different systems and so many other things. I have been a teacher for fifteen years in a core subject and after working for Tara for the past four months in a daily supply capacity I find myself in a position where I am now reluctant to go back!
I am no longer awake at night writing lists of all the things I need to do, I no longer have anxiety over meeting looming deadlines for coursework, data and reports that are all due by the end of the week. I find myself smiling in the classroom and joking with the students. I find myself enjoying my job again.
I can still help students progress as I am teaching my subject specialism, I can still contribute to the department because I have a plethora of resources on my hard drive that I can use - to save the head of department running around photocopying at the tenth hour.
The best part of working for an agency like Tara is they use a core group of schools and if you are a good teacher, you become indispensable. You go to the same schools and know their systems and their students and also other staff; you become part of a team but because you are no longer flying a million miles an hour you can take time to enjoy all that teaching and learning entails.
I have worked with Tara Education for the last 7 years and have been impressed with their professionalism and dedication to supply the right candidate for our school. Rachel James has taken the time to build a strong working relationship, she is trustworthy, reliable and always on hand to help so the best quality supply is achieved. I would highly recommend Rachel!
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