Agency Rankings

Don’t see your agency here? Agencies must have at least 15 reviews before being ranked. See a complete alphabetical list of agencies here.


Forward Teaching

10.0 out of 10
52 Ratings
Lottie and the team are great. Thanks to them I have secured a new role for September in a school that suits my teaching ethos and the whole process was seamless. I highly recommend using Forward Teaching. [...]
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Redbox Teacher Recruitment

9.8 out of 10
420 Ratings
I’m so glad that I’d joint this agency. Luckily for me I joint just in time. I feel like the schools that they have particularly partnered up with seem to cater well with us agency staff. I wanted to thank all of the ladies behind RedBox for being so lovely, friendly and highly professional. [...]
Martin -


9.7 out of 10
173 Ratings
A great agency who sorted me out with a long contract in a lovely school. Nat has always been incredibly friendly and helpful. The team couldn't have been more supportive during lockdown and school closures. [...]
Joe Woods -

Hourglass Education

9.7 out of 10
93 Ratings
Without Josh Travis I wouldn't have found this school. Monday I registered with the agency and on Friday I accepted an offer. I received information about 6-7 schools in between, and I always felt I had a choice. [...]
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Headline UK

9.6 out of 10
37 Ratings
I have recently joined Headline and I am really enjoying it. It fits perfectly around my University studies and everyone has been so friendly and welcoming. I look forward to getting back to work once [...]
Pip Allen -
Vibe Teachers

Vibe Teacher Recruitment

9.5 out of 10
332 Ratings
The agency's VIBE is amazing, refreshing. They are very helpful; to find the Best school for you, to have the variety of choices and the most important thing is that they support you. Good communication by the SEN Yellow team, great support. [...]
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Teachweb Secondary

9.5 out of 10
74 Ratings
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Impact Teachers

9.4 out of 10
146 Ratings
Thanks to the Impact Teachers, especially Louise I have got a fantastic job in such an incredible short time. The co-operation was amazing, the service very fast.Highly recommended!
Lucia -

Tara Professional Recruitment

9.4 out of 10
133 Ratings
The staff are always polite, professional and happy to talk. The schools I have worked for through TARA have on the whole been good and have made supply teachers feel welcome. Work is plentiful and the consultants go out of their way to match your talents to the school. [...]
Hilary Smith -

Horizon Teachers

9.4 out of 10
20 Ratings
I had an amazing experience with Horizon teachers all thanks to Danny! He was quick with responses, always kept me updated and overall extremely helpful and supportive. I was registered with Horizon Teachers on a Friday and the following Tuesday I had an interview and now have a new job role starting next week! There is not a single negative thing to say about my experience with Horizon teachers and I have Danny to thank for that. [...]
Tia Tamou -

Veritas Education

9.3 out of 10
180 Ratings
An amazing agency! I have been with them for almost a year now & it has been nothing but a smooth journey. I was recently assigned a new agent (Laura.B)during the corona period and she has been nothing short of amazing. [...]
Jade -
Athona Education


9.3 out of 10
19 Ratings
1 month into lockdown and they are still not furloughing Supply teachers
Frank White -

Vision Teaching

9.1 out of 10
181 Ratings
I would like to thank Paul Levene and all the staff at teaching vision for all the loving hard work they did in finding me a new post under the current pandemic I felt like my whole world had crumbled. [...]
Pam -

GSL Education

9.1 out of 10
41 Ratings
When embarking on doing supply work through GSL Education, I found the initial process of joining the agency really positive and found support at the other end of the line on each assignment. They were great at understanding the strengths to create the right opportunities and found placements within schools that matched the types assignments that were good for me. [...]
Stephen Sewell -

Aspire People

8.9 out of 10
368 Ratings
I was signed up with aspire last October 2019 with Rob Holland and within a week or so he called to say he’d got me a temporary position within a school that could lead to more regular/permanent work with security and general maintenance tasks. [...]
Philip Astfalck -

ASQ Education

8.8 out of 10
44 Ratings
Working With ASQ. When I moved to London from Derby. I had just completed my PGCE. I was looking for several qualities in my first school. 1) A school in reasonable traveling distance. 2) One that would give me strong NQT training. [...]
Zachariah Kozlowski-Best -

Just Teachers

8.2 out of 10
91 Ratings
Best decision I have made moving to work for Just Teachers. I've always had regular work and fantastic support for all.
Kimberley Mcdonald -

CER Education

8.1 out of 10
227 Ratings
Since I joined CER in January 2019, I have consistently had 3+ days work a week. I have usually been prebooked aswell and been able to build good relationships with a number of schools. My consultant Paul has always been very supportive, honest, friendly and clear with me, as have the other consultants at the agency. [...]
Laura -

Supply Desk

7.8 out of 10
137 Ratings
Work is plentiful but requests for pay rises (Watford) are unheard of, despite many years passing. They have fallen behind other agencies with their rates.
Ralph Burts -

ITN Mark

7.8 out of 10
75 Ratings
I have been working for ITN Mark on Fridays since December and have been to both schools and nurseries. Eamon is always very helpful, positive, friendly and keen to find work for me! He’s always keeping me updated with possible work opportunities and feedback from past placements. [...]
Serena -

World Class Teachers

7.7 out of 10
30 Ratings
A great Teaching agency. Very effective with a friendly and professional approach. I definitely recommend it as they have been great with me from the beginning. I was particularly impressed with how easy it was to get in touch with them and how fast they found me a suitable school. [...]
Juan Carlos -
Career Teachers

Career Teachers

7.5 out of 10
159 Ratings
I started working with Career Teachers in 2019 and my consultant was Jade Healy who was absolutely brilliant. When she left everything went downhill when XXXX became my consultant. She don't reply to your messages on time, she don't answer her calls. [...]
Luena Renee -

Apollo Teaching Services

7.5 out of 10
24 Ratings
Apollo Bridgend- great service, registration was easy, really friendly consultants would highly recommend. Brilliant from start to finish
Laura -

Academic Appointments

7.4 out of 10
20 Ratings
Just a waist of time. Staff were kind and professional at the registration process. Then they called me for a couple of jobs that didn't match my enquiry and qualifications. Fortunately I found a school via my personal search. [...]
N.Sabounji -

PPA Education

7.3 out of 10
55 Ratings
PPA Education Limited is a very excellent Teaching or Education agency that offers brilliant high quality services with a high level of customer care or support. PPA Education Limited helped me in my time of need and the assignments or work I was given really sustained me and eventually led to the full time or permanent employment that I enjoy now. [...]
Emeka -

Tradewind Recruitment

7.0 out of 10
135 Ratings
Tradewind have been wonderful with me. They made the signing up process smooth while still being thorough. I was then mostly placed in schools that potentially had permanent positions available until, quite quickly, one worked out. [...]
Catrin -

SANZA Teaching

7.0 out of 10
41 Ratings
I feel that the team at Sanza are vibrant, committed and huge-hearted. I hope they can continue doing a fantastic job serving the schools in London. I have so much appreciation for them. Paige in particular had a huge effect in my life, she does a WONDERFUL job and is so passionate about what she does. [...]
Catia Barbosa -

Classroom Teachers

6.9 out of 10
38 Ratings
I have been with Classroom teachers for the past three years. I must say it is the best agency I have ever worked with. Especially my consultant , Amba, goes extra mile to help . As a SEN Home Tutor , it is very difficult to find work as it is so limited and "niche" and not other agencies deal with vacancies as such, but Classroom , is one of the best agencies to deal with this kind of work. [...]
Joanna Ragoussi-Hart -

Servoca Education Resourcing

6.8 out of 10
41 Ratings
Stay clear of this agency! The primary consultant girl got me to register for a 'job' that didn't end up existing. She was then rude and very disrespectful when I caught her out on the lie. The worst consultant i have worked with. [...]
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Teaching Personnel

6.7 out of 10
286 Ratings
I worked with the SEN branch base in York where Kerry Fowler was lead and she was so fab! Happy to help with any queries, advice and bookings and throughout the coronvirus pandemic rung people individually [...]
Kate -

TimePlan Education

6.4 out of 10
120 Ratings
Stay away of this agency... I lost my job because of them in 2017.
Adriano Tarricone -

Smart Teachers

6.4 out of 10
80 Ratings
I write this review because I want you to know that recruiters from So Smart can be very rude and disrespectful. I am experienced and qualified, so I applied. You will agree that So Smart have a very powerful marketing: "An agency by teachers, for teachers". [...]
Patrick Wauters -

Sugarman Recruitment

6.4 out of 10
39 Ratings
I had a really nice recruiter called Adam Lucas help me to find my dream job at a place where I am respected and treated so well. Adam was really friendly and helpful. Adam called me before I went for my interview and afterwards. [...]
Keith Crowley-Mills -

Destination Education

6.1 out of 10
65 Ratings
I’ve worked in supply on and off over the fifteen years I have been teaching. Destination was, frankly, the best fit for me. The school I worked in long term was geographically and generally suited to my working practises. [...]
Nix Nugent -

Protocol Education

5.5 out of 10
150 Ratings
Protocol Education is a friendly,reliable,efficient and supportive agency.Great communication with all consultants regarding potential placements daily and weekly. I have gained loads of experience across various schools from primary to SEN schools in all age groups. [...]
Meda -

Hays Education

5.4 out of 10
68 Ratings
Under paid, and given TA positions when I asked for teaching. If I said no there was no work. When I commented on the difficulty of a school and the violence, the agent, just replied ‘that’s reception children’, I felt very unsupported and undermined. [...]
Vicky Bale -

Synarbor Education

5.4 out of 10
19 Ratings
Fantastic agency. Friendly, professional, having your best interests at heart. My experience is they are up-front and honest; which is a refreshing change. Great to work for.
Andrew Croft -

Randstad Education

5.3 out of 10
59 Ratings
Appalling attitudes at branch in Plymouth office. In 2018 I took the to the Information Commissioners Office for Breach of Confidentiality and they agreed that the office had breached information through very unprofessional practices in the office. [...]
Johnathon Bere -

A Star Teachers

5.3 out of 10
19 Ratings
I've been working as a remote English tutor for two years now for STAR Teachers and they have been efficient, responsive, and helpful with any troubleshooting I've ever had. The pay is once/month and usually not until the third week, but is always predictable and honest. [...]
David Fontaine -

Remedy Recruitment Group

4.9 out of 10
19 Ratings
Remedy is very probably the worst of the current teaching agencies. The boss is a bully and a tyrant who enjoys leaning on and pressurising people to get his own way. The jobs that I was offered were way out of my area, and the payment seemed to diminish with every week. [...]
Sam -