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
30 Ratings
Incredibly happy with Forward Teaching, they have been so welcoming and supportive through my first experience of working in a school. Lottie has always been available to help and guide me. Totally recommend Forward Teaching. [...]
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Redbox Teacher Recruitment

9.8 out of 10
351 Ratings
Love working for Redbox. Work is always coming in and they really take care of their staff. They cater to all needs no matter what they are. Redbox staff a very helpful and approachable and make you feel [...]
Crystal -

Thames Teachers

9.7 out of 10
141 Ratings
Great agency,everyone is ready to help if they are not your consultant. I have been with them from 2017 and every time I had a problem it has been sorted out promptly and efficient. I big thank you to William. [...]
Cornelia Pistian -

Hourglass Education

9.7 out of 10
78 Ratings
Hourglass is a highly recommended education agency in the UK. Ed Hyland, the senior consultant @ Hourglass has done an amazing job to find the right school for me. Ed has looked for every possible opportunities for me and worked his socks off to get me-my desired position and the expected salary. [...]
Miz Rahman -

Teachweb Secondary

9.5 out of 10
74 Ratings
I [...]
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Vibe Teachers

Vibe Teacher Recruitment

9.4 out of 10
224 Ratings
The Best teaching agency in London!!
Nikolaos Roussos -

Impact Teachers

9.4 out of 10
138 Ratings
I am incredibly happy with Impact Teachers. They are very professional and accommodating. I am called most days for supply and now interviewing for a long term role in September. I would highly recommend. [...]
Hayley Welsh -

Tara Professional Recruitment

9.4 out of 10
117 Ratings
Everyone at Tara is very personable and they work hard to find schools that you will like. Their cheerfulness and goodwill are encouraging!
Jane Langton -

Veritas Education

9.2 out of 10
113 Ratings
I have had an extremely pleasant experience with Veritas. Keizsha has been assigned to me being prompt & efficient, super friendly & honest with the dynamic of schools & work. Prior to signing up with this agency I was very nervous & sceptical as I’ve never been with agency before. [...]
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GSL Education

9.1 out of 10
36 Ratings
Gugs is a lovely lady that I liase with, I have worked with GSL for over a month working as a TA. Some classes I enjoy and some I wouldn't go back too which is the benefit of working for an agency, you get to find out what suits you best. [...]
Katie Stone -

Vision Teaching

9.0 out of 10
154 Ratings
My initial planning of my journey to London began back at home, in Australia in August 2018. This was an important goal of mine, so I made sure I did my research and called a few different agencies (as I read multiple horror stories online about poor experiences). [...]
Bella Giudes -

Aspire People

8.9 out of 10
365 Ratings
Amanda Afzal is an amazing recruitment consultant. She is easy to approach, down to earth and really takes your circumstances into account when finding potential jobs. I would recommend her to any potential teacher/ cover supervisor looking for work in the education industry. [...]
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ASQ Education

8.8 out of 10
43 Ratings
Working with ASQ with Jessica has been a pleasure, great service, dependable and reliable. My first time finding work through an agency and I do not feel let down, everything explained well all steps taken correctly and their for support if needed and not interfering at all. [...]
Ben Laryea -

Just Teachers

8.1 out of 10
82 Ratings
An excellent agency to work for. They take care to offer suitable work , they are professional, friendly and supportive. They offer opportunities for professional development, and they do not pressure you to take work that you are uncertain about. [...]
Claire Atha -

CER Education

8.0 out of 10
215 Ratings
CER Leeds are helpful, efficient and approachable. They had me ready to work in less than a week with no fuss, and offered me assignments every day I was available. Payment was prompt. Liv is brilliant and really cares about her staff. [...]
Anna -

Supply Desk

7.8 out of 10
130 Ratings
I came to find Supply Desk through the fantastic reviews of this agency. The Canterbury branch were fantastically helpful and really supportive. In my initial meeting they helped me go through the process and reassured me throughout (having had a bad experience at my last job and some time away from the profession). [...]
NP -

ITN Mark

7.8 out of 10
74 Ratings
I feel very happy with ITN Mark, all staffs are helpful and the schools, that I had a chance to work with are great ones.
Kenza El berchaghi -

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 -

Academic Appointments

7.7 out of 10
19 Ratings
Fantastic agency. Registered with quite a few agencies & Academics provided me with lots of work. I was on a long term post and have now got a permanent position with that school. Slightly less pay than some agencies due to umbrella company taking a cut. [...]
Sarah -
Career Teachers

Career Teachers

7.5 out of 10
155 Ratings
Started with an amazing consultant, Gargee, who was incredible and very understanding about my disability. Very honest and tried to get me as much work as possible that suited me. After she left things went down hill. [...]
Ellen -

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 -

Apollo Teaching Services

7.1 out of 10
20 Ratings
This agency is a total waste of time, I have had no work whatsoever and no communication offering me work since I signed up last summer, one guy sent me an email to say he was actively sending out my cv to only 3 schools in my area, and the recruitment lady never responded to my last email enquiry. [...]
Philip Johnston -

Tradewind Recruitment

7.0 out of 10
109 Ratings
Poor service so far from the Hull team. Told me a school wanted to me with possibility of a role. I rang them asked them to return my call, no response. When they made the initial call they encouraged me to leave my current post ready for this new role! Lucky I didn’t! Very poor service, not very professional at all so far. [...]
Roxanne Darker -

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. [...]
Anonymous -

Classroom Teachers

6.8 out of 10
37 Ratings
Excellent agency! Helpful and efficient, which is great, but best of all, they listen to the their clients - teachers and schools alike - and try to match them for the clients' benefit rather than just to make a quick buck. [...]
David May -

TimePlan Education

6.5 out of 10
116 Ratings
I am currently a supply placement teacher at Thurso High School through Timeplan. As I write this we are approaching the mid-term break. I have settled into Thurso H.S., and am preparing for the second half of the spring term. [...]
Shimon de Valencia -

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 -

Teaching Personnel

6.3 out of 10
234 Ratings
Very helpful and personal touch but won't hesitate to push you under a bus without an explanation. I had 2 contracts cancelled without notice or explanation and finally left.
tigertiger -

Sugarman Recruitment

6.3 out of 10
36 Ratings
First time in my life I’m asking agency for my money. I’m working with them 4th week and I still don’t have money for first week!!! This is joke. I’m gonna report them!!! Of course empty promises [...]
Karolina Zemla -

SANZA Teaching

6.2 out of 10
29 Ratings
Excellent Agency.Not really one for agencies but these guys are an exception to the rule.They have from the beginning gone that extra mile.Liza is now my point of contact and she has been an absolute star always checking in on me and giving great advice and support but to be honest all staff members have been excellent from the very moment I went to the Head Office. [...]
D Edwards -

Destination Education

5.8 out of 10
54 Ratings
I have been really impressed with Destination Education since working as a supply teacher. I have found them very professional, friendly and efficient. I usually speak to Tilly Baldwin, but the whole team work well together and are up to date with my requirements. [...]
David Bermange -

Protocol Education

5.5 out of 10
145 Ratings
Worked for them some years back. Initially very friendly but they struggled to find me cover positions that were suitable. I got sent to a primary school despite being secondary only & I didn’t like it. [...]
Chris -

Hays Education

5.5 out of 10
66 Ratings
Worst agency to work with! Do not work with this agency, you are better off with Redbox/Vision. (Daily rates are better and the staff are amazing.) I have worked with HAYS for 4 years and the first 2 years were amazing, Adriana was my consultant and she left I was then given XXX The management is poor. [...]
Tasnim -

Randstad Education

5.4 out of 10
56 Ratings
I am delighted I joined Randstad education Crawley Branch I am always dealt with by helpful and enthusiastic staff. They are really appreciative of my other duties as a carer, and happily make way for that. [...]
Jacqui Weller -

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 -

A Star Teachers

5.3 out of 10
17 Ratings
A real waste of time and a group of liars. No work at all no matter the degrees or the experience. Definitely not recommended.
Miky -

Remedy Recruitment Group

5.0 out of 10
18 Ratings
Great and effective teaching agency. My consultant is Natalie Abel.She is professional ,friendly and great to work with. Natalie offered me the job I really like and enjoy.Thank you Natalie.
Joanna Kujawska -