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
16 Ratings
Forward Teaching has been great! They found me work right away. They also found my current placement and negotiated with the school a part time work week (I have a young son). Lottie and her team and compassionate and caring and really try to find the best fit for you and the school. [...]
Michele Johnson -
Redbox Teachers

Redbox Teacher Recruitment

9.8 out of 10
306 Ratings
Great agency!! one of the best i have come across, professional and honest.
Tahera -

Hourglass Education

9.7 out of 10
74 Ratings
“The hourglass experience is very great. The professionalism and support that were given during the migration process is exceptional. Always on target, always communicating and ensured that I get the best job offers. [...]
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Thames Teachers

9.6 out of 10
121 Ratings
I first contacted Thames while still living in Australia, Hannah was so helpful by being able to provide me with all of the important information I needed to know about teaching in the UK, as well as so many helpful hints about making the big move. [...]
Tianne -

Teachweb Secondary

9.5 out of 10
74 Ratings
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Tara Professional Recruitment

9.4 out of 10
79 Ratings
Excellent agency, reliable and pay on time.
Silvia Goncalves -

Veritas Education

9.4 out of 10
46 Ratings
Veritas has had faith in me to get on with my teaching. The team understand about real life issues and present them with honesty.
Dorothy -

Impact Teachers

9.3 out of 10
109 Ratings
Just got my role starting in September 2018 already!!! Go Impact. Definitely, go with agency guys.
J. Sheppard -
Vibe Teachers

Vibe Teacher Recruitment

9.2 out of 10
136 Ratings
Vibe are good at getting you in the door and have some sort of internal policy of never emailing, and starting every phone call with 5 minutes of 'bonding time', which is great when everyone is Australian or New Zealander and trying to get along in London but can be irritating when you just need some info that could easily be typed quickly. [...]
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Vision Teaching

9.0 out of 10
147 Ratings
What can I say? The staff at Vision have always looked after me and sent me to schools that I enjoyed coming back to, so much so I have been offered a job at one for next year. Guaranteed if you sign on with Vision they will find you the perfect school! I cannot thank Vision enough for everything they have done and continually do for me. [...]
Kathleen Sleigh -

Aspire People

8.9 out of 10
363 Ratings
I have worked for Aspire Agency for two separate periods of time, Emily Kramer my consultant on both occasions has always been super efficient, positive and very friendly. Signing on with the agency was a very quick and easy process. [...]
Kate Jones -

ASQ Education

8.8 out of 10
42 Ratings
I have been working as a supply teacher in London since 01/01/2015. I registered with ASQ before I arrived. I was promised work in the South West of London in which I was told they had "lots of schools. [...]
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CER Education

7.9 out of 10
190 Ratings
I have worked with CER for 2 years now and am blissfully happy with everything that they do for me. As an agency they are very considerate and supportive towards their employees , preparing the ground for all work placements and being 100% present before, during and after placements. [...]
Nicola Griffiths -

ITN Mark

7.9 out of 10
65 Ratings
I came out of Secondary teaching after 24years and from a management position, due to my parents ill with no real idea of where to go. I had always thought of moving into primary teaching but had no idea how to do it. [...]
Shawn Skellon -

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

7.6 out of 10
147 Ratings
I have really enjoyed working with Career Teachers since January. Having worked for two previous agencies in the past, I can say they are the best I have worked with. I've worked closely with Stuart Edge, who has been amazing at finding me work everyday near to where I live. [...]
Tracy -

Supply Desk

7.5 out of 10
105 Ratings
I work for the Canterbury branch and have had mostly good experiences. Staff very friendly and helpful but have had periods of no work. Hannah is absolutely great and really looks after me when she gets me a booking. [...]
Maria Gough -

World Class Teachers

7.5 out of 10
27 Ratings
Great agency with lovely friendly staff and very quick to organise work for you!! Strongly recommended!
Tom -

Apollo Teaching Services

7.4 out of 10
19 Ratings
I have registered with the Reading Branch in March 2017. The registration process was quick and easy and the team has been so helpful since. Thank you and looking forward to many more placements. L
Laura Sampson -

Just Teachers

7.3 out of 10
54 Ratings
Fantastic company ! Girls in all offices are fab, so helpful. I have been with them for four years now and they have got me enough work in some fantastic schools You need to be flexible and as available as possible but that’s supply for you You always get paid on time every Friday and they send a clear pay advice slip two days before I know there are other agencies out there but I have never felt the need to use any others. [...]
MarkTowers -

PPA Education

7.2 out of 10
56 Ratings
Went through lots of rigmarole getting signed up with them, getting references etc etc. After ringing for a couple of weeks to find out what was happening I gave up. Never heard from them again. I signed up with another agency. [...]
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Tradewind Recruitment

7.0 out of 10
102 Ratings
Having recently signed up with the Hull branch, I can honestly say they are the best people I have ever had the pleasure of working with. They are friendly, helpful, understanding and extremely efficient. [...]
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Classroom Teachers

6.6 out of 10
35 Ratings
I have worked with Classroom for a while. It is a good Agency. They are reasonable when allocating work. The travel for work is good and not too much distance. They use reputable schools with good standards I enjoy working with Classroom and will recommend them. [...]
Angela Owolabi -

Servoca Education Resourcing

6.6 out of 10
34 Ratings
Within a week of making contact with the agency I was in front of a school and able to secure a full time, permanent teaching position. Rene Gordon is an absolute dream to work with, she is genuinely interested in ensuring you get a post that is right for you and is with you every step of the way. [...]
Victoria Ongley -

TimePlan Education

6.5 out of 10
112 Ratings
I joined Timeplan Education Group two years ago and I have really enjoyed working with them. They supported me to settle in smoothly and got me into the schools very quickly. Their Recruitment Consultants always check on you to find out if you are comfortable with the school assigned to you. [...]
Kobina Coffie -

Sugarman Recruitment

6.5 out of 10
32 Ratings
I am so glad that I'm working for Sugarman Agency and I really appreciate my consultant Emma for her advice caring and looking after me,also she quickly response when I need to clarify some thing while she keeps in touch with me always, making sure every thing is fine. [...]
Kaumadi Wijesinghe -

Smart Teachers

6.4 out of 10
77 Ratings
Excellent service, really friendly, probing questions so you felt they knew you. Really persistent on your behalf, a really good go-between, particularly Dan Stewart.
Melanie Jane Bankes Mortimer -

SANZA Teaching

6.0 out of 10
25 Ratings
Absolutely terrible service. They did not find me work, and I have asked them numerous times to remove me from their mailing/calling lists but they constantly bombard me with spam. Do not give them your details -- there are far better teaching agencies around. [...]
L K -

Teaching Personnel

5.6 out of 10
200 Ratings
More than happy to recommend Teaching Personnel (Hull & Lincolnshire branch)! They're very friendly, supportive & professional, as well as understanding where personal circumstances are concerned. [...]
Connie Jones -

Hays Education

5.5 out of 10
66 Ratings
I signed up with Hays about three years ago. The man who interviewed me was very friendly and after signing gave me regular work and mostly pre-booked. Six months into working for Hays this man, who had interviewed me and kept me working, left. [...]
Ian -

Randstad Education

5.4 out of 10
53 Ratings
I was overall very happy to work with Randstad London Holborn. Always helpful, polite and happy to answer any querys Or concerns I may have had. I was mainly in contact with Millie, she was brilliant at getting back to me and keeping me updated on bookings and always called or emailed to see how I was getting on and if I was happy. [...]
Leigh -

Destination Education

5.4 out of 10
46 Ratings
Have nothing bad to say about the agency! Been working with them for just about a year now. If you're honest with them and tell them when you can work and the age groups you prefer, they will do their best to find you work! I get such lovely schools, and have a few regular ones now which is always great! It's great being able to be so flexible as well. [...]
Hollie -

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

5.4 out of 10
17 Ratings
Fantastic agency, i have been working through them now for over a year and every aspect of there services are exceptional. They are friendly, hard working, honest and always get me exactly what it is i am looking for. [...]
Harry Johnson -

Protocol Education

5.1 out of 10
146 Ratings
Heaps of work, great consultants and pay rates are loads better than my other agencies. No pushy sales vibe either. Definitely recommend.
Josh -