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
50 Ratings
Great agency! I have loved working with Forward Teaching - they are efficient and effective. Don't hesitate to work with them.
John Sargeant -

Redbox Teacher Recruitment

9.8 out of 10
417 Ratings
Honest of hearts, this agency is the best, the consultant's are very down to earth and warm, the service is efficient, i have been with Redbox for 6 years in that time i have taken sick leave twice, both times i bounce back to work, they are great in finding fab school and also provide comfort, accommodating to my needs as an SEN TA. [...]
Thakmina -


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
92 Ratings
James is the best. He puts loads of effort in helping out. He is very polite and loves to assist. He would simply go above and beyond. There was a time when I felt like giving up but James's spirit keeps me going. [...]
S Francis -

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
322 Ratings
Nick such a great guy and hardworking Helps me with everything and gives good advice Give him a bonus !!!
Usra Karmoun -

Teachweb Secondary

9.5 out of 10
74 Ratings
I [...]
Ed -

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 -
Athona Education


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

Veritas Education

9.2 out of 10
174 Ratings
I first came to Veritas Education and I was so lost in which path I wanted to take however, Thiviyanka was amazing as she really listened and found me a placement that really suited my needs. I stayed on this school placement for a year and ended up getting hired by the school on a permanent contract. [...]
Isabelle -

Vision Teaching

9.1 out of 10
179 Ratings
They are friendly, professional and helpful. Though there have not always been sufficient amount of work, I always found them responsive and supportive.
Annamaria -

GSL Education

9.1 out of 10
38 Ratings
I have been with GSL since the beginning of the academic year working predominantly for Ryan. Apart from September there has never been a shortage of work with them and I have been all over London, they have so many schools on offer to work for. [...]
Lisa -

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
88 Ratings
My experience here has been positive. It's been a journey to find my feet in a new system, and JT have been able to help me out proactively through any challenges. I would recommend them to teachers coming to the UK. [...]
Brenton -

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
158 Ratings
I have been working for this agency awhile and I have found them to be dishonest and deceitful. They lie in order to maximize their income, not yours. Also, there are consultants there that have their [...]
Corrina -

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 -

SANZA Teaching

7.0 out of 10
40 Ratings
Since I started working with Sanza teaching agency my life has changed completely. They are so friendly when I went for my interview everyone there makes me feel comfortable, the cup hot drinks kept coming with no bother from the staffs. [...]
Kerene Lindsay -

Tradewind Recruitment

6.9 out of 10
132 Ratings
I went with this company because my friend had a great time. They pressured me into a 3 day a week job when I wanted supply work. It was out of London (I wanted to be in London). They offered supply 2 days that I wasn’t with a set school but it was usually 1hr 30 to 2hr away and was always last minute calls. [...]
Alisha -

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. [...]
Anonymous -

Teaching Personnel

6.7 out of 10
283 Ratings
Brilliant agency, I always felt very valued and was never short of work and even ended up in a permanent position.
Emma -

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
64 Ratings
Destination have been a wonderful agency to work for. They have strong relationships with lots of great schools across East London and have always got me all the work I needed. When I started doing supply I registered with 4 different agencies and Destination were so outstanding that I now only use them. [...]
Aoife Hassett -

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 -