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Learning from Home resources – lower primary students

With schools closing across the country during this difficult time, WorkwithSchools will be highlighting some wonderful resources from the UK and around the world, to support the ‘work from home learning experience’ across all key stages. Here are some ideas for lower primary students courtesy of Teach This.  It  will provide parents and students with engaging […]

WorkwithSchools rip-roaring competition for World Earth Day

We’ve got an amazing competition that’s open to all local primary schools in York, North and East Yorkshire to kick start 2020. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of World Earth Day (on April 22nd 2020) we’re running a competition aimed at Key Stage 2 students.  The theme is around ‘saving the planet’, where they have […]

Supporting “Men into Childcare”

Our client is supporting a fantastic initiative in our local area to encourage more male practitioners into Early Years. They’ve planned and delivered a range of bespoke sessions around gender equality themed lessons or assemblies linked to men working in the childcare sector.   They’ve had an incredible level of support from NCOP York and […]

WorkwithSchools shortlisted at the 2019 IRP Awards

We are very proud to be shortlisted for the “Back Office Support Team of the Year” category at The 2019 IRP Awards The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) Awards, hosted by REC celebrate professional excellence and the inspirational work carried out by the recruitment industry’s brightest stars. An IRP Award is the most prestigious accolade […]

Come and join us on our Open Day

On Wednesday 28th August 2019 from 10am to 3pm at 5/6 Kings Court, The Shambles, York, YO1 7LD we will be holding a Schools Open Day. We are looking to recruit qualified and experienced Teachers, Teaching, Nursery and After School Assistants who are interested and available for supply work from September 2019.  We offer a variety of interesting […]

WorkwithSchools take on York 10k for children’s charity The Island

Some of our team will be taking on the York 10k on Sunday 4 August to raise £750 sponsorship funds for this great local cause. The money we raise from the 10k run will go towards supporting The Island’s one-to-one mentoring service which has high success rates in transforming the mental, emotional and social wellbeing of isolated children living in York. Since becoming […]

The Bard is back in town – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre returns

We were super excited to hear that Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, Europe’s first ever pop up Shakespearean Theatre, was returning to York this summer and delighted to be offered EXCLUSIVE tickets, for our temporary staff, to the opening night of Hamlet and the first dress rehearsal of Twelfth Night. The theatre first came to York in summer 2018 and the attraction has certainly earnt […]

Who will be victorious in Test the Teacher 2019?

WorkwithSchools has sponsored Minster FM’s Test the Teacher for the past three years. It’s been wonderful to see how local schools have taken on the challenge, braving the general knowledge quiz and perfecting the Stack Attack challenge and the excitement it’s created amongst the students in their school assemblies. We’d like to give a special mention to all the schools […]

FREE targeted CPD sessions for supply teachers in 2019

At WorkwithSchools we value our supply staff and are passionate about offering quality education to students in the local area, so after February half term we’re continuing to offer specifically targeted FREE CPD sessions. These sessions have been developed by experienced trainers and are especially planned at supporting supply teachers, offering up-to-date knowledge and teaching methods to deliver the best lessons across a variety […]

Introducing our new timesheet video guidance

To help our school supply staff complete their WorkwithSchools timesheet correctly, we have developed a step by step video guidance.  Please take a look at the video below:    

More FREE CPD sessions for WorkwithSchools supply staff in 2019

WorkwithSchools are fully commited to their supply staff and invest in FREE CPD sessions so they are fully equipped with the latest knowledge and teaching techniques to deliver first class lessons for our school clients. Our latest CPD sessions covering EFL, Invigilation, Inspiring Writers and Computer Science have proved to be very successful with our supply staff and we’re […]

WorkwithSchools CPD sessions are a huge success!

Our FREE CPD (Continuing Professional Development) sessions are continuing to receive some fantastic feedback from our supply teachers. One of the latest sessions focussed on Inspiring Writing in the Primary Classroom. Our trainer and course leader, led the session discussing and using a range of practical literacy ideas to engage and inspire children’s development in […]

FREE CPD sessions for WorkwithSchools supply teachers

WorkwithSchools are delighted to announce a series of FREE CPD sessions specifically targeted at supply teachers.  Many organisations provide training for teachers which is always helpful but supply teachers cover a niche sector and the day in the life of a supply teacher is very different to that of a teacher with a long term […]

A star studded awards event

On Thursday 25 October 2018 we held our third awards evening at the Principal Hotel in York, showcasing inspirational individuals, great teams, exceptional colleagues, winning places to work, excellent managers and wonderful clients. And the WorkwithYork & WorkwithSchools teams would like to say a big thank you to all local business sponsors who helped make […]

Celebrating staff success at Shining Stars 2018

We are delighted to host our third “Shining Stars” Staff Awards event on Thursday 25 October 2018 at the Principal Hotel in York.  The event has been really successful over the last few years, it’s something unique in the local recruitment market and it’s a great opportunity for us to continue to celebrate the hard work […]

City of York Trading Limited Acquires Beaver Employment Limited

City of York Trading Limited (CYT) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Beaver Employment Limited a recruitment agency that specialises in placing supply teachers and support staff into education establishments. Beaver Employment Limited will be merged with ‘WorkwithSchools, CYT’s existing education division and brings together two of York’s oldest established independent education agencies […]

Great review from our Secret Garden winner

Congratulations to the winner of our family ticket, Vincent Callaghan, one of our temporary staff, who went along to see The Secret Garden at York Theatre Royal.   He was most impressed with the performance and gave us the following comment; “I took my Mum, sister and Niece to see the secret Garden, we all had a fantastic time and the puppet animals […]

York Community Pride 2018 – Teachers and Schools nominations

Nominations for York Community Pride Awards 2018 have now closed and as sponsor of “School of the Year” and ‘Teacher of the Year’ WorkwithSchools would like to congratulate all the nominees and share their success stories and why they were nominated.  Please see below. http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/16251282.top-teachers-to-be-honoured-in-community-pride-awards/ SCHOOL OF THE YEAR Burton Green Primary http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/16383273.award-nomination-after-burton-green-schools-astonishing-year/ Clifton Green Primary […]

WIN a family ticket for The Secret Garden

Together with York Theatre Royal we’ve scooped a family ticket (max 2 adults) for their big family summer show, The Secret Garden on Friday 27th July at 7pm. Jessica Swale’s adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s novel was premiered in a Christmas hit run at the Theatre by the Lake in Keswick and is now […]

Join us for our schools summer social

Calling all WorkwithSchools supply teachers and other school staff! Join us for a few end of term drinks and FREE nibbles.  We’re holding our summer staff social on Thursday 12th July at the Red Lion Pub in  Merchantgate, York from 7.30pm.   If you’re able to come along you could be in with a chance of […]

York Community Pride Awards – vote for inspirational teachers and great schools!

WorkwithSchools are proud sponsors of both “Teacher of the Year” and “School of the Year” at this year’s York Community Pride Awards, which we have supported for the third year running. For ‘Teacher of the Year’ it’s for someone who, through their enthusiasm and commitment, can truly inspire their pupils.  To be nominated for ‘School of […]

Are you ready for a glitzy Gatsby affair?

Our client Castle Howard are hosting a wide range of fantastic events and experiences this summer and beyond, for which we’re providing seasonal staff.   The Great Gatsby takes up residence from 11th to 15th July 2018 and Castle Howard are offering an exclusive 20% discount off their adult ticket price. Originally created in York in 2015 and winner of the […]

Exclusive staff competition – are your little ones footie fanatics?

In preparation for the World Cup we’ve teamed up with York Theatre Royal with an exclusive competition for our registered staff to win a family ticket of 4 (max 2 adults) for ‘Keepy Uppy’, a show suitable for 3-7 year olds about the beautiful game.  The performance is on Wednesday 20 June 2018, for either the 11am […]

WIN a pair of tickets to Europe’s first pop up Shakespeare theatre

Win VIP tickets and step back in time to experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, in a stunning pop-up Elizabethan theatre in the historic city of York this summer. Situated beside the iconic York landmark of Clifford’s Tower, the 13-sided SHAKESPEARE’S ROSE THEATRE will offer a thrilling and intimate theatrical experience with plenty […]

WIN a family ticket for Dinosaur World Live!

Discover a prehistoric world of astonishing and remarkably life like dinosaurs at York Theatre Royal. Experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this new interactive show for all the family (ages 3+). Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus, […]