CER Education Recruitment

With offices nationwide, Capita Education has become one of the most successful education recruitment businesses in the UK. Our experienced teams specialise in different areas of the education sector, including SENfurther educationleadership and early years. We have a dedicated team specialising in permanent recruitment, as well as long term and emergency supply cover.


Our local offices ensure that we can provide our customers with a fast and effective service, responsive to their local needs.


Our customers work with us because we are passionate about education. Through many years' experience of dealing with schools, nurseries, colleges and academies, we understand the specialist needs of the education market and the most important part of our service is ensuring that the children receive the best education. Capita's dedication to these high standards and providing continuity of children's education is achieved through the consistent provision of superior  to our customers.


  • In an average week, we deploy more than 2,500 temporary workers who teach over 70,000 children
  • Our customers can choose the right member of staff for their needs from a database of over 7,500 education professionals
  • Capita Education has held the REC Audited Education status since its introduction in 2012 and prior to this, held the DfE Quality Mark for a decade after becoming one of the first supply teacher agencies to receive the prestigious award in 2002
  • We can offer a comprehensive "whole school" recruitment solution to our clients in order to meet all of their permanent and temporary staffing requirements.

We provide tailored recruitment offerings for our clients covering all categories of staff at all levels including:

  • Teachers and NQTs
  • Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants
  • SEND specialists
  • Early Years practitioners
  • FE Lecturers and specialist support staff
  • Tutors
  • Support for looked after children
  • School support and ancillary staff
  • Leadership including executive search (incorporating finance and resourcing staff as well as teaching and learning staff)

Additional services include:

  • CPD courses
  • Learning and Development including School Improvement Services
  • Career Development and Advisory Services
  • Online Safeguarding Training Modules
  • Capita Reward Scheme
  • Electronic timesheet system
  • International placements


Capita Education Recruitment is dedicated to providing an exceptional recruitment service to meet all our customers' recruitment needs. We provide tailored, comprehensive solutions through dedicated specialist teams throughout the UK in each of the following education sectors:

  • Primary Schools/Academies
  • Secondary Schools/Academies
  • SEND establishments
  • Further Education Colleges
  • Early Years

Latest Offers

£100 off Level 1 Online Safeguarding Course

As well as being compliant with Level 1 Induction to Child Protection the course follows the Ofsted framework to Safeguard children and is made up of a series of modules which enables all individuals working with children to:

  • Understand the concepts of safeguarding and child protection
  • Have the ability to record appropriately any concerns they may have
  • Feel confident in making referrals to the appropriate agencies
  • Provide tools for staff to raise other concerns about children that are in their care and maybe experiencing other problems such as: peer group pressure or problems in the home

"I would whole heartedly recommend the course to anybody looking at buying some online training for their establishment. The whole process has been nothing but a positive experience." Mr David Waters, Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral),  Bradfield School

Recommend a friend

Refer a friend to Capita Education to get £100 for support staff or £250 for a teacher!

Do you know other education professionals? Recommend a friend and once they've worked 20 days we'll pay you £250 for a teacher or £100 for support staff.

You qualify if your friend has never worked through Capita Education* or hasn't had work from us in the last three months**.

There is no limit to the number of friends you can recommend, and therefore no limit to the amount you could earn!

To recommend a friend, complete this short online form. Alternatively, email your friend's name, phone number / email address and region to us on enquiry.ers@capita.co.uk or call us on 0800 731 6871 and we'll do the rest.

Capita Reward Scheme

Your school is unique. Your recruitment needs are unique. That’s why we have introduced a flexible reward scheme, specifically tailored to meet your individual needs.

For every booking you make with us, we'll reward your school with a financial rebate*. The more you book with us, tthe more your school will get back.

Schools across the North East choose Capita because they know that they'll get something back for the supply cover that they book with us. 

In recent months we've issued rebate cheques totalling thousands of pounds - see for yourself here.

* Rebate eligible to be claimed after 12 months from the date that your school joins our Capita Reward Scheme