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Advice If You're An Early Career Teacher

Starting your career in teaching can be an extremely daunting experience. It's important to remember that all teachers were new to the job at some point. Here's some helpful advice...  more  

Useful resources for your school this Anti-Bullying Week

Bullying is a crucial issue that is still common, particularly in schools. This Anti-Bullying Week it's time to raise awareness and educate your pupils further on all things surrou...  more  

Teacher Catch Up: Iwan

This week in our Teacher Catch Up series we chat to Iwan, a Design & Technology teacher. Have a read for Iwan's top teacher tips and how we helped find the right teaching role to s...  more  

Our Top Teacher Stationery Brands For 2022

Are you a self confessed stationery addict?! Well, as we get closer to the end of the year it's almost time to start shopping for your 2022 teacher stationery stash. We've put toge...  more  

Our top books for primary school classrooms this Children's Book Week

There is endless evidence and research which suggests that young children who read regularly have increased concentration, a heightened imagination and a more extensive vocabulary....  more  

Teacher catch up: Kelsey

Next in our teacher catch up series we caught up with Kelsey, a Design & Technology secondary school teacher specialising in Food Technology. Learn how the Amethyst Education team ...  more  

The top teacher podcasts that you need to listen to!

Educational podcasts are a great way to gain insight from fellow teachers, leaders and experts. Here's a few of our favourites to listen to here at Amethyst Education!   more  

Making time for your wellbeing this half term

Congratulations, you made it to the first half term of the school year! Here's our top tips for looking after your teacher wellbeing this half term.  more  

How Amethyst Education can help find the perfect teaching role for you

We're not like your traditional education recruitment company. We take the time to get to know each and every candidate in order to find the best possible match between both teache...  more  

Changes for ECTs

As of September 2021 all ECTs statutory induction period has changed from 1 year to 2 years, along with the introduction of a new Early Career Framework. While there‚Äôs been many mi...  more