West Midlands Success Stories 2002: Education and Industry - Quality Name in the Supply of Teachers; MONARCH EDUCATION.(Features)

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A DEDICATED approach to education recruitment as well as quality throughout its operations, has ensured that the year 2002 has been a big success for Monarch Education.

Although a national organisation, the company offers an excellent, personal service to schools in the West Midlands from an office conveniently based at the heart of Birmingham city centre.

There is a superb support structure, with an experienced team building up partnerships with schools and working with them to understand their exact requirements. Each of the school's needs are treated as a priority.

Monarch Education has a specialist database holding details of thousands of teachers looking for permanent and supply work, whether it be in mainstream or special needs schools.

The company prides itself on an ability to deliver. It advertises extensively in local and national newspapers, as well as Internet sites.

This enables Monarch Education to introduce to schools candidates who really suit their needs.

All the teachers are thoroughly checked and referenced. Upon registering with Monarch Education teachers are required to provide the following documented evidence, before being placed with schools: proof of qualification; CRB check; List 99 check; two references; proof of identity.

Monarch Education is proud of its long-standing relationships with many teachers, which ensures that the company can often provide schools with the same supply teacher, if required.

Furthermore, Monarch Education successfully recruits NQTs for a number of schools, as well as overseas teachers from Australia, Canada and South Africa.

The company embraces technology and has one of the most advanced recruitment systems available. Communication with schools can be done by telephone, fax, e-mail or SMS text messaging. …