Schools and Trusts FAQs

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page, a list of common queries to provide you with quick and comprehensive answers. If you have any other questions or require further assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly team by clicking here.

Three R’s connects schools and trusts with top-tier teaching professional and support staff, specialised across Kent. Through our vast network and rigorous selection process, we identify candidates who align with your school’s values, culture, and requirements, ensuring a seamless and successful recruitment process.

We offer staffing solutions for a wide range of teaching positions, including early childhood education, Key Stage 1-5, special education, subject-specific teachers, cover supervisors and teaching assistants. Our goal is to match your school with those who have the skills and expertise to make a meaningful impact on your students, saving you time and resources.

Absolutely! We offer a 24/7 on-call service, meaning you can still reach us by phone or email out of hours. Reduce the stress of unexpected absences and feel confident in knowing that we’re here to help, always. Many schools find this especially useful for same-day cover. With our on-call service, you can book a supply teacher to be with you that same morning.

Requesting teaching staff is simple. Contact our team with your staffing needs, including the position, year group and any specific requirements. We’ll work closely with you to understand your needs and find the best-suited candidates for your school.

We follow a thorough selection process that includes reviewing CV’s, conducting interviews, and assessing candidates’ teaching philosophies as well as experience. Our team evaluates qualifications, work history and compatibility with your school’s values to ensure a perfect match.

Three R’s follows a robust vetting process with every candidate met in-person, registered with the DBS and complete in the latest safeguarding training. You can find further details on our compliance and safeguarding here.

We value your preferences and encourage you to provide feedback on every staff member we supply. Many of our schools have a preferred list of teachers on our database that they can request, making the process simpler, quicker, and more efficient on both sides. Not only does it help in arranging cover, it helps provide students with a level of consistency and familiarity in order to provide a positive education experience for them.

Three R’s stands out for its personalised approach to recruitment. Our deep understanding of the education sector, combined with our extensive network, allows us to find educators who are not only qualified and experienced but also dedicated to student success. We pride ourselves on being the preferred agency for many schools and teachers alike, who have said our personable approach is key in creating success for them in education.

Contacting us is simple, quick and easy with an immediate response to your enquiry. We’ll get to work straight away to match your assignment to the right candidate. For advance bookings we aim to get back to you same-day and during our on-call service this is within 10 minutes. For longer term placements the duration varies depending on factors such as the role and specific requirements. Our team strives to streamline the process without compromising the quality of candidate selection, ensuring efficient placements. Read more about our booking process here.

For day-to-day cover, Three R’s invoices based on an agreed-upon daily rate. For permanent placement fees, we offer competitive rates and are happy to discuss details to find a solution that fits within your budget.

If you have a longer-term or permanent position then please click here to discuss in further detail.

Yes, we are committed to building lasting partnerships and provide ongoing support to both schools. Our goal is to ensure a successful recruitment process and that continues well beyond filling the role. We want to contribute to the growth and success of your school and are here to support you with existing, current and future teachers or staff.

If you have further questions, please reach out of us via our website contact form, via email or phone 0345 130 3338. Our team will be more than happy to assist you with any inquiries.