Secondary Schools

M2 Education is the North West’s leading education recruitment agency, we provide a bespoke recruitment service to Secondary Schools in and around Lancashire, Cumbria and the North East of England.

We provide Qualified subject-specialist teachers, Early Career Teachers (ECTs), Learning Support Assistants (LSA), Teaching Assistants, Exam invigilators and HLTAs to work in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

Contact us to see how we can help your school

For over 15 years‘ M2 Education has been supplying secondary schools with subject specialist teachers, teaching assistants and support staff for daily, short and long-term staffing solutions as well as permanent recruitment. This gives us a great understanding of the needs and priorities of secondary school leaders. Our experience in recruitment also gives us a vast amount of tools to ensure that when we place a candidate within the school, we are certain to get it right the first time.

Your dedicated consultant will focus on delivering a customer service that is second to none as well as full transparency whilst recruiting for you and your school whilst ensuring that we are one of the best-paying supply teaching agencies in the North West and North East of England.


We provide complete staffing solutions for Primary Schools

Staffing solutions for Secondary Schools

Keeping your school fully staffed with quality practitioners, we match candidates based on your requirements and the school’s ethos.

We provide cover for:

  • Long term staff
  • Maternity/paternity cover
  • Permanent vacancies
  • Flexible PPA/ Interventions cover

Supply staff

Anything can happen within school. We provide a dedicated consultant and 24-hour service for your school, ensuring that no matter what day or time M2 Education are able to support your requirements for emergency, short-term and daily supply needs.

We provide:

  • Key stage and subject-specific teachers
  • Teaching Assistants
  • SEN teaching and support staff
  • SEND / 1 to 1 support
  • Exam invigilators

If you are sourcing any other members of staff that are not listed here we will be happy to help and actively recruit on your behalf, get in touch today to see how we can help.

Finding the right experience in candidates

Intervention support

  • One-to-one support
  • Phonics
  • Catch-up tuition
  • Literacy & numeracy
  • Group work
  • Booster sessions

Long-term supply staff

  • Long-term absence cover
  • Maternity cover
  • SEND support staff
  • Classroom support
  • Unfilled vacancies

Short-term supply staff

  • Daily supply cover
  • Staff PPA cover
  • Paternity cover
  • Jury service cover
  • Staff training cover
  • Sickness cover

Permanent recruitment

  • Fixed-term contracts
  • Permanent contracts
  • Part-time contracts
  • Temp-to-perm contracts

SEND support

  • Behavioural and SEMH teaching assistants
  • EAL support staff
  • EHCP & SEND teaching assistants
  • Speech/ Communication support
  • Mobility/ Physical disability support

Safeguarding in Secondary Schools

M2 Educations’ priority with every candidate we send out to an educational setting is making sure they are vetted to the very highest standards.

As members of APSCo, and holders of the Compliance+ Accreditation, our Safeguarding policy is fully compliant with their guidelines and consists of the following checks:

  • A face-to-face interview
  • NCTL & Prohibition checks
  • 10 years of employment history with no gaps
  • Professional references covering a minimum of the last 2 years
  • ID checks including eligibility to work in the UK
  • Proofs of address
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered to the online update service
  • ISA Barred check
  • Qualification verification
  • Signed criminal declaration form
  • Medical history declaration
  • Overseas police check or letter of good conduct (if applicable)
  • Child protection code of conduct
  • Safeguarding Level 1

Whenever we place a candidate in your school, you will receive a confirmation e-mail and a passport photo attached. The email confirmation outlines the candidates’ details and a list of all the checks we have carried out including their DBS number.

This is with reference to the Dfe guidelines from the publication “Safeguarding Children and Safer Children Recruitment in Education” which came into force on the 1st of January 2008.

We provide a range of teaching and support staff to Secondary Schools

We provide a range of teaching and support staff to Secondary Schools M2 Education has a vast database of qualified educational professionals that are available to work in your school at any given moment.

As we are always recruiting candidates for various positions from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4, we can provide your secondary school with:

  • Qualified Teachers
  • Early Career Teachers (ECTs)
  • Learning Support Assistants (LSAs)
  • Classroom Assistants (Level 2 & Level 3)
  • Business Managers
  • HLTAs
  • Special Educational Needs (SEND) Assistants
  • Behavioural Support Assistants
  • Welfare Assistants
  • Office Administrators

Looking for staff?

Are you looking for daily, short-term or long-term supply cover within your school? submit your vacancy with us and let us ease the burden of recruitment for your school.

Looking for ad-hoc/ daily supply?

If you aren’t looking for some short-term/ long-term and would like the flexibility of work, send us your CV and let’s chat.

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