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Recruitment subscriptions

Unlimited year round advertising for one fixed price

With a Recruitment Subscription you can put your worries about unexpected, rocketing recruitment costs to one side with unlimited advertising on Tes for a fixed annual cost. So if a vacancy suddenly arises you can quickly reach out to the biggest pool of teachers, as well as plan your expected recruitment campaigns.

Recruitment subscription

Thousands of schools across the globe have chosen a Recruitment Subscription and enjoy the benefits that come with it.

With a recruitment subscription you can:

  • Reach talented teachers first by planning your recruitment campaigns
  • Control your recruitment budget and avoid unexpected costs
  • Reduce your spend per advert by an average of 24%
  • Increase your response rate by an average of 41%
  • Get access to exclusive tools to simplify and speed up your recruitment process and reduce admin
  • Get the support of a dedicated Account Manager

Choose from a selection of subscription packages built to suit your own budget and needs.

All our packages give you access to:

Applicant tracking system

All applications for your roles will automatically go into our ATS helping you to collaborate as a school team, respond to applicants faster and keep a record of all communication between you and candidates in one easy-to-access place.

Supply manager

Accessed via School Portal it gives you all the tools and support you need to quickly and easily find the right daily or long-term supply teacher.

Online advertising

Advertise all your job roles on

Customer service

Get access to our dedicated team of trained professionals, between 7am and 7pm Monday-Friday and 9am and 5pm on Saturday.

You’ll also have access to some or all of these extra features depending on which package you choose:

Email job alerts

Reach active or passive job seekers who may not have been on by displaying your job advert within the daily or weekly job email alert.

Sponsored online job advertisements

Put you advert in the most prominent position on the job search pages.

Spotlight exclusive advertisements

Attract candidates who aren’t actively job-seeking by being listed first under Jobs recommended for you on our resources pages, based on the subject of the resource.

Spotlight advertisements

Get your advert seen by relevant, passive candidates within a 20 mile radius of your school by placing it in the Jobs recommended for you list on other parts of

Job of the week

Get your advert featured in a prominent top position on key landing pages such as jobs, home and hub pages.


By activating smartReach your job advert will be promoted to a targeted audience of teachers browsing anywhere on who match the job description and could be a perfect fit for your school.


Get your job matched to candidates in our pool of more than 310,000 talented teachers who’ve signed up to be contacted about relevant opportunities.


Let us take on all or part of the recruitment process to help you find your Head teacher.

Tes magazine online

Get online access to our extensive library of back issues and CPD content as well as the latest magazine content, for all your staff.

Executive Advertising

Target relevant senior leaders with a package of online and print adverts fully designed and scoped by smartSearch recruitment specialists.

Recruitment fairs

Take part in our recruitment fairs around the globe where you can meet and interview candidates.

Tes magazine

Get a copy of our weekly magazine delivered straight to your school.

Print advertising in Tes magazine

Reach both passive and active candidates in Tes magazine’s weekly audience of 349,000 readers.

Special events

Get access to dedicated and exclusive events to share educational innovation.