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7 September 2021
Data available to hiring staff
Hiring staff who use the Teaching Vacancies application form can now view a range of statistics about their job listings. This includes the number of views and saves their listing has had, as well as the number of unread, shortlisted, rejected and withdrawn applications.
3 September 2021
Education support jobs
Hiring staff can now list education support jobs on Teaching Vacancies, including teaching assistants, learning mentors and tutors.
23 July 2021
Updates to search
Jobseekers can now include a ‘search radius’ for all types of searches by location, including by postcode, town, city and county.
22 July 2021
Improvements to the hiring staff dashboard
We have improved the way that hiring staff manage their job listings and candidates’ applications. On one page they can now edit or copy a listing, view applications, and shortlist or reject applicants.
1 July 2021
Reactivating closed accounts
Jobseekers who have closed their Teaching Vacancies accounts can now reactivate them. They just need to sign in with the email and password they used before.
12 May 2021
Hiring staff at schools and trusts can choose to receive, review and manage (shortlist or reject) applications through Teaching Vacancies. Jobseekers apply for these roles using an online application form.
16 April 2021
Local authorities can now list jobs on Teaching Vacancies on behalf of schools. They can create and manage job listings for all schools they have an agreement with.
12 February 2021
Accounts for jobseekers
Jobseekers can now set up a Teaching Vacancies account. This allows them to save jobs they're interested in, and to see all their job alerts in one place.
25 January 2021
Updates to similar jobs
We have made some improvements to the Similar Jobs section at the bottom of each job listing. Jobseekers will see similar jobs that are more relevant to the subject of the job listing, for example maths or humanities. Similar jobs will also be more relevant to the job role of the listing, for example teacher or headteacher.
18 December 2020
Updates to search
When a search by town, city, county or region has no matches, jobseekers will be able to see how many more results there are within a wider radius of up to 200 miles. All the keywords from the original search will stay the same.
27 November 2020
Updates to search
When a postcode search has no matches, jobseekers will be able to see how many more results there are within a wider radius of up to 35 miles. All the keywords from the original search will be the same.
16 November 2020
At the bottom of each job listing we have added a Similar Jobs section. If there are any jobs that match the search criteria of the listing the job seeker is currently viewing, the job title and the name and address of the school will be displayed. Job seekers can then follow the links to view any of the listings they are interested in.
30 October 2020
Improved job alerts and home page
Job-seekers can now create job alerts from listings as well as search results. They can change the search criteria the alert is based on and how frequently the emails are sent. The home page has been refreshed to show counties or towns and cities with teaching vacancies. Job-seekers can also browse listings by subject or role.
2 October 2020
We have made some improvements to how jobs are listed. Job seekers can see more easily where a job is located, whether it is at one school, more than one school in the Trust or at the Trust’s head office.
2 September 2020
Job-seekers can now use filters alongside their preferred keywords to help make job searches more specific. Results can be filtered by job role, education phase and working pattern.
29 July 2020
Nqt job alerts
Early career teachers (ECTs) can now set up a job alert that will notify them of any jobs that are suitable for ECTs. Users will receive an email each morning with any new roles that have been listed.
15 June 2020
Improvements have been made to the way hiring staff create a job listing, for example, users can now save drafts and review listings. The dashboard that hiring staff use to manage jobs has also been improved. Job-seekers will see some changes to the way search results and listings are displayed.
21 May 2020
Job-seekers can now find vacancies using keywords and location. The new search also allows for typing errors and can understand synonyms, like headteacher and principal.
20 April 2020
Preview of job listing
Users logged in as hiring staff can now view published job listings as they will be seen by job-seekers. Hirers can still preview jobs before they’re published.
24 March 2020
Simplified salary field
Hiring staff can now input job salary details in a free-text field. This means both monetary values and pay scales can be referenced, as appropriate.
16 March 2020
Hiring staff now have an option to upload related documents to job listings - for example, a job description, person specification, or application form. Files can be Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, JPEG, MP4 or PNG documents, and must be no larger than 10MB. Published vacancies can have documents added or removed.
11 March 2020
New listings now require a brief summary of the job, so that job-seekers can quickly see what the role involves. This replaces a more detailed job description field.
Each job listing will now show information about the school at the top of the ‘School overview’ tab. This provides key facts for job-seekers without requiring any additional input from hiring staff.