Northampton: 01604 633234
Milton Keynes: 01908 014320
Northampton: 01604 633234
Milton Keynes: 01908 014320

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You can register by: contacting us on 01604 521055, or by clicking the button below to complete our online registration form.

Why choose us?

The Staff Room is the region's only specialist Primary supply teaching agency, covering Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire.


At the Staff Room we continually strive to ensure our client schools are provided with the best teaching staff available. This is achieved through our rigorous selection and registration process, based on DfE Safer Recruitment in Education guidelines. We don’t just take on any teacher or teaching assistant, we select only those candidates who have the right attitude and skills, alongside a genuine passion for education, so you get the quality candidates you need.

Our commitment to quality extends to the way we check and support our staff. All our Teachers and Classroom Support staff undergo a stringent vetting process to ensure they are suitable for placement. Checks are completed prior to the first placement of a candidate and are repeated during service as and when required.  The following checks apply to all education sector personnel before they are placed into a booking:

  • Identity, change of name and National Insurance number
  • Minimum of 2 proof of address documents
  • Permission to work in the UK
  • Full application form to include Health and Disability declaration
  • Fully Enhanced DBS (either applied for via The Staff Room or a DBS checked via the update service). We renew every 12 months or check against the update service every 6 months
  • Barred List (List 99) every 6 months
  • Childcare Disqualification Declaration
  • Qualifications
  • NCTL (National College for Teaching and Leadership) every 6 months
  • Previous employment history from date of leaving school, with all gaps in employment history explored
  • Minimum of 2 satisfactory written references.  One must be from the candidates last employer and where possible cover a period of the last 5 years work history
  • Police clearance check (or equivalent) if a candidate has lived/worked overseas for more than 6 months within the last 5 years
  • All Staff complete our in-house Level 1 Safeguarding in Education training, incorporating child protection, esafety and anti-radicalisation training.  This is renewed every 2 years
  • To ensure continued quality we provide FREE extensive bespoke CPD training for all our teachers and support staff


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Dr, Northampton,

CBX2, 372 Midsummer
Boulevard, Central Milton
Keynes, MK9 2EA

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