Your local specialists in education supply and permanent recruitment

24 hours a day, 7 days a week…


We are delighted to offer you a professional and friendly service. We endeavour to build a pool of suitable staff for your school, appreciating the importance of continuity for your children.

Our role for many years has been to assist local educational establishments including private day care centres, with requirements for temporary cover. We aim to support you by supplying well matched staff, with a firm understanding that every school is unique with its own personality. In addition, to complement our supply service, we also offer a permanent recruitment option following the same high standards and stringent safeguarding procedures that we adopt for our temporary staff.

GB Recruitment have met the DfE safer recruitment audits since 2002. In June 2014, we met the rigorous new standards demanded by the REC Education division. You can be assured of complete compliance in all aspects of our business.

We offer a genuine and honest service:

  • A CPD programme for all of our supply staff
  • DBS Update tracking every school term
  • Safer recruitment policies which are adhered to 100%
  • A broad and solid understanding of criminality and the need for compliance
  • Child Protection & PREVENT training for all staff through our own programme run in line with Stoke-on-Trent Safeguarding Children Board
  • Quality Teachers (including NQTs)
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Early Years Practitioners
  • Special School Support Assistants
    (All qualified to a minimum of Level 3)
  • Cover Supervisors
  • Permanent, Long/short term & day to day assignments
  • Save time & money
  • 24 hour service, 7 days a week
  • Local business
  • Fast & efficient response
  • Permanent & Temp to perm options
  • Experts at matching candidates
  • Initial onsite visit to update you on our processes and establish your requirements
  • Organisation of interviews and observations for possible long term bookings
  • Detailed profiles to update you on candidate information and compliance
  • DBS Umbrella Body


"GB Recruitment provide a hassle free booking system for high quality, reliable staff and are always able to meet the schools needs with professional staff, even at short notice"

Julia Marsden (St Marks Primary School)

"GB Recruitment offer a very efficient and professional service and will strive to find us teachers and teaching assistants who are well equipped to step in at a minutes notice. The staff in the office are always very helpful and pleasant. We feel confident that DBS certificates and all necessary checks are carried out and up to date."

Mrs Hibbs & Mrs Sutton (St Wulstans Catholic Primary School)

"GB Recruitment are always professional and helpful and respond promptly to all requests. They work hard to build a good working relationship and to understand our needs. I have complete confidence that they will always do their best for us."

Denise Porter (Kemball School)

"I have used GB Recruitment for a number of years and in this time I have found the staff to be very helpful and cheerful, they have always given a first class service. The supply staff they have sent to our school have always been very professional, punctual and friendly."

Chris Booth (Blurton High School - now Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy)

"As soon as you contact GB Recruitment, you are at ease because of their professionalism and the friendliness of all the staff. They put a lot of effort into getting to know their clients needs and the strengths of the people on their books and this takes the guesswork out of placing the staff they have. "

Mrs M W (Local High School)

"GB Recruitment have consistently provided a professional, high calibre service with an excellent bank of supply staff to select from."

Mandy Colclough (Forest Park Primary School)

"I have only recently started to use GB Recruitment and have found them to be very professional, friendly and reliable. They really do go above and beyond to meet the needs of the settings."

Jacqui Higginson (Southern Locality Childrens Centres)

"We have used GB Recruitment as our sole Supply Agency for the past 9 years or more. During this time, we have found Niki and her friendly team to be efficient, helpful and the calibre of staff we have taken from them during this time has been excellent. I would recommend GB to any school. Well done GB!""

Karen Kirkham (St Teresas Primary School)

"It's the first time I've used a recruitment agency for our supply teaching. Niki at GB has made it a positive and straightforward experience by providing quality candidates and by being in constant communication throughout. I've found all the team at GB Recruitment fantastic and efficient."

Vicky Larkin (Tittensor First School)

"We had need for a supply agency and chose GB Recruitment. We chose well as they have consistently supplied high quality staff. Our contact is Niki who is always on hand to answer any questions. I would have no hesitation in recommending such a professional & efficient supply agency to any school. "

Janet Goodwin (Friarswood Primary School)

"I have been working with GB Recruitment now for 3 years. During this time they have always been professional, helpful and friendly. Niki and her team are extremely efficient and provide an excellent service. I would without a doubt recommend GB Recruitment. "

Sarah Clarkson (Sneyd Green Primary School)

"We have a great relationship with the staff at GB. They are the 'friendly' agency who go out of their way to accommodate us, even for last minute requests. I'm sure our working relationship will continue for some time. "

Deborah Cowie (Silverdale Primary Academy)

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