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United Kingdom-Manchester: Education and training services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education
Section II: Object
Provision of a framework of services to supply, recruit, train and support international teachers re-locating to England.
The purpose of the PIN is to gather feedback from suppliers and stakeholders, which will help inform and shape the design of a framework. This engagement will also help the department to gauge the level of interest from the market and help inform our procurement strategy. Suppliers will need a combination of: teacher recruitment experience; expertise in supporting the transition and development of overseas trained or trainee teachers; understanding of the English education system and experience of the visa system and workforce; and experience of operating within overseas countries.
See Contracts Further for further information — https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/dea96121-15ee-467f-9d4c-d6f420697645
Recruitment and Selection Services
Navigating overseas markets, international relations, targeting, tailoring and marketing DfE's requirements including multi lingual publications and services in candidates home countries, pre-screening sifting services (DBS checks and additional police certificate requirements, migration advice for candidates and schools both pre and post deployment, interview and employment services working closely with schools, brokerage services (sourcing and matching the demand from schools), testing and assessment services and headhunting campaigns.
Acclimatisation and Development
Assessment and quality assurance of teachers and trainees, teacher pre-arrival support package, delivery of teacher networking (virtual and face-to-face), national residential acclimatisation event, school engagement post teacher deployment, post deployment support, bespoke training and top up training and responsibility for creating multi lingual publications and services including briefing new recruits, returners and trainees on the English curriculum system and how the system works in regards to Ofsted and some of the services envisaged would run with digital components.
Development of an offer to candidates without QTS to support them in progressing to QTS assessment and qualification; recruitment services including placement in schools and ongoing assessment.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority intends to host a market engagement event to discuss with potential suppliers the policy, commercial and financial aspects of the requirement prior to finalising the specification and associated bidding documentation. More information about the event will be published on our electronic tendering system — https://redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice/
Should this project proceed to procurement all information will be issued to potential suppliers via the Department's e-procurement system REDIMO.
See Contracts Finder https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/dea96121-15ee-467f-9d4c-d6f420697645 for further information.
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