Gavin, Vice Principal
We work directly with James Letven and, occasionally Josh Travis, and have done so for the past two and a half years.
I receive CVs on a daily basis from over 20 recruitment agencies. As you can imagine, there are a lot of mediocre staff out there masquerading as your typical 'Outstanding teacher available immediately'. Hourglass don't make these types of claims and if they do, they seem well founded.
So far, James has been spot-on in his judgement. He is also personable, always available, responds quickly and truly understands the context of our school - a huge advantage.
We have had to recruit significantly in the last two years and we have recruited more from Hourglass than either national adverts or any of the other agencies combined. James has been able to provide us with a ready supply of staff available for skype or face to face interview. While not every candidate is ultimately successful, we tend to trust your vetting process more than other agencies. Thank you, Hourglass.