Confido Education

Supporting, Championing and Empowering the Education Sector

Supporting, Championing and Empowering the Education Sector

Education Resources

Support for those who raise standards and improve quality for everyone in the classroom.

Governance Connect

The world of educational governance has evolved beyond recognition in recent years. Many different models of non executive oversight of schools and multi academy trusts have been developed and the increasing demands placed upon those responsible for
governance, coupled to the demands placed upon society post pandemic, have created significant challenges in the recruitment of suitable qualified personnel who have the time to carry out this important function.

Therefore as part of Confido Education’s commitment to supporting the education sector, we have developed a range of support services under our Governance Connect Division designed to support our client schools and trusts in securing outstanding governance at all levels.

Confido Education provide the only recruitment and consultancy service available to effectively project manage the recruitment of appropriately skilled governors and clerks who provide the correct fit to your current governing board needs.

The most comprehensive list of guidance, support and service covering all areas of governance by industry experts.

Key Recruitment Areas

Governing Board & Academy Council Recruitment

Through its extended professional networks and recruitment services, Confido Education is able to source a range of quality, motivated personnel who are interested in taking up positions on a range of boards and councils.

All Confido candidates will be subject to rigorous quality assurance and training and will be able to hit the ground running and make a demonstrable difference to the effectiveness of your board.

Governance Resourcing and Sessional Clerking Arrangements

Through its retained consultants programme, Confido Education is able to provide access to both standard training expected of those involved in educational governance including clerking and bespoke support options including in board leadership. Expert trainers and guidance are available in the delivery of these and we are also able to facilitate expert reviews of governance in accordance with established guidance.

Governance Compliance and HR

Finally, we complete our support in connection with governance and compliance with a range of services designed to support Headteachers and Chairs of Governors/Trustees in their duties. Support for Headteachers Performance Management Processes. Support in the conduct of investigations pursuant to Formal Grievance, Complaints, Disciplinary and Exclusion processes.

Inclusion and Wellbeing

Confido Education passionately champion the importance of best practice within inclusion and wellbeing to truly offer the very best environment for pupils, teachers, and support to thrive and therefore develop in.

Therefore, our Inclusion and Wellbeing offerings are extremely importance and give schools the tools, frameworks and support needed to continually develop practice in this area.

We are delighted to have partnered with IQM experts and assessors to support schools on their journey to being awarded the IQM Inclusive School Award. There are currently 5,500 schools in the UK who either received or working towards the IQM. Simply put, Confido Education through our expert team will drive that number up so many more schools are recognised for their excellence practice.

Do you want support or are you ready to be assessed for the IQM? Complete this form and one of our accredited IQM assessors will be in touch.

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Student Wellbeing & Inclusion

Confido Education subscribes to the latest government guidance regarding Promoting and Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools.

Our Wellbeing Division are able to access a range of experienced professionals able to support you in developing systems to ensure that your school or trust has appropriate provision in place to support all students with their mental health and wellbeing needs.

Whether it be support with training needs, an audit of your current provision, support with specific students or cohorts of students or direct intervention from one of our experienced staff, Confido Education is well placed to work with you to identify an appropriate support package.


With access to qualified and experienced training providers, Confido Education is able to provide access to both off the shelf training and bespoke training solutions to develop your capacity to deliver tailored support to both specific groups of vulnerable students and support more general wellbeing amongst the student body.

Motivational Workshops

We are also able to broker access to a range of motivational speakers designed to target particular groups of students in terms of raising aspirations, careers options and a range of other topics such as coping with exam stress etc.

In all cases, our delivery consultant will work with you to tailor the content of the workshop very precisely to your identified needs and provide a range of follow up opportunities as required.

Audit of Wellbeing and Support Service Provision

At Confido Education, we are proud to have access to a range of highly qualified and experienced consultants many of whom carry out assessments for inspection providers and other quality assurance frameworks in connection with inclusion and wellbeing.

As an organisation, we are well placed to support you in auditing your settings current practice in light of Ofsted expectations and provide you with impactful feedback and next steps to help you in developing your provision further.

Specialist Staff Intervention

Finally, we are able, through our high quality candidate pools, to source a wide range of specialist staff ranging from specialist support assistants, SENDCo and Deputy SENDCo and senior leaders who are highly experienced in overseeing SEND, Inclusion and Wellbeing and Safeguarding in schools.

In addition, noting the role that promoting good attendance has in developing an inclusive school provision, we are able to access strong expertise to support you in dealing with hard to reach students in terms of attendance.