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Education Recruitment Consultant

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Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment specialists and we are seeking an ambitious, target driven individual to join our Cambridge team as an Education Recruitment Consultant!

Life as an Education Recruitment Consultant is fast-paced, competitive and both challenging and rewarding in equal measure – no two days are the same! You will help education professionals find teaching jobs and classroom support staff roles on a temporary and permanent basis, in a role that we truly believe helps to make a difference to the lives of the countries teaching staff and children. As the market leader our key values are to have a passion for education, possess team spirit, to champion quality and to always be improving. 


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • A high volume of sales and business development calls to schools across the region
  • Resourcing quality teachers and support staff and carrying out interviews
  • Regular face-to-face client visits, building relationships with key decision makers within schools (A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle will be essential).
  • Creating quality marketing and advertising


To be a successful Education Recruitment Consultant you will be target driven along with possessing key characteristics of passion, energy and resilience. Our education specialists work tirelessly with our clients and candidates to deliver flexible solutions to the complex staffing needs and challenges faced by schools.


Along with fantastic training and a structured career path from Trainee to Branch Manager and beyond you can expect an excellent starting salary, uncapped performance related commission and a large range of benefits including:

  • Reduced working hours in school holidays
  • Generous holiday entitlement which increases with service
  • Contributory stakeholder pension
  • Life assurance
  • Regular prizes for service and performance
  • Two company events a year with even more local events with your team


The office is ideally situated, just off the A14 in Histon, to enjoy all that this beautiful, historic city has to offer; from the iconic university, punting on the River Cam, ‘old world’ pubs and restaurants or more modern contemporary dining and entertainment!

If you would like the opportunity to discuss your long-term career prospects with us then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with an up to date CV and a covering letter.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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