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Education Recruitment Consultant

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Job description

We are looking for an Education Recruitment Consultant to join us in our Wimbledon Primary branch and give back to the community, through the resourcing and recruiting of quality teachers and support staff for Primary schools across several boroughs; with the aim of raising educational attainment. The role is to start as soon as possible on a full-time permanent basis. We are interviewing now and the successful applicant will start before/after Christmas depending on availability. The role involves covering schools in Wimbledon and the surrounding boroughs but is based in our central London hub in London Bridge. 

As a Recruitment Consultant at Teaching Personnel, you are the vital link between our client schools and candidates. You will join a thriving team covering a specialist Primary sector and will be responsible for building your candidate pool and school base across the local area.

You will:

  • Make a high volume of sales and business development calls to schools across your local area
  • Build and develop your own candidate database by sourcing and recruiting quality teachers and support staff and matching them to temporary and permanent job placements
  • Have regular meetings with key clients (virtually) to build relationships with key decision makers in schools
  • Work to key expectations measures and indicators in line with your personal and team targets
  • Maintain good communication and customer service at all times with clients and candidates
  • Contribute positively to your team as well as the wider location

Why choose Teaching Personnel?

Teaching Personnel are the market leader in education recruitment and have provided an exceptional service to over 5,000 schools throughout the UK since 1996. We have registered hundreds of thousands of teachers and classroom support staff and are the first-choice agency for over 12,000 job seekers. We have 80+ branches across England & Wales, a career path that can take you to the very top and a culture that rewards hard work and promotes teamwork. Teaching Personnel is your place to thrive.

Teaching Personnel are a destination employer, providing clear career paths to all employees at all levels. Our learning and development programs are highly effective and our ‘always improving’ attitude means that our employees are always given the opportunities to develop themselves personally, professionally and to learn more. As a Teaching Personnel employee, you will be given opportunities to gain industry leading skills and experience.

From day one, along with an intensive induction programme, you will be part of tpGROW, which is an industry leading development programme; where you can expect to be continuously supported throughout and be provided with all the resources required in order to have a successful career at Teaching Personnel. Future opportunities also exist to train and then take on a management role if that is where you would like your career to go.

What qualities do we look for?

  • Genuine desire to make a sustainable career in recruitment
  • Previous work experience in sales, administration or face to face customer service
  • An outgoing personality and confidence to liaise with senior and key decision makers
  • Self-motivation and a commitment to on-going learning and individual development
  • The ability to adapt and work in a team to achieve your goals and targets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passionate about Education
  • Resilience and being able to work in a challenging environment

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate these skills and qualities through your application and then during our interview process should you be shortlisted. The interview process includes a telephone interview, first interview (conducted via video call), psychometric tests and a second interview should you be successful at the first stage.

Our team based in London Bridge are a social bunch and as well as working hard together, they also enjoy activities outside of work. The atmosphere is fun and competitive with many incentives, competitions being run on a regular basis. The office is based on Southwark Bridge Road overlooking the shard and London Bridge. 

Hours of Work

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis (42.5 hours per week, 5 days per week). Currently due to COVID- 19 are staff are working on a part time office and home-based rota. Full equipment for home working will be provided.

Salary and Benefits

Along with an excellent starting salary and uncapped performance related commission, you will have the opportunity to be promoted up to four times a year, with the potential to increase your earnings by up to GBP11k within your first year. You’ll also have access to a large range of other benefits including:

  • Annual salary from GBP20,000 per year to reflect skills and experience plus performance-related commission
  • 25 days holiday + UK bank holidays, increasing with service
  • Reduced working hours during school holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Nationwide retail discounts and perks

Next Steps

To be considered for this role please apply with your up to date CV and we will be in touch shortly

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