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Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Preston, Lancashire

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Job description

Teaching Personnel seek to hire a Recruitment Consultant, immediately, for our Lancashire office. As the market leader within the industry, Teaching Personnel have an intensive induction programme, tpGROW, which is a leading development programme to help you become a successful Education Recruitment Consultant.

We offer an inviting starting salary (reviewed every quarter) and uncapped commission. It is natural for trainees to progress from a Recruitment Consultant and earn 30k+, within their first 18 months, with our rewarding and supportive career path.

The role will require a high volume of sales and business development calls to schools across your local region; resourcing and recruiting quality teachers and support staff and carrying out interviews. You will also undertake regular face-to-face client visits, whilst building relationships with key decision makers in schools; and creating quality marketing and advertising.


  • 20+ years specialising solely in Education recruitment, established in 1996
  • Market leader within the industry (over 200 trading companies)
  • Over 80 branches throughout the UK with plans to reach 100 in 2020
  • Highly successful training programme leading to a fulfilling career
  • Organic and continually growing business with 99% internal management appointments


  • Candidates with strong numerical and verbal reasoning skills
  • Ambition and the desire to progress and grow your own business/desk
  • Understanding of the Education sector (primary/secondary schools)
  • Commitment to self-learning and updating your knowledge of the market
  • A passion for sales and securing long lasting client relationships
  • A background in either sales or education


From day one you can expect to be continuously supported and be provided with all the resources required in order to have a successful career at Teaching Personnel.

You will also have access to a large range of other benefits including:

  • Reduced working hours in school holidays
  • Generous holiday entitlement which increases with service
  • Regular incentives and prizes and two company events a year
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounts on purchases at a large selection of national retailers
  • Contributory stakeholder pension and life assurance

Teaching Personnel are a direct employer; our Lancashire team include 4 branches and 9 consultants, currently. We are keen to interview interested applicants straight away as we are entering the busiest period of the year for supply work and our needs are increasing by the day, join us now to have a long and successful career in education recruitment.

To apply for this Trainee Recruitment Consultant role, please submit a CV/covering letter via the "apply now" link - for any further information feel free to visit the Teaching Personnel Careers page via a search engine, or call any of our branches in the Lancashire office, to speak to one of our managers who can answer any questions.

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