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Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Primary Desk

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Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Education sector with the market leading recruitment agency

Primary desk

Due to a successful year, Teaching Personnel London are seeking to hire an additional Trainee Recruitment Consultant to our established and expanding team. Successful applicants will be based in modern offices close to Borough Market, The Shard and London Bridge Station.

We welcome applications from graduates, education and sales professionals who are keen to forge a successful career as a Recruitment Consultant within the Education sector. In addition to working within a dedicated team environment, you will benefit from the tutelage of a supportive manager whose career began as a trainee with Teaching Personnel. We are looking for ambitious and dedicated individuals to become successful as a Recruitment Consultant, in addition to a market leading reputation and salary package, continual training and daily mentoring, other benefits of working at Teaching Personnel include;

  • Reduced working hours in school holidays (9-4)
  • Generous holiday entitlement which increases with service
  • Unique and successful Learning and Development Programme
  • Contributory stakeholder pension
  • Daily coaching, mentoring and support from your manager and colleagues
  • A positive, fast paced and progressive work environment
  • Life assurance
  • Regular prizes for service and performance and two company events a year

The life of a Recruitment Consultant in Education involves a variety of responsibilities and each day offers something different. You will make planned sales calls, target Primary schools in your geographical branch patch, offering our unrivalled service and quality candidates for temporary and permanent positions. Also as a Recruitment Consultant, you will be responsible to build and develop your own candidate database (teachers and support staff) in order to successfully service your client primary schools. Previous sales experience or knowledge of the education sector is desirable however not essential. To be successful as a Recruitment Consultant in Education, you need to be a strong communicator and extremely organised. Working in Education Recruitment requires you to take a detailed job specification accurately, advertise on behalf of your client, recruit suitable candidates and arrange interviews for a smooth and successful placement.

The key to being successful as a recruitment consultant relies heavily upon; your commitment, dedication and honesty to both clients and candidates, with the overall aim to build long lasting successful relationships for continued business.

Teaching Personnel review performance weekly and formally every 3 months, you will qualify for promotions 4 times per year (quarterly). We have a specific career path for Recruitment Consultants to progress and become Branch Managers, our business is organic and almost all management started their career at Teaching Personnel as a trainee recruitment consultant.

Do you fit the bill to join us and become a successful Recruitment Consultant? Are you interested in education and would you build long lasting relationships with key decision makers in primary schools?

Whether you are a graduate looking for your first position as a trainee, or an experienced recruitment consultant looking to join the education sector we would like to hear from you. Our London Bridge office has had a successful academic year and due to such growth, we are looking to hire a number of Recruitment Consultants to continue our progress and have a successful 2018/19 academic year.

If you would like to join the market leader and start your career as a recruitment consultant, please apply now with a CV/covering letter and we'll be in touch to discuss your application straight away.

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.

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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