Education Recruitment Consultant

  • Job Reference: 00039824-1
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £20,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are currently looking for an energetic and friendly individual to join our ever-expanding team as an Education Recruitment Consultant based in our Leeds location. The central Leeds office, based in the city centre, is one of our busiest locations and has seen huge growth over the last 12 months. We are looking for a graduate recruitment consultant to join the team to help support and maintain existing business, while also growing and developing the business into new areas. We have a number of roles available so a successful individual could be placed working with Secondary, Primary or SEN depending on their personality, skills and experience. The Leeds team cover schools in across a wide geographical area, so the ability to drive and have access to your own vehicle is essential for this role.  

Our Leeds team is made up of diverse, dynamic, and social individuals with varying experience and backgrounds. They always maintain a positive working environment and have a good reputation amongst clients and candidates for delivering excellent customer service while also maintaining very positive professional relationships.  

This is a full time, permanent position starting as soon as possible. All our staff are currently working from home but working arrangements post lockdown will consist of a part time home/office-based structure. Full IT equipment will be provided for home working.  

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

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 sector and will be responsible for building your candidate pool and school base across a 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 face-to-face client visits (via video conferencing due to COVID-19) to build relationships with key decision makers in schools  

Work to KPIs and targets in line with your branch and career ladder 

Contribute to the wider team and help support group performance  

About Us 

We have provided a first-rate 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. 

Our market leading learning and development programmes ensure that employees are constantly benefitting from excellent training regardless of their level or length of service. Our ‘always improving’ attitude means that you will have access to our professional development programmes from day 1 and will always be wholly supported throughout your career journey.  

You will be pushed to explore your potential from day one by participating in our internal learning and development programme and receiving unrivalled support in branch. We have a specific career path for our Education Recruitment Consultants to progress. We review performance regularly and you may qualify for promotions up to four times per year. 

About You 

You will be educated to degree level and have a passion for education. The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills and an outgoing personality. Prior knowledge of the education sector would also be beneficial to the role. Resilience and the ability to perform in challenging environments is also essential.  

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate these skills throughout our virtual interview process if you are shortlisted which consists of a telephone interview, first interview, psychometric tests and a second interview if you are successful at the first stage.  

Hours of Work 

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis (42.5 hours per week, 5 days per week). 

Salary and Benefits 

In return for your efforts, we offer a great package consisting of: 

Annual salary from £20,000 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