Education Recruitment Consultant

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Salary: £22000 –

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Job Description:

The client has just celebrated their 5th anniversary and have been shortlisted for no less than 8 awards across the Recruiter Awards, Global Recruiter Awards, BIBAs and Red Rose Awards. From little acorns mighty oaks grow and over the years, they’ve moved into three different office spaces to accommodate the phenomenal growth they’ve experienced.

Our client is now looking for an experienced Education Recruitment consultant to lead their Secondary desk in their Education sector. This will be a 360 role, recruiting high-quality teaching and support staff for short, long-term placements and permanent roles. This is an exciting opportunity for a recruitment consultant currently working in Education recruitment looking to take their next step.

The successful Candidate will have:

Excellent communication and sales skills.
The ability to grow their desk from the start.
Excellent time management and organisational skills.
An ability to organise their own workload and meet deadlines.
Self-motivated and resilient.
The ability to act on their own initiative.
Possess a professional and ethical approach to business.
Be able to forge and maintain relationships over the telephone and face-to-face.
Possess a desire to exceed the highest levels of customer service.
Operate effectively as part of a happy, motivated team.

Key Duties:

  • Using sales, business development and marketing techniques and networking opportunities to attract business from client schools
  • Visiting clients to build and develop close working relationships
  • Developing a good understanding of client schools; what they do and their culture and environment
  • Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates, employers, and the teaching community
  • Headhunting – identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work
  • Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client’s vacancy
  • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews, and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client
  • Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary, and benefits of the job
  • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants
  • Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client
  • Coordinating sponsorship activities for client schools


  • Excellent salary package with an open-ended bonus system
  • Quarterly wellness days to relax and recharge
  • Monthly wellness vouchers
  • Excellent career progression and professional development opportunities
  • A great work life balance
  • Regular team building days
  • Breakfast clubs for a healthy start to the day
  • Employee of the month prizes to be won


To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656 or email:

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

Refer your friend to James Ray Recruitment and we will reward you with £150 retail shopping voucher when we place them in a permanent or temporary role for at least one month.

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