Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant

12 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Contract Type

A career in recruitment is one that will challenge, engage and satisfy any hard working and determined individual. At Teaching Personnel, as a destination employer, we are looking for a trainee recruitment consultant who embodies our TP spirit by working at a great company, with great career prospects, alongside great people. Teaching Personnel offer the pathway to build a successful career in recruitment and support all employees journeys helping them grow from trainees into managers of the future.

The role

We are looking for an individual (any background or qualifications will be considered) to join us as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant in our Thames Valley office (based in Bracknell) and give back to the community, through the resourcing and recruiting of quality teachers and support staff for local schools; with the aim of raising educational attainment. Our Thames Valley South office covers a large geographical area and services Primary and Secondary schools across the counties. Due to the current government restrictions, all interviews are taking place via video conferencing. We are currently operating a part time office and home based working rota. Full equipment to accomodate home working will be provided to the successful applicant. We are looking for one person to start immediately and another to start in the Spring (Easter holidays). We are holding interviews for these roles straight away.

This role involves making a high volume of sales and business development calls to schools across your local region; resourcing and recruiting quality teachers and carrying out interviews. Along with having regular face-to-face client visits (via video conferencing due to COVID-19) whilst building relationships with key decision makers in schools. The role also requires excellent communication skills as trainees are also required to write their own adverts to attract candidates and marketing to showcase those candidates and their attributes to schools.

We always welcome a broad range of skills, personal attributes and potential, rather than experience. We have a number of outstanding consultants, Branch Managers and senior leaders that joined Teaching Personnel with no previous experience in recruitment, however, their determination, charisma and desire to do well have meant they have been very successful.

Experience in recruitment isn't essential but the ability to demonstrate the following qualities is:

- Resilience and ability to work under pressure

- Competitive nature and keen to work towards targets

- Ability to build positive professional relationships with clients and colleagues

- Keen to learn and develop own skill set

- Good communication skills both oral and written

- Team player, able to work as part of a team to support and motivate others

Career prospects

From day one, along with an intensive induction programme, you will be part of our new-starter programme '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.

You will be accompanied on this exciting journey with like-minded ambitious consultants from a number of our UK branches, all looking to gain the best possible start.

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 ??11k within your first year. You'll also have access to a large range of other benefits including:

Reduced working hours in school holidays;
Generous holiday entitlement which increases with service;
Additional cash bonuses for performance;
Regular incentives and prizes;
Discounted gym membership;
Discounts on purchases at a large selection of national retailers;
Contributory stakeholder pension and life assurance.
The team

Our Thames Valley South branch has significantly developed over the last twelve months and are in the perfect position to welcome a new consultant to our growing teams. It is part of a wider Thames Valley region that are all based in the same office in Bracknell. The moment you walk into the office the positive atmosphere is immediately noticeable. This infectious culture heavily contributes to a very collaborative learning environment where everyone's thoughts and ideas are supported and encouraged.

After all that hard work, we're also a very social bunch! Aside from frequent branch and regional nights out we have regular company-wide events which give everyone a chance to get together and celebrate our combined efforts and achievements.

A great 'can do' attitude, confidence, drive and the ability to work well in a team environment will help you make this a success.

If you would like the opportunity to discuss your long term career prospects with us then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with an up to date CV and covering letter