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Graduate Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Graduate Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £18000 - £21000/annum £18k - 21k per year
Reference: 208645965
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: September 18, 2018 06:45

Job Description

Graduate Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant Vision for Education, part of TES, is one of the fastest growing Education Recruitment Agencies in the UK, specialising in Temporary and Permanent roles for Teachers, Cover Supervisors, Teaching Assistants, and Support Staff. Due to expansion, we have a new opening for a Graduate Recruitment Consultant to join our Huddersfield-based Special Educational Needs Team. The Huddersfield based SEND team specialises in providing employment opportunities and staffing solutions for SEND School / PRU / Alternative Provision settings in the surrounding Local Authorities. Vision for Education aspire to provide an unrivalled service and to lead our field. We are looking for an individual who will share our aspiration, drive and work ethic. The successful candidate will be talented, focused, ambitious, passionate and hard working. You will join an established, successful team of experienced colleagues. Education recruitment is a demanding, fast paced career that is constantly changing and evolving. Within this role, face to face and telephone based communication, business development skills and up to date market knowledge are vital. SEND is and interesting, diverse and complex field requiring high levels of sensitivity and attention to detail. Job Description Providing exceptional customer service to client schools and candidates – Vision for Education commit to going above and beyond for those we work with – excellence as standard. Promoting our Company, Candidates and Service to school leaders both via telephone and face to face meetings Regular visits to school settings, involvement in extra curricular events and training Working within our existing structures and established branch Creatively developing new business relationships Meeting interested, skilled and talented professionals Utilising a range of marketing and networking opportunities to form strong relationships with schools and candidates Developing knowledge and understanding of the market place and candidate skill set to ensure successful placements Sourcing and interviewing high quality candidates to meet immediate and future requirements Actively sourcing the best positions for individual candidates and the correct staff for the diverse settings we support Interview preparation, rate negotiation, pre/post interview support and feedback Working between the hours of 7.30am – 6pm with the opportunity for two early finishes depending on business need. The successful candidate will possess: Excellent people and communication skills High levels of motivation and efficiency A resilient and positive personality Professional, credible, personable manner An ethical approach and business mindset Ability to act on your own initiative Drive to do your best for schools and candidates and contribute to our successful team Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise, assess, juggle and re-assess Ability to forge relationships both face to face and via telephone A desire to strive for continuous improvement and exceed the highest levels of customer service Commitment to your own personal development Research skills – striving to keep up to date with market and SEND sector developments The ability to accept and act on feedback, guidance and advice Operate effectively as part of a happy, motivated, achievement oriented team We Offer: The opportunity to work for a dynamic, innovative, market leading company with a unique ethos and strong reputation Lively and upbeat culture, an exciting career, with no two days the same! Excellent Basic Salary & Achievement Based Bonus Excellent training from Directors, experienced Management and successful Colleagues to guide your growth and development A rewarding role with daily coaching and support as you train An transparent and professional working environment Varied development opportunities and freedom to develop your own style within our standards Reduced working hours within school holiday periods Company Pension Scheme Annual Company Events The tools and all the makings of a promising, varied and challenging career. We are open in regard to degree discipline; however, due to the nature of the sector, we also are particularly interested in hearing of your knowledge of Special Educational Needs, Alternative Provision, Youth Work, Inclusion, Health and Social Care. Additionally, experience or training related to Education, Special Educational Needs, Mental Health, Early Childhood Studies, Counselling, Psychology, or related fields / curriculum subjects is advantageous. Some experience within a sales / customer facing environment would also be beneficial within this role. If our vacancy appeals, and this sounds like it could be you… please apply with your CV and covering letter. If shortlisted, we will be in touch as soon as possible to arrange an initial, telephone-based interview. Our process will then include competency based interviewing and assessment, referencing and DBS checks. We look forward to hearing from you