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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

£25,000 to £30,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

We're Engage, one of the UK's leading education recruitment agencies. In 2022, Engage has been listed in Best Companies 'Top 40 Recruitment' and 'Top 100 Medium Sized Companies' to work for in the UK, with 'World Class' employee engagement!

Our goal is to help schools hire great staff and to find candidates their dream job within a school. If you'd like a career where you can meet your ambitions and earning potential, as well as making a difference to the education sector, this one's for you!

Originally based in Watford, we have since expanded with UK offices in London, Brighton, and Leeds, and international offices in Australia, South Africa, Canada, and Ireland.

The Role

You'll be tasked with finding the best teachers and teaching staff out there, and helping them to find their dream job within a school! Your typical day will include speaking to multiple candidates about what they are looking for, their experience, helping them with their CV and preparing them for interviews. You'll speak to clients about their current vacancies they'd like you to work on, posting job adverts, arranging interviews and getting out to visit your clients where you can! You'll be building lots of relationships along the way with all types of educators, schools, and colleagues.

You'll be given full, ongoing training to support you in your role and learn how to be successful in our sector.

Our Perks


We believe that hard work should be rewarded, and we want to incentivise you to do well in your role. We offer an uncapped, no threshold commission structure (peaking at a whopping 40%!), along with our 'Club Level' incentives, which range from designer accessories to £500 vouchers every term. The recognition doesn't stop there, we also host a quarterly Directors Meals to celebrate great performance and achievements.

Progression opportunities

Your progression is important to us, that's why we have a clear path of progression through our Career Climber, showing the different levels and how you can get there. Whether it's management you aspire to through our future leaders program, or being the best consultant there is, there's a path for everyone!

Work life balance & staying healthy!

We take work life balance seriously at Engage. You'll be rewarded for your hard work during term time with reduced hours every half term and school holiday, giving you extra time to do what you love outside of work. We also offer extra holiday allowance once you've worked here for 3 years, or for attendance records and incentives!

We have healthy foods in our offices (cereals, fruit etc) to kick start your day and keep your energy levels high!

Our fun

We try to bring all of our UK offices together as often as we can. Here are a few events you'll have to look forward to with your colleagues throughout the year:

  • End of year awards night & Christmas Party

  • Annual team building days & Summer Conference Event

  • End of term drinks and activities

  • Company trip to Thorpe Park & Ascot

  • Weekly round up to communicate the weeks performance company wide, and special mentions to individuals

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  • Job Reference: 706413576-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Engage Education
    Engage Education
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent