Educational Recruitment Consultant - Special Educational Needs

Vision for Education - Huddersfield
Yorkshire & Humber
22000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + £22000 - £24000/annum + bonus
31 Mar 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Educational Recruitment Consultant - Special Educational Needs

Huddersfield (Lindley)
Vision for Education
22-24k basic salary dependent upon previous experience, uncapped performance based bonus
Permanent, full time role (Monday to Friday)

Due to expansion, Vision for Education have an internal vacancy for an energetic, hardworking and ambitious Recruitment Consultant on our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Team within the Huddersfield Office.

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.

Recruitment at Vision for Education is fast paced, value driven, customer oriented and ethical. Excellent career opportunities await for those with a hard work ethic, team mindset and high aspirations.

If you have previous Recruitment experience within Education, Health and Social Care or a related field, and are interested in providing the best possible service for children, young people and schools, this could be for you.

Our SEND team specialises in providing employment opportunities and staffing solutions for SEND School / PRU / Alternative Provision / Resource Provision settings in Huddersfield, Kirklees, Calderdale, Wakefield, and parts of Bradford.

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. This is a 360 recruitment role focusing on developing and furthering our work, promoting Vision for Education and meeting demand for temporary and permanent staff across tour region. The successful candidate will be focused, ambitious, passionate and hard working. Joining us as a Recruitment Consultant, you will likely already have embarked upon your career within the industry and have demonstrable Business Development, Candidate Sourcing, Client Management and Interviewing skills. You will join an established, successful team of experienced colleagues.

Within this role, both face to face and telephone based communication, business development skills and up to date market knowledge are vital. A Full UK Driving Licence is also required.

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
Creatively developing new business relationships
Meeting interesting, 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 character and ethical approach
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
Commitment to your own personal development

Research skills - striving to keep up to date with market and SEND sector developments

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
Regular training from Directors, experienced Management and successful Colleagues to guide your growth and development
Varied development opportunities
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.

Due to the nature of the sector, we are particularly interested in hearing of your knowledge of Special Educational Needs, Alternative Provision, Youth Work, Inclusion, Health and Social Care, Education, Mental Health, Counselling, Psychology, or related fields. This could be is advantageous, but not essential, as training will be given.

If this sounds like it could be you??? please apply with your CV and covering note. If shortlisted, we will be in touch as soon as possible to arrange an initial, telephone-based interview. Our process will include competency based interviewing, referencing and DBS checks. We look forward to hearing from you